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County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) forthe Planning Department


The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Planning Department in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Effective June 1, 2020, the Planning Department’s front counter at the Kapule Building in the Līhu‘e Civic Center will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services will be by appointment only. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. To schedule an in-person appointment please visit the Planning Department’s appointment system at https://planningdepartment.setmore.com.


In order to practice social distancing protocols, the Planning Department encourages applicants and members of the public to contact the Department at planningdepartment@kauai.gov or at 241-4050 to submit all zoning inquiries, including but not limited to zoning permit submittals, zoning determination requests, and zoning complaints. Zoning permit payments can also still be mailed into the Department at 4444 Rice Street Suite A473, Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i, 96766. Zoning permit payments can also be submitted through the mail slot located outside of the Real Property Tax Assessment Office, located on the right-hand side of the Kapule Building.


To view a copy of the emergency proclamation, visit the County of Kaua‘i’s website at www.kauai.gov/KEMA


For more information and to sign up for daily updates from the State Department of Health relating to current COVID-19 information, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/news/covid-19- updates/ or http://www.kauai.gov/COVID-19.




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