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• _ten ���Ii,�i <br />COUNTY OF HAWAII _* <br />,rE•OF •M+'� <br />STATE OF HAWAII <br />ORDINANCE NO. 1S 1.14 <br />BILL NO. 108 <br />(DRAFT 7) <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25, ARTICLE 1, ARTICLE 2, ARTICLE 4, <br />AND ARTICLE 5, OF THE HAWAII COUNTY CODE 1983 (2016 EDITION, AS <br />AMENDED), RELATING TO SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS. <br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE COUNTY OF HAWAII: <br />SECTION 1. Findings and Purpose. The short-term rental of residential units, as an <br />alternative to traditional resort and hotel accommodations, is an emerging trend in the visitor <br />industry that continues to grow in popularity. <br />The purpose of this ordinance is to manage the impacts of these short-term vacation rentals <br />by: 1) defining where this use will be allowed; 2) establishing provisions and standards to <br />regulate this use; and 3) providing an avenue for an existing use deemed to be improper by this <br />ordinance, to apply for a nonconforming use certificate that would allow them to continue to <br />operate in a non -permitted district. <br />SECTION 2. Chapter 25, article 4, division 1, of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 <br />Edition, as amended), is amended by adding the following new sections to be appropriately <br />designated and to read as follows: <br />"Section 25-4- Short-term vacation rentals. <br />(a) Short-term vacation rentals; where permitted, specific prohibitions. <br />(1) Short-term vacation rentals shall be permitted in the: <br />(A) V, CG, and CV districts; <br />(B) Residential and commercial zoning districts, situated in the General <br />Plan Resort and Resort Node areas; and <br />(C) RM district, for multiple family dwellings within a condominium property <br />regime as defined and governed by chapters 514A or 514B, Hawai `i <br />Revised Statutes. <br />(2) Private covenants prohibiting use of any unit as a short-term vacation rental <br />shall not be invalidated by this chapter. <br />b) Registration of all short-term vacation rentals. <br />(1) Short-term vacation rentals in existence on or before the effective date of <br />this ordinance shall register with the director and pay a one-time fee of <br />$500. The registration form and associated fee shall be submitted to the <br />planning department no later than one hundred eighty days after the <br />effective date of this ordinance. <br />