MUNICIPAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

I. Zoning Certification for Business Permit

About the Service

All enterprises are required to secure a zoning certification upon application of business permit before the start of commercial operation or transfer of business location to ensure that the business is allowed in the chosen location as per municipal land use plan.

Type of Transaction

G2B – Government to Business Entity

Who may Avail of the Service

For New Business/Transfer of Business Location

Checklist of Requirements Where to secure
1. DTI Certificate (1 photocopy) DTI – Catanduanes
2. Barangay Business Clearance
(1 photocopy)
Barangay Hall where business is located
3. Vicinity/Location Map of the Business (1 photocopy) Applicant
4. Zoning Compliance/Locational Clearance (for new building) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk

How to Avail of the Service

Client Steps Agency Actions Fees to be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Sign in the Client Log Book in the Office lobby 1. Give the Log Book to the client None 1 minute Admin Aide I MPDO
2. File/Submit documentary requirements 2. Review and verify submitted documents None 3 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN Zoning Officer I
3. Pay the required fees at MTO and get the official receipt 3. Process payment and issue official receipt Php200.00 5 minutes Municipal Treasurer’s Office
4. Present official receipt 4.1. Prepare Certificate of Zoning for Business Permit None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN Zoning Officer I
  4.2. Approved the Certificate of Zoning for Business Permit None 2 minutes Arch. PEPITO G TALAN Zoning Officer I or MARIA M. GIANAN, EnP. MPDC
5. Receive the Certificate 5. Release the Certificate None 2 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN Zoning Office I

II. Locational Clearance/Zoning Compliance for Building Construction

About the Service

A locational clearance is secured upon application of building permit before the start of construction to ensure conformity of the use of building or business with the municipal and use plan.

TYPE OF TRANSACTION

G2C – Government to Citizen, G2B – Government to Business Entity, G2G – Government to Government

Who may Avail of the Service

Individuals, Firms, Corporations or Government entities who will apply for:

  1. Zoning/Locational Clearance for purposes of:
  2. Construction of new building
  3. Repair/Renovation/Alteration/Addition of existing building
  4. Construction of Perimeter Fence
Checklist of Requirements Where to secure
A. Residential  
1. Application from duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office Zoning Officer Desk
2. Building plan signed and sealed by a
licensed architect/engineer and confirmed by
the owner, drawn to a scale ranging from
1:100 to 1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set
original copy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Vicinity Map showing the existing land uses
within the prescribed radius of 200 meters
from the lot boundary of the project site;
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following:
TCT (Certified copy from ROD), Deed of Sale
or if the property is not owned contract of
lease, or Authorization/Consent from land
owner duly notarized;
Applicant
5. Latest Tax Declaration (Certified True Copy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
6. Latest Tax Receipt or Tax Clearance Municipal Assessor’s Office
7. Bill of Materials (including equipment/ project
cost);
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
8. Barangay Clearance Barangay Hall
9. Locational Clearance fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
10. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
11. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH Catanduanes
12. Affidavit of Non-Objection from adjoining lot
owners (Firewall/ Fencing)
Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. PRC License of signing professionals & latest
PTR (1 photocopy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
B. Commercial, Industrial and Agro-Industrial  
1. Application form duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
2. Building plan signed and sealed by a licensed
architect/engineer and confirmed by the
owner, drawn to a scale ranging from 1:100
to 1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set original
copy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Vicinity Map showing the existing land uses
within the prescribed radius of 200 meters
from the lot boundary of the project site;
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following: TCT (Certified Copy from
ROD), Deed of Sale or if the property is not
owned contract of lease, or Authorization/
Consent from land owner duly notarized;
Applicant
5. Latest Tax Declaration (Certified True Copy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
6. Latest Tax Receipt or Tax Clearance Municipal Assessor’s Office
7. Bill of Materials (including equipment/ project
cost);
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
8. Barangay Clearance Barangay Hall
9. Locational Clearance fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
10. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
11. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH Catanduanes
12. Affidavit of Non-Objection from adjoining lot
owners (Firewall/ Fencing)
Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. PRC License of signing professionals & latest
PTR (1 Photocopy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
15. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
16. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
17. Barangay Resolution endorsing the project Barangay Hall
FOR INDUSTRIAL AND AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS
Description of Industry
Flow Chart of Manufacturing Process
Manpower capacity and volume of work
 
