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 East Hawai‘i: Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 7, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-8331 | Fax:  (808) 961-8410

West Hawai‘i: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg E, 1st Floor, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 323-4720 | Fax:  (808) 327-3509

Email: cohbuild@hawaiicounty.gov

Hours of Operation: 7:45AM - 4:30PM, Monday-Friday

FRONT DESK CLERK ASSISTANCE 7:45 AM-3:30 Monday-Friday
(except Wednesday in Hilo and Thursday in Kona to noon)

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DIVISION CHIEF:  David Yamamoto

DESCRIPTION:  
The Building Division is responsible for administering and enforcing the building, plumbing, sign, and electrical codes.  In addition to these codes, the division also enforces the outdoor lighting ordinance.  The Building Inspection Section performs residential and commercial plan reviews for all building, electrical, sign, and plumbing permit applications and reviews these documents for compliance to current, applicable codes.

Janitorial and/or grounds maintenance aside from Parks and Recreational facilities is administered by the Building Division.

Mission: Protecting the health and safety of our Big Island Ohana with honor and integrity.
Vision: Moving forward while repecting the tradition of Aloha.


LATEST UPDATES

The form will assist in gathering all the information needed for your inspection request.  Once completed and submitted it will send an email to the Inspector that your request will be assigned to.  Your inspector will then be able to schedule your request.

  • February 8, 2017 - Building Division’s webpages redesigned and reorganized.

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