Priority Permit Processing for Green Buildings (Hawaii)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Hawaii

Name Priority Permit Processing for Green Buildings
Incentive Type Green Building Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs








Start Date 2006-05-12




















Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-25
Last DSIRE Review 2014-08-28



References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Summary

Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) §46-19.6 requires each county agency that issues building, construction, or development-related permits to establish a procedure for priority processing of permit applications for construction projects incorporating energy and environmental design building standards. The priority processing will be provided at no additional cost.

Buildings eligible for priority processing are those that meet the "energy and environmental design building standards". These standards can be achieved by earning either a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating, a two Green Globes rating, or a comparable state-approved, nationally recognized, and consensus-based guideline, standard, or system.

For further information, contact the appropriate county building department.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: HRS §46-19.6
Date Effective 2006-05-12
Date Enacted 2006-05-12



















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"