CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu:
PLACE: Mission Memorial Conference Room, Mission Memorial Building,
550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
DATE: Wednesday, January 4, 2017
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
Public hearing notice published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 23, 2016.
1. A REQUEST FOR AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 21, REVISED ORDINANCES OF HONOLULU 1990 (LAND USE ORDINANCE), RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT (TOD)
The City Council initiated a proposal to amend the provisions of the Land Use Ordinance (LUO) to include the preservation of healthcare services as a priority in neighborhood TOD plans by Resolution 15-227.
Resolution 15-227 proposes to amend Section 21-9.100-2(a), Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990 (“Neighborhood TOD plans”), is amended by adding subsection (5), to read as follows:
(5) Preservation of existing healthcare services. For purposes of this subdivision, “healthcare services” means the furnishing of medicine, medical or surgical treatment, nursing, hospital services, dental service, optometrical service, complementary health services or any other necessary services of like character intended to prevent, alleviate, cure or heal human illness, physical disability or injury.
2. A REQUEST FOR AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 21, REVISED ORDINANCES OF HONOLULU 1990 (LAND USE ORDINANCE), RELATING TO INTERIM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMITS FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO FUTURE RAIL STATIONS
The Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP) is proposing to amend the provisions of the Land Use Ordinance pertaining to the Interim Planned Development Transit Permit in the future Transit-Oriented Development Special District areas. The amendments will clarify the standards for community benefits, such as affordable housing and open space, and include slight changes for other elements of the permit, including permitted uses, landscaping in public open spaces, and flexibility for signage. These changes will streamline and strengthen the existing permit procedures and development standards.
Public testimony is to be taken at the hearing. 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. Fifteen (15) copies of written testimony should be filed with the Planning Commission at least forty-eight (48) hours before the date of the public hearing. Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit written testimony. One copy may be faxed (768-6743) or mailed (Planning Commission, 650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813). All interested persons are invited to attend.
Information regarding this public hearing can be obtained by contacting the Planning Commission, 7th Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, telephone 768-8007.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the event.
DEAN I. HAZAMA, Chair
Arthur D. Challacombe, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting