Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 06-291

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE UPDATED ECAN MAP (v.2005) OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ARACELI

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7611 otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act approved on 19 June 1992 provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD or the Council) under the Office of the President;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 19, Chapter V of R.A. No.7611, the PCSD is vested with the power to adopt, amend, rescind such rules and regulations for the effective implementation of the provisions of Strategic Environmental Plan for Palawan;

WHEREAS, the main strategy of the SEP is the establishment of the Environmentally Critical Areas Network (ECAN), a graded system of protection and development control over the whole of Palawan, through the corresponding ECAN Mapping and Zoning;

WHEREAS, the ECAN Map of the Municipality of Araceli was updated/refined based on PCSD Resolution No. 05-250 and PCSD Administrative Order No. 09, series of 2005;

WHEREAS, the Municipality of Araceli adopted the Updated ECAN Map (v.2005) through Sangguniang Bayan Resolution No. 12-2006 dated 24 February 2006;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 36, Chapter V, Title 3 of PCSD Resolution No. 05-250, the Council is mandated to approve the Municipal/City ECAN Map as endorsed by the respective local government units.

WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the Council RESOLVED to Approve as it hereby Approved the Updated ECAN Map (v.2005) of the Municipality of Araceli, attached in Annex A hereof and made integral part of this resolution.

RESOLVED FURTHER, to require the alignment with the ECAN map of all plans, programs and projects to be implemented in the Municipality of Araceli.

RESOLVED FURTHERMORE to require the Municipal Government of Araceli to integrate/harmonize its Comprehensive Land and Water Use Plan (CLUP) and Zoning Ordinance (ZO) with the ECAN Map.

RESOLVED FINALLY, to furnish copies of this resolution the Municipal Government of Araceli, the Provincial Government of Palawan and other concerned sectors for their guidance.

UNANIMOUSLY Adopted this 24th of March, 2006 in Narra, Palawan.

I hereby certify to the correctness of the above quoted resolution,

 

ROMEO B. DORADO
Secretary,PCSD

APPROVED FOR THE COUNCIL

ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. M1TRA
Chairman,PCSD