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Each year the Department of General Services (DGS) assists multiple District agencies move into new office space. As employees are moving into more efficient office environments, DGS provides assistance and guidance throughout the move process.
The Emergency and Safety Alliance (ESA) was formed as an interagency team to plan, implement, manage and sustain emergency response planning at the individual building level in the District of Columbia.
The public can visit most District government offices by showing a valid form of identification. Visitors must also pass through a standard security checkpoint when first entering a District building.
The FOIA Officer is the principal contact point within DGS for advice and policy guidance on matters pertaining to the administration of the FOIA. All requests are handled professionally and expeditiously.
The Department of General Services uses Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for specific construction-related services. They are a type of contract that provides for an indefinite quantity of supplies or services during a fixed period of time.
District Employees District employees can make service requests online by accessing the FAST maintenance request system. Non-District employees cannot access the system and should follow the additional instructions outlined below.
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Permit Office manages and issues permits for all DPR recreation centers, facilities, fields, parks and community gardens. The Permit Office is found on the first floor of the DPR Central Office located at 1250 U Street, NW.
The Department of General Services (DGS) is responsible for planning and managing the District’s real estate to achieve its highest and best use.
The Protective Services Police Department is responsible for managing and providing security and law enforcement at District owned and leased properties. Contact the Protective Services Police Department.
As part of our community outreach and communications, DGS manages the School Improvement Team (SIT) program, providing staffing and logistic support to school communities. An SIT is established at every school where a major capital project is scheduled for the fiscal year.
The District of Columbia, through its Department of General Services (DGS) is currently accepting offers for available space. Interested and/or authorized individuals should click on the following links for current needs.
When doing business with the Department of General Services (DGS), please carefully review the standard forms provided below.
The Workforce Incentive Program (WIP) has been created to increase participation of District residents on capital projects. It is designed to increase District resident participation in pilot projects from the existing 22 percent of workers to 35 percent or more of hours worked.