Building Permit


A building permit is required for the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, and use of any building or structure within the county.

Supported Applications

How to Request an Inspection

To apply for inspections go online to MAPPS CSS, select My Work, then REQUEST INSPECTIONS.

Approving Agencies

Depending on the scope of the permit and the location of the subject property, several approving agencies may need to review the application prior to final approval. These approving agencies may include:

County of Maui

State of Hawaii

Duration of Approval

Every permit issued by the building official under the provisions of this code shall expire by limitation and become null and void if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within 1 year from date of issuance, or if the work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned at any time after the work is commenced for a period of 1 year.


The building permit and plan review fees shall be assessed as set forth in the annual budget ordinance.