Coastal Zone Management Program
The Coastal Zone Management Program (CZMP) guides the conservation and development of land and natural resources in light of competing demands for limited resources. All land and waters in the state are in the coastal zone and regulated by the State Office of Planning. More information...
Special Management Area
The Special Management Area (SMA) is a subset of the coastal zone in close proximity to the ocean. The planning department and/or Maui Planning Commission may place special restrictions on proposed developments within the SMA in order to protect and conserve coastal resources.