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
C. Institutional Projects  
1. Application form duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
2. Building plan signed and sealed by a licensed
architect/engineer and confirmed by the
owner, drawn to a scale ranging from 1:100
to 1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Vicinity Map showing the existing land uses
within the prescribed radius of 200 meters
from the lot boundary of the project site;
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following:              
TCT (Certified Copy from ROD), Deed of Sale or
if the property is not owned contract of lease,
or Authorization/Consent from land owner
duly notarized;
Applicant
5. Latest Tax Declaration (Certified True Copy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
6. Latest Tax Receipt or Tax Clearance Municipal Assessor’s Office
7. Bill of Materials (including equipment/project
cost);
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
8. Barangay Clearance Barangay Hall
9. Locational Clearance fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
10. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
11. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH Catanduanes
12. Affidavit of Non-Objection from adjoining lot
owners (Firewall/ Fencing)
Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. PRC License of signing professionals & latest
PTR (1 Photocopy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
15. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
-Additional Requirements for Institutional (Hospital Project)  
16. Health Clearance Municipal Health Office
17. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
18. Barangay Resolution endorsing the project Barangay Hall
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
D. Resorts (Coastal/Rivers)  
1. Application form duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
2. Building plan signed and sealed by a licensed
architect/engineer and confirmed by the
owner, drawn to a scale ranging from 1:100
to 1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Vicinity Map showing the existing land uses within the prescribed radius of 200 meters from the lot boundary of the project site; License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following:
    TCT (Certified Copy from ROD), Deed of Sale or
if the property is not owned contract of lease,
or Authorization/Consent from land owner
duly notarized;
Applicant
5. Latest Tax Declaration (Certified True Copy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
6. Latest Tax Receipt or Tax Clearance Municipal Assessor’s Office
7. Bill of Materials (including equipment/ project
cost);
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
8. Barangay Clearance Barangay Hall
9. Locational Clearance fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
10. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
11. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH Catanduanes
12. Affidavit of Non-Objection from adjoining lot
owners (Firewall/Fencing)
Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. PRC License of signing professionals & latest
PTR (1 Photocopy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
15. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificat of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
16. Survey Plan showing coastal/river Easement
(ref. pt. high tide)
License Geodetic Engineer
17. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
18. Barangay Resolution endorsing the project Barangay Hall
19. Foreshore Lease Agreement Department of Environment and Natural Resource (DENR)
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
E. Cell Site Projects  
 1. Application form duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
2. Vicinity Map drawn to a scale of 1:100
showing the exact location of the proposed
based station and major land marks with a
radius of 200 meters.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Site Plan drawn to minimum scale of 1:500
indicating the following features:
a. layout of proposed project showing  all
structures
b. area and boundaries of lot (property line)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following:
    TCT (Certified Copy from ROD), Deed of Sale or
if the property is not owned contract of lease,
or Authorized/Consent from land owner duly
notarized;
Applicant
5. Certified true copy of National
Telecommunication’s Provisional Authority
(PA). In the absence of the foregoing,
Certificate of Public Convenience and
Necessity (CPCN) or Certificate of Registration
to provide telecommunication services which
may operate the wireless communication
National Telecommunication’s Provisional Authority (PA)
6. Conversion Order from the Department of
Agrarian Reform if the project is located
within an agricultural zone.
Department of Agrarian Reform
7. Radiation Protection Evaluation Report Radiation Health Service of the Department of Health.
8. Written Consent Subdivisions:  
a. Approval of the governing board/body of
the duly constituted Homeowners
Association (HOA) if the base station is
located within a residential zone with
established HOA and including all
members whose properties are adjoining
the proposed site of the base station.
b. In the absence of an established HOA,
consent/affidavit of non-objection from
majority of actual occupants and owners
of properties within a radial distance
equivalent to the height of the proposed
base station measured from its base,
including all those whose properties is
adjoining the proposed site of the base
station.
 
