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How to Invest in Calapan City?




Secure a Business License
Business License

Before starting any type of business in Calapan City, a business license must be first secured, certifying that the operations and transactions are legal and legitimate. After securing a business license, you are assumed to have complied and will continue to comply with all the Post-audit requirements.  An inspection shall be conducted within a month following the release of the business license to ensure full compliance.  Any violation of conditions of approval is sufficient ground for the revocation of the business license. Requirements for Application of Business Permits and Licenses should have the following documents:

New Businesses

  1. Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)
  2. Barangay Business Clearance
  3. DTI/SEC/CDA Registration

Renewal

  1. Community Tax Certificate
  2. Barangay  Business Clearance
  3. ITR/Financial Statement
  4. Market Clearance (market stalls only)

3 Simple and Easy Steps to Secure a Business License

  1. File application form for Business Permit via Business Registration Information System (BRIS) if renewal and Unified Form if new application. 
  2. Lacking requirements:
    It shall be checked by JMIT upon inspection and monitoring of business establishments within the year

  3. Payment of fees and taxes at the City Treasury Department.
  4. RELEASING OF MAYOR’S PERMITS/PLATE/STICKER.  

For more information, please contact Ms. Elenita A. Ramirez, BPLS Chief, at Telephone Number. (043) 286-7227 or e-mail   at lgu.calapancity@gmail.com

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Secure a Building Permit
Building Permit

In Calapan City, you must first obtain a building permit from the city government to put up any building or structure:

Applicants should have the following documents in seven (7) sets:

  1. Lot Plan
  2. Homeowner's Association Clearance (where necessary)
  3. Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) or Deed of Absolute Sale (Certified copy from the Registry of Deeds)
  4. Tax Declaration (photo copy)
  5. Tax Receipt (photo copy)
  6. Contract of Lease if the property is not owned (photo copy)
  7. Clearances from other agency
    • Locational Clearance from the Zoning Administrator
    • Fire Safety Evaluation Clearance issued by the Fire Department
    • Environment Compliance Certificate (ECC) {for high rise bldgs., gas station, warehouse, cellsites,Mall, Resorts, etc.
    • DPWH Clearance - if along National Road
    • DOH Clearance
    • ATO Clearance - if near from airport
    • PPA Clearance - if near from Seaport
    • NTC Clearance - for cellsites tower or any tower use for communication
    • DOLE - Approved Construction Safety Health

Applicants must also provide seven (7) sets of the following:

  1. Building plans signed and sealed by licensed professionals
    • Geodetic Engineer in case of survey plans
    • Architect, in case of architectural documents; in case of interior/interior design documents, either an architect or interior designer may sign;
    • Civil Engineer, in case of civil/structural documents
    • Professional Electrical Engineer, in case of electrical documents;
    • Professional Mechanical Engineer, in case of mechanical documents;
    • Sanitary Engineer, in case of sanitary documents;
    • Master Plumber, in case of plumbing documents;
    • Professional Electronics Engineer, in case of electronics documents
    • Sanitary Engineer/ Professional Mechanical in case of Fire Protection Plan
  2. Bill of materials
  3. Specifications
  4. Structural Computations (2 or more floors)
  5. Soil Boring Test (3 or more floors)
  6. Barangay Construction Clearance
  7. Seismic Analysis
  8. Short Circuit Analysis
  9. Certification from Geodetic Engineer
  10.  

    Securing  Building Permit

    1. Fill up notarized application form from the CEPWD/OBO
    2. Submit accomplished form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO. [Allow seven (7) working days for evaluation, processing and approval.]
    3. After seven (7) working days, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office,
    4. Present the official receipt to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the building permit after three three(3) working days

     

    OTHERS

    1. Updated photocopies of PRC ID and PTR of corresponding licensed  professionals – 2 copies
    2. Long Brown Envelope  4 – pcs             
    3. Payment (Official Receipt)
    4. Logbook       
    5. Cedula of Applicant &  Professionals  In-Charge of Construction


    If applicable, three (3) copies – certified photocopy:

    1. Extrajudicial Settlement                          
    2. Affidavit of Heirship
    3. Deed of Absolute Sale
    4. Contract of Lease
    5. Court Clearance
    6. Authorization from the lot owner
    7. Homeowner’s Association clearance
    8. Board Resolution or  Secretary’s Certificate or Authority to the signatories in the application

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Secure an Occupancy Permit
Occupancy Permit

Before using or occupying a building, you must first obtain an occupancy permit from the CEPWD/OBO. The same is required when you change the existing use or occupancy classification of a building or any of its portion

 

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. As Built Plans
  2. Approved Building Permit
  3. Certificate of completion signed and sealed by professionals
  4. Fire Safety Inspection Certificate
  5. Two (2) photos of the building (front and sides)

  Securing Occupancy Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO. [Allow seven (7) working days for evaluation, processing and approval.]
  3. After seven (7) working days, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office
  4. Claim the occupancy permit after three (3) working days

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Certificate of Compliance (COC)
Certificate of Compliance

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Business Permit Application documents
  2. Copy of Certificate of Occupancy Permit

Requesting COC:

  1. Verification of submitted Business Permit application documents
  2. Verification of Occupancy Permit

If qualified, claim the COC at CEPWD

 

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Secure a Locational Clearance
Locational Clearance

To secure a building permit, you must first obtain a locational clearance, which certifies that the proposed construction or business location follows the existing Land Use Plan of the city.

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. One (1) set of architectural plan when acquiring Building Permit
  2. Lot plan with vicinity map
  3. Contract of Lease (in case the applicant is not the registeBlue owner)
  4. Transfer Certificate Title (TCT)/Deed of Absolute Sale (Certified copy from Registry of Deeds)
  5. Tax Declaration (photo copy)
  6. Tax Receipt (photo copy)
  7. Homeowners Association Clearance (where necessary)
  8. Barangay Clearance

 

Secure a Locational Clearance


  1. Fill up application form from the City Engineer's Office (CEO), 3/F Bulwagang Geronimo Angeles, Calapan City Hall.
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other requiBlue documents to the CEO, which will schedule and carry out a site inspection.
  3. After the inspection, secure the order of payment from the CEO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office, G/F Bulwagang Geronimo Angeles, Calapan City Hall.
  4. Present the official receipt of payment to the CEO and claim the locational clearance after three working days.

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Secure a Demolition Permit
Demolition Permit

Applicants should have the following requirements:

  1. Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT)/Deed of Absolute Sale (Certified copy from Registry of Deeds)
  2. Tax Declaration (photo copy)
  3. Tax Receipt (photo copy)
  4. Lot Plan with Vicinity Map
  5. Barangay Clearance

 
Securing  Demolition Permit

  1. Fill-up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form signed by the owners and sealed and signed by architect or engineer in-charge of demolition and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO, which will schedule and carry out a site inspection.
  3. After the inspection, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office,
  4. Present the official receipt to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the demolition permit.
  5. Submit a notice of demolition to the CEPWD/OBO five (5) working days prior to actual demolition.

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Secure a Signboard/Billboard Permit
Signboard/Billboard Permit

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Clearance from DPWH
  2. Five (5) sets of Plans of Signboard/billboard details signed & sealed by licensed professional
  3. Lot Plan with Vicinity Map
  4. Transfer of Certificate Title (TCT)/Deeds of Sale (Certified copy from Registry of Deeds)
  5. Contract of Lease (if applicant is not registered owner)
  6. Tax Declaration
  7. Current Tax Receipt
  8. Barangay Clearance
  9. Allow processing time of seven (7) working days

  Securing Signboard/Billboard Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO [Allow seven (7) working days for evaluation, processing and approval.]
  3. After seven (7) working days, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office
  4. Present the official receipt to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the permit.

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Secure a Mechanical Permit
Mechanical Permit

Before you can start actual construction work in Calapan City, the city government should first approve the equipment and other installations to be used in your construction site.

