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Building Division Issues Reminder on Permit Expirations as of June 1

May 17, 2022, 11:30 AM HST
* Updated May 17, 10:57 AM
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The Department of Public Works Building Division reminded the public about permit expirations as of June 1.

The rule is as follows: Permits issued on or before March 27, 2012, will be expired as of June 1.

• Work that has been inspected and approved will be honored under the code it was permitted

• Work that has not been inspected and approved will need to be included in a new permit
application.

In addition, the expired permit number will be required to be referenced in the description section of the new permit application.

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Permits issued on or before March 7, 2017, will be expired as of Sept. 7, 2022.

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• Additional extensions for these permits will be considered based upon written requests that
shall describe in detail the causes of the delay, the effect on the performance of work, the
time during which work was actually suspended, and the portion or portions of the project
affected.

• Transfer of ownership, contractor, and/or sub-contractor for an existing permit will not
constitute an extension of the permit

• Work that has been inspected and approved will be honored under the code it was permitted

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• Work that has not been inspected and approved will need to be included in a new permit
application. In addition, the expired permit number will be required to be referenced in the
description section of the new permit application.

Questions or concerns, contact Sherise Kanaʻe-Kāne at [email protected] or call 808-961-8499.

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