Office of the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator
Enterprises are required to secure a Zoning Certification upon application for Business Permit to ensure that the enterprise is allowed in the chosen location as per the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and other relevant zoning and land use ordinances. Issuance of Zoning Certifications to enterprises and private persons for the application of land titling and land conversion as per actual land use.
All enterprises and private persons constructing a new building or applying for expansion/renovation are required to secure a zoning clearance upon application for building permit. This should be done before the start of construction to ensure that the building/businesses allowed in the chosen location as per municipality’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP).
Office of the Municipal Engineer/Building Official
The Office of the Municipal Engineer/Building Official acts on citizen’s complaints with regard to violation/s in any building construction, renovation, repair, demolition, etc.
The Office of the Municipal Engineer/Building Official prepares Plans, Detailed Engineering Designs (DEDs) and Program of Works (POW) for Infrastructure projects that benefit the community. The service coverage includes: Drainage Systems/Flood Control/Mitigating Structures Water/Irrigation Systems Local Access/Farm-to-Market Roads Public and Government Buildings Other Infrastructure Projects
The Office of the Municipal Engineer/Building Official issues a Building Inspection Clearance on business establishments before the start of commercial operations and during the annual renewal of business permits.
Issuance of a Building Permit prior to construction, erection, alteration, major repair, renovation of any building/structure owned by the government or private entities. The permit may be revoked or cancelled for the following reasons: -If construction does not start within 1 year from the date of issuance of permit. -If construction has been suspended and/or abandoned for 120 days after it has been started.
The Office of the Municipal Engineer issues other related permits aside from the building permit, before renovation/construction or demolition of any structure.
The Office of the Municipal Engineer/Building Official issues certification of the existence/non-existence of a building permit and ancillary and accessory permits for a specific structure and other related documents.