Infrastructure Services


Granting a Building Permit

ABOUT THE SERVICE: Issuance of a building permit prior to construction, erection, alteration, major repair, renovation or conversion of any building/structure owned by 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 is suspended or abandoned for 120 day after it has been started.

WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • All owners of public and private buildings/structures

REQUIREMENT/S:

LIST OF BUILDING PERMIT

  • Certified True Copy of Certification of Zoning Compliance
  • Fire safety endorsement issued by the Bureau of Fire Protection
  • Application Form
  • Building Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Mechanical Permit (if applicable)
  • Blue print of plans and specifications duly signed and seal by a registered professional (5 sets)
  • Structural analysis and design (for 2 storey building and above) duly signed and seal (5 copies)
  • Technical specifications duly signed and sealed (5 copies)
  • Detailed cost estimate – duly signed and sealed (5 copies)
  • Building permit fee
  • Signboard
  • Logbook

FEES:

  • Fees and charges are computed based on the revised national building code.
  • Penalty is imposed on started project without approved building permit.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Present application at the office of the building official * Evaluate application

*Evaluates plans

*Assesses fees

2 hours Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
2. Pay the assess fees at the Municipal Treasurer’s Office w/ order of payment Issue official receipt base to the order of payment 30 minutes Revenue collection officer
3. Present the official receipt; 1 set of plans, 1 set of cost estimate w/ endorsement of the building official Receive, process/assess the fire code fees and issue official receipt and fire safety clearance 2 hours Municipal Fire Marshal
4. File the application w/ complete documents plans, Fire Safety evaluation clearance, locational clearance decision and other documents Received complete documents and re-evaluate 30 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
5. Received building permit Releases building permit Engr. Danilo B. Manuel

 

Granting other Building-related Permits

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The office of the municipal engineer issues other related permits aside from the building permit, before the renovation or demolition of any structure.

WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • All owners/operators and authorized representatives of public and private buildings/structures

Electrical Permit

This permit is required before changing, altering or adding to the approved electrical installations.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished electrical permit application form signed by a professional electrical engineer
  • 5 copies – electrical plans & specifications signed by professional electrical engineer

Mechanical Permit

This permit is required before the installation of additional, removal or alteration of machinery.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished mechanical permit application form signed by a professional mechanical engineer
  • 3 copies – mechanical plans
  • 3 copies – mechanical specifications
  • 3 copies – bill of materials and cost estimates

 

Sanitary/Plumbing Permit

This permit is required before adding or altering existing plumbing installation, water supply, storm drainage, water purification and sewerage treatment plants.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished sanitary/plumbing permit application form signed by a professional sanitary or master plumber
  • 3 copies – sanitary/plumbing plans
  • 3 copies – sanitary/plumbing specification
  • 3 copies – bill of materials

 

Fencing Permit

This permit is required prior to the actual construction of a fence

  • Accomplished fencing permit application form
  • 3 copies – fencing plan
  • 3 copies – bill of materials and cost estimates
  • 3 copies – lot plan
  • 3 copies – land title
  • 3 copies – updated real property tax declaration
  • 3 copies – deed of sale/lease/contract to sell or affidavit of consent of lot owner if the title is not in the name of the owner/applicant
  • 3 copies – certificate of real property tax payment
  • 3 copies – real property tax payment
  • 3 copies – real property tax receipt

 

Demolition Permit

This permit is required prior to the systematic dismantling or demolition of a building or structure in whole or in part.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished demolition permit form signed by the applicant and registered civil engineer/architect
  • 3 copies – land title or tax declaration of the building to be demolished
  • 3 copies – certificate of real property tax payment
  • 3 copies – affidavit of consent of the owner of the building to demolished if the applicant is not the owner

 

Temporary service connection permit

This permit is required for temporary service connection to a power utility for lighting and for construction purposes such as temporary lighting for carnivals/fiestas, lighting of cemeteries, Christmas decorative lighting, etc.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished permit form
  • 3 copies – temporary service connection plan
  • 3 copies – electrical plan/ lay out
  • 3 copies – fire safety inspection certificate

