1) The head of CTTMO may designate any vehicular traffic on any city street or

highway or portion thereof as one-way on an experimental basis which shall be
referred immediately to the CTTMB for its final decision or action. (Sec 35)
2) The head of CTTMO may expand, reduce, amend or modify Appendix I (OneWay Streets) of the Comprehensive Transport and Traffic Code of Davao City
with the concurrence of the City Transport and Traffic Management Board,
approved by the City Mayor, subject to the final approval of the Sangguniang
Panlungsod. (Sec 35)

SECTION 52. OFFICERS AUTHORIZED TO REMOVE ILLEGALLY
STOPPED VEHICLES.
(a)

Whenever any City Traffic Enforcer of the City Transport and Traffic
Management Office and/or Police Traffic Officer finds a vehicle
standing upon a highway in violation of any of the foregoing
provisions, such officer is authorized to move such vehicle, or
require the driver or other person in-charge of the vehicle to move
the same, to a position off the paved road, or main traveled part of
such highway;

(b)

Whenever any City Traffic Enforcer and/or Police Traffic Officer finds
a vehicle unattended upon any bridge or causeway where such
vehicle constitute an obstruction of traffic, he is hereby authorized
to provide for the removal of such vehicle to the nearest
impoundment area, garage or other place of safety;

(c)

The expense incurred in the removal of such vehicle shall be charged
to the owner of the vehicle.

SECTION 54. AUTHORITY TO DISPOSE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES.
(a) The City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO), in
coordination with the PNP City Director, shall recommend to the City
Mayor the disposal of all vehicles that have been taken into custody
pursuant to the provisions of this Code including those impounded
prior to its approval, provided court approval is secured for vehicle
involved in litigation. Written notice of such auction shall be
advertised once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks in one daily local
newspaper of general circulation in the City. A written notice shall

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also be sent to the last known registered owner by registered mail
addressed to the owner’s last known address, at least ten (10) days
prior to the date of auction, and said auction shall be held not earlier
than sixty (60) days after the date upon which such vehicle shall have
been taken into custody. Any person entitled to such vehicle may
claim the same at any time prior to such auction upon payment of all
fees, charges and/or penalties, as well as costs and expenses relating
to the towing and storage of such vehicle, as determined by the City
Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO), through the
Traffic Enforcement and Street Management Division;
(b) The funds derived from such auction shall be applied to the fees,
charges and/or penalties due, the expenses of storage and those
incurred in taking into custody, and to defray the expenses of the
auction sale of such vehicle; and the balance if any, if there will be no
claimant, shall form part of the General Fund;
(c) In the event that no bid is received, the City Mayor shall offer such
vehicle to any interested person under such terms favorable to the city
government with the approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod; and if
no person is interested, the City Mayor shall dispose of such vehicle at
the city dump site at the expense of the City.
SECTION 55. DESIGNATION OF PUBLIC PAY PARKING ZONES.
(a)

The City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) is
hereby authorized and directed to establish, mark and designate
portions of a thoroughfare as on-street public pay parking zones;

(b)

The streets listed under Appendix IV (Public Pay Parking Zones) are
hereby designated as either one-sided or two sided on-street public

pay parking zones. The City Transport and Traffic Management
Office is hereby authorized to expand, reduce, amend or modify from
time to time the list as it sees fit, subject to the approval of the City
Transport and Traffic Management Board for any changes or
revision; provided however, that the City Transport and Traffic
Management Office recommend it to the Sangguniang Panlungsod
for approval. The revised list shall be deemed final if not acted by the
Sangguniang Panlungsod within six (6) months upon receipt thereof;

(c)

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Pay parking shall commence beginning 6:00 o’clock A.M. to 9:00
o’clock P.M. from Monday to Saturday;

(d)

Except otherwise provided in this Code, the left side of any street
designated as one-way-street listed in Appendix I, shall be assigned
as parking zone while the right side shall be designated for loading
and unloading area.

SECTION 56. OFF-STREET PARKING, TRANSPORT TERMINAL AND
OTHER FACILITIES.
(a)

Parking facilities, public transport terminals, garages, wharves, may
be constructed, operated and maintained by the City, or by private
transport

entities,

subject

to

the

approval

of

Sangguniang

Panlungsod upon the recommendation of the City Transport and
Traffic Management Office and its Board;
(b)

Application for establishment and construction of public utility van
transport terminal owned, operated and maintained by private
entities shall have an attachment of required traffic impact
assessment submitted to the City Transport and Traffic Management
Office, including those located in major commercial and industrial
establishment, as a requirement before a Building Permit is issued
by the appropriate authority; Provided however, that public utility
van transport terminal located within a commercial or industrial
establishment shall apply for separate business permit application
and pay corresponding regulatory fees and charges;

(c)

Construction of public utility van transport terminal owned and
operated by private sector shall be located at least 100 meters from
the nearest curve, junction, or intersection of city road and/or
highway; Provided however, that the distance of entry and exit gates
of public transport vehicles to the terminal shall be thirty (30)
meters from the nearest road, street or highway;

(d)

An off-street public utility van transport terminal owned and
operated by private entities shall have security guards and shall be
equipped with CCTV camera, parking bays, shaded passenger
lounge with seats, toilet for male and female, water, garbage bins,

and other amenities for the comfort and welfare of the riding
passengers;

and other activities that would totally or partially obstruct pedestrian walkway. or highway for public use constructed by private entities shall be turned over to the city government for operation and maintenance. underpass. footbridge. commercial. for display of merchandise for sale. operation. (f) Pedestrian overpass. and waiting shed along any road. operate. footway. (b) It is prohibited for operator and/or owner of vehicles-for-hire to construct. and maintenance of garage for the use of private vehicles-for-hire for vehicles not in use. that no part of parked vehicle shall obstruct the free passage of pedestrian sidewalk. street. street or highway. waiting shed for public use constructed using government monies shall be operated and maintained by the city government. footway. In the construction of a building of private establishment such as. and maintain garage without first securing a permit from the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. (c) It is prohibited for the owner and/or operator of privately-owned garage for vehicles-for-hire to solicit passengers or to unload passengers in their private garage. if the location of the building is along a corner abutting two roads or streets. . waiting shed shall not be used as trading center.it shall require the owner of the building to incorporate in the development plan to provide a minimum of three (3) meters setback beginning from the private property line abutting city street. industrial. PRIVATE GARAGE FOR VEHICLES-FOR-HIRE. SECTION 57. Provided however. 0334-12 Pedestrian overpass.(e) Page 4 of 90 Ord. but not limited to. SECTION 58. or highway for purposes of vehicle angle parking. institutional building: (a) New Construction . thru the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. footbridge. No. (a) The City Transport and Traffic Management Office is hereby authorized to regulate the construction. road. Provided however. underpass. Provided finally. the same minimum three (3) meters according to the existing provisions of the National Building Code shall be provided in both sides of the building. PROVISION OF PRIVATE PARKING AREA. that pedestrian overpass and underpass crossing any city road.

