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Pub Crawl Litter Plan Submissions

If you are a promoter/organizer planning to apply to ABRA for a pub crawl license, you must have a litter control plan approved by DPW 10 days prior to submitting your application to ABRA. You may submit your proposed litter plan to [email protected]. Your proposed plan should at minimum, include the following:

  • Your contact information;
  • Date and times of the event;
  • Expected number of attendees;
  • Location of the pub crawl, including all blocks at the beginning and end of the event;
  • Timeline for completion of cleanup no later than 10 a.m. on the following day; and
  • Detailed information about the plan, equipment, supplies, and staffing, which should address the following:
  1. Litter will be cleaned from both sides of the street of the entire block where an establishment participating in a pub crawl is located and on both sides of the street for all blocks between establishments;
  2. Litter will be removed from tree boxes and planters on both sides of the street for the entire length of the block;
  3. Litter removal shall include the cleaning of human waste (e.g., vomit);
  4. The litter removal company or companies shall not place trash and other debris in trash receptacles; and
  5. The litter removal company or companies shall comply with the District’s solid waste and sanitation regulations located in chapters 7 and 8 of title 21 of the District of Columbia Regulations.

For more information, please visit ABRA’s website at: