SECURING BUILDING PERMIT

ABOUT THE SERVICE

This provides the issuance of building permit to a person, firm or corporation, including any agency or instrumentality of the government to erect, construct, alter, repair, move, convert or demolish any building or structure or cause the same.

National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP) specifies the following:

Section 301: Building Permits.

1. “No person, firm or corporation, including any agency or instrumentality of the government shall erect, construct, alter, repair, move, convert or demolish any building or structure or cause the same to be done without first obtaining a building permit therefor from the Building Official assigned in the place where the subject building is located or the building where work is to be done”.

2. Supplementary Permits

Permits supplementary to a building permit shall be applied for and issued by the Building Official. These include the ancillary and the accessory permits.

a. Ancillary Permits

The building permit is null and void if not accompanied by the ancillary permits. The ancillary permits/forms duly signed and sealed by the corresponding professionals and the plans and specifications shall be submitted together with the duly notarized application for building permit. The prescribed ancillary and other accessory permits/forms shall likewise be used whenever applicable. The ancillary permits are the following:

i.Architectural Permit

ii.Civil/Structural Permit

iii. Electrical Permit

iv.Mechanical Permit

v.Sanitary Permit

vi.Plumbing Permit

vii.Electronics Permit

b. Accessory Permits

The accessory permits are issued by the Building Official for accessory parts of the project with very special functions or use which are indicated in the plans and specifications that accompany the building permit application. These may include, among others:

a. Bank and Records Vaults

b. Swimming Pools

c. Firewalls separate from the building/structure

d. Towers

e. Silos

f. Smokestacks

g. Chimneys

h.Commercial/industrial fixed ovens

i. Industrial kilns/furnaces

j. Water/waste treatment tanks

k. Septic vaults

l. Concrete and steel tanks

m. Booths

n. Kiosks and stages

o. Tombs

p. Mausoleums and niches

The accessory permits are issued by the Building Official for activities being undertaken prior to or during the processing of the building permit. The coverage is spelled out in the accessory permit form including the expiry period. These shall be signed by the concerned owner/applicant and by the concerned professionals. These permits include among others:

a. Ground preparation and excavation

b. Encroachment of foundation to public area

c. Fencing (for fence not exceeding 1.8 meters high)

d. Sidewalk construction

e. Temporary sidewalk enclosure and occupancy

f. Erection of scaffolding

g. Erection, repair and removal of sign

h. Demolition

SECURING BUILDING PERMIT

SECTION 302. APPLICATION FOR PERMITS

In order to obtain a building permit, the applicant shall file an application therefor in writing and on the prescribed form with the Office of the Building Official. Every application shall provide at least the following information:

  1. A description of the work to be covered by the permit applied for;
  2. Description and ownership of the lot on which the proposed work is to be done as evidence by TCT and/or copy of the CONTRACT OF LEASE over the lot if applicant is not the registered owner;
  3. The use or occupancy for which the proposed work is intended;
  4. Estimated cost of the proposed work.

To be submitted together with such application are the requirements stated below.

REQUIREMENT(S)

