What we provide


The Office of the Building Official regulates and/or issues the following:

  • Building Permit
  • Occupancy Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Sign Permit (Billboard, Signboard, Temporary Business Signs)
  • Miscellaneous/ Ancillary Permits (Sidewalk, Fence, Excavation, Pavement, Scaffolding, Demolition)
  • Annual Inspection
  • Certification
  • Complaints on Violations against the National Building Code

 

What are the requirements


Checklist of Requirements

Building Permit

  • Application Letter*
  • Accomplished Building Permit Form
  • Certified True Copy of Land Title and Tax Declaration
  • Duly Notarized Copy of Deed of Absolute Sale, or Lease Contract or Contract to Sell, or Associationa��s Board Resolution and Applicanta��s Certificate of Membership, or Special Power of Attorney (SPA), or Secretary Certificate, or Authority to Construct (whichever is applicable)
  • Certificate of Zoning Compliance
  • Fire Clearance
  • DOLE Clearance
  • DPWH Clearance (if Project is along National Road)
  • ATO Clearance (if Project is near the Airport Area)
  • Bills of Materials
  • Project Specifications
  • Sketch/Lot Plan with Vicinity Map Drawn to Scale
  • Five (5) Sets of Building Plans
  • Structural Design Analysis (for All Buildings/ Structures except for Residential Buildings with an Area of 20 sq.m.)
  • Boring and Plate Load Tests (for Structures Four (4) Stories and Higher)
  • Seismic Analysis (except for Residential Buildings with Height less than 7.5 meters)
  • Construction Logbook

Certificate of Occupancy

  • Application Letter*
  • Zoning Validated Certificate of Occupancy
  • Accomplished Certificate of Completion for:
    • Building Construction
    • Sanitary/ Plumbing Installation
    • Electrical Installation
    • Mechanical Installation
  • Fire Safety Inspection Certificate
  • Picture/s of the Project Showing at least Two (2) Elevations
  • Photocopy of Approved Permits:
    • Building Permit
    • Sanitary/ Plumbing Permit
    • Electrical Permit
    • Mechanical Permit
  • Copy of Approved Plans
  • Construction Logbook

Fence Permit

  • Application Letter* with Attached Ownera��s valid ID and Three (3) Specimen Signatures
  • Accomplished Fencing Permit Form
  • Certified True Copy of Land Title
  • Duly Notarized Copy of Deed of Absolute Sale or Lease Contract or Contract to Sell or Association Board of Resolution and Applicanta��s Certificate of Membership (whichever is applicable)
  • DPWH Clearance (if project is along national road)
  • Details of Fencing Plan

Demolition Permit

  • Application Letter*
  • Accomplished Demolition Permit Forms
  • Certified True Copy of Land Title
  • Notarized Copy of Deed of Absolute Sale or Lease Contract or Contract to Sell or Associationa��s Board Resolution and Applicanta��s Certificate of Membership (whichever is applicable)
  • Sketch/ Lot Plan with Vicinity Map Drawn to Scale
  • Picture of Building to be Demolished
  • Tax Declaration a�� Land and Building

Signage Permit

Billboard (Advertising Signs)

  • Application Letter* (for New & Renewal)
  • Structural Plan (Signed and Sealed by a Duly Licensed Civil Engineer)
  • Electrical Plan (If Lighted, Plan Signed and Sealed by a Duly Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer)
  • Electronics Plan (for Using Electronics Devices)
  • Structural Analysis (Signed and Sealed by a Duly Licensed Civil Engineer)
  • DPWH Clearance (If the Project is Located along National Highway)
  • ATO Clearance (If the project is within 5km radius of the Airport Premises)
  • Zoning Clearance
  • Contract of Lease (for New and Renewal)
  • Certified True Copy of Land Title
  • Sketch/ Lot Plan with Vicinity Map
  • Previous Permit (for Renewal)
  • Insurance Coverage Policy (for New & Renewal)
  • Tax Declaration a�� Land
  • Picture (for Renewal)

Signboard (Business Signs)

  • Application Letter*
  • Lease of Contract/ Title
  • Signboard Plan
  • Electrical Plan
  • Photocopy of Previous Year Sign Permit (for Renewal)
  • Picture (for Renewal)

Temporary Business Signs (Tarpaulin, Banners, Streamers)

  • Application Letter*
  • Lay out with Dimensions
  • Location/ Sketch Plan
  • List of Private Establishments where the Signage will be Placed, Duly Signed by the Authorized Approving Officer

Electrical Permit

Revocable Electrical Permit

  • Application Form
  • Notarized A�Affidavit of Undertaking
  • Clear Picture of the Residential House (Perspective View)
  • Detailed Location Plan
  • Building/ Electrical Inspector Report that the Structure is Made of Indigenous Materials
  • Barangay Certification (for Government and Private Properties)
  • Certification from City Housing (CPDO) that Structure is Indigenous Family Dwelling (for Government Housing and Relocation Projects)
  • Notarized Authorization Letter from the Registered Lot Owner (for Private Properties)
  • Photocopy of Certificate of Land Title (for Private Properties)
  • Photocopy of one (1) Valid ID of the Lot Owner andA� One (1) Valid ID of the Applicant, Present All Original IDs (for Private Properties)
  • Certification from Bureau of Fire including Statement of Account from the Davao Light Power Corp. (for Fire Victims)

Reporting Complaints

  • Complaint Letter* specifying the violation/s to the National Building Code of the Philippines
  • Sketch Map
  • Contact Number of Complainant
  • Supporting Documents (if any)