Engineering Division

Division Functions

The Division provides general engineering and surveying services for the Department. It also provides recommendations and technical support services to the Administration and the County Council, when such services are required. It is primarily tasked with the responsibility of administrating the Grading, Grubbing and Stock piling Ordinance, the Flood Plain Ordinance, the Speed Hump Ordinance, and the Drive-way Approach Ordinance. In addition, it also manages the Building Address and Numbering System Program. The Division also provides engineering review and comments for subdivision applications, zoning and use permit application, and building permit applications.

Engineering Division Services

  • Grubbing, Grading and Stockpiling Ordinance
  • Speed Hump Ordinance
  • Storm Water Management Program
  • CIP and M&R (Roads and Drainage Facilities) Design and Construction Program
  • CIP and M&R (Roads and Drainage Facilities) Construction Management Program
  • Building Permit Review Program
  • Field Surveys and Mapping Program
  • Subdivisions/Consolidations, Zoning, and Use Permit Review Program
  • Driveway Approach Ordinance
  • Regulatory Signage, Street and Traffic Lights, and Road Construction Permits Program
  • Street Address Assignment to New/Existing Buildings

In addition, the Division provides recommendations and technical support to the Administration and the County Council at public hearings, informational meetings, and advisory committee meetings.

County of Kauai Street Design Manual(PDF, 2MB)

Final Environmental Assessment for ‘Aliomanu Road Repair(PDF, 7MB)

Hanapepe Bridge Rehabilitation Community Meeting PowerPoint Presentation(PDF, 3MB)

Hanapepe Bridge Rehabilitation Project - Public Information Meeting VIRTUAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 2, 2020(PDF, 164KB)

Kauai Storm Water Runoff System Manual (UNOFFICIAL DOCUMENT)(PDF, 5MB)

Need a Driveway Approach Permit?

Contact Information

Department of Public Works
Engineering Division
Mo'ikeha Building
4444 Rice Street, Suite 175
Lihue, Hawaii 96766-1340

Phone: 241-4883
Fax: 241-6609

Hours of Operation: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday thru Friday, except State holidays

4444 Rice Street, Suite 275
Lihue, HI 96766