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Guide to Doing Business in Quezon City - Guidelines for Applying for Locational Clearance

 Locational clearance for BUSINESS PERMIT puposes:

For new businesses

Applicants for new businesses must apply for their Locational Clerance through the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS), ground floor, Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO), Center Quezon City Hall

It will be processed along with the application for New Business Registration. The applicant must bring location plan/ subdivision plan/ sketch showing exact position and area occupied by business being applied for

The applicant must also bring his/her identification card. If the one filing the application is not the business owner, then he/ she must bring an authorization letter from the owner.

For existing businesses renewing their registration

The locational clearance has a validity period of 12 months. Before the validity date of your locational clearance expires, have it renewed by going to the Zoning Administration Unit of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO), 10th floor, Quezon City Hall High-rise Building. You may do this as early as three (3) months before the locational clearance expiry date.

Bring the original copy of the business permit for this purpose. For easier processing, attach the locational plan/ subdivision plan/ sketch showing exact position and area occupied by the business being applied for.

If you need the locational clearance for BUILDING PERMIT purposes:

Download from the quezoncity.gov.ph website, and completely fill up the Application Form for Locational Clearance (for building permit purposes).

The owner of the structure must sign the application form.

Have this application form and the required attachments received by the Zoning Administration Unit of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO), at the 10th floor, Quezon City Hall High-rise Building.

Keep a photocopy the application form duly received by the zoning administration unit.

Listed below are the required attachments for the locational clearance application:

1.For new applications of building permits

Certified true copy of the transfer certificate of title (TCT)

Real estate tax receipt and bill (current year)

(if applicable) Lease contract/ward notice, dead of sale, memorandum of agreement or joint venture agreement

Authority to sign (corporate secretary's affidavit)

Affidavit of consent to construct / special power of attorney

Barangay clearance

Location plan

Architectural palm (2 sets, signed and sealed)

Long folder

If it is not the owner that files for the application, the authorization letter must be typed and notarized.

2.For renovations, repairs, additions/extensions

Add to the above list, the previous barangay clearance, locational clearance and approved plans.

3.For subdivisions/ community mortgage projects

Certified true copy of the transfer certificate of title TCT

Real estate tax receipt and bill (current year)

List of beneficiaries

SEC certificate

City Council resolution (for subdivision/ CMP project located in R1 and R2 zones)

Barangay clearance

Location plan/ subdivision plan (2 sets)

Long folder

4.For non-conformance (application to cure nonconformity as to land use)

Certified true copy of the transfer certificate of title (TCT)

Real estate tax receipt and bill (current year)

Authority to sign (corporate secretary's affidavit)

Affidavit of consent to construct / special power of attorney

Previous locational clearance, permits from the local government

Proof of year of constructed

Barangay Council resolution

Location Plan

Architectural plan (2 sets, signed and sealed)

Site development plan showing parking layout

Duly notarized authorization of representative (typed)

Long folder

5.For certification of exception (for a project that cannot fulfill its objectives under zoning regulations)

Description of the project, its boundaries, nature of operation or use and the like

Description of the objectives to be achieved in the proposed project

Statement as to why the project cannot fulfill its objectives under zoning regulations

Certified true copy of the transfer certificate of title (TCT)

Real estate tax receipt and bill (current year)

Authority to sign (corporate secretary's affidavit)

High-rise condominiums(8-storeys and higher)

Mixed-use projects(minimum floor area of 10,000 sqm/8-storeys and high)

Department stores, mall and supermarkets

Certified true copy of Homeowners Association (HOA) clearance/immediate neighbor's consent

Certified true copy of barangay council resolution

Location plan

Architectural plan (2 sets, signed and sealed)

Site development plan showing parking layout

Long folder

6.For special use permit (gasoline, refilling stations, telecommunication towers, and other special uses) – requires endorsement of the City Council

Description of the project, its nature of operation and use, location, boundaries and size or volume of operations

Identification of components which shall be affected by the project

Photocopy of tax identification number (TIN) card; if it is an application by a corporation, use the TIN of this corporation

Certified true copy of the transfer certificate of title (TCT)

Real estate tax receipt and bill (current year)

Authority to sign (corporate secretary's affidavit)

Project feasibility study

Initial environment examination (IEE), with sworn accountability of the IEE preparer

Additional requirements for telecommunications towers:

Height clearance permit

Radio frequency radiation evaluation/ Department of Health clearance

Certified true copy of Homeowners Association (HOA) clearance/ immediate neighbor's consent

Certified true copy of barangay council resolution

Location plan

Architectural plan (2 sets, signed and sealed)

Site development plan

Long folder

IEE report checklist(for antennas on top of buildings)

OFFICE-IN-CHARGE OF LOCATIONAL CLEARANCES:

CITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, Mr Tomasito Cruz (head),

High-rise building, Quezon City Hall compound,

tel. no. 988-4242 locals 1004 to 1014

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