CP SM3 - Special Management Area Emergency Permit


The Director of Planning may issue a Special Management Area (SMA) Emergency Permit (SM3) under specific conditions as outlined in Hawaii Revised Statues, Section 205A and Maui, Molokai or Lanai Planning Commission Special Management Area Rules.
AN EMERGENCY EXISTS WHEN there is an imminent threat to a legally habitable structure, or when public infrastructure is at risk of failure which would substantially affect public health and safety.

How to Apply

Complete the CP SM3 - Special Management Area Emergency Permit application online, via the MAPPS, Maui’s Automated Planning and Permitting Solution.  A fully processed Land Use Designation Form must be attached to this application.

Approving Agencies

Department of Planning

Duration of Approval

As stated in permit.


All permit fees shall be assessed as set forth in the annual budget ordinance. Applicant will be notified when payment is due.


  1. Current Planning Division

    Physical Address
    2200 Main Street
    One Main Plaza Bldg, Suite 619
    Wailuku, HI 96793