9. Buildings
a. If base station shall be constructed on top
of an unoccupied building, consent from
the Owner/developer
b. If base station shall be constructed on top
of an occupied building, the following
shall be obtained:  
1. Consent/affidavit of non-objection
from owner/developer unless he has
divested himself from all interest in
the building and turned over
ownership of common areas to the
condominium or building
association and;
2. Approval of governing board/body of
the duly constituted condominium or
building association including all
tenants occupying the top most floor
directly below the base station and
addition, the consent of the owner
and majority of tenants of the
adjoining buildings.
Applicant
10. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
11. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
12. Barangay Resolution endorsing the base
station
Barangay Hall
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. Height Clearance. AIR TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (ATO)
15. Bill of Materials and Estimated Cost License Architect or license Civil Engineer
16. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
17. Locational Clearance Fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
F. Junkshop  
 1. Application form duly notarized (4 copies) Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
2. Building plan signed and sealed by a licensed
architect/engineer and confirmed by the
owner, drawn to a scale ranging from 1:100 to
1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Vicinity Map showing the existing land uses
within the prescribed radius of 200 meters
from the lot boundary of the project site;
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Proof of ownership or right over land in any
of the following:              
TCT (Certified Copy from ROD), Deed of Sale or
if the property is not owned contract of lease,
or Authorization/Consent form land owner
duly notarized;
Applicant
5. Latest Tax Declaration (Certified True Copy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
6. Latest Tax Receipt or Tax Clearance Municipal Assessor’s Office
7. Bill of Materials (including equipment/project
cost);
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
8. Barangay Clearance Barangay Hall
9. Locational Clearance fee Municipal Treasurer’s Office
10. Site Zoning Certification License Architect or license Civil Engineer
11. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH-Catanduanes
12. Affidavit of Non-Objection from adjoining lot
owners (Firewall/Fencing)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
13. Special Power of Attorney (SPA) or
Authorization if in case the applicant is a
mere representative or authorized person by
the land owner/project proponent to file and
claim Locational Clearance
Person being represented
14. PRC License of signing professionals & latest
PTR (1 Photocopy)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
15. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
16. Barangay Resolution endorsing the project Barangay Hall
17. Certification from the Municipal Health
Office (Sanitation);
Municipal Health Office
18. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
CONDITIONS:
– 3 meters height concrete perimeter fence
– Provide Load & Unloading area
– Parking space
for costumers
– Proper waste disposal
– Good sanitation condition
 
Note: Additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
G. Memorial Parks/Cemeteries  
  The issuance of a Development Permit by the City/Municipality shall cover approval of the design as required by these rules. Initial/operational clearance by the DOH to establish a memorial park/cemetery as required by P.D. 856 (Sanitation Code) shall be sought by owner/developer before applying for preliminary approval and operational clearance from DOH prior to actual operation of the memorial park/cemetery.  
I.  Approval of the Preliminary Development           Plan (2 sets)  
A. Site Development Plan/Scheme to be
approved should be accessible to Persons
With Disabilities (PWDs) In accordance with
BP 344 otherwise known as the Accessibility
Law and the Magna Carta for disabled
persons (RA 7277) reflecting therein the
layout of streets, pathways, plots, parking
areas, support facilities, signages and other
features in relation to existing site condition
using a scale ranging from 1:200 to 1:2,000
duly signed and sealed by a licensed
Environmental Planner.
License Environmental Planner
B. 2 sets of the following documents duly
signed and sealed by a licensed Geodetic
Engineer:
License Geodetic Engineer
1. Vicinity Map/location map at a scale of
1:10,000 with a radius of 500-meters from
the project site indicating existing
utilities such as main traffic arteries,
drainage system and outfall, etc. and
community facilities like church, school
and housing areas among others.
License Geodetic Engineer
2. Topographic Plan to include existing
conditions as follows:
a. Property boundary lines, bearing and
distances;
b. Streets and easements, right-of-way
width and elevation on and adjacent to
the project;
c. Ground elevation/contour of the site; for
ground that slopes less than 2%,
indicate spot elevations at all breaks in
grade, along all drainage channels and
at selected points not more than 30
meters apart in all directions; for
ground that slopes more than 2%,
indicated contours with an interval of
not more than 0.50 meter for more
detailed preparation of plans and
construction drawings.
d. Other conditions of the land: water
courses, marshes, rock outcrops, wooded
areas, isolated preservable trees 0.30
meters or more in diameter, houses and
other significant features;
e. Proposed public improvements:
highways or other major improvements
planned by public authorities for future
construction on or near the project.
License Geodetic Engineer
C. Site Zoning Certification Municipal Planning and Development Office – Zoning Officer Desk
D. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC) from
the DENR
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
E. Certified True Copy of conversion order or
exemption clearance
Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
F. Certified True Copy of Title and Survey Plan Municipal Assessor’s Office
G. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National
Road)
DPWH – Catanduanes
– Approval of the preliminary memorial
park/cemetery plan shall be valid only for a period of 180 days from date of approval. A revalidation can be availed of only once after said period.
 
