City Ordinance No. 002 series of 2020

“An ordinance enacting the zoning regulations of the City of Tabuk and providing for the administration, enforcement and amendment thereof and for the repeal of all ordinances in conflict therewith.”

Authored by: Councilor Raul A. Albert

WHEREAS, the implementation of a Comprehensive Land Use Plan requires the enactment of regulatory measures to translate its planning goals and objectives into reality and a Zoning Ordinance is one such regulatory measure which is an important tool for the implementation thereof;

WHEREAS, the Local Government Code of 1991 authorizes local government units to enact zoning ordinances subject to and in accordance with the existing laws;

WHEREAS, under sec. 2 of RA No. 9729, otherwise known as Climate Change Act of 2009 and other related laws, the local government units are mandated to mainstream disaster risk reduction and climate change in development processes such as policy formulation, socio­economic development planning, budgeting and governance, particularly in the areas of environment, agriculture, water, energy, health, education, poverty reduction, land-use and urban planning and public infrastructure and housing;

WHEREAS, the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) has spearheaded and now assists and coordinates the activities of local government units in comprehensive land use planning;

NOW THEREFORE:

BE IT ORDAINED by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tabuk in a session assembled to adopt the following ordinance: …Proceed with the full reading of the City Ordinance.