DCBIA / DCRA Occupied Roofs Technical Training & Presentation

June 5, 2018


DCBIA Presenters: Brian Strott, Vice President and Matt Tsau, Senior Project Manager, WC Smith Guclu Durusoy, AIA, Associate Principal and Marius Radulescu, AIA, Associate Principal, SK+I Architecture
  • Overview of The Collective Rooftops
Phil Esocoff, FAIA, Gensler
  • Park Chelsea Rooftop – Success and Challenges
Christy Shiker, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Legal Considerations
  • Summary of Zoning Considerations for penthouse habitable space and rooftop space
  • Production of Affordable Housing associated with penthouse habitable space
DCRA and DOEE Presenters: Kathleen Beeton, Deputy Zoning Administrator, Zoning, DCRA
  • Zoning Overview
    • What is a roof?
    • Penthouse Regulations
    • Habitable Penthouse Regulations
    • Architectural Embellishments and Elements
    • Solar
    • Common Plan Review Issues
    • Certificate of Occupancy (C of O)
    • Antennas
Christopher Bailey, Deputy Building Official, DCRA
  • Overview of Permit and DC Building Code
    • Buildings and Construction
    • Height and Area
    • Roof Loading
    • Occupancy and Use Classification
Jeff Reiss, Third Party Program Technical Advisor, DCRA
  • Building Code Overview
    • Fire Protection
    • Swimming pools
    • Rooftops - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
Keith Winston, Green Building Inspector, DCRA
  • Solar in DC
    • Background
    • Value of Solar
    • Permitting Solar
    • Inspecting Solar
Margie Noonan, Environmental Engineer, DOEE
  • Stormwater Management (SWM) and Green Area Ratio (GAR)
    • Triggers and Requirements
    • SWM and GAR Overlap
    • Green Roofs