HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

920

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to the hawaii state building code.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 107-28, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"107-28 County authority to amend and adopt the Hawaii state building codes without council approval. (a) The governing body of each county shall amend, adopt, and update the Hawaii state building codes as they apply within their respective jurisdiction, in accordance with section 46-1.5(13), unless otherwise provided for in this section, and without approval of the council. Each county shall amend and adopt the Hawaii state building codes and standards listed in section 107-25, as the referenced Hawaii state building codes and standards for its respective county building code ordinance, no later than two years after the adoption of the Hawaii state building codes.

(b) If a county does not amend the Hawaii state building codes within the two-year time frame, the Hawaii state building codes shall become applicable as an interim county building code.

(c) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a county may adopt a county building code for single-family dwellings, additional dwelling units, duplexes, and non-commercial structures that is distinct from the Hawaii state building codes."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Hawaii State Building Codes; Counties; County Building Code; Adopt

 

Description:

Allows the counties to adopt a county building code for single-family dwellings, additional dwellings, duplexes, and non-commercial structures that is distinct from the Hawaii state building codes.

 

 

 

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