Parking fees shall be collected during the regulated period at rates shown in Appendix IV.M. shall as much as practicable. before enacting a resolution to that effect. SECTION 60. (b) The operations of overnight parking zones established by the Barangay Council shall be supervised by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. (b) Overnight parking shall be limited to the hours of 9:00 o’clock P. 0334-12 SECTION 59.Page 5 of 90 Ord. The enforcement and collection of overnight parking fees may be undertaken by the Barangay in the City upon compliance with the following: (a) The Barangay Council itself with the technical assistance of the CTTMO. ENFORCEMENT OF OVERNIGHT PARKING. ALLOCATION OF PARKING FEES COLLECTED. will determine which of the local roads may be utilized for overnight parking. be on a one-side parking basis and in no case shall prevent egress or through passage. through the Traffic Enforcement and Street Management Division. PAY PARKING CHARGES AND SIGNS. The rates shall be updated from time to time by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office subject to the concurrence of the City Transport and Traffic Management Board for approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod. to 6:00 o’clock A. subject to evaluation of the City Transport and Traffic Management Board and duly approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod. the following day: (i) No cargo trucks or tractor trailers of eight (8) wheels and up shall be allowed to avail of overnight parking in any streets of . SECTION 62. (a) Overnight parking on city roads not determined as pay-parking zones may be recommended by the Barangay Council through an appropriate resolution. No.M. SECTION 61. No alley or road less than three (3) meters in width shall be designated as overnight-parking zones. shall be installed at each public pay parking zones. Appropriate signs indicating the parking charges and the time that such facility is open for business. All fees collected for overnight parking in a designated public pay parking zone within a specific barangay shall be allocated as follows: Fifty percent (50%) shall be apportioned to the barangay concerned and the other Fifty percent (50%) to the Traffic Management Trust Fund. OVERNIGHT PARKING. through an appropriate ordinance. Those local roads that may be designated.

provided however. VIOLATIONS IN PUBLIC PAY-PARKING AREAS. greasing. (iv) The Barangay Council. per night. SECTION 63. painting.00) per vehicle. except repairs necessitated by an emergency on a designated area in the parking facility. cleaning. selling merchandise or repairing or installing any car accessories and/or tinting. that the owner of the motor vehicle shall have the option to pay a monthly overnight parking fee net of twenty percent (20%) discount. and the driver/operator is required to pay the corresponding fines. (c) To tamper or damage any vehicle. (d) To park any vehicle for the purpose of washing. it shall be unlawful for any person: (a) To refuse or fail to pay the parking charges. (e) To display for sale or to sell goods and merchandise. (ii) The cost of the tickets or receipts issued by the Barangay for collection of overnight parking fees shall be chargeable to the City Government of Davao. (b) To park any vehicle across any line or marking of a parking space or in such position that the vehicle shall not be entirely within the area designated by such lines or markings. and (f) To disregard any official direction. (iii) Overnight parking fees shall be collected at the rate of One Hundred Pesos (Php 100. instruction or restriction posted . parked in the same parking facility.Page 6 of 90 Ord. (v) It shall be the duty of the Barangay Treasurer to remit collections pertaining to the share of the City to the City Treasurer’s Office. shall provide barangay security force assigned to maintain order in the parking area and to ensure that vehicles parked for overnight parking are not used for any immoral and lewd acts. 0334-12 the City except by reason of emergency repair which shall be accomplished as expeditiously as possible. Cargo trucks found parking during these hours on any City streets shall be towed to the vehicle impounding area. Within any public pay-for-parking facility. other than his own. through a resolution. No.

The operation of any vehicle. driving a moving vehicle along road shoulders to overtake other vehicles. at the time of competent examination performed or with the use of DOH-approved breath analyzer to determine the blood alcohol concentration. a driver is considered under the influence of liquor. is likewise prohibited. in accordance or in conformity with the provisions of this Code.Page 7 of 90 Ord. A person shall not drive a vehicle without due care or attention or without consideration for other persons or vehicles which violation include the following. DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LIQUOR OR INCAPACITATING DRUG. For purposes of this Section. driving a motor vehicle in continuous zigzag motion along any city road or highway. if. 0334-12 therein. the person is found to have at least 0. or the vehicle or other persons to a possible accident. or in the case of drugs. ARTICLE XII CARELESS AND DANGEROUS DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LIQUOR SECTION 64. b.06% of alcohol in his/her blood. although non-motorized. SECTION 66. within an hour of apprehension of a person. using cellular or mobile telephone for texting or calling/receiving calls. SECTION 65. in the same manner stated herein. No. while the vehicle is in motion. if it reasonably manifests from the person’s action or behavior that the exercise of his/her five senses is physically impaired as to expose the driver himself/herself. CARELESS DRIVING. A person shall not drive a vehicle recklessly or at a speed or in a manner dangerous to public safety. ARTICLE XIII ACCIDENTS . among others. No person shall drive a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor or other incapacitating drug. c. RECKLESS AND DANGEROUS DRIVING. and as may be determined by the CTTMO: a.

DUTY UPON STRIKING FIXTURES ON A HIGHWAY. or to the driver or occupant of.Page 8 of 90 Ord. and upon request. (b) The driver of any vehicle involved in property damage. and shall render reasonable assistance to any person injured in such accident. or person attending the vehicle collided with. SECTION 69. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury or death of any person or damage to a vehicle which is driven or attended by any person. exhibit his driver’s license and shall make a report of such accident as required by this Code. give notice of such to the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) or City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO). (a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury or death of any person shall. shall make an agreement to the persons whose property is involved as to the amount of property damage sustained. shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall remain at the scene of such accident until he has fulfilled the requirements of Section 69 of this Code. SECTION 71. immediately by the quickest means of communication. the driver shall inform the nearest police station through any means of communication. ACCIDENTS INVOLVING DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURIES OR DAMAGE TO A VEHICLE. SECTION 70. The driver of any vehicle that collides with any vehicle which is unattended shall immediately stop and shall then locate and notify the operator or owner of the unattended vehicle or if the operator or owner cannot be located. and the vehicle license number he/she is driving and upon request. provided however. DUTY TO GIVE INFORMATION AND RENDER AID. No. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person or damage to any vehicle or other property damage. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to fixture legally upon or adjacent to a street or highway shall take reasonable steps to locate and notify the owner or person in-charge of such property and shall give his name and address. 0334-12 SECTION 67. and the vehicle license number he is driving. that with or without agreement between the two parties. REPORT OF ACCIDENTS. exhibit his/her driver’s license to the person struck. the accident shall be . Every step must be taken to ensure that such stop is made without obstructing traffic. SECTION 68. shall give his name. DUTY UPON STRIKING UNATTENDED VEHICLE.

ACCIDENT REPORTS. SECTION 73. (c) The City Traffic Enforcer. (c) Every Davao City Police Traffic Officer. Owners of Motor Repair Shops are required to report to the DCPO and CTTMO all vehicles involved in accidents of suspicious circumstances (carnapping. The written reports to be made by persons involved in accidents and by investigating officers shall call for sufficient detailed information. causes of accident. Written reports from the Davao City Police Office shall be made within a maximum period of three (3) working days. with the assistance of Davao City Traffic Enforcer. in the regular course of duty. (b) Accidents must be recorded using the prescribed Accident Report Form agreed upon by the CTTMO. either at the time of and at the scene of the accident or thereafter by interviewing participants or witness. for purposes of data bank of the CTTMO. 0334-12 reported immediately to the Davao City Police Office and City Transport and Traffic Management Office. investigate a motor vehicle accident of which report must be made as provided herein. DCPO and other national agencies for uniformity. shall prepare and upon request. with the assistance of City Traffic Enforcer. SECTION 72.Page 9 of 90 Ord. forward a written report of such accident to the City Transport and Traffic Management Office.” The City Traffic Enforcer shall inhibit himself/herself from investigating accident. report. existing conditions and the person and vehicle involved. shall. shall document. he/she is allowed to make a rough sketch of the vehicle accidents before the police arrives. etc. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR SHOP TO REPORT. such as. provide to the motor vehicle repair shop and agencies concerned. however.) using the prescribed form prepared by . kidnapping or any other crimes. (a) The Davao City Police Office. forms for accident reports required. No. within 24 hours after completing such investigation. monitor the accident in a prescribed form called “Daily Road Accident Monitoring Report.

