The District of Columbia

Economic Development Zones (EconDevelZones)

Economic Development Zones (EconDevelZones)

by Office of Planning on 02/18/2004

Keywords
About: economy, Economic, Zones, EDZ, Development, boundaries
Taking place at: Washington DC, District of Columbia, DC, DC GIS, DCGIS

Abstract

Economic Development Zones

Economic Development Zones assist in stimulating the expansion of commercial and industrial businesses, long-term employment, and homeownership in disadvantaged areas of the District.

Boundaries have been defined from several tax and incentive Acts promulgated by the DC City Council.

All DC GIS data is stored and exported in Maryland State Plane coordinates NAD 83 meters.

METADATA CONTENT IS IN PROCESS OF VALIDATION AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Purpose

This data is used for the planning and management of Washington by local government agencies. To create economic development zones to assist in stimulating the expansion of commercial and industrial businesses, long-term employment, and homeownership in disadvantaged areas of the District and to amend the District of Columbia Real Property Tax Revision Act of 1974, An Act Relating to the levying and collecting of taxes and assessments, and for other purposes, An Act To provide for the abatement of nuisances in the District of Columbia by the Commissioners of said District, and for other purposes, the District of Columbia Public Works Act of 1954, the District of Columbia Income and Franchise Tax Act of 1947, and the Lower Income Homeowndership Tax Abatement and Incentive Act of 1983 to make conforming amendments.

Access constraints

None.

Use constraints

Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Point of contact


in DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 1010S
Washington DC, 20001, USA

phone: 202-442-7600
fax: 202-442-7637
hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Data accuracy

Accuracy
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change. Digital version compared with original source data for accuracy and completeness. Validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Logical consistency
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change.

Completeness
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change. Digital version compared with original source data for accuracy and completeness. Validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Horizontal positional accuracy
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change.

Lineage / Sources


  • DC ST section 6-150 -- Formerly cited as DC ST 1981 section 5-1401
Lineage / Processes

in DC Office of Planning (DCOP)

801 North Capitol St, NW # 4000
Washington DC, 20002, USA

phone: 202-442-7600
fax: 202-442-7637
hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Generated boundaries as defined in legislation - DC Law 7-177, Act 7-237, dated 10/20/1988 and expert direction from John Moore, Development Review Specialist with the District of Columbia Office of Planning.

in DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer



phone: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm
DC OCTO GIS Staff updated dataset to match street centerlines exactly and follow Suitland Parkway area correctly, with assistance from John Moore of OP.

Distribution

Distribution liability
Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Distributed by

in DC Office of Planning (DCOP)

801 N Capitol St, NW # 4000
Washington DC, 20002, USA

phone: 202-442-7600
fax: 202-442-7637
hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Entity

DCGIS.EconDevelZones / DCOP
Economic Development Zones

Attributes

  • Shape / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • OBJECTID / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • NAME
  • GIS_ID
  • SHAPE / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • Name / DCOP
    Name
  • SHAPE.AREA
  • SHAPE.LEN

Metadata

FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 08/06/2007

Provided by

in DC Office of Planning (DCOP)

801 N Capitol St, NE # 4000
Washington DC, 20002, USA

phone: 202-442-7600
fax: 202-442-7637
hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm