Building Permit


A building permit is required for the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, and use of any building or structure within the county.

How To Apply:

Complete the Building permit application and submit it to the Development Services Administration, Building Permit Section.
Please review the applicable checklist for your project:
Emergency Reconstruction of Dwellings and Accessory Structures
•  Emergency Permit Procedure
•  Application/Forms for Emergency Building Permit
    • Hurricane Lane
Hurricane Lane Proclamation 
  Hurricane Lane Supplemental Proclamation
   • Hurricane Olivia
Hurricane Olivia Proclamation

Approving Agencies:

Depending on the scope of the permit and the location of the subject property, several approving agencies may need to review the application prior to final approval. These approving agencies may include:

County of Maui:

State of Hawaii:

Duration of Approval:

Every permit issued by the building official under the provisions of this code shall expire by limitation and become null and void if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within 1 year from date of issuance, or if the work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned at any time after the work is commenced for a period of 1 year.


The building permit and plan review fees shall be assessed as set forth in the annual budget ordinance.

Set of Plans Required:

Eight (8) sets of plans drawn to scale to include, but not limited to site plan, floor plan, foundation plan, roof framing plan, cross/wall section, and elevations. View the Commercial and Residential Checklists for more information about plan submission.

Related Applications and Forms: