WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii, and the Planning Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, April 6, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: County of Hawaii Aupuni Center Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, Hilo, HI 96720
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC – Note that statements from the public regarding any particular item on this agenda will be taken at the time the particular item is called to order.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: JAN VALDEZ (USE 17-066)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the establishment of a two-bedroom bed and breakfast operation within an existing three-bedroom dwelling situated on approximately 40,336 square feet of land within the Single-Family Residential (RS-20) zoning district. The property is located within the Honolii Pali Tract on the south side of Honolii Place, about 600 feet south of the Honolii Place/ Paukaa Drive intersection, Paukaa, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-7-015:012.
2. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR
An ordinance amending Chapter 25 (Zoning), Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 Edition, as amended), Article 4, Division 2, Section 25-4-13; Article 5, Division 5, Section 25-5-52; Article 5, Division 6, Section 25-5-62; and Article 5, Division 7, Section 25-5-72 relating to home occupations. The purpose of the proposed amendments is to clarify that a Special Permit is not required for a home occupation in a single-family dwelling on lots existing prior to June 4, 1976, in the State Land Use Agricultural District.
3. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR
An ordinance amending Chapter 25 (Zoning), Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 Edition, as amended), Articles 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 relating to meeting facilities and community buildings. The purpose of the proposed amendments is to incorporate the definitions of meeting facilities and community buildings into a single, comprehensive definition by maintaining and expanding upon the definition of meeting facilities. Additionally, the amendments will identify what zoning districts will require a Special Permit or a Use Permit to allow for a meeting facility.
4. Open for public comment, amendments to County of Hawaii’s Planning Commissions’ Rules of Practice and Procedure related to adoption of new Planned Unit Development (PUD) Rule 16, amending application processing and action timelines, appeal language, and revocation language for various permits and approvals, and amendments to Rule 4 for Contested Case Procedures. Review and action of proposed amendments will take place on April 10, 2017, in West Hawaii, which will be agendized accordingly.
Approval of Minutes of the February 1, 2017 meeting
The purpose of the public hearings is to afford all interested persons a reasonable opportunity to be heard on the above matters.
To minimize costs without impacting the availability to the public for review, the proposed rule changes are available on the Planning Department’s website at www.cohplanningdept.com. Copies of the proposed rules are available at the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii and at the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i. Copies are also available via mail upon request.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact Sarah Hata-Finley (961-8157) or Jeffrey Darrow (961-8158) of the Planning Department as soon as possible, but no later than five days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
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WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
GREGORY HENKEL, Chairman