East Hawai‘i: Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-8288 | Fax: (808) 961-8742
West Hawai‘i: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg E, Kailua-Kona, 96740
(808) 323-4770 | Fax: (808) 327-3563
Planning Dept Website: http://www.cohplanningdept.com/
DIRECTOR: Michael Yee
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: Daryn Arai
DESCRIPTION: The Planning Department provides technical advice to the Mayor, Planning Commission, and County Council on all planning and land use matters. The Department is also charged with the administration of the Subdivision and Zoning Codes. The major Divisions of the Department are: Administrative Services, Administrative Permits, Planning, and Long-Range Planning. There is also a West Hawaiʻi Division to better serve the needs of the Kona, Kohala, and Kaʻū districts.