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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 93-35

RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE LAPUS-LAPUS AT EL NIDO ECO-RESORT DEVELOPMENT, A PROJECT OF BAYVIEW HOLDING AND REALTY CORPORATION, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS EMBODIED HEREIN

WHEREAS, Bayview Holding and Realty Corporation submitted to the Palawan Council For Sustainable Development (PCSD) on 25 May 1993 the proposal for the Lapus-Lapus at El Nido Eco-Resort Development;

WHEREAS, a thorough evaluation of the projects study and other supporting documents submitted to the PCSD, Department of Tourism and Department of Environment and Natural Resources was undertaken by the PCSD’s Tourism Committee to determine whether the project conforms with the existing laws, rules and regulations governing development of this nature;

WHEREAS, in a letter of 29 July 1993, Dir. Carlos J. Magno, Regional Technical Director of DENR-Region IV requested for the council”s comments prior to the issuance of Environmental Compliance Certificate for said project which revealed that the area to be developed is part of the Bacuit Cliff Forest Reserves specifically the caves which are the nesting place of “nido birds and core zone of the El Nido Marine Reserve;

NOW THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that the Palawan Council For Sustainable Development endorses the project of Bayview Holding and Realty Corporation in Lapu-Lapus at El Nido Palawan to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for issuance of an Environment Compliance Certificate (ECC ) provided that:

  1. Measure to safeguard the nesting areas of the “nido” birds and limitation of the activities up to a certain height to protect the cliffs are embodied in the ECC;
  2. The proponent complies with the Guidelines for Tourism-Oriented Establishment in Palawan formulated by the PCSD;
  3. The PCSD shall monitor the compliance of conditions set forth in the EEC.

RESOLVED, FURTHER, that the DENR be provided a copy of this resolution for the issuance of an Environmental Compliance Certificate to Bayview Holding and Realty Corporation.

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 25th day of September, 1993 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

Certified True and Correct:

Exec.Dir. ARTHUR R. VENTURA
Secretary

APPROVED:

GOV.SALVADOR P. SOCRATES
Chairman