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Schedule of Fines

Section 11(b) of the Construction Codes Approval and Amendments Act of 1986, effective December 13, 2017 (D.C. Law 22-33; D.C. Official Code § 6-1431 (b)), requires the Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection (Formerly the Department of Consumer of Regulatory Affairs) to annually publish in the District of Columbia Register an updated schedule of fine amounts for each infraction listed in 16 DCMR §§ 3301-3313 as adjusted according to the Consumer Price Index for All Urban (CPI-U) Consomers in the Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area, as published by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Using the September 2023 twelve (12)-month CPI-U adjustment figures, the fine amounts applicable to the infractions set forth 16 DCMR §§ 3301-3313, were by three and three tenths percent (3.3%).  The new fines, as set forth below, shall took effect on January 1, 2024.

Fine Type

Previous Fine Amount

Updated/Current Fine Amount

Class 1

 

 

For the first offense

$2,358

$2,436

For the second offense

$4,715

$4,871

For the third offense

$9,431

$9,742

For the fourth and subsequent offenses

$18,862

$19.484

Class 2

 

 

For the first offense

$1,179

$1,218

For the second offense

$2,358

$2,436

For the third offense

$4,715

$4,871

For the fourth and subsequent offenses

$9,431

$9,742

Class 3

 

 

For the first offense

$590

$609

For the second offense

$1,179

$1,218

For the third offense

$2,359 $2,436

For the fourth and subsequent offenses

$4,714 $4,871
Class 4    

For the first offense

$118 $122

For the second offense

$235 $243

For the third offense

$472 $487

For the fourth and subsequent offenses

$944 $975
Class 5    

For the first offense

$59 $61

For the second offense

$118 $122

For the third offense

$235 $243

For the fourth and subsequent offenses

$472 $487
Class 6    
For the first offense $11,789 $12,178
For the second and subsequent offenses $23,577 $24,355