Take an interactive tour of the u s. Federal government it is located on capitol hill at the eastern end of the national mall in washington d c though no longer at the geographic center of the federal district the capitol forms the origin point for the district s street.
Capitol and other buildings and grounds of capitol hill with the architect s virtual capitol.
National capital plan. The national capital area chapter of the american planning association ncac apa represents public and private sector planners planning academics and students elected officials and citizen planners in washington d c and montgomery and prince george s counties maryland. The federal elements which are consistent with federal requirements and guidance include an introduction action plan and eight thematic sections elements provided below. Conservation and enhancement of the landscape features which give the national capital its character and setting and.
Respect for the key elements of the. Includes large national land sites within designated areas where it is considered that they have the special. National capital plan the pre eminence of the role of canberra and the territory as the centre of national capital functions and as the.
Federal elements serves as a blueprint for long term development through its policies on issues including transportation preservation and historic features parks and open space and foreign missions. Requires that proposals to develop. The consolidated national capital plan.
The national capital planning commission is the federal government s planning agency for the national capital region. Contains special requirements for development control plans to be prepared and agreed by the national capital authority. Part two statement of planning principles.
The 12 member commission meets monthly to adopt approve or provide advice on plans and projects that impact the nation s capital and surrounding areas. The united states capitol often called the capitol building is the home of the united states congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the u s. To plan for orderly development acquire and maintain park land and open space and protect the natural resources in the two suburban maryland counties prince george s and montgomery.
Part three land use plans and general land use controls. Part one the national significance of canberra and the territory. The maryland national capital park and planning commission was created in 1927.
Part four designated areas and special requirements. The comprehensive plan for the national capital is a unified plan comprised of two components the federal elements prepared by ncpc and district elements prepared by the district of columbia. Comprehensive planning when creating ncpc congress charged the agency with preparing a comprehensive consistent and coordinated plan for the national capital the comprehensive plan for the national capital.