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�JM`v OF <br />COUNTY OF HAWAII STATE OF HAWAII <br />BILL NO. 108 <br />(DRAFT 3 ) <br />ORDINANCE NO. <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 shall be permitted in the: <br />(1) V, CG, and CDH districts; <br />(2) CV district, provided that a use permit is obtained for each use, and <br />.(3) General Plan Resort areas and Resort Node, except that RS districts in the <br />General Plan Resort areas and Resort Node shall require a use permit. <br />b) Registration of short-term vacation rentals. <br />(1) Short-term vacation rentals in existence on or before the effective date of <br />this ordinance: <br />(A) Shall register with the planning department if they exist within the <br />followingzoning oning districts: <br />(i) The V, CG, and CDH; or <br />(ii) Theeg_ neral plan resort areas and resort node, in any district <br />other than RS. <br />(B) The registration form shall be submitted to the planning department no <br />later than one hundred eighty days after the effective date of this <br />ordinance. <br />