Can I build an ohana? If so, how many square feet can it be?

Dwellings often referred to as “ohana’s” are called “accessory dwellings” in the Maui County Code. Accessory dwellings are allowed in the zoning districts that specifically list accessory dwellings as a permitted use or as an accessory use:  Code of Ordinances  The development standards for accessory dwellings including the maximum number of square feet depend on the net area of the lot:

Development Standards for Accessory Dwellings

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1. Can I check my permit status?
2. How many dwellings are allowed on my parcel?
3. Can I build an ohana? If so, how many square feet can it be?
4. Am I required to get a permit for a fence? Is there a height restriction?
5. What are my required property setbacks?
6. I would like to know the zoning of my property.
7. Why is it taking so long to get my permit approved?
8. What can I build in the shoreline area?
9. What is the Special Management Area (SMA)?
10. Where can I access the Special Management Area (SMA) Maps?
11. Do I need a Special Management Area (SMA) permit? How do I obtain one?
12. Can I do weddings on agricultural land?
13. How many barns can I have on agricultural land?
14. Do I need a farm plan?
15. What are the rules for commercial signs?
16. What are the rules for non-commercial signs?
17. How do I file an appeal?
18. How do I find out if a property is in violation?
19. How do I lodge a complaint?
20. Are the zoning maps available online? Where can I find a map?
21. How do I request to review documents?
22. How do I obtain old building plans?
23. Where's my cesspool located on my property?
24. Water related questions?
25. Who do I complain to about noise?
26. Do you validate parking at the One Main Plaza Building?
27. How do I find Real Property Tax information?
28. How do I apply for a variance? (SSV, SPV, BVAV)
29. Where do I send an email?