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West Dupont Circle Moratorium Zone

A limit exists on the number of alcoholic beverage licenses that can be issued in the West Dupont Circle neighborhood until April 11, 2015. The moratorium extends approximately 600 feet in all directions from the intersection of 21st and P Streets, NW.

Under the terms of the moratorium, the number of alcoholic beverage licenses issued in the West Dupont Circle zone may not exceed the following:

The following are exempt from the terms of the moratorium zone:

  • All hotel licenses;
  • Establishments on the 1500 block of Connecticut Avenue, NW; and
  • Establishments located in, or to be located in the New Hampshire side of 1 Dupont Circle, NW.

More details on the West Dupont Circle Moratorium Zone may be reviewed in DC Municipal Regulations Title 23 Section 307, as found in the ABC Laws and Regulations.

West Dupont Circle Moratorium Map