Code of the District of Columbia

§ 9–204.05. Use of living persons’ names prohibited; use of deceased persons’ names restricted.

Except as provided in § 9-204.10, no public space in the District shall be named in honor of any living person, or in honor of any person who has been deceased less than 2 years, unless the deceased person was a President or Vice President of the United States, a United States Senator or Representative, a Mayor of the District of Columbia, or a member of the Council of the District of Columbia.