Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 03-206
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE REVISED PROCEDURES FOR SAND AND GRAVEL APPLICATION
WHEREAS, Section 19 of Republic Act No. 7611 empowers the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development, hereinafter referred to as the Council, “to formulate plans and policies as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan”, as well as “to adopt, amend and rescind such rules and regulations and impose penalties therefor for the effective implementation of the SEP”;
WHEREAS, pursuant to the above-mentioned mandate, the PCSD adopted Administrative Order No. 6, series of 2000, providing for the “Guidelines in the Processing and Issuance of the SEP Clearance System” taking into consideration the Memorandum of Agreement signed on December 29, 1994 between the PCSD and the DENR and the Environmental Impact Assessment System under PD 1586 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations;
WHEREAS, under Administrative Order No. 6, all undertaking in the Province of Palawan must secure SEP Clearance prior to implementation and all permitting agencies prior to issuance of permits or clearances must first require the proponents to submit SEP Clearance prior to the issuance of any permit or license to projects in the province of Palawan;
WHEREAS, the same procedures has to be followed in the issuance of sand and gravel permit, including applications for renewal thereof in the Province of Palawan;
WHEREAS, the PCSD Legal Committee has reviewed and recommended the approval of the revised procedures illustrated in Annex “A” hereof and made an integral part of this resolution;
WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves, as it is hereby resolved to adopt, as it is hereby adopted, the revised procedures for sand and gravel applications in the Province of Palawan;
RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of this resolution be furnished the agencies concerned for their information and appropriate action.
ADOPTED and APPROVED this 17th day of January 2003 in the Municipality of Sofronio Española, Palawan. I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
WINSTON G. ARZAGA
HON. VICENTE A. SANDOVAL