The Planning Division establishes, promotes, and implements long-range planning programs for Honolulu which reflect the community's values, priorities, and visions for the future.
It is responsible for maintaining and updating the Oahu General Plan, regional Development/Sustainable Communities Plans, Development Plan Land Use Annual Reports, Special Area and Neighborhood Master Plans. The Planning Division also provides research and statistical information related to Oahu's population, land use, and employment.
OAHU GENERAL PLAN
The General Plan sets forth the long-range objectives and policies for the general welfare, providing a framework to guide the programs and activities of the City and County of Honolulu.
DEVELOPMENT/SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES PLANS
Together with the General Plan, these regional plans guide land use growth over a 20+-year time span.
NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PLANS
As the Honolulu Rail Transit project moves ahead, these TOD studies anticipate and plan for growth and change around the transit stations.
SPECIAL AREA PLANS
Community plans give residents the opportunity to define their vision, identity and character, consistent with their regional Development or Sustainable Communities plan.
Updated January 16, 2013