All accident reports in writing made by a person involved in accidents or by motor vehicle repair shop shall be for the confidential use of the CTTMO. No. SECTION 75.Page 10 of 90 Ord. SECTION 77. civil or criminal. 0334-12 the CTTMO called “Motor Vehicle Repair Shop Report. (b) Whenever the driver of a vehicle is physically incapable of giving an immediate notice of an accident as required in Section 72 and there was another occupant in the vehicle at the time of the accident capable of doing so. Davao City Police Office and the City Mayor having use for the records for accident prevention purposes. then the owner of the vehicle involved in such accident shall within five (5) days after learning of the accident make such report not made by the driver. (a) An accident report is not required under this Article from any person who is physically incapable of making report during the period of such incapacity. ARTICLE XIV OPERATION OF ANIMAL-DRAWN CARRIAGES AND BICYCLES . COPIES OF REPORTS TO BE FURNISHED THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MAYOR. (All prescribed forms and procedures will be duly provided under the IRR). RESPONSIBILITY TO TABULATE AND ANALYZE ACCIDENT REPORTS. such occupant shall make a report not made by the driver or if the driver is not the owner of the vehicle. SECTION 74. arising out of an accident except upon order of any Court which the Davao City Police Office shall comply. ACCIDENT REPORTS CONFIDENTIAL. No such report shall be used as evidence in any trial. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall tabulate and analyze all accident reports and shall publish annually the statistical information based on the number and circumstances of traffic accidents. WHEN DRIVER UNABLE TO REPORT. Without impinging on the authority of the Davao City Police Office. The Davao City Police Office shall furnish true copies of all accident reports within 48 hours from the filing thereof.” The report must be confidential between the repair shop and the DCPO and the CTTMO. to CTTMO and the Office of the City Mayor. except that the Davao City Police Office may disclose the identity of a person involved in an accident when such identity is not otherwise known or when such person denies his presence at such accident. SECTION 76.

An animal-drawn carriage and bicycle operated at night shall be equipped with headlight visible at least 60 meters to the front and a rear red reflex mirror or reflectorized tape visible for a distance of 60 meters to the rear. SECTION 80. The license plate shall be firmly attached to the rear of the animal-drawn carriage or rear mudguard or frame of the bicycle for which it is issued in such position as to be plainly visible from the rear. The regulations applicable to animal-drawn carriages and bicycles. 0334-12 SECTION 78. REGISTRATION.00 annually Renewal of registration shall be every one year from the date a bicycle or animal-drawn carriage has been of registered. SECTION 83. SECTION 82. shall apply whenever animal-drawn carriages and bicycles are operated upon any road or upon any path set aside for the exclusive use of such carriages and bicycles. on any street. ride or propel an animal-drawn carriage or bicycle. WARNING SIGNS. SECTION 81. (b) A driver of a bicycle shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto. No. through the Franchising and Regulatory Division. All animal-drawn carriages and bicycles owned by residents of the City of Davao shall be registered with the CTTMO. LIGHTING. No person.0 cm x 7. SECTION 79. shall operate.5 cm (2 x 3) in size is attached thereto as provided herein. (a) A BICYCLE AND ANIMAL-DRAWN No person is allowed to drive a bicycle on public roads and national highway who is not at least 18 years of age. whether resident or not of the City of Davao. (i) A person driving a bicycle who is below 18 years old shall be given due warning for the first offense. sidewalk or upon any public path set aside for the exclusive use of such carriages or bicycles unless such has been licensed and a license plate 5.00 annually Php 150. The license is renewable every January the following year. (c) A driver of a bicycle shall not carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped. highway. ATTACHMENT OF LICENSE PLATE. issuance of license plates and upon payment of authorized amount to the City Treasurer’s Office: For Animal-Drawn Carriage For Bicycle PhP 150. . LICENSE REQUIRED.Page 11 of 90 Ord. EFFECT OF REGULATIONS. OPERATING CARRIAGE ON PUBLIC ROADS. alley roadway.

SECTION 84. (j) A driver of bicycle shall not park his/her bicycle along pedestrian sidewalks. level. (e) A driver of a bicycle shall not hitch the same or himself to any moving vehicle upon any roadway. Penalties shall be imposed upon the driver or owner/operator of animal-drawn carriage or bicycle for the violations indicated hereunder: (i) No registration Php 100. (m) Every bicycle or horse-drawn carriage when operated at night shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light from a distance of at least 20 feet to the front and with a rear red reflex mirror or lamp visible for distance of 200 feet to the rear. (l) A driver/operator of a bicycle or animal-drawn carriage shall not operate at a speed greater than what is reasonable and prudent under the existing conditions. (h) No person shall drive a bicycle on major city streets or highways. a horn or other devices capable of giving a signal for a distance of at least 100 feet except siren or whistle. unless otherwise designated by CTTMO. (k) A bicycle driver shall wear a protective helmet to be worn all the time when traveling a distance of more than ten (10) kilometers. (f) A driver of a bicycle shall keep at least one hand upon the handle bars.00 . 0334-12 (d) A driver of a bicycle shall not place any cargo or passenger in between the driver’s arms or between the steering bar and the driver. PENALTIES. clean pavement.Page 12 of 90 Ord. (g) No person shall operate a bicycle unless it is equipped with a bell. (i) Every bicycle shall be equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make the braked wheel skid on dry. No.

The CTTMO shall prepare bicycle route development plan which. 0334-12 100. The provisions of this Code granting right to and imposing duties upon a driver of a vehicle shall apply to every person riding a bicycle or operating an animaldrawn carriage upon a road. EFFECT OF REGULATIONS. designate a bicycle lane. The following classification is established for purposes of registration and regulations: (a) Type of Use: (i) MTH used for transporting passengers. and other Php Php Php Php Page 13 of 90 Ord.00 100. CLASSIFICATION OF MOTORIZED TRICYCLE-FORHIRE.00 confiscation of device and Php 100. The proceeds of the sale shall go to the General Fund. .00 100. other uses.00 Php 100.00. BICYCLE LANE.(ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) No plate number Not equipped with bell. except those provisions that by their very nature are not applicable. otherwise the device shall be up for auction. The device shall be claimed by the owner/driver/operator within seven (7) working days upon payment of corresponding fee of Php 150. horn No headlight No red light to the rear No red reflector on its rear Carrying more persons than it is designed and equipped (viii) With electronic device such as car stereo. among others.00 100. TRAFFIC LAWS APPLICABLE TO OPERATING AN ANIMAL-DRAWN CARRIAGE OR PERSONS RIDING BICYCLES. ARTICLE XV OPERATION OF MOTORIZED TRICYCLE-FOR-HIRE SECTION 87.00 Php 100. or signed bicycle lane in consideration of the safety of both the bicycle driver and his/her bicycle. SECTION 86. SECTION 85. No. radio. shared roadway. trading of merchandise. The regulations applicable to motorized tricycle-for-hire shall apply whenever Motorized Tricycles-for-Hire (MTH) is operated upon any road. SECTION 88.00 devices that creates public nuisance The apprehending City Traffic Enforcer shall have the authority to confiscate the device to be deposited at the CTTMO. and (ii) MTH used for commerce.

and corporations registered under the Philippines laws. 0334-12 (b) Type of Fuel: (i) Conventional (gasoline-fed). with 60% Filipino equity. (2) Registration and Licensing . FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY UNIT. (b) Cooperatives. (iii) Motorcycle Registration Papers from LTO. There shall be created a Motorized Tricycle-for-Hire Franchising and Regulatory Unit under the City Transport and Traffic Management Office which shall issue franchise and regulate the operations of motorized tricycle-for-hire. associations. LPG. electric.applicants shall submit a duly accomplished registration form at the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. SECTION 90. partnerships. battery-operated). No. with operations registered with the City Government of Davao. (ii) Unconventional (solar-powered. An owner/operator/driver shall register and secure a license from the City Transport and Traffic Management Office in order to operate an authorized motorized tricycle-for-hire: (1) Qualification (a) Filipino citizen. . SECTION 89. 18 years old and above. (v) Completed registration form. with the following requirement: (a) Owner of New Unit (i) Official Receipt/Certificate of Registration indicating with sidecar/cab. (iv) Driver’s License from LTO. (ii) Centercar. MOTORIZED TRICYCLE-FOR-HIRE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING. (ii) Official Receipt/absolute Deed of Sale of the sidecar/cab attached to the unit. (c) Type of Make: (i) Sidecar.Page 14 of 90 Ord. and a resident of the City of Davao.

