Haw. Code R. § 15-23-141 - Tower spacing and circulation

Current through February, 2022

(a) Spacing between building towers shall be based upon the tower location on the development lot and distances between neighboring towers. To the extent practicable, tower spacing shall be as follows:
(1) At least two hundred feet between the long parallel sides of neighboring towers; and
(2) At least one hundred fifty feet between the short side of towers.
(b) Building design and siting shall be such that shadow effects on neighboring buildings shall be minimized.
(c) Public or private mid-block pedestrian or bicycle circulation paths, or both, may be required to be created and maintained in conjunction with developments. The developer of a development may be required to dedicate to the authority a perpetual public easement for pedestrian-ways, the appropriate width and location to be as determined by the authority.
(d) The authority may approve the construction of upper-level pedestrian-ways, provided that;
(1) Required approvals from appropriate governmental agencies are obtained;
(2) The design of the pedestrianway provides a safe and efficient linkage to major destination areas, complements the design of adjoining structures and open spaces, incorporates directional aids, and minimizes adverse impacts on designated view corridors, the streetscape, and required yards and open space;
(3) Assurances are provided for adequate maintenance, security and insurance, unless the pedestrianway is dedicated to and accepted by the city and county of Honolulu;
(4) The pedestrianway shall function solely as a corridor for pedestrian movement and shall not be used to conduct business activity of any kind; [and]
(5) Adequate access is provided to and from the street level. In approving an upper-level pedestrianway, the authority may impose terms and conditions as it finds are reasonable and necessary to carry out the purpose and requirements of this chapter and the makai area plan; and
(6) It can be demonstrated that the upper-level pedestrianway does not result in the reduction of ground-level commercial activity that would otherwise take place.

Notes

Haw. Code R. § 15-23-141
[Eff 2/24/90; am and comp 10/10/98; comp 2/2/02; comp 12/9/02; am and comp 11/3/05] (Auth: HRS §§ 206E-4, 206E-5, 206E-7) (Imp: HRS §§ 206E-4, 206E-5, 206E-7)

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