[§183C-3]  Powers and duties of the board and department.  The board and department shall:

     (1)  Maintain an accurate inventory of lands classified within the state conservation district by the state land use commission, pursuant to chapter 205;

     (2)  Identify and appropriately zone those lands classified within the conservation district;

     (3)  Adopt rules, in compliance with chapter 91 which shall have the force and effect of law;

     (4)  Set, charge, and collect reasonable fees in an amount sufficient to defray the cost of processing applications for zoning, use, and subdivision of conservation lands;

     (5)  Establish categories of uses or activities on conservation lands, including allowable uses or activities for which no permit shall be required;

     (6)  Establish restrictions, requirements, and conditions consistent with the standards set forth in this chapter on the use of conservation lands; and

     (7)  Establish and enforce land use regulations on conservation district lands including the collection of fines for violations of land use and terms and conditions of permits issued by the department.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-3

  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-2
  • Conservation district: means those lands within the various counties of the State bounded by the conservation district line, as established under provisions of Act 187, Session Laws of Hawaii 1961, and Act 205, Session Laws of Hawaii 1963, or future amendments thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-2
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-2
  • Land: means all real property, fast or submerged, and all interests therein, including fauna, flora, minerals, and all such natural resources, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-2
  • Land use: means :

         (1)  The placement or erection of any solid material on land;

         (2)  The grading, removing, harvesting, dredging, mining, or extraction of any material or natural resource on land;

         (3)  The subdivision of land; or

         (4)  The construction, reconstruction, demolition, or alteration of any structure, building, or facility on land. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183C-2