Health certificate from the City Health Office.00 (to be collected upon application)  Supervision Fee Php 100. among others.00 100. .00  Filing Fee for Amendment of MTOP Php 30.00  (payable on or before September 30 annually) Business Permit Fee payable to Business Bureau Php 200. Common carrier insurance for passengers and third party.000. sense of hearing.00 (payable on or before January 20 annually)  CTTMO-issued driver’s ID Php  Penalty for late renewal of MTOP 25% of the amount   Penalty for late renewal of business permit Penalty for lost CTTMO-issued license plate 25% of the amount Php 500. provided however that the examining physician shall have the authority to recommend or deny the applicant’s fitness to drive. (v) LTO-issued driver’s license. Motorized Tricycle Operators Permit (MTOP) shall be issued to owners/operators for every unit of motorized tricycle-for-hire upon payment of the following annual regulatory fees in the City Treasurer’s Office: Regulatory Fees  Franchise/provisional authority Amount Php 1. physical examination.00  Fare adjustment fee for fare increase Php 50. Police clearance. DISPOSITION OF MONIES COLLECTED. (vi) Certification from the owner/operator who hires the driver’s services. (iii) Health certificate from the City Health Office. but not limited to.00  Filing fee for MTOP per unit Php 50.(vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) (x) Page 15 of 90 Ord.00 SECTION 91. Residence certificate. (iv) Police clearance. (ii) Barangay clearance. 0334-12 Barangay clearance where the operation would take place. health examination shall be conducted on driving fitness of the owner and/or driver of the MTH which shall include. With reference to sub-paragraph (a)(vi) and sub-paragraph (b)(iii). vision examination. (b) For the driver (i) Residence certificate. No.00  Registration Fee Php 500.

0% SECTION 92. of provided however. No.0% TMTF 50. OPERATING CONDITIONS OF MOTORIZED TRICYCLEFOR-HIRE.0% TMTF 100.0% (General Fund) 50. (b) A driver shall not conduct and/or operate a MTH at any time on national roads and highways. and inside the cab facing the passenger. 0334-12 Source of Revenue      City Government Annual franchise fee Filing fee for MTOP Fare adjustment fee Barangay 100.Page 16 of 90 Ord. or waiting. (d) Only approved fare by the City Motorized-Tricycle-for-Hire Franchising and Regulatory Committee shall be collected for every passenger.0% (divided equally to barangays traversed by MTH operation per MTOP) Supervision fee Business permit fee 50. (f) A driver shall only conduct passengers and goods/cargos that meet the capacity of the MTH so as not to endanger the lives of the passengers. this is aside from the license plate issued by the Land Transportation Office which shall be conspicuously displayed. . that an MTH moving on any road used for transporting passengers.0% TMTF 50. back.0% TMTF 50.0% 50. parking or standing conspicuously soliciting passengers with sidecar/centercar not in conformity with the approved prototype shall be apprehended and shall be impounded in the city impoundment area. (e) A driver shall conspicuously display the coded-CTTMO-issued MTH license plate in front. (c) MTH terminal and routes assigned and approved by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall be strictly followed. (a) Only approved recommended prototype by sidecar/centercar CTTMO shall be allowed designed for and transport passengers and qualified for issuance of franchise.

Each unit shall be assigned and bear identification number. RESPONSIBILITIES OF MTH DRIVER. SECTION 93. ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS. that any holder or possessor of a driver's license duly issued who shall allow or permit the use of the license by any other person . No. The owners/operators of MTH shall show proof of garage for their MTH. LTO-issued Official Receipt and Certificate of Registration. (h) An MTH shall be built in accordance with the design and built and other specifications recommended by the CTTMO. SECTION 95. and follow traffic laws. (j) The CTTMO shall regulate the number of franchisees allowed to ply in every approved zone or route.(g) Page 17 of 90 Ord. 0334-12 The driver of MTH shall carry at all times the photocopy of MTOP. rules and regulations of the City of Davao. and conduct of the drivers hired to transport passengers/cargoes.The department head of the CTTMO or his duly authorized representative may demand from any driver to surrender his/her license plate in violation of the above regulation and the MTH Temporary Operator Permit (MTOP) shall be issued to said driver during the pendency of the case against him. as provided for in this Code. and CTTMO-issued licenses. RESPONSIBILITIES OF MTH OWNER/OPERATOR. It shall be the sole responsibility of the owners/operators of MTH over the franchising. (i) Only MTH with motorcycles 125cc and above shall be qualified for the granting of franchise or MTOP. It shall be the responsibility of the driver to act. (m) A common color of sidecar/centercar for MTH operating in the same zone shall be imposed. (k) (l) The MTH franchise or MTOP shall not be transferable. perform. aside from its LTO license plate number. as provided for in this Code. qualifications. SECTION 94. Provided further. registration. (a) Suspension of Franchise . and maintain the MTH for the safe and comfort of the passengers.

or possessor of said license shall have been convicted by final judgment of any of the following offenses: (i) gross immoral conduct such as soliciting or acting as agent of houses of ill-repute committed during the discharge of such calling as MCH driver. shall also be subjected to the corresponding prescribed penalty or fine thereof: (a) On first offense: a fine of One Thousand Pesos (Php 1.000. . robbery or theft. ADMINISTRATIVE FINES. that owners.Page 18 of 90 Ord.Any MTOP issued may be revoked by the Chairman of the CMTFRC or his duly authorized representative whenever the holder. and/or. (d) Duly authorized enforcement officers are hereby empowered to take custody of. No. and impound the MTH for operating without a franchise or special permit or with expired franchise/special permit. (ii) when convicted of murder or homicide. The following administrative fines shall be imposed against owners. coercion or threats. abuse of chastity or any acts of lasciviousness. suspension or cancellation of the franchise/provisional authority.000. operators and drivers of MTH for violation of any provisions of this Article. 0334-12 shall be suspended for a minimum period of one(1) month and a maximum period of six (6) months after which. in which event he shall be issued probationary franchise for a period to be determined by the CTTMO.000.00) for each succeeding offense. committed during the discharge of his call as driver. provided however. operators and drivers who are found liable for violating any other provision of this Code but not contained in this Article. SECTION 96. (c) Upon subsequent violations: a fine of Four Thousand Pesos (Php 4.00).00). (b) For second offense: a fine of Two Thousand Pesos (Php 2. the former holder of the driver's license may apply again for a license. (b) Revocation of Franchise .