II.  Approval of Final Memorial Park/Cemetery Plan  
       After the preliminary approval of the Memorial Park/Cemetery the owner or developer shall proceed with the preparation and submission to the city/municipality concerned in duplicate the following:  
A. Final Memorial Park/Cemetery Plan
Consisting of the site development plan at
any of the following scales: 1:200 or 1:1,000
or any scale not exceeding 1:2,000
indicating the following duly signed and
sealed by a licensed environmental
planner:
License Environmental Planner
1. Layout of roads right-of-way width and
gradient, easements and similar data for
alleys, if any;
License Environmental Planner
2. Plot boundaries, numbers, total land
area and block numbers, (verified
survey returns of mother title, sections
and blocks including number of lots per
block in each section and technical
descriptions of road lots, open spaces,
facilities, and blocks).
License Environmental Planner
3. Site data, total land area, number of
saleable plots, typical plot size, areas
allocated for roads and pathways, and
other facilities and amenities.
License Environmental Planner
B. Engineering plans duly signed and sealed
by a licensed civil engineer based on
applicable Engineering Code and Design
Criteria in accordance with the following:
License Civil Engineer
1. Profile derived from existing
topographic map duly signed and sealed
by a geodetic engineer showing the
vertical control, designated grade, curb
elements and all information needed
for construction.
License Civil Engineer
2. Typical roadway sections showing
relative dimensions and slopes of
pavement, gutters, sidewalks, shoulders,
benching and others.
License Civil Engineer
3. Details of roadway showing the
required thickness of pavement, sub-
grade treatment and sub-base on the
design analysis.
License Civil Engineer
C. Storm drainage duly signed and sealed by a
licensed sanitary engineer or civil engineer.
License Sanitary Engineer or license Civil Engineer
1. Profile showing the hydraulic gradients
and properties of the main lines including
structures in relation with the road grade
line.
License Sanitary Engineer or license Civil Engineer
2. Details of drainage and miscellaneous
structures such as various types of
manholes, catch basins, inlets (curb,
gutter, and drop), culverts and channel
linings.
License Sanitary Engineer or license Civil Engineer
D. Centralized or combined storm and sewer
system duly signed and sealed by a licensed
sanitary engineer
License Sanitary Engineer
E. Site grading plan duly signed and sealed by a
civil engineer.               
 Plans with finished contour lines super          imposed on the existing ground the limits          of earthwork embankment slopes, cut          slopes, surface drainage, drainage outfalls
and others.
License Civil Engineer
F. Electrical plan and specifications duly signed
and sealed by a licensed professional
electrical engineer and duly approved by the
city/municipal electrical engineer.
License Electrical Engineer
G. Landscaping plan indicating plant/tree
species and other natural/man-made
landscaping features e.g. lagoon, garden,
benches, etc. duly signed and sealed by a
licensed landscape architect.
License Landscape Architect.
H. Summary of project study indicating market,
source/s of fund, statement of income, cash
flow and work program.
 
I. Certified True Copy of Title or other evidence
of ownership or intent to sell and authority to
develop signed by the owner, Tax Declaration
and current real estate tax receipt.
Municipal Assessor’s Office
J. Clearance/Permits/Certifications from other
agencies applicable to the Project:
 
1. Clearance/Permits from National Water
Resources Board (NWRB)
a. Clearance stating that the memorial
park/cemetery is not located on ground
where the water table is not higher than
4.50 meters below the ground surface.
b. Water permit whenever a well within the
project site shall be dug.
c. Permit to operate the well.
National Water Resources Board (NWRB)  
2. Certified True Copy of Conversion Order or
Exemption Clearance from the Department
of Agrarian Reform (DAR) authorizing a
change in use from agricultural to non-
agricultural, where applicable.
Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)
3. Permit from the Department of Public Works
and Highways (DPWH) when necessary e.g.
when opening an access to a controlled traffic
artery.
DPWH – Catanduanes
4. Initial and operational clearances Department of Health (DOH)
5. Certified True Copy of Environmental
Compliance Certificate (ECC) or Certificate of
Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
K. Joint Affidavit of Owner/Developer and
licensed environmental planner that the
memorial park/cemetery plan, conforms to
the standards and requirements of these rules
and that development thereof shall be made
in accordance with the program submitted to
the Board or City/Municipality concerned.
 
