Chapter 01 - Disaster Assistance

26.0101 Authority.

The rule codified in this chapter is issued u…

26.0102 Approval and incorporation.

The Territorial Disaster Assistance Plan of 1…

26.0103 Force and effect.

In accordance with 26.0105(b) and 26.0106(e)…

26.0201 Adoption authority.

The American Samoa Coastal Management Program…

26.0202 Purpose.

The provisions of this chapter govern the adm…

26.0203 Construction.

The provisions of this chapter shall be const…

26.0204 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply: A. Act…

26.0205 Interagency coordination.

A. All territorial agencies and their employe…

26.0206 Establishment of the Project Notification and Review System: jurisdiction, members, conduct of meetings, voting.

A. There is established and consolidated with…

26.0207 Land use permit application procedures, fees, and penalties

A. Applicability. All persons proposing to un…

26.0208 Types of activities; grandfathered, exempt, minor and major projects.

A. Grandfathered use.1. Grandfathered use mea…

26.0209 Review of land use permit applications.

A. Acceptance for review. Acceptance for revi…

26.0210 Land use permits; issuance, duration, and contents.

A. Issuance and duration1. Upon a determinati…

26.0211 Land use permits: amendment.

A. An amendment to a land use permit shall be…

26.0212 State of emergency and emergency land use permits.

A. Upon a declaration of a state of emergency…

26.0213 Monitoring and regulation, authority and duty.

A. The Manager, or any Board member agency, s…

26.0214 Stop work orders.

A. The Manager may issue a stop work order, u…

26.0215 Citations.

A. Citations. 1. A person shall not engage in…

26.0216 Revocation of a land use permit.

A. If the Manager determines that a land use…

26.0217 Standing.

A. Any person with standing who is aggrieved…

26.0218 Motion for reconsideration and special land use permits.

A. Motion for reconsideration1. No appeal of…

26.0219 Appeals.

A. An appeal of the Board’s decision on the m…

26.0220 Standards and criteria for review.

A. As a requirement for approval, all project…

26.0221 Special Management Areas.

A. Special Management Areas mean those areas…

26.0222 Wetlands.

A. Wetlands means those areas that are inunda…

26.0223 Coastal hazards.

A. Coastal hazards policy 1. Coastal hazards…

26.0224 Territorial environmental assessments.

A. Procedures 1. Environmental assessment mea…

26.0225 National Environmental Policy Act.

A. Applicability. When a proposed project, us…

26.0226 Federal Consistency.

A. Application. Federal actions (including di…

26.0227 Public information and education.

A. The American Samoa Coastal Management Prog…

26.0228 Public records.

A. The Department of Commerce shall retain an…

26.0229 Severability.

If any provision of this chapter, or the appl…

26.0301 Definition.

As used in this chapter the terms defined in…

26.0302 Authority.

The zoning board derives its authority from 2…

26.0303 Original jurisdiction.

The board shall have original jurisdiction to…

26.0304 Appellate jurisdiction.

The board shall have appellate jurisdiction w…

26.0305 Meetings and hearings.

All regular meetings and hearings of the boar…

26.0306 Election of chairperson.

A chairperson shall be elected by the board a…

26.0307 Attendance.

The board by a majority vote shall recommend…

26.0308 Quorum.

A quorum shall be one-half or more of the app…

26.0309 Building setback.

(a) Purpose. The purpose of the building setb…

26.0310 Off-street parking.

(a) A garage or an off-street automobile park…

26.0311 Unzoned areas-Watershed conservation zone.

All land area not previously zoned on Tutuila…

26.0312 Site visits.

After a full evidentiary hearing before the b…

26.0320 Variances.

The board may grant a variance from the regul…

26.0330 Zoning of harbor area.

The Harbor Area is hereby zoned in accordance…

26.0340 Public Participation.

(a) All persons addressing the board at a pub…

26.0401 General.

[…]has been vested with authority to designat…

26.0402 Authority.

The executive order codified in this chapter…

26.0403 Definitions.

(a) Unless specifically defined below, words…

26.0404 Special flood hazard areas designated-Map adopted.

Flood hazard Boundary Map No. 600001, dated 1…

26.0405 Water and sewer systems.

All new and replacement water and sewer syste…

26.0406 Enforcement authority.

In conjunction with its authority authorized…

26.0407 Development permits-Flood-damage minimization-Data development.

(a) As part of its review of applications for…

26.0408 Rulemaking authority.

The office of development planning is authori…

26.0409 Cooperation of executive-branch agencies.

All departments, offices, agencies, and instr…

26.0501 Energy efficiency need and policy.

Because of the total dependence of the Territ…

26.0502 Authority.

The rules codified in this chapter are adopte…

26.0503 Federal mandate.

The rules codified in this chapter are adopte…

26.0504 ASHRAE efficiency standard adopted.

The lighting, equipment, and thermal efficien…

26.0505 Exemptions – Lighting-efficiency applicability.

Exemptions to scope of the standards provided…

26.0506 Compliance of plans or specifications.

No official of the ASG who is charged with th…

26.0507 Certification of compliance.

When applications are made for building or co…

Appendix A – Disaster Assistance Plan of 1989

TERRITORY OF AMERICAN SAMOACOMPREHENSIVE EMER…