Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Sectional permit annex b interim guidelines for land

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Unformatted text preview: le 3 are already prescribed functions vested in the Office of the Building Official under the provisions of the NBC; WHEREAS, it is desirable that the NBC (PD 1096) and the FCP (PD 1185) be harmonized so as to complement and supplement the provisons of the NBC nationwide; WHEREAS, to date, Offices of Building Officials have already been organized with the necessary technical staff to enforce and implement the provisions of the NBC nationwide; WHEREAS, for purposes of effective and economical implementation of the NBC and FCP and their implementing rules and regulations, as well as for the expeditious processing of building permits, the NBC provides for the integration under the Office of the Building Official of all functions relating to the architectural, structural, mechanical and sanitary engineering, plumbing and fire resistive and protective requirements for the design, construction of buildings and structures as well as the installation therein of safety and other fire-protective devices and/or systems; NOW, THEREFORE, the Parties to this Memorandum of Agreement hereby agree as follows: A. PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHASE: 1 The Building Official shall have the overall administrative control and/or supervision over all activities relating to processing and issuing of building permits covering the construction, addition, repair, renovation and demolition of all buildings and/or structures within the area of his responsibility. Upon receipt of the Application for Building Permit, the Building Official shall refer one (1) set of the plans and specifications to the Chief of the Local Fire Service (CLFS) for his evaluation, review, and/or recommendation with respect to fire safety and control requirements. The CLFS shall submit his report and recommendations to the Building Official within five (5) working days from date of referral. Failure of the CLFS to act within said period shall mean that the plans and specifications submitted conform with all the requirements of the FCP. The Building Official shall within fifteen (15) days take the necessary action towards the issuance or non-issuance of the building permit as provided for in the NBC. 2. Before the issuance of a building permit, the Building Official shall require the applicant to pay the necessary fees to the Local Treasurer or other authorized collecting agents of the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communications in accordance with the provisions of the NBC. When is directed by the Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communications, said authorized collecting agents shall also collect as provided for by the FCP an amount equivalent to one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the cost of construction of the building or structure based on the schedule of cost of construction in accordance wtih Section 4, Rule III, of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the NBC, but not to exceed P50,000 and remit the same to the Treasurer of the Philippines. B. CONSTRUCTION PHASE: 1. Upon issuance of a buil...
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