L. List of names of duly licensed professional
who signed the plans and other similar
documents in connection with application
filed with HLURB or city/municipality
concerned indicating the following
information:
1. Surname;
2. First Name;
3. Middle Name;
4. In case of married women professional also
their maiden name; and
5. Professional license number, date of issue
and expiration of its validity;
6. Professional tax receipt and date of issue
 
– If the application for the project is physically feasible and the plan complies with the zoning ordinance of the city or municipality where it is situated and with these rules, the project shall be issued a development permit issued by the Board or city/municipality concerned upon payment of the prescribed processing fee and under such conditions as may be imposed by the Board of city/municipality concerned. A final approval/development permit shall be valid for a period of 2 years from date of issue, however, if physical development such as clearing and grubbing, road excavation, filling and compaction, etc. is not commenced within said period, the grantee of the permit may apply for its revalidation within the next succeeding year.     If development permit expires, no development
shall be allowed unless a new application for approval is filed.
 
H. Funeral Establishments  
   The following Rules and Regulations are hereby promulgated, pursuant to the Policies and objectives embodied in Executive Order No. 648, the charter of the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission, now Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board, specifically Article IV Section 5 ( c )  
Funeral Establishments shall be classified as follows:  
1.1 Category I – funeral establishments with chapels and embalming facilities and offering funeral services;  
1.2 Category II – funeral establishments with chapels and offering funeral services without embalming facilities; and  
1.3 Category III – funeral establishments offering only funeral services from the house of the deceased to the burial place.
 
1. Vicinity Map    
Drawn to the scale of 1:10,000 showing
clearly and specifically the exact location of
proposed site and all existing adjacent land
uses/establishments within 500-meter radius.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
2. Site Development Plan    
Drawn to the scale of 1:200 indicating lot
    property boundaries, building layout and
future expansion area (if any), entrance or
exit to the main service road and parking.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) or contract
of sale or lease together with an approved
survey plan if available.
Municipal Assessors’ Office
4. After securing a locational clearance, obtain
an initial clearance from the city or
municipal health office that the plans are in
accordance with the provisions of PD 856 per
Funeral Establishments Category I, II and III.
Municipal Health Office
5. Building plan signed and sealed by a licensed
architect/engineer and confirmed by the
owner, drawn to a scale ranging from 1:100 to
1:1000; Lot Plan/Survey Plan (1 set)
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
6. Right-of-Way Clearance (along National Road) DPWH – Catanduanes
7. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC)/Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
Note: additional requirements upon evaluation of the projects  
I. Market  
 Market – a general term referring to a public place, building or structure where commodities such as foodstuffs, wares and other merchandise may be bought or sold. It includes any of the following:  
    3.1 Public Market – a market owned,
operated and/or managed by the
government intended to serve the general
public.   
3.2 Private Market – a market owned,
operated and/or managed by private
individuals or entities, cooperatives,
institution or corporation.  
 3.3 Food Terminal – a market where
products such as seafoods, fruits,
vegetables and other food merchandise are
being sold on a wholesale basis (e.g. fish
landing, trading posts, “bagsakan”,
“consignacion”)
 3.4 Satellite Market/Talipapa – a type of
market with less than 150 stalls that cater
to a limited number of customers.
 3.5 Supermarket – a market distinct from a
wet or dry market and larger than a
grocery in which shoppers serve
themselves by using baskets or pushcarts in
selecting commodities from shelves or cold
display storage and pay their purchase at
the exit.
 3.6 Wet Market – a market where most of the
     commodities for sale are readily perishable
     foods.
 3.7 Dry Market – a market where most of the
     merchandise displayed for sale is dry
goods.
 
