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Notice #: 0000889829-01
Public Hearings



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu will hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting the proposed “Rules Relating to Water Quality.” The hearing will be held at the following time and location:

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Mission Memorial Conference Room, Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii


The proposed Rules Relating to Water Quality (“Rules”) will replace the existing Rules Relating to Soil Erosion Standards (1999) and Rules Relating to Storm Drainage Standards, Section II (2000, as amended) in their entireties. The Rules will apply to all development and land disturbing activities within the City and County of Honolulu (“City”), and establish minimum requirements for the selection, design, implementation, and maintenance of best management practices to protect the City’s municipal separate storm sewer system and Receiving Waters from pollutants that are associated with land disturbance, surface hardening, and land use activities.

Adoption of the Rules is one of the requirements of the City’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, No. HI S000002.

Copies of the proposed amendments are available at or may be reviewed or obtained at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Site Development Division, 8th Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, during normal business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday). Copies of the proposed amendments will also be mailed at no cost to any interested person who requests a copy by writing to the above address or by calling 808-768-8097.

All interested persons are invited to attend. Those persons desiring to testify may register prior to the public hearing at the public hearing site and are encouraged to submit one copy of their testimony in writing.

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be faxed (808-768-4950) or mailed (650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813) to the department prior to the public hearing and will be considered in the evaluation of the request.

Note: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call 768-8000, or email your request to at least three business days prior to the event.

George I. Atta, FAICP, Director
Department of Planning and
(SA889829 7/5/16)~