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

PARTICULARS COPY(IES)
1. Duly accomplished and NOTARIZED Application Forms. (Building, Architectural, Structural, Sanitary/Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, etc.) Signed and sealed by the duly registered concerned engineer. 5
2. Lot plan with Certification of Geodetic Engineer (GE) that the proposed building will not encroach on adjoining properties. Signed and sealed by a duly registered Geodetic Engineer. 5
3. Site Development Plan indicating the setback/yard distances at the front, sides and back with perspective. 5
4. Building plans (Architectural, Structural, Sanitary/Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics). Signed and sealed by the duly registered concerned engineer. 5 sets
5. Notarized Bill of materials and detailed cost estimates of the building/structure to be erected as declared by the owner 5 sets
6. Specifications 3
7. Structural Design Computations with seismic analysis which conform to the latest NSCP - for 2-storey and above or 1-storey with attic/ mezzanine/roof deck/penthouse 3
8. Plate Load Test Analysis - for 3-storey or 2-storey with attic/ mezzanine/roof deck/penthouse 2
9. Soil Boring Test Result - for 3-storey and above with attic/mezzanine/roof deck/penthouse 2
10. Previous approved plan or permit and the most recent Certificate of Occupancy (in case of addition, alteration and renovation) 2
11. Certification of structural stability of existing foundation (in case of addition, alteration, and renovation) 2
12. Certified True Copy of Original Certificate of Title (OCT)/ Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) on file with the Registry of Deeds 2
13. Duly Notarized Copy of Deed of Absolute Sale / Lease Contract (only required if the applicant is not the registered lot / unit owner) 2
14. Tax Declaration 2
15. Current Real Property Tax Receipt/Certificate of Real Property Tax Payment 2
16. Clearance from Homeowners Association 2
17. Certificate of Lot Assignment from the President of the Association (If the applicant is a member of any Urban Poor Association) 2
18. Permit to construct from the subdivision developer 2
19. Barangay Clearance 2
20. Construction Logbook 1
Note: Forms and letters, Plans, Specifications, Bill of Materials and Cost Estimates and other pertinent documents must be signed and sealed by the designer and signed by the owner.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Written clearances from various authorities exercising and enforcing regulatory functions affecting buildings/structures that require a building permit.

PARTICULARS COPY(IES)
1. Locational Clearance from the Zoning Administrator 2
2. Clearance from Bureau of Fire Protection for all types of buildings/structures 1
3. Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for all commercial and industrial buildings 1
4. Clearance from Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) for industrial buildings 1
5. Clearance from the Air Transportation Office (ATO) for towers and high-rise buildings/structures 1
6. Clearance from the Department of Health (DOH) for health hazard-related buildings/structures 1
7. Clearance from the National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) for telecommunications facilities 1
8. Clearance from Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) for construction sites near fault line 1
9. Clearance from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for projects affecting national roads and waterways 1
10. Municipal Ordinance granting Franchise to Telecommunications companies 1
11. Municipal Ordinance granting Development Permit for site development plan of subdivision/housing projects 1
12. Permit to Sell from Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) for subdivisions 1
13. Clearance from the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) for condominiums 1
14. Clearance from the National Housing Authority (NHA) for housing projects 1
15. Clearance from Philippine Tourism Authority for tourist-oriented projects 1
16. Clearance from Department of Education for educational buildings 1
17. Clearance from Energy Regulatory Board for gasoline stations 1
18. Clearance from Department of Labor and Employment for industrial buildings 1

To facilitate processing, please take note of the following before submitting the plans and the above requirements to the Local Building Official:

  1. Requirements of the National Building Code
  2. Requirements of the Referral Codes (Architectural Code, Philippine Electrical Code [PEC], Revised Plumbing Code, Structural Code [NSCP], Mechanical Engineering Code [PSME])
  3. Laws and Municipal Ordinances affecting the design/project
  4. Compliance with BP 344 (Accessibility Law) shall be indicated in detail on plans for commercial, institutional and public buildings
  5. If setback/yard requirements are not met on the side/s or at the back/rear then a Firewall (strictly no opening) extending up to at least 1 meter from the roof level shall be provided. It shall be indicated on the site development plan with owner’s conformity. Provide minimum setback of five (5) meters along National Roads, minimum setback of three (3) meters along Municipal and Barangay roads. Minimum of two (2) meters at both sides and rear side.  Observe 3 meters easement along Rivers and Creeks.

No portion/s of structure will be allowed to encroached Alley. Observe correct setback.

  1. Grease Traps/Oil Separator shall be provided for hotels, restaurants, eateries, terminals, gasoline stations, auto repair shops, bakeries and other similar establishments.
  2. All revisions/additions made in the plans shall have an acknowledgement of the designer.
  3. Special Power of Attorney shall be provided if the owner is not the signatory in all application forms, plans and documents.
  4. All application forms and letters must be properly filled-out with all the necessary information available.

