Zoning Handbook

A use engaging primarily in on-site administrative, business, professional, research, or laboratory-based activities. These uses are characterized by activities in an office setting that focus on the provision of off-site sale of goods or on-site information-based services, usually by professionals.

  • Examples: Real estate agency, law firm, accounting firm, advertising agency, stockbrokerage firm, or laboratory.
  • Exceptions: This use category does not include uses which more typically would fall within the medical care, education, local government, retail, production, distribution, and repair, financial service, or chancery use categories.
District of Columbia Office of Zoning