DC LEG Construction Insurance Proof

On Jan. 4, DC LEG passed bill requiring permit applicant show insured

  • DC LEG enrolled Bill B25-0652, Protecting Adjacent and Adjoining Property Owners from Construction Damage Emergency Amendment Act of 2024, on emergency basis.
  • Emergency Bill Highlights
  • Emergency bill will amend Construction Codes Approval and Amendments Act of 1986.
  • Property owner, contractor or any persons wishing to obtain a building permit, must show that they have insurance to cover adjacent/adjoining structure for loss/damage.
  • Applies to permit issued 30 days after emergency adoption/final rules issued by Mayor.
  • Applicable to addition, alteration, repair permits for underpinning or construction, new building, foundation, demolition, excavation, raze, sheeting and shoring permits.
  • Legislative History
  • On Jan. 4, 2024, bill was introduced to Council; on Jan. 9, 2024, bill was enrolled.
  • On Jan. 11, 2024, bill was transmitted to Mayor, response is due by Jan. 26, 2024.
  • Effectiveness
  • Act will take effect following Mayor's approval or veto, in effect no more than 90 days.
  • Feb. 2024 DC LEG Final Act
  • On Feb. 2, 2024, DC LEG reported bill became Act A25-0373; expires Apr. 24, 2024.
  • Document dated Feb. 2, 2024, was added on Feb. 15, 2024, due to editorial backfill.
  • In Feb. 2024, DC LEG passed temporary bill on property owners, insurance, #201167.

Regulators DC LEG
Entity Types Corp; Ins
Reference Act 25-0373, 2/2/2024; Bill B25-0652, 1/4/2024;
Functions Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Products Corporate; Insurance; Insurance-Property
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 1/4/2024
Effective Date 4/24/2024
Rule Id 197540
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 2/2/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 02/16/2024