TAX(ES) AND FEE(S)

Refer to Revenue Code of the Municipality of Pateros and National Building Code.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

Simple Applications for Building Permits

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Submission of notarized accomplished and complete Application Form and Documentary Requirements. 20 MINUTES Window 1-Application/Receiving Area
Anna Liza S. Flores
Engr. Lyn Loquias
Aldrin Espana
2. Receipt of Order of Payment 10 MINUTES Window 1 -Assessment/Releasing Area
Anna Liza S. Flores
3. One-Time Payment 10 MINUTES Cashier Window- Payment Area at
(Treasurer’s Office or if possible assign one personnel or cashier)
4. Issuance of Building Permit, FSEC, Locational Clearance and other documents and clearances 10 MINUTES Window 2 -Permit Releasing Area
Anna Liza S. Flores
PROCESSING TIME To be processed within the One-Stop for Construction permits (OSCP)BACKROOM OPERATION AREA 5 DAYS OBO/MEO Technical Staff, BFP, Zoning, Tresurer’s Cashier, Assessor’s staff

Section 303: Processing of Building Permits

The processing of building permits shall be under the overall administrative control and supervision of the Building Official and his technical staff of qualified professionals.

In processing an application for a building permit, the Building Official shall see to it that the applicant satisfies and conforms with approved standard requirements on Zoning and land use, lines and grades, structural design, sanitary and sewerage, environmental health, electrical and mechanical safety as well as with other rules and regulations promulgated in accordance with the provisions of this Code.

Section 304: Issuance of Building Permits

When satisfied that the work described in an application for building permit and the plans and specifications submitted therewith, conform to the requirements of this Code and other pertinent rules and regulations, the Building Official shall, within five days from payment of the required fees by the applicant, issue the building permit applied for.

The Building Official may issue a permit for the construction of only a part or portion of a building or structure whenever the plans and specifications submitted together with the application do not cover the entire building or structure.

Approved plans and specifications shall not be changed, modified or altered without the approval of the Building Official and the work shall be done strictly in accordance thereto.

Section 305: Validity of Building Permits

The issuance of building permit shall not be construed as an approval or authorization to the permittee to disregard or violate any of the provisions of this Code.

Whenever the issuance of a permit is based on approved plans and specifications which are subsequently found defective, the Building Official is not precluded from requiring permittee to effect the necessary corrections in said plans and specifications from preventing or ordering the stoppage of any or all building operations being carried on thereunder which are in violation of this Code.

A building permit issued under the provisions of the Code shall expire and become null and void if the building or work authorized therein is not commenced within a period of one (1) year after the issuance of the building permit, or is suspended or abandoned at any time after it has been commenced for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days.

Section 306: Non-issuance, Suspension or Revocation of Building Permits

   The Building Official may order or cause the non-issuance, suspension or revocation of building permits on any or all of the following reasons or grounds:

(a) Errors found in plans and specifications;

(b) Incorrect or inaccurate date or information supplied;

(c) Non-compliance with the provisions of this Code or of any rule or regulations.

Notice of non-issuance, suspension or revocation of building permits shall always be made in writing, stating the reason or grounds therefor.

Section 307: Appeal

Within fifteen days from the date of receipt of advice of the non-issuance, suspension or revocation of permits, the applicant/permittee may file an appeal with the Secretary who shall render his decision within fifteen days from date of receipt of notice of appeal. The decision of the Secretary shall be final subject only to review by the office of the President.

Section 308: Inspection and Supervision of Work

The owner of the Building who is issued or granted a building permit under this Code shall engage the services of a duly licensed architect or civil engineer to undertake the full time inspection and supervision of the construction work.

Such architect or civil engineer may or may not be the same architect or civil engineer who is responsible for the design of the building.

It is understood however that in either case, the designing architect or civil engineer is not precluded from conducting inspection of the constructions work to check and determine compliance with the plans and specifications of the building as submitted.

There shall be kept at the job site at all times a logbook wherein the actual progress of construction including tests conducted, weather conditions and other pertinent date are to be recorded.

Upon completion of the construction, the said licensed architect or civil engineer shall submit the logbook, duly signed and sealed, to the Building Official. He shall also prepare and submit a Certificate of Completion of the project stating that the construction of building conforms to the provisions of this Code as well as with the approved plans and specifications.

