The Green Area Ratio (GAR) is a new environmental zoning regulation in the District of Columbia that is effective on October 1, 2013.
The Office of Planning and the District Department of the Environment are offering free training seminars on the GAR. Each seminar will provide an overview of the GAR, the plan submittal process, the GAR Guidebook, and the role of the Certified Landscape Expert. Information about the GAR is also available at http://ddoe.dc.gov/GAR.
All GAR training seminars will be conducted at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC.
Three training sessions are scheduled as follows:
• October 3, 2013 (10:30 am–1:00 pm), Room E200
• October 7, 2013 (9:00 am–12:00 pm), Room E4302
• October 11, 2013 (9:00 am–12:00 pm), Room E4302
Please contact Matthew Espie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-715-7644 to sign up for a GAR training date.