District businesses selling food or alcohol are required to charge $.05 for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag. Find out about DC's Bag Law.
Protecting Building Utilities from Flood Damage
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) developed an extensive guide of methods used to protect building utilities from flood damage. It outlines principles of design and construction of building utility systems for residential and non-residential structures located in flood-prone areas in order to comply with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) floodplain management requirements. This document is available for download below: