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September 2020

Tips for Sustainable Storm Water Management

The City and County of Honolulu recently implemented new storm water management requirements for homeowners hoping to build a new home or remodel an existing structure.  As part of the permitting process, property owners will be required to show their plans for managing storm water runoff, and limit the amount of impervious surfaces found on the property. To help future permit applicants develop sustainable and affordable stormwater management plans, we’ve Read More

New Requirements for Storm Water Management

Building or renovating a home in Honolulu? You’ll need to add a Residential Storm Water Management Plan to your building permit application. As of August 18, 2020, the City and County of Honolulu officially enacted the 2012 International Building & Residential Codes, which require property owners to provide plans detailing how they intend to manage future influxes of storm water.  The new requirements are intended to protect Honolulu’s water quality Read More