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New regulations will be in effect November 15, 2011 for National Electrical and Uniform Plumbing Codes

Prior to November 15, electrical and plumbing permit applications received by the department of Public Works Building division, is subject to the 2002 National Electrical Code and the 1997 Uniform Plumbing Code.  These are regulations are reflected in Chapters 9, and 17 in the Hawai‘i County Code.

Permit applications received by the building division after November 15, 2011 will be subject to the new regulations in the National Electrical Code (2008 Edition) and Uniform Plumbing Code (2006 Edition) for residential and non- residential structures.

New regulations to chapters 9 and 17, will be available November 15, Hawai‘i County Code.

Please direct your questions to these supervisors.


West Hawai‘i Civic Center, Kealakehe:

Electrical, Wayne Saiki, phone 323-4729

Plumbing, Steve Tossman,  phone 323-4750


At the Aupuni Center, Hilo:

Electrical, Gary Kaho’ohanohano, phone 961-8486

Plumbing, Rodney Astrande, phone 961-8487