SECURING CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

ABOUT THE SERVICE

This provides the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy to occupy or use a building or structure or a portion thereof.

National Building Code specifies the following:

Section 309: Certificate of Occupancy

No building or structure shall be used or occupied and no change in the existing use or occupancy classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made until the Building Official has issued a Certificate of Occupancy therefor as provided in this Code.

A Certificate of Occupancy shall be issued by the Building Official after final inspection and submittal of a Certificate of Completion referred to in the preceding section, it is found that the building or structure complies with the provisions of this Code.

The Certificate of Occupancy shall be posted or displayed in a conspicuous place on the premises and shall not be removed except upon order of the Building Official.

The non-issuance, suspension and revocation of Certificates of Occupancy and the procedure for appeal therefrom, shall be governed in so far as applicable, by the provisions of Section 306 and 307 of this Code.

CONTACT INFORMATION

MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING OFFICE/OFFICE OF THE BUILDING OFFICIAL Municipal Hall Mezzanine Tel. Nos. E-mail:
G. de Borja Street, Pateros, Metro Manila (02) 8 641-0718 paterosengineering@gmail.com

FORMS AND DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS

PARTICULARS COPY(IES)
1. Duly Notarized Application Form for Certificate of Occupancy 3
2. Filled-up Application Form for Tax Declaration* 1
3. Duly Notarized Certificate of Completion
The contracted licensed architect or civil engineer prepares and submits the certificate of completion of the project stating that the construction of the building conforms to the provisions of the NBCP as well as with the approved plans and specifications.
3
4. Logbook of building construction, As-built plans and specifications and the Building Inspection Sheet
Signed and duly accomplished by the building contractor (if undertaken by contract) and signed and sealed by the contracted architect or civil engineer who undertook the full time inspection and supervision of the construction works. Photocopy of the valid licenses of all involved professionals.
1
5. Yellow Card
Issued by the Electrical Service Provider (for the issuance of Certificate of Final Electrical Inspection)*
1
6. Final Fire Safety Inspection Report by the Bureau of Fire Protection 1
7. Photograph of the completed structures showing front, sides and back areas. 1 copy each 4 sides

TAX(ES) AND FEE(S)

Refer to Revenue Code of the Municipality of Pateros and National Building Code.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Submission of Application Form for Certificate of Occupancy and Documentary Requirements. 10 MINUTES Window 1
Anna Liza S. Flores
Engr. Kim Quinio
Engr. Lyn Loquias
2. Receipt of Order of Payment 10 MINUTES Window 1
Anna Liza S. Flores
3. One-Time Payment 10 MINUTES Cashier Window at Treasurer’s Office
4. Issuance of Certificate of Occupancy, FSIC, Certificate of Final Electrical Inspection (CFEI) and other related documents and certificates 10 MINUTES Window 2
Anna Liza S. Flores
PROCESSING TIME
To be processed within the One-Stop for Construction permits (OSCP)BACKROOM OPERATION AREA/td>
5 DAYS OBO/MEO Technical Staff, BFP, Tresurer’s Cashier, Assessor’s staff

SECURING CERTIFICATE OF FINAL ELECTRICAL INSPECTION

ABOUT THE SERVICE

This involves the issuance of a certification that the approved electrical plan/load of a building/structure was complied with.

REQUIREMENT(S) (NEW CONNECTIONS)

