Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 99-146C
RESOLUTION IMPOSING A PROCESSING FEE 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 for sustainable development of the provice and created the PCSD as the administrative machinery for the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP;
WHEREAS, Sections 7 to 11 provides the establishment of ECAN, a graded system of protection and development control over the whole province involving the designation of management zones and their prescribed uses;
WHEREAS, in order to ensure that projects and undertaking in Palawan conform with the ECAN guidelines setforth in PCSD Resolutions No. 94-44, 99-144, and 99-147, the PCSD requires that all projects and undertaking in Palawan should secure SEP clearance prior to implementation and for all permitting agencies concerned to require SEP clearance prior to the issuance of permits or licenses in the utilization of natural resources;
WHEREAS, based on the administrative cost incurred in the evaluation of applications for SEP clearance there is a need to impose the payment of processing fees to be paid to PCSDS by proponents upon submission of the required documents enumerated in PCSD Resolution No. 146;
WHEREFORE, on motion of Hon. Vicente A. Sandoval, duly seconded, the Council resolves, as it is hereby RESOLVED to impose a processing fee on applications for SEP clearance of projects and undertakings in Palawan.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that the amounts to be imposed shall be as follows:
- Filing Fee – P 10.00
- Evaluation Fee
- Projects requiring IEE -200.00
- Projects requiring EIS -500.00
- Transport, trading and catching of live fish -200.00
- Research Studies -200.00
- Inspection/Validation or payments
requiring IEE and EIA -900.00
- Authorization /Accreditation Fee – 90.00
RESOLVED FINALLY, that this imposition be posted in conspicuous places in the offices of PCSDS and published in local newspaper of general circulation in Palawan.
APPROVE and ADOPTED this 24th day of September 1999 in Quezon City.
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
Exec. Dir. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
HON. ALFREDO E. ABUEG ,JR.