1. Letter Application Applicant
2. Vicinity map drawn to a scale of 1:10,000
showing the exact location of proposed
site and all existing land use/
establishments within 500m radius
from the proposed site and access road
leading to it.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Site development plan drawn to the scale
of 1:200 indicating lot property
boundaries, circulation/ road network,
parking, building site/buildable area,
future expansion, if any, signed and
sealed by a licensed Environmental
Planner.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
4. Transfer Certificate of Title or Contract of
Sale or Lease.
Municipal Assessors’ Office
5. Tax Declaration (current year) Municipal Assessors’ Office
6. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC) or Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
from the Environmental Management
Bureau (EMB) Regional Office as required
under PD 1586, Philippine Environmental
Impact Statement System and its
Implementing Rules and Regulations.
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
7. Conversion Order (CO) or Exemption
Clearance (EC) from the Department of
Agrarian Reform (DAR), if applicable.
Department of Agrarian Reform
8. SB Resolution endorsing the project Sangguniang Bayan
J. Poultry and Piggery  
1. Vicinity Map
Drawn to the scale of 1:10,000 showing the
exact location of proposed site and all
existing adjacent land uses/establishments
within 500-meter radius from the
proposed site and access road leading to it
signed by a duly licensed geodetic
engineer
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
2. Site Development Plan Drawn to the
scale of 1:200 indicating lot property
boundaries, circulation road network,
buildable area/building site, parking and
future expansion, if any, signed and sealed
by a duly licensed environmental planner.
License Architect or license Civil Engineer
3. Certified true copy of TCT contract of sale
or lease.
Municipal Assessors’ Office
4. Environmental Compliance Certificate
(ECC) or Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
from Environmental Management Bureau
(EMB) Regional Office(s) as required under
PD 1586 “Philippine Environmental Impact
Statement (EIS) System “and its
implementing Rules and Regulations.
Department of Environment and Natural Resource – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)
5. Conversion Order (CO) or Exemption
Clearance (EC) from DAR if agricultural
zone.
Department of Agrarian Reform
6. Site Clearance from the Local Health
Officer/MHO or municipality/city
veterinarian concerned on the suitability of
the location pursuant to Chapter IX of PD
856’s IRR on Nuisance and Offensive Trade
Occupation.
Municipal Health Office
7. Sangguniang Bayan Resolution endorsing
the project (for medium & large scale)
Sangguniang Bayan
8. Notarized neighbors’ consent  
9. Barangay clearance Barangay Hall

How to Avail of the Service

Client Steps Agency Actions Fees to be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Sign in the Client Log Book in the office lobby 1. Give the Log Book to the client None 1 minute Admin.
Aide I MPDO
2. File/Submits filled-out notarized application form and requirements 2.1 Receive/ Review and verify submitted documents None 3 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
  2.2 Assessment of Zoning Fee to be paid (if all requirements are complied with) None 10 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
3. Pay the required fees at MTO and get the official receipt 3. Process payment and issue official receipt A. Single residential structure attached or detached  
1. PhP100,000.00 and below  – PhP250.00
2. Over PhP100,000.00 to Php200,000.00 – PhP450.00
3. Over PhP 200,000.00 – PhP550.00 + 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of Php200,000.00   Inspection Fee – PhP100.00   B. Apartment/  Townhouses
1. PhP500,000.00 and below – PhP1,200.00
2. Over PhP500,000.00 to PhP2,000,000.00 –   PhP1,800.00 3. Over PhP 2,000,000.00 – PhP2,800.00+ 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of PhP2M regardless of the number of doors Inspection Fee – PhP100.00  
C. Dormitories/  Boarding Houses 1. PhP2,000,000.00 and below – PhP2,750.00
2. Over PhP2,000,000.00 – PhP2,750.00+ 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of PhP2M regardless of the number of doors Inspection Fee – PhP100.00  
D. Institutional  1. PhP2,000,000.00 and below – PhP2,200.00
2. Over PhP2,000,000.00 – PhP2,200.00+ 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of PhP2M   Inspection Fee – PhP100.00  
E. Commercial, Industrial& Agro-Industrial 1. PhP100,000.00 and below  – PhP1,200.00
2. Over PhP100,000.00 to Php500,000.00 – PhP1,800.00
3. Over PhP500,000.00 to Php1,000,000.00 –  PhP2,400.00 4. Over PhP1,000,000.00 to Php2,000,000.00 –  PhP3,500.00 5.  Over PhP2,000,000.00 – PhP5,500.00 + 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of PhP2M   Inspection Fee – PhP100.00  
F. Special Uses/ Special Projects: (Gasoline Stations, Cell Sites, Slaughterhouses, Treatment Plant, etc.)  
1. PhP2,000,000.00 and below – PhP5,500.00
2. Over PhP2,000,000.00 – PhP5,500.00+ 1/10 of 1% of cost in excess of PhP2M   Inspection Fee – PhP100.00  
G. Renovation, Repair, Addition, Alteration /Expansion (Affected areas/cost only) same as original application  
5 minutes Municipal Treasurer’s Office
4.Present official receipt 4. Prepare Locational Clearance/ Certificate of Zoning Compliance document None 10 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
5. Sign the Locational Clearance/ Certificate of Zoning Compliance 5.1 Sign and endorse the Locational Clearance/ Certificate of Zoning Compliance to the Office of the Mayor for approval. None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
  5.2 Approve the Locational Clearance/ Certificate of Zoning Compliance None 60 minutes Atty. SINFOROSO M. SARMIENTO, JR. Municipal Mayor
6. Signs in the office’ control book 6. Releases the Certificate and Informs client proceed to the Municipal Engineering Office None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I