00 Php 500. earphone while driving  Installation of additional extension  Not following prescribed routes  Traversing along national roads/highways  Unreasonable refusal to convey passengers  Use of tampered/fake MTH license plate  Without rear-view mirror  Operating with expired franchise Penalty Php 500.00 Php 500.00 Php 500. other fees and charges as determined by the CTTMO subject to the approval of the MTFRC. that the release of apprehended MTH shall be subject to payment of penalty/ies stated in this Section.00 Php 100. provided however.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.driver’s license  Non-display of prescribed ID card issued by the CTTMO  Failure to secure the prescribed ID  Wearing of slippers or bare foot driving  Wearing of sleeveless t-shirt  Wearing of shorts  Smoking while driving  Non-wearing of shirt  Failure to carry MTOP  Overloading  Overcharging  Failure to display approved tariff rate  Failure to comply the route color coding  Installation of stereo  Wearing headphone.00 Php 100. SECTION 97. (b) Existing MTH being operated without and/or expired franchise/provisional authority are hereby given two (2) months from the effectivity date of this Code to secure MTOP.00 MTH apprehended under this Article shall be removed by authorized city traffic enforcer from the road and shall be impounded at the city impoundment area.00 Php 500.00 Php 100. (a) Existing MTOP issued by the TRD shall remain in force and effective until its expiration. .Page 19 of 90 Ord.00 Php 500.00 Php 100.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.00 Php 100. TRANSITORY PROVISION.00 Php 500. No.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.00 Php 500. 0334-12 (e) Compromise penalties for the following violations in the event a violator opts to pay the same without resorting to judicial proceedings: Violation  No LTO .00 Php 500.

and “owner-driven”. 0334-12 Existing MTH with franchise shall operate motorcycle engines with minimum power of 100cc or higher as maybe required by the CTTMO. (d) Existing MTH with franchise shall be given a period of two (2) years to modify and conform with the sidecar/centercar specifications from the date when prototype sidecar/centercar with fixed specifications shall have been approved by the CTRMB. (iv) For personal use. The regulations applicable to pedal-operated tricycle or trisikad shall apply whenever pedal-operated tricycle. “commercial use”. CLASSIFICATION OF PEDAL-OPERATED TRICYCLE. No. operators and drivers of MTH who are not residents of the barangay in which they are operating shall be given one (1) year from the effectivity of this Code to continue its operation after which they shall be phased out unless they provide their own garage where the MTH are being operated. . (ii) For vending merchandise. (b) Type of Built: (i) Sidecar. SECTION 99. (f) Owners. (iii) For transport or delivery of goods. (a) Type of Use: (i) For transport of passengers. EFFECT OF REGULATIONS. (e) Existing MTH with franchise shall be given a period of six (6) months to conform with the route color code from the date when color assignment shall have been approved by the CTTMB.(c) Page 20 of 90 Ord. (g) Existing Transport Regulatory Division (TRD) under the City Legal Office shall be subsumed under the CTTMO. ARTICLE XVI OPERATIONS OF PEDAL-OPERATED TRICYCLES SECTION 98. which is classified “for hire”. is operated upon any road or upon any path set aside for the pedal-operated tricycles.

cooperatives. (iv) Failure to register within the periods specified above shall make the owner of the pedicab liable to a fifty percent (50%) surcharge and paragraph (ii) shall apply. (b) Registration and Licensing (i) All trisikad owned by residents. and corporations registered under the Philippines laws. SECTION 100. An owner shall register and secure a license plate in order to operate a pedal-operated tricycle or trisikad.000.000. associations.00 annually/unit Provided. associations. (ii) Cooperatives. (iii) Renewal of license plate shall be done annually from the date the unit has been registered. .00 annually/unit Php 1. (iii) Cart-type. 0334-12 (ii) Center car.00 annually/unit Php 1. (ii) Newly acquired pedal-operated tricycle or trisikad shall be registered within thirty (30) days from the date of acquisition. No. 18 to 60 years old. that the owner/operator shall have the option to register the newly-acquired unit/units for a period of three (3) years. and resident of City of Davao. partnerships. however. REGISTRATION AND LICENSING. (a) Qualification (i) Filipino citizen.00 annually/unit Php 500. with 60% Filipino equity. with operations registered with the City Government of Davao. and other entities with juridical personality in Davao City shall register with the Franchising and Regulatory Division (FRD) of the CTTMO for the issuance of registration and pedicab license plates and upon payment of the following amount to the City Treasurer’s Office: For transport of passengers For vending merchandise For transport or delivery goods For personal use of Php 500.Page 21 of 90 Ord.

WARNING SIGNS. (c) No trisikad shall traverse along the national highway and secondary roads. or waiting or parking with cab and/or body which does not conform with the approved prototype shall be apprehended. (f) The fare to be collected by trisikad driver from passengers shall not exceed the rates approved by the CTTMO on public utility jeepneys in Davao City. the said person shall pay such fine.00. (a) Only approved cab and/or body prototype designed and recommended by CTTMO are allowed for transport of passengers and are qualified for issuance of franchise.(v) Page 22 of 90 Ord. ATTACHMENT OF LICENSE PLATE. SECTION 103. that a trisikad moving or being operated on any road used for transporting passengers. SECTION 102. (e) As far as practicable. RESTRICTIONS. A trisikad operated at night shall be equipped with headlight visible at least 60 meters to the front and a rear red reflex mirror or reflectorized tape visible for a distance of 60 meters to the rear. impounded and stored in the city impoundment area. (g) A homeowners’ association of private subdivision may prescribe some limitations regarding the operation of trisikads within said . No. 0334-12 No registration or renewal of registration shall be allowed of units which are unfit for public use or not roadworthy as determined by the CTTMO. and if any person uses the license plate that belongs to another. The license plate number of a trisikad shall be prominently attached at the rear portion of the trisikad clearly visible at a distance of fifty (50) feet and the driver/operator shall always carry a photocopy of the registration papers. provided however. the operation of pedicab used for transport of passengers shall be limited within residential areas. except those trisikad not used for transporting passengers. (d) The license plate is non-transferable. (b) Trisikad used for transport of passengers shall not be allowed to operate on streets designated as “off-limits” by the CTTMO. SECTION 101. it is punishable by a fine of Php 500. LIGHTING.

Penalties shall be imposed upon the driver or owner/operator of the trisikad for the violations indicated hereunder: (a) For Owner of pedal-operated tricycles Penalty . upon approval of the CTTMO. and other sound-generating devices. using cell phones to text or call and smoking is strictly prohibited. not contrary to the traffic provisions of this Code. unless he/she wears long pants or trousers. (m) No person shall drive a trisikad wearing headphones.Page 23 of 90 Ord. a horn or other devices capable of giving a signal for a distance of at least 100 feet except siren or whistle. (b) Establish routes for pedal-operated tricycles or trisikad used for transporting passengers. (k) No person shall drive a trisikad. but not limited to. SECTION 105. (j) No electronic devices shall be attached to the trisikad that would create public nuisance such as. (d) Recommend other guidelines and standards on the operations of pedal-operated tricycles subject to the approval of the Motorized Tricycle Franchising and Regulatory Committee. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES. stereos.00 and impoundment. (i) No person shall operate a trisikad unless it is equipped with a bell. shirt and shoes. The CTTMO shall regulate the registration of trisikad with the following function: (a) Registration of pedal-operated tricycles or trisikad. (c) Establish color coding with respect to zone/route for trisikad used for transporting passengers. REGULATORY OFFICE AND ITS FUNCTION. (h) The total number of passengers of a trisikad shall be limited to three (3) persons including the driver. (l) Using a license plate not issued by the CTTMO is punishable by a fine of Php 500. SECTION 104. No. 0334-12 subdivision. radios.

00 The apprehending City Traffic Enforcer shall have the authority to confiscate the electronic sound device to be deposited at the City Transport and Traffic Management Office.00 Php 500.00 Php 500.000. radio.Page 24 of 90 Ord. otherwise the device shall be up for auction.00 Confiscation of device car stereo.00 500. . 0334-12 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) No registration No CTTMO-issued license plate Not equipped with bell.00 500.00 Php 500. the release of apprehended trisikad shall be subject to payment of penalty/ies stated in this Section. and other devices that creates public nuisance plus Php 500. The proceeds of the sale shall go to the General Fund.00 Php 500.00 200.00 Php 500. horn No headlight No light or rear red reflex mirror Failure to comply registration papers With electronic device such as Php 500.00 Penalty Operating outside the designated routes: First Offense Second and subsequent offenses (ii) Traversing along national highway (iii) Fare overcharging (iv) Excess number of passengers as provided Php Php Php Php Php 500. No.00 500. The device shall be claimed by the owner/driver within seven (7) working days upon payment of corresponding fee of Php 1.00 500. other fees and charges as determined by the CTTMO subject to the approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod.00 500. provided however.00.00 1.000.00 1.000. (b) For drivers (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (c) Driving without shirt Driving in short pants Driving in slippers Driving while wearing headphone/earphone Smoking while driving For pedal-operated tricycles used in transporting passengers (i) Penalty Php Php Php Php Php 500.00 in this Article A trisikad apprehended under this Article shall be removed by authorized city traffic enforcer from the road and shall be impounded at the city impoundment area.

No. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES. This regulation is applicable to non-motorized boat using the City of Davao as port of call. 7586 (The NIPAS Law). (d) Municipal Waters – include not only streams. SECTION 109. This Article intends to institutionalize and provide guidelines. serve as an authorization or license to fish in municipal waters. ARTICLE XVII REGISTRATION OF NON-MOTORIZED BOAT USING THE CITY OF DAVAO AS PORT OF CALL SECTION 107. The registration function of the City Government of Davao is limited only to the conferment of identity to non-motorized fishing boats. 0334-12 SECTION 106. but does not. otherwise known as the “Domestic Shipping Development Act of 2004”. lakes. forest reserves. All other boats/vessels not covered by this Code shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of RA 9295. EFFECT OF REGULATION. SECTION 108. public forest. not contained in this Article and all other provisions contained of this Code also apply. The provisions of this Code granting right to and imposing duties upon a driver of a vehicle shall apply to every person driving a trisikad upon a road. system and procedure in the conduct of registration of non-motorized boats with Davao City as homeport or destination. DEFINITION. (a) Registration – an act/process of enlisting a non-motorized fishing boat for the purpose of establishing its identity and ownership by assigning it a permanent number. inland bodies of water and tidal within the municipality which are not included within the protected areas as defined under Republic Act No. or fishery . SECTION 110. TRAFFIC LAWS APPLICABLE TO PEDAL-OPERATED TRICYCLE OR TRISIKAD.Page 25 of 90 Ord. providing for fees and penalties therefor. however. (b) License/Permit to fish – the privilege to fish in its municipal waters granted to registered fisherfolk by the Local Government Unit. timberlands. (c) Fishing boat – any watercraft used for fishing or in support to fishing operations in municipal waters. SCOPE.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE. partnerships. (b) The CTTMO. 0334-12 reserves. shall formulate registration process that would be facilitative to applicants. (e) Registered Non-Motorized Fishing Boats – fishing boats duly registered with the City Government of Davao satisfying all registration requirements. (f) Unregistered Non-Motorized Fishing Boats – fishing boats unregistered with the City Government of Davao (g) Homeport – refers to the locality where the fishing vessel is registered (h) MARINA – Maritime Industry Authority (i) PCG – Philippine Coast Guard (j) CAO – City Agriculturist’s Office (k) CENRO – City Environment and Natural Resources Office SECTION 111. and/or corporations and duly registered or accredited fisherfolk organizations. but also marine waters included between two (2) lines drawn perpendicular to the general coastline from points where the boundary lines of the municipality touch the sea at low tide and a third line parallel with the general coastline including islands and fifteen (15) kilometres from such coastline. Form (Municipal Fishing Vessel . Where two (2) municipalities are so situated on opposite shores that there is less than thirty (30) kilometres of marine waters between them.00: (i) For New Applicants  Completed Application Application form). through the Franchising and Regulatory Division (FRD). No. (a) Eligible Applicants – only Filipino citizen. associations and cooperatives are eligible to apply for registration. (c) Application Requirements – the following are necessary documentary requirements for the filing of application for registration and upon payment of annual registration fee of P200.Page 26 of 90 Ord. single proprietorship. the third line shall be equally distant from the opposite shore of the respective municipalities.

 Original Copy of the Certificate of Number. (f) Assignment of Name – The City Transport and Traffic Management Office. (e) Official Number . Barangay Clearance. upon request of the owner/operator may assign a name to the fishing vessel.The CTTMO shall assign an official number to a registered fishing vessel which shall correspond to a code bearing the City of Davao. the CTTMO shall recommend to the City Mayor for the issuance of the Certificate of Number (Certificate of Number form) which is non-transferable. 0334-12 Certification or Clearance from the Davao City Philippine  National Police (PNP) or from the PNP Maritime Office certifying that the non-motorized fishing boat is not involved in any criminal offense. If the proposed name has already been assigned to another registered boat. the owner/operator has the option of adding letters of the alphabet. any Arabic number or Roman numeral which can be represented by .Page 27 of 90 Ord. permanently marked or plated on both sides of the forward portion of the fishing vessel. (d) Certificate of Number – Upon submission of the owner/operator of completed requirements for the registration of municipal fishing vessel to the CTTMO.  For Transfer of Registration (change of homeport) (ii)  All requirements under sub-paragraph (i) of Section 112 of this Article.  Clearance to Change Homeport (to be issued by the City Government of Davao through the City Transport and Traffic Management Office). the official number shall be painted. No. A name shall be assigned to only one (1) fishing vessel regardless of type of fishing gear. Environmental Clearance from the City Environment and  Natural Resources Office (CENRO).

to the proposed name. partnership.Page 28 of 90 Ord. upon application for change of homeport. the city shall. No. under the following instances:  the single proprietorship. being the current homeport. (ii) No clearance for the change in homeport shall be issued by the CTTMO. issue a certificate of clearance. civil or administrative case for violation of fishery law or ordinance.  the fishing vessel is involved in a pending criminal. (iii) The new homeport shall issue a new Certificate of Number upon filing of an application for issuance of a new Certificate of Number pursuant to the requirements in this Article. or fisherfolk cooperative has no branch office in the intended homeport. (g) Marking of Vessels – The City Transport and Traffic Management Office may institute a vessel marking or color coding system within its territorial jurisdiction. and shall delete the registration of such fishing vessel from its register. (h) Issuance of New Certificate of Number – A new Certificate of Number shall be issued in case the fishing vessel changes its homeport: (i) A change in homeport may occur in case the owner decides to change residence or principal office.  there is an outstanding safety requirement which the boat has to comply. (iv) Re-issuance of Certificate of Number – The CTTMO shall re-issue the Certificate of Number in the following instances: . The name of the fishing vessel shall be painted on both sides of the mid portion of the fishing vessel. corporation. or sells or transfers ownership of the fishing vessel to a person or entity with domicile in another municipality or city. 0334-12 words or its numeric equivalent. or civil case regarding question of ownership.

through the Office of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. in this case the City of Davao. upon the submission of the following requirements: (i) Duly notarized Deed of Absolute Sale. . The following documents shall be attached upon submission of the application. that the said notice had been posted in the premises and that there are no oppositions or claims during the seven (7) day posting. stating the reason for such. (iii) Affidavit of Publication executed by the Punong Barangay and the City Mayor. (ii) Posting in the Barangay Hall or in the City Hall of the City Government of Davao for seven (7) consecutive days giving notice that the motorized fishing boat has applied for a Change of Name. Change of name of the boat – The CTTMO shall issue a Certificate of Number when the owner/operator desires to change the name of the boat. through the Office of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. (i) Original copy of the Certificate of Number.Page 29 of 90 Ord. Change in ownership – In case the fishing vessel is sold or transfer of ownership. No. and (iv) Original copy(ies) of Certificate of Number. that the said notice had been posted in the premises and that there are no oppositors to the fishing boat’s sale. the CTTMO shall re-issue the Certificate of Number. containing the amended information on ownership upon application of the new owner or transferee. upon application filed with the current homeport. (iii) Affidavit of Publication executed by the City Mayor. (ii) Posting in the Barangay Hall or in the City Hall of the City Government of Davao for seven (7) consecutive days giving notice that the fishing boat has been sold or transferred to a new owner. b. 0334-12 a.

