Kaua`i Shorelines: Setback Bill, Ha`ena Revetment

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Kaua‘i Council Moves to Remove Some Exemptions From Shoreline Ordinance

On October 18, the Kaua‘i County Council accepted the introduction of a draft bill aimed at reversing amendments made in 2014 to its shoreline setback ordinance that have turned out to be somewhat problematic, according to Caren Diamond, a longtime advocate for protecting and preserving public beach access.

Last month, we reported on the perceived problems with the county’s current ordinance, in particular, the fact that it allows landowners to avoid the shoreline certification process if they can convince the planning director that work they . . .

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