A. FOR NEWLY-CONSTRUCTED BUILDING B. FOR EXISTING BUILDING
(B.1 SEPARATION/RELOCATION)
B. FOR EXISTING BUILDING
(B.2 RECONNECTION)
TAX(ES) AND FEE(S)
Approved Building Permits
Fire Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC) from Bureau of Fire Protection
Approved Electrical Plan
As-built Plan, if there is any alteration/addition of electrical loads
Pictures of the building/structure and site
Barangay Clearance
Electrical layout and schedule of load (signed by a Registered Electrical Engineer or Registered Master Electrician)
Barangay Clearance
Yellow Card from Meralco
Pictures of the building/structure and site
Schedule of load (signed by a Registered Electrical Engineer or Registered Master Electrician)
Barangay Clearance
Yellow Card from Meralco
Refer to Revenue Code of the Municipality of Pateros and National Building Code.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Submission of duly accomplished application form for Electrical Inspection and documentary requirements. 10 MINUTES Window 1
Anna Liza S. Flores
Engr. Kim Quinio
2. Receipt of Order of Payment 10 MINUTES Window 2
Anna Liza S. Flores
Patrick Landicho
Engr. Kim Quinio
3. Payment 10 MINUTES Cashier Window at Treasurer’s Office
4. Issuance of Certificate of Final Electrical Inspection 5 MINUTES Window 2
PROCESSING TIME
To be processed within the One-Stop for Construction permits (OSCP)BACKROOM OPERATION AREA
½ to 1 day OBO/MEO Technical Staff, Treasurer’s Cashier

SECURING EXCAVATION PERMIT FOR UTILITY CONNECTION/INSTALLATION

ABOUT THE SERVICE

This provides the issuance of permit for excavation and diggings in national and local roads, thoroughfares, including passage ways and sidewalks within the municipality, except private roads not yet turned over to the municipal government.

REQUIREMENT(S)

FOR MANILA WATER COMPANY (MWC) RESIDENTIAL CONNECTION FOR UTILITY COMPANIES AND CONTRACTORS TAX(ES) AND FEE(S)
Duly accomplished Application Form from Manila Water Company, noted by Pateros Traffic Enforcement Unit with detailed road excavation plan.
Barangay Clearance where the project is located.
Location plan and proposed excavation detailed plans.
Original Copy of Guarantee Bond
Photocopy of Performance Bond
Copy of Contract between the Utility Company and the Contractor
Clearance from the Traffic Management Office
Clearance from underground utility/agencies such as MERALCO, MWCI, PLDT and/or underground facilities that may be affected by the project
Barangay Clearance where the project is located
Four (4) sets of proposed excavation detailed plans, Construction Schedule and Construction Methodology, General Specification, signed and sealed by duly licensed civil engineer
Four (4) sets of re-routing plan as an alternative route of vehicles/motorist and pedestrians prior to the commencement of the project
Location of safety measure plans showing construction and warning signages, barricades, steel plates and bollards and staging areas of equipment and construction materials
Submit strategic location of traffic men and/ or flagmen during time of work.
Contractor all risk insurance equivalent to contract amount
Test Pit result from a highly accredited contractor of DPWH
Refer to Revenue Code of the Municipality of Pateros.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Submission of duly accomplished and application form from utility company concerned with the complete documentary requirements. 10 MINUTES Window 1
Anna Liza S. Flores
2. Receipt of Order of Payment 10 MINUTES Window 1
Anna Liza S. Flores
3. Payment 10 MINUTES Cashier Window at Treasurer’s Office
4. Submit the Official Receipt and claim Excavation Permit. 5 MINUTES Window 2
Anna Liza S. Flores
PROCESSING TIME
To be processed within the One-Stop for Construction permits (OSCP)BACKROOM OPERATION AREA
½ day OBO/MEO Technical Staff, Treasurer’s Cashier

REQUESTING FOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF GOVERNMENT FACILITIES AND UTILITIES

ABOUT THE SERVICE

This addresses the reported or requested repair and maintenance of government facilities and utilities such as but not limited to:

  • Streetlights
  • Drainage systems and waterways
  • Roads, alleys and sidewalks
  • Government buildings and other facilities and utilities

REQUIREMENT(S): Letter request

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
1. Submit report and/or letter request with pictures and location address. 5 to 10 minutes Annaliza S. Flores
2. Guide and assist the Engineering personnel on the requested service. (Exact Location) Depends on the service to be rendered Engr.Marciano P. Cabilino, Jr.
Engr. Amor Olimberio
Engr. Lyn Loquias
Engr. Kim Quinio
Mamerto L. Sanchez
Patrict Landicho
Aldrin Espana
3. Acknowledge the completion of service. 5 MINUTES Call 8 641-0718
Annaliza S. Flores
Aldrin Espana
PROCESSING TIME 30 minutes OBO/MEO Staff