Important: There are a few things that must be completed correctly to ensure successful application submittal.
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Building permit applications are only available by picking them up at our office at the Building Division of Public Works. The applications are a special triplicate type of form, and prevents us from allowing one to print a form from the internet at home and bring it in. We apologize for this inconvenience, and we are currently evaluating new methods to move away from this type of application form.
Zoning permit applications are also not available online for this same reason.
Zoning permit applications are only available by picking them up at our office either at the Building Division of Public Works or the Planning Department counter. The applications are a special triplicate type of form, and prevents us from allowing one to print a form from the internet at home and bring it in. We apologize for this inconvenience, and we are currently evaluating new methods to move away from this type of application form.
Building permit applications are also not available online for this same reason.
Yes, if you have been approved by the State Department of Health to proceed.
Yes you can
Call (808) 241-4050 or visit the Planning Department's website at http://www.kauai.gov/planning
The answer is to leave this field blank.
Once you submit your permit application and plans, we will route your items to the Engineering Division to have a new address assigned. We will fill out this portion of your application once your address has been determined.
Apologies, this area is nothing more than a heading for the section below. We understand this is somewhat confusing, and we are planning on revising this in the near future.
That's a great question. Our building permit application needs some revisions in this area. The contractor's statement form is correct. "Unit" is the correct terminology for what is labeled "Lot No." on the building permit application. In either form's case, "Lot No." and "Unit", both are reserved for a CPR identification number. If your property does not have association with a CPR, then please leave this field blank.
The "District" field on the building application form should be left blank. We will fill that in for you when you submit your application.
For more information on Tax Map Key (TMK), visit our TMK 101 document.
For forms such as a Water Service Application or a Transfer of Service Account form, please visit the Department of Water's website :
We will route it to the Department of Water. They come by the Building Division once per day to pick up. The Department of Water will deliver your plans back to the Building Division and the turnaround time is usually 1 to 2 days.
The Department of Water will contact you themselves regarding issues, such as the need for a water meter and the fees required for installing the services required.
a) Upgrade the existing water system to meet Department of Water Standards for the zoning.
b) Furnish 3 sets of the Sprinkler Working Drawings and a set of hydraulic calculations. Plans shall be designed, stamped and signed by a Fire Protection Engineer, Registered Professional Engineer, or Licensed Professional Engineer with credentials applicable for such sprinkler system work.
Years ago we set up our application fee descriptions in the system. Unfortunately these descriptions weren't set up to be specific. Examples of permit fee types are: