2011 Hawaii Code
111. Assistance to Displaced Persons
§111-8.5 Reimbursement procedure.

HI Rev Stat § 111-8.5 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§111-8.5 Reimbursement procedure. (a) The state agency shall make a written demand for the amount due under this chapter from any person responsible for a code violation. Such amount shall be recoverable by the state agency in the same manner as a debt due.

(b) If the owner of real property from which persons are forced to move because of code enforcement is the person responsible for the code violation, and the owner fails to pay the state agency within sixty days after written demand, the state agency may claim a lien against the real property from which persons are displaced. This lien shall be in addition to any other remedy the state agency may have. Such lien may be foreclosed in the same manner as liens for state taxes and in accordance with sections 231-61 to 231-68.

(c) Payments in accordance with this section to the state agency by the party responsible for the code violation shall not relieve the party from complying with the notices ordering compliance with codes issued by the state agency. [L 1973, c 67, §1(2); gen ch 1985; am L 1987, c 10, §5 and c 162, §5; am L 1989, c 14, §2]

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