Before securing a Building Permit, you must first obtain a locational clearance. A certificate of locational clearance verifies that the proposed construction site or business location follows the existing Land Use Plan of the City.

Applicants should have the following documents:

  1. Duly Notarized Application for Certificate of Locational Clearance (CLC) Click CLC App Form to download Application;
  2. One (1) Set Plan, Specification and Cost Estimate
  3. Photocopy of Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT)
  4. Certified True Copy of Tax Declaration
  5. Photocopy of Tax Receipt
  6. Picture of the infrastructure, if already started
  • In case the Applicant is NOT the Registered Owner, he should likewise provide one (1) of the following:
  1. Duly Notarized Copy of the Contract of Lease
  2. Duly Notarized Copy of the Deed of Absolute Sale
  3. Duly Notarized Copy of the Contract of Sale
  4. Duly Notarized Copy of the Authorization from Registered Owner
  5. Affidavit of Consent


  1. SUBMISSION : Submit the notarized application form and all other required documents to the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO).
  2. ASSESSMENT : The CPDO Staff shall assess the project and issue a payment slip for the payment of locational clearance fee.
  3. PAYMENT : Pay the corresponding fees at the City Treasurer’s Office.
  4. RELEASE : Present the Official Receipt (OR) at the CPDO and wait for 3-5 minutes for the release of the Certificate of Locational Clearance.

Certificate of Locational Clearance