and hold the fishing boat from sailing for a period of time until the payment of fine is paid and duly receipted by the Office of the City Treasurer.500. SECTION 113.Page 30 of 90 Ord.00 P2. The fishery auxiliary invoice is not transferable and can only be used for a period of 24 hours of fishing activity in the municipal waters of Davao City. or any merchandise including fishing gears.00 - P5. and shall delete or cancel the fishing vessel’s registration. incident. FINES AND PENALTIES. Only duly registered fishing boats are qualified to fish in the municipal waters of the City of Davao. (c) For a fisherfolk whose boat is registered in other areas but not a resident of the City of Davao The fisherfolk shall pay a fishery auxiliary invoice of P5. SECTION 112. pursuant to the Local Government Code of 1991. No.500. .P5.000. while the fish catch. QUALIFIED TO FISH IN THE MUNICIPAL WATERS OF DAVAO CITY.000. 0334-12 An application for change of name shall not be approved if the boat is involved in civil case regarding question of ownership or in a criminal or civil case for violation of a fishery law or ordinance. Fines and penalties for unregistered non-motorized fishing boats within the municipal waters of Davao City. or the its involvement owner/proprietor in a shall immediately inform the City Transport and Traffic Management Office.00 and cancellation of registration For a fisherfolk who is not a resident of the City of Davao First and subsequent offenses .00. with the following: (a) For a fisherfolk who is a resident of the City of Davao (i) (ii) First offense Second offense (iii) Third offense (b) - P1. found in the boat. (i) Deletion or Cancellation of Registration – In case of loss or decay of the fishing marine/maritime vessel. Payment for the fishery auxiliary invoice shall be made at the Office of the City Treasurer during office hours.000. shall be confiscated in favor of the City Government of Davao.00.

through the CTTMO in collaboration with the City Agriculturist Office shall maintain an updated records of non-motorized fishing boat under the city’s jurisdiction and submit quarterly to the MARINA Region XI. (b) The City Transport and Traffic Management Office and the City Agriculturist Office. SECTION 117. MONITORING OF REGISTERED NON-MOTORIZED FISHING BOAT. .Page 31 of 90 Ord. PRIORITY IN THE REGISTRATION OF NONMOTORIZED FISHING BOATS. The City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall implement the provisions of this Article in collaboration with the City Agriculturist’s Office. violations of any provision of this Article for appropriate action. (ii) Barangay Clearance. (a) Used for Fishing Purposes per Unit (i) Latest Residence Certificate of the owner. and Department of Agriculture-BFAR the list of non-motorized fishing boat registered and deleted/cancelled. Priority 2 . There shall be a comprehensive monitoring strategy to determine the compliance of this Code.Fishing boats owners/operators who are residents from other areas in the Philippines. IMPLEMENTING AGENCY. in coordination with the Barangay Council. to the Philippine Coast Guard where the City of Davao belongs. shall conduct periodic inspection of fishing boats to determine the extent of compliance of this Code. (a) The Barangay Council shall report to the CTTMO. 0334-12 SECTION 114. SECTION 116. The following is the order of priority in the registration of non-motorized fishing boats: Priority 1 . SECTION 118. REGISTRATION OF NON-MOTORIZED VESSEL. The City Government of Davao.Fishing boats owners/operators who are residents of the City of Davao. No. REPORTORIAL SCHEME. SECTION 115.

No person shall drive a motor vehicle or a combination of a motor vehicle and trailer between sunset and sunrise. (d) Disposition of monies collected from registration fee – 25. (iii) Completed Registration Form.0% shall go to the Barangay where there is boat registration. and the lamps are lighted. DIMMING OF HEADLIGHTS. SECTION 120.00 (renewable annually from the date of registration). WARNING SIGNS. SECTION 119. (i) When the other vehicle reaches a point Two Hundred (200) meters from his/her motor vehicle. (c) Assignment of registration number (i) The CTTMO shall assign a permanent registration number to every unit registered. (a) The driver of a motor vehicle shall dim the headlights or tilt the beam downward whenever the vehicle is approached by any other vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.00 (renewable annually from the date of registration). while the remaining 75. or (ii) Immediately when the light projected by every headlight of the other vehicle is switched to low beam and shall cause every . 0334-12 (iii) Completed Registration Form.Page 32 of 90 Ord. unless the motor vehicle or combination is equipped with appropriate lamps and reflectors prescribed as mandatory by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to be carried by that vehicle or combination. ARTICLE XVIII LIGHTING. No. (iii) The registration number shall be written on the middle part of the boat on both sides. (ii) The registration number is non-transferable. ETC. (b) Used for Commercial Purposes per Unit (i) Business Permit. LIGHTS ON MOVING MOTOR VEHICLES. (ii) Barangay Clearance. (iv) Annual registration fee of Php 200.0% shall go to the Traffic Management Trust Fund. EQUIPMENT. (iv) Annual registration fee of Php 500.

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headlight of his vehicle to remain on low beam until the other
vehicle has passed;
(b)

No person shall drive a motor vehicle without the required
headlights that are capable or being operated on low beam.

SECTION 121. LIGHTS ON STATIONARY MOTOR VEHICLES.
(a)

Subject to the provision of Section 130, no person shall leave a
motor vehicle waiting on a road with a lamp of a power exceeding
seven (7) watts lighted and showing to the front, except while the
vehicle is loading or unloading passengers or is compelled to remain
stationary by the exigencies of traffic;

(b)

No person shall leave a motor vehicle or a trailer waiting on or partly
on any thoroughfare between sunset and sunrise unless that motor
vehicle or trailer is equipped with:
(i) Two lamps (one on each side) showing a clear white light to the
front and clearly visible under normal atmospheric conditions at
a distance of 180 meters, or where the motor vehicle or trailer is
waiting on or adjacent to the boundary of the thoroughfare, one
such lamp, which shall be on the side of the motor vehicle or
trailer near to the center of the thoroughfare; and
(ii) Appropriate rear lamps, number-plate lamps, front and rear
clearance lamps and reflectors prescribed as mandatory by the
LTO and the lamps so affixed are lighted;

(c)

Paragraph (b) of this Section shall not apply:
(i) Where the street lighting in the vicinity renders the motor vehicle
or the trailer clearly visible at a distance of 180 meters; or
(ii) To any motorcycle nor connected to a side car, trailer left waiting
parallel to and as near as practicable to the boundary of the
thoroughfare.

SECTION
VEHICLES.
(a)

122.

PORTABLE

WARNING

SIGNS

FOR

DISABLED

No person shall drive a vehicle on a road, or permit a vehicle to be
driven, unless that vehicle carries a portable early warning device
complying

with

the

specifications

Transportation Office (LTO);

prescribed

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(b)

Whenever a disabled vehicle is stationary on a thoroughfare, the
portable early warning devices shall be placed one to the rear of the
vehicle and one to the front side nearer to the center of the
thoroughfare at a distance prescribed by the LTO to give reasonable
warning to approaching drivers;

(c)

Nothing in this Section shall affect any duty imposed by this Code to
display lighted lamps on stationary vehicles.

SECTION 123. LIGHTS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT ON BICYCLES.
(a)

No person shall ride or propel a bicycle between sunset and sunrise,
unless it is equipped with:
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)

(b)

A
A
A
A

lighted lamp showing a clear white light to the front;
lighted lamp showing a clear red light to the rear;
red reflector on its rear; and,
rear mudguard, the rear half of which is colored white;

Such lamps and reflectors shall be of the types and affixed in the
positions prescribed by the proper authority and shall be kept clean
at all times;

(c)

No person shall ride a bicycle unless it is equipped with:
(i) An efficient brake; and,
(ii) An efficient bell or some other suitable warning device.

SECTION 124. LIGHTS ON ANIMAL DRAWN VEHICLES.
(a)

No person shall drive or permit any animal-drawn vehicle or any
trailer attached to it to be upon any thoroughfare between sunset
and sunrise, unless the vehicle or the trailer is equipped with
appropriate front and rear lamps, clearance lamps and reflectors, as
prescribed by proper authority and the lamps are lighted;

(b)

All reflectors and lights prescribed under this Section shall be kept
clean and shall not be obscured by any part of the vehicle or its
load.

