The Maui County code allows for:
- The permitting of short-term rental homes in certain areas, subject to appropriate restrictions and standards.
- Short-term rentals are limited to certain zoning districts, and by community planning area.
- The planning commission may hear certain short-term rental applications, but not always, and can place additional conditions on short-term rentals.
The average visitor in Hawaii spends $192 a day, bringing billions of dollars to the islands a year. Many visitors choose short-term rentals for a various reasons, and add to Hawaii’s economy.
As short-term rentals grow in popularity nationwide, STRAC Maui is working with local residents and short-term rental providers to share information, establish best practices, and advance smart short-term rental regulation that benefits all stakeholders.
Questions about the Short Term Rental Advocacy Center’s Maui chapter? Send a message to email@example.com.
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