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Location plan, key plan, and general layout plan for each floor drawn indicating the equipment
  2. List of machinery with corresponding brake horsepower
  3. Longitudinal and Traverse Sections of building and equipment based on the section lines drawn to scale of at least 1:100 showing inter-floor relations and defining the manner of support of machines/equipment. Sections shall run longitudinally and detailed sections for each machinery/equipment should be signed and sealed by a professional mechanical engineer.

Securing Mechanical Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO
  3. After the inspection, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office,
  4. Present official receipt to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the mechanical permit.

Commercial and industrial establishments must renew their mechanical permits every year. To renew your permit, present the official receipt of payment from the previous year to the CEPWD/OBO.


Secure a Mechanical Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the City Engineer's Office (CEO), 3/F Bulwagang Geronimo Angeles, Calapan City Hall.
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other requiBlue documents to the CEO, which will schedule and carry out a site inspection.
  3. After the inspection, secure the order of payment from the CEO and pay corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office, G/F Bulwagang Geronimo Angeles, Calapan City Hall.
  4. Present official receipt of payment to the CEO and claim the mechanical permit.

Commercial and industrial establishments must renew their mechanical permits every year. To renew your permit, present the official receipt of payment from the previous year to the City Engineer's Office (CEO), 3/F Bulwagang Geronimo Angeles, Calapan City Hall.

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Secure a Sanitary Permit
Sanitary Permit

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Five (5) sets of plan signed and sealed by sanitary engineer including cost estimate and design analysis
  2. Building & Occupancy Permit
  3. Barangay Clearance

Securing Sanitary Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO. [Allow three (3) working days for evaluation, processing and approval.]
  3. After three (3) working days, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office,
  4. Present official to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the sanitary permit.

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Secure a Fencing Permit
Fencing Permit

Before constructing/installing a fence in Calapan City, you need to obtain a fencing permit from the city government.

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Three (3) sets of plans of fence details signed and sealed by a professional
  2. Lot plan with vicinity map
  3. Transfer Certificate Title (TCT), Deed of Sale (Certified True Copy from the Registry of Deeds)
  4. Contract of Lease (if not the registered owner)
  5. Barangay Clearance

Securing  Fencing Permit

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO, which will schedule and carry out a site inspection.
  3. After the inspection, secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office
  4. Present the official receipt to the CEO and claim the fencing permit after three (3) working days

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Secure an Electronic Permit
Electronic Permit

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Five (5) sets of plan, signed & sealed by professional electronic engineer including cost estimate & design analysis
  2. Building and Occupancy permit
  3. Barangay Clearance

Securing Electronic Permit:

  1. Fill up application form from the CEPWD/OBO
  2. Submit accomplished application form and all other required documents to the CEPWD/OBO, which will schedule and carry out a site inspection.
  3. Allow processing time of three (3) working days, then secure the order of payment from the CEPWD/OBO and pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer's Office
  4. Present the official receipt of payment to the CEPWD/OBO and claim the electronic permit.

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Joint Monitoring and Inspection Checklist for Mayor's Permit/Business License
Information for validation

I. Permits, Certification & Clearances are posted conspicuously t the place of business.:

  1. Business Permit
  2. Locational Clearance
  3. Occupancy Permit
  4. Sanitary Permit
  5. Health Certificate
  6. barangay Business Clearance
  7. Community Certificate/Cedula
  8. Fire Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC)
    • FSIC No.:_____
    • Date Issued:____
  9. Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) or Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC)
  10. Permit of Food and Drug Authority (FDA)
  11. Permit from Philippine Coconut Authority
  12. Others

 

II. Business Plate and Updated Sticker are Displayed Inside the Establishment



III. Other Findings:


  1. Conforms to the Land use/ Zoning Ordinace
  2. Business is operating as declared and registered
  3. Business is located as declared and registered
  4. Encroached in the sidewalk/ easement/ setback/ public land
  5. Trash bin are available in the premises
  6. With comfort rooms/ rest rooms
  7. Smoking Area
  8. Special Lane for PWDs
  9. Fire extinguisher
  10. Fire Exits
  11. Premises are clean and sanitary

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