Public invited to briefing about proposed replace to trip rental laws : Massive Island Now

Public invited to briefing about proposed replace to trip rental laws : Massive Island Now

November 20, 2022, 7:30 AM HST

The general public is invited to an internet informational assembly subsequent week a few proposed replace to Hawai‘i County’s short-term trip rental laws.

Public invited to briefing about proposed replace to trip rental laws : Massive Island Now
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The proposed replace will probably be launched in January 2023 by Hawai‘i County Council members Ashley Kierkiewicz and Heather Kimball, who will host the Nov. 21 assembly by way of Zoom from 5:30-6:30 p.m. To take part, neighborhood members should register for a novel Zoom login.

Those that wish to attend can register by clicking right here.

“A promise was made by the County to revisit and replace the holiday rental ordinance,” Kierkiewicz stated in a press launch. “We’re fulfilling that promise and socializing proposed adjustments in an effort to tell the neighborhood and collect suggestions earlier than the invoice is launched at Council.”

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Kierkiewicz and Kimball labored with the Hawai‘i County Planning Division, Hawai‘i County Company Counsel and the Council’s Legislative Overview Department to craft the proposed measure. The proposed amendments come practically 4 years after the County adopted the preliminary short-term trip rental ordinance in November 2018, and would adjust to current adjustments to Hawai‘i state statutes, which refer to those leases as transient lodging leases.

Noteworthy adjustments would come with the regulation of hosted leases, an replace to price construction together with onetime registration charges and annual renewal charges, clear and enforceable penalties and the institution of trip nodes — designated areas appropriate for transient lodging leases and at present underserved by lodge and resort services.

“It’s nonetheless a piece in progress and we acknowledge that the invoice should want revisions after we share it with the general public,” Kimball stated within the press launch. “We sit up for listening to from our neighborhood.”

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Monday’s presentation will probably be adopted by a question-and-answer session. Members of the Planning Division can even readily available and obtainable to reply questions relating to the implementation of present laws and what’s being proposed.

The Zoom assembly can even be recorded and posted to the Planning Division web site.

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