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Notice #: 0001119523-01
Public Hearings


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu for the purpose of adopting the proposed amendments to the Rules Relating to Water Quality, as amended. The hearing will be held at the following time and location:

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 8:00 am
Place: Mission Memorial Conference Room, Mission Memorial Building,
550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

The proposed amendments to the Rules Relating to Water Quality (Rules) reflect minor corrections and clarifications, including revisions to the following Sections: §20-3-2 Purpose; §20-3-3 Definitions – added the terms Authorized Agent, Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Preparer, Repair, and Routine Maintenance; §20-3-4 Construction; §20-3-14 Project Categories for Development; §20-3-16 Processing and Approval of Erosion and Sediment Control Plan; §20-3-17 Requirements for Trenching Projects; §20-3-18 Requirements for Category 1A Projects; §20-3-19 Requirements for Category 1B Projects; §20-3-20 Requirements for Category 1C Projects; §20-3-21 Requirements for Category 2 Projects; §20-3-22 Requirements for Category 3 Projects; §20-3-23 Requirements for Category 4 Projects; §20-3-24 Requirements for Category 5 Projects; §20-3-28 Project Schedule §20-3-31 Permanent Stabilization; §20-3-32 Diversion BMP; §20-3-38 Sediment Barriers; §20-3-45(4) Dust Control; §20-3-48 Priority Projects; §20-3-49 Post-Construction Storm Water Requirements; §20-3-52 Storm Water Quality Checklists; §20-3-53 Operation And Maintenance (O&M) Plans; §20-3-54 Post-Construction BMP Certification and Recording; §20-3-55 BMP Selection; §20-3-60 (g) Harvest/ Reuse; and §20-3-62 Alternative Compliance BMPs. The contents of Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F and G were revised to be consistent with the proposed amendments to the Rules; and the format of the template forms were also revised.

Copies of the proposed amendments to the Rules Relating to Water Quality are available at or may be reviewed or obtained at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Site Development Division, 8th Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, during normal business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday).

All interested persons are invited to attend. Those persons desiring to testify may register prior to the public hearing at the public hearing site and are encouraged to submit one copy of their testimony in writing.

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be faxed (808-768-4950) or mailed (650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813) to the Department prior to the public hearing and will be considered in the evaluation of the request.

Note: Should you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call 768-8000, or email your request to at least three business days prior to the event.

KATHY K. SOKUGAWA, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1119523 7/31/18)