464-13 Structures exempted from provisions of chapter. (a) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to work in respect to any privately owned or privately controlled one-storied building, dwelling, or structure, the estimated cost of which does not exceed $40,000, nor to any privately controlled two-storied building, dwelling, or structure, the estimated cost of which does not exceed $35,000. However, no structure, dwelling, or building in which the principal structural members consist of reinforced concrete or structural steel having riveted, bolted, or welded connections shall be exempted from this chapter.

(b) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to work in respect to any privately owned or privately controlled one-storied structure, which is used primarily as a residence, the estimated cost of which does not exceed $50,000, nor to any privately owned or privately controlled two-storied structure, which is used primarily as a residence, the cost of which does not exceed $45,000.

(c) Whenever the exemption provided for in subsection (b) is applied to the construction of a new building, it shall be noted and recorded with the bureau of conveyances. [L 1931, c 165, 9; RL 1935, 7041; RL 1945, 7613; RL 1955, 166-13; am L 1961, c 151, 1; HRS 464-13; am L 1969, c 146, 2; am L 1979, c 113, 1]

 

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