 

Signage permit

This permit is required prior to the installation, erection, attachment and painting of any form of signages

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished signage permit form
  • 3 copies – electrical permit form whenever there is an electrical connection
  • 3 copies – sketch plan of signage/s to be installed/erected
  • 3 copies – location/vicinity plan
  • 3 copies – lot documents in case it occupies a private lot
  • 3 copies – DPWH clearance (for national roads/highways)

FEES:

  • Fees and charges are computed based on the revised implementing rules and regulations of the national building code (PD 1096) 

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Files application at the office of the building official *Receives application

*Evaluates plans

*Assess fees

1 hour Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Processes application based on the completeness and correctness of related documents 1 hour Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
2. Pay the fees at the MTO Verifies proof of payment 30 minutes Revenue Collection Clerk
3. Receive the permit Releases permit 10 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel

 

Granting an Occupancy Permit

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The office of the municipal engineer issue an occupancy permit before any building or structure is used or occupied. It is usually secured after the completion of the structure.

It is also required if there is any change in the existing use or occupancy classification of a building, structure or any portion thereof.

WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • All owners/operators and authorized representatives of public and private building/structures 

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Accomplished certificate of completion from the office of the building official
  • Civil (NBC form No. B-10)
  • Mechanical (NBC form No. M-07)
  • Electrical (NBC form No. E-05)
  • Logbook of building construction and building inspection sheet duly accomplished by the contractor (if undertaken by contract) signed and sealed by the architect or civil engineer in-charge of construction.
  • Fire safety inspection report

FEES:

  • Fees and charges are computed based on the IRR of the national building code

 

Actions on Building-related Complaints

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The office of the municipal engineer acts on citizens’ complaints about violations in any building construction, renovation, repair, demolition, etc.

It is also required if there is any change in the existing use or occupancy classification of a building, structure or any portion thereof.

WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • Any concerned or affected citizen/s who wishes to file a complaint in the municipality

REQUIREMENT:

  • Letter-complaint 

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. File letter-complaint to the office of the building official including contact details *Receives and records letter-complaint

*Prioritizes routing to building official

5 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
*Inspect subject building or structure for any violation

*If there are violations, prepares and issues the notice of illegal construction or notice of violation, copy furnished complainant

1 hour Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Endorsed to provincial prosecutor’s office if the owner of the building ignores 3 notices issued 30 minutes Mayor Caroline A. Garvida
Files complaint against the building owner in court 3 hours Mayor Caroline A. Garvida

 HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Submit requirements *Receives requirements

*Assesses fees

10 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
2. Pay fire inspection fee Verifies O.R. and endorsed to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) for fire safety inspection certificate 10 minutes BFP
3. Present fire safety inspection certificate Process application 2 hours ENGR. Danilo B. Manuel
4. Pay certificate of occupancy fee 10 minutes Revenue Collection Officer
5. Receive certificate of occupancy Releases certificate of occupancy 10 minutes Engineering Office

 

Maintaining Other Infrastructures

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The municipal government provides infrastructure maintenance services which include the following:

  • Demolition works
  • Repair of roads and shoulders
  • Repair of public building and other facilities
  • Asphalting of potholes
  • All other civil engineering related works

WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • Any concerned or affected citizen/s who wishes to file drainage system-related complaint

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Letter-request approved by the municipal mayor

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Submit letter-request duly approved by the municipal mayor including contact details Receives and records letter-request and endorsed to the municipal engineer 3 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Conducts site inspection 1 hour Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Prepares program of works (POW) 1 hour Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Reviews and recommends approval by the mayor 3 minutes Engr. Danilo B. Manuel
Approval of the mayor before implementation 2 days Mayor Caroline A. Garvida
2. Wait advice from the municipal engineer’s office regarding the complaint Engr. Danilo B. Manuel