SECTION 125. LIGHTS ON TOWED VEHICLES. No person shall
between sunset and sunrise drive a motor vehicle which is towing another
vehicle unless a lighted lamp is attached to the portion of the towed vehicle
facing any following vehicle, with a power not exceeding seven (7) watts showing

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a clear red light visible under normal atmosphere conditions at a distance of
100 meters which lamp is so placed that:
(a)

It is clear not more than one (1) meter above the ground; and

(b)

It is in the center or to the left side of the center of that portion of
the towed vehicle which faces any following vehicle.

SECTION 126. FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS.
(a)

No person shall drive or leave waiting vehicle on which, is mounted a
lamp displaying intermittent flashes, except
(i)

A lamp displaying intermittent red and/or blue flashes on the
top of an emergency vehicle;

(ii)

A lamp displaying intermittent amber flashes on top of

A tow truck or motor breakdown service vehicle at the scene
of an accident or breakdown; or,

A vehicle being used by a government, public or local
authority in connection with its functions and occupying a
hazardous position on the thoroughfare;

(b)

A motor vehicle moving or stationary in a hazardous position on a
thoroughfare because of an emergency situation, shall display such
flashes from both sides of the front and rear of the vehicle by means
of a flashing lamp signaling devices or Early Warning Device (EWD);
provided, that the display of such flashes and the operation of EWD
are in accordance with the specification of the LTO.

SECTION 127. SPOT LAMPS.
(a)

No person shall cause or permit any spot lamp, or fog light/lamp or
search lamp offered or connected to any vehicle to be lighted unless:
(i)

The vehicle is stationary and the lamp is used only for the
purpose of reading a road sign;

(ii)

The vehicle is outside the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City;

(b)

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The provision of paragraph (a) of this Section shall not apply if the
vehicle is an emergency vehicle or if the vehicle is being used by law
enforcement agencies in the performance of their official function.

SECTION 128. MUFFLERS AND NOISE CONTROLLING DEVICES. No
person shall operate a motor vehicle on a street unless such motor vehicle is
equipped, at all times, with a muffler or mufflers in constant operation and of
sufficient capacity for the motor and equipped with an exhaust system to
prevent the escape of excessive fumes or smoke and unusual noise;
Owners or operators of motor vehicles within the territorial jurisdiction of
the City of Davao shall at all times ensure that their vehicles comply with the
exhaust emission standards set forth in RA 8749, otherwise known as the
“Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999” and its implementing rules and regulations.

SECTION 129. WINDSHIELDS
EQUIPPED WITH WIPERS.
(a)

TO

BE

UNOBSTRUCTED

AND

No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or
other non-transparent material upon the front windshield of such
vehicle which obstructs the driver’s clear view of the road or
highway;

(b)

Posters or stickers approved by the proper authority shall be placed
at the lower right hand corner of the front windshield;

(c)

No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any non-transparent
material or object suspended within the windshield area as viewed
from the driver’s seat nor shall any person drive any motor vehicle
upon the hood of which is attached to any fixture ornament of any
material which vibrates, or swings within view of the driver of said
vehicle;

(d)

The windshield on every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a
wiper for cleaning rain or other moisture from the windshield and
shall be maintained in good working order.
ARTICLE XIX
SEATBELT

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SECTION 130. EFFECT OF REGULATIONS. The regulations applicable
to all private, government-owned, and diplomatic vehicles with four (4) to multiwheeler motor vehicles, and in compliance with Republic Act No. 8750,
otherwise known as the “Seat Belt Use Act of 1999”.
SECTION 131. MANDATORY USE OF SEATBELTS.
(a)

For their own safety, the driver and front seat passengers of a public
or private motor vehicle are required to wear or use their seat belt
devices while inside a vehicle of running engine on any city road or
thoroughfare; Provided, that for private vehicles, except for jeeps,
jeepneys, vans, buses and other private vehicles as may be
determined by the CTTMO, front and back seat passengers are
likewise required to use their seat belt devices at all times;

(b)

In the case of public motor vehicles, the driver shall be required to
immediately inform and require the front seat passengers upon
boarding a vehicle of running engine to wear the prescribed seat
belts. Any passenger who refuses to wear seat belts shall not be
allowed to continue his/her trip;

(c)

For special public service vehicles such as school services and other
similar vehicles as may be determined by the CTTMO, seat belt
devices should be provided and used by both drivers and front seat
passengers

as defined

herein

and

the first

row

passengers

immediately behind the driver at all times while inside a vehicle of
running engine;
(d)

Operational motor vehicles, both public and private, which are not
equipped with the required\seat belt devices, are given one (1) year
to retrofit appropriate seat belt devices in their vehicles.

SECTION 132. TYPE OF SEAT BELT DEVICES REQUIRED. The seat
belt devices required to be installed in all motor vehicles shall comply with the
standards and specifications established by the Bureau of Product Standards
of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in consultation with the LTO of
the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC); Provided
however that the seat belt devices installed in imported second-hand motor
vehicles shall conform with the standards and specifications of the Bureau of
Product Standards for purposes of importation and registration.

Non-compliance hereof will hold the driver and the operator liable. GROSS WEIGHT. RESERVATION OF FRONT SEATS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY.A 8750. city roads and street or highway. which has a total gross weight. Infants and/or children ages six (6) years and below shall be prohibited to sit in the front seat of any motor vehicle. No motor vehicle or other power vehicle or combination of such vehicles equipped wholly with pneumatic tires. in excess of the requirements as prescribed by the Land Transportation Office (LTO). SECTION 136. SECTION 135. (a) On the Driver (i) For failure to wear the prescribe seat belt devices and/or failure to require his passengers to wear the prescribe seat belt device. which shall be defined in Appendix VI (Truck Ban Route). SECTION 134. (ii) Public utility vehicles shall post appropriate signage instructing front seat passengers to wear seat belts when inside the vehicle. assemblers and distributors are required to ensure that seat belt devices are properly installed before the distribution and sale of the said vehicles as determined by the IRR thereon: Provided. CHILDREN TO SIT IN FRONT SEAT. Drivers and/or owners of public utility vehicles are required to reserve the seat on the front for persons with disability. that manufacturers. LOAD SECTION 137. assemblers and distributors of jeepneys may install a pelvis restraint or lap belt only in the driver’s and front seat passengers’ seat and this shall be considered as substantial compliance with the requirement of the said Article. through the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall impose fines against a driver/operator of public utility vehicle operating in Davao City roads and thoroughfares for violation of this Article. Amended under R. including vehicle and load. otherwise known as the Seat Belt Use Act of 1999. ARTICLE XX WEIGHT. The City Government of Davao. PENALTIES AND FINES. No.Page 38 of 90 Ord. AXLE AND WHEEL LOADS. PROVISION FOR SEAT BELT. 0334-12 SECTION 133. SIZE. . car manufacturers. shall be operated or moved upon any public places.

No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any road. or otherwise escaping therefrom. Provided. regardless of the nature of the property being transported. may be dropped for the purpose of traction. or water or other substance may be sprinkled on a roadway in cleaning or maintaining the roadway. sand. locks or other suitable mechanical device to prevent such load from dropping onto the highway or from shifting in any manner and further. No. that this paragraph shall apply to any vehicle carrying a load consisting entirely of soil. net. No passenger-type vehicle shall be operated on any road. empty cartons. PROJECTING LOADS ON PASSENGER VEHICLES. straps. canopy or other suitable material. (c) With any load consisting partially or entirely of loose paper. except that soil. SECTION 140. Provided however. (a) The City Traffic Enforcer having reason to believe that the weight of a vehicle and load is unlawful. is authorized to require the driver to stop and submