Zoning and Land Use Permits

Regulatory Permit Division

The Regulatory Permit Division administers the zoning and special management area rules and regulations that control land use in Kauai County. Services include the review and analysis of development projects including:

  • Zoning Permits (Class I, II, III, IV)
  • Use Permits
  • Variance Permits
  • Special Permits
  • Special Management Area Permits (SMA)

Permit Applications

The following application and permit information forms are provided as a resource to applicants. Note that all applications require consultation with Planning Department staff, and may require additional forms beyond what is available online. To verify what permit application is required for your project, please consult the CZO and contact the Planning Department at (808) 241-4050.

Planning Department Resource Documents

Browse & search archived Shoreline Setback Determination Applications