Most of the restrictions on parking in the District of Columbia are set out in Title 18 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 24 (Stopping, Standing, and Other Non-Moving) of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR).
Section Number - Title (or other information). Documents provided in PDF format.
24-00 Proper Parking: General Requirements and Prohibitions
24-01 Loading and Unloading Vehicles
24-02 Loading Zones
24-03 Emergency Parking Permits
24-04 Parking Meters and Parking Meter Zones
24-05 Stopping, Standing, or Parking Prohibited: No Sign Required
24-06 Parking Prohibited by Posted Sign
24-07 Temporary and Emergency Parking Restrictions
24-08 Procedures for Posting Temporary or Emergency Parking Restrictions
24-09 Restricted Use of Valet parking, Valet Staging, Bus, Taxicab, and Sightseeing Zones and Stands
24-11 Residential Permit Parking
24-12 Establishment and Approval of Residential Permit Parking Areas
24-13 Issuance of Residential Parking Permits
24-14 Visitor or Temporary Permits
24-15 Fees for Stickers of Permits
24-17 Snow Emergency Parking Regulations
24-18 Miscellaneous Non-Moving Violations
24-19 Municipal Center Parking Restrictions
24-20 Official Parking Permits and Spaces
24-21 Impoundment of Vehicles for Violations
24-23 Street Cleaning Parking Provisions
24-24 Performance Parking Pilot Zones
24-26 Section not in use
24-27 Streets Exempted from Parking Meter Fee Moratorium
The civil penalties for violating these provisions are included in Title 24, Chapter 26 (Stopping, Standing, and Other Non-Moving Infractions). These regulations are issued by the District Department of Transportation and enforced by several agencies, including the Department of Public Works. The regulations are included here as a courtesy and may not reflect recent changes made to them. A listing of the individual sections included is set out below.
Documents provided in PDF format.
26-01 Parking and Other Non-Moving Infractions (fines)