Code of the District of Columbia

§ 9–203.01. Scope of Mayor’s authority.

The Mayor may open, extend, widen, or straighten:

(1) Any street to conform with the highway plan; or

(2) Any minor street or alley, upon the petition of the owners of more than 1/2 of the property fronting on the proposed street or alley, or when the Mayor finds that the public interest would be served best by the action.