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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 00-159

” RESOLUTION AMENDING THE IMPOSITION OF PROCESSING FEES ON APPLICATIONS FOR SEP CLEARANCE OF PROJECTS AND UNDERTAKINGS IN PALAWAN”

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7611 adopted the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) as the comprehension framework that shall guide the agencies concerned and the local government units in the formulation of plans, programs and projects affecting the environment and natural resources of Palawan;

WHEREAS, Sections 7 to 11 of Republic Act No. 7611 provide for the establishment of the Environmentally Critical Areas Network (ECAN), a graded system of protection and development control over the whole province involving the designation of management zones and their prescribed uses;

WHEREAS, Section 19 of Republic Act No. 7611 empowers the PCSD to adopt, amend and rescind such rules and regulations and impose penalties therefor for the effective implementation of the SEP and pursuant to such power the Council adopted PCSD Resolutions No. 94-44, 99-144 and 99-147 providing for the guidelines in the implementation of the ECAN;

WHEREAS, in order to ensure that projects and undertakings in the province conform with the ECAN guidelines, PCSD Resolution No. 99-146 requires that all projects and undertakings in the province must secure SEP clearance from the Council:

WHEREAS, PCSD Administrative Order No. 02, series of 1999, was issued imposing the payment of processing fees on applications for SEP clearance to be paid to PCSDS upon submission of the required documents;

WHEREAS, on the basis of the review of the administrative cost incurred in the evaluation, inspection and validation of the applications there is a need to revise the amounts of fees prescribed under PCSD Administrative Order No. 02, series of 1999;

WHEREFORE,on motion of Vice Chair Sandoval, duly seconded, the Council resolves, as it is hereby RESOLVED to adopt, as it is hereby ADOPTED, the amended amounts of fees as follows:

Filing Fee P 10.00
Evaluation Fee
   Projects requiring IEE 290.00
   Projects requiring EIA 590.00
   Transporting, trading, catching and culture of live fish 290.00
Research 290.00
Inspection/validation fees
Projects requiring IEE 900.00
Projects requiring EIA 4,500.00

RESOLVED FINALLY, that this amendment be posted in conspicuous places in the offices of PCSDS and published in local newspaper of general circulation in Palawan.

APPROVED and ADOPTED this 25th day of February 2000 in Puerto Princesa City.


CERTIFIED TRUE AND CORRECT

Atty. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
Secretary


APPROVED:

DEPUTY SPEAKER ALFREDO E. ABUEG,JR.
Chairman