III. Zoning Certification for Site Zoning

About the Service

Site zoning classification is requested for record and reference purposes.

Type of Transaction

G2C – Government to Citizen, G2B – Government to Business Entity, G2G – Government to Government

Who may Avail of the Service

Individuals, Firms, Corporations or Government entities who will apply for:

  1. Zoning purposes (classification of the property)
Checklist and Requirements Where to secure
1. Lot Plan with location/vicinity map  
2. Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) /Real Property Tax Declaration –  (1 Photocopy) Municipal Assessor’s Office
3. Certificate of Real Property Tax Payment
(1 Photocopy)
Municipal Assessor’s Office

How to Avail of the Service

Client Steps Agency Actions Fees to be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Sign in the Client Log Book in the office lobby 1. Give the Log Book to the client None 1 minute Admin. Aide I MPDO
2. File/Submit     documentary     requirements 2. Review and verify     submitted documents None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
3. Pay the required fees at MTO and get the official receipt 3. Process payment and issue official receipt A.  Zoning Certification   1. Subdivision, Condominium, Memorial Park & Cemetery Projects – PhP550.00/ha 2.  Land Reclassification, Loan Application and the like –  PhP125.00      3.  Newly established businesses securing Mayor’s Permit – Php200.00 4.  Miscellaneous Sale/ Lease Certification – Php550.00 5.  Certification on Estimated Distance – PhP50.00   B. Reclassification of Lands   1.  Inspection Fee – PhP2,200.00 2.  Approval AgriculturalAgricultural to Residential – Php5,000.00Agricultural to Institutional – Php12,000.00Agricultural to Commercial – Php16,500.00Agricultural to Commercial – Php20,000.00   10 minutes Municipal Treasurer’s Office
4. Present official receipt 4.1 Prepare Site Zoning Certificate None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I
  4.2. Approve the Site Zoning Certificate   None 5 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I or MARIA M. GIANAN, EnP. MPDC
6. Receive the Certificate 6. Releases the Certificate None 2 minutes Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN  Zoning Officer I

IV. VIRAC PROFILE AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION

About the Service

Information about the municipality and its development plans available at the MPDO.  This includes:

  1. Socio-Economic Profiles
  2. Land Use Plan
  3. Economic Development Data
  4. Other Municipal/Barangay Statistics
  5. Maps

Type of Transaction

G2C – Government to Citizen, G2B – Government to Business Entity, G2G – Government to Government

Who may Avail of the Service

All Citizen

Checklist of Requirements Where to secure
Written request stating the purpose Client requesting the data
Official Receipt Municipal Treasurer’s Office

How to Avail of the Service

Client Steps Agency Actions Fees to be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Sign in the Client Log Book in the office lobby 1. Give the Log Book to the client None 1 minute Admin. Aide I MPDO
2. Approach and inquire to the person in charge. And present valid I.D. card 2.1 Person-in-charge verifies if information required is available. None 5 minutes RYAN REY T. ARCILLA Statistician I  
Arch. PEPITO G. TALAN Zoning Officer I   MARIA M. GIANAN, EnP. MPDC  
2.2 If data is available, client waits while the person-in-charge accesses the information.  Otherwise, the client is referred to other probable sources of information. None 15 minutes  
  2.3 Person-in-charge reviews and verifies the information to be given to the client None 5 minutes  
  2.4 If original documents may not be given, client is allowed to photocopy documents. Client is required to leave a valid ID card and to sign in a logbook for record purposes.  The ID is retrieve upon return of the original document/s. None 10 minutes  
3. Receive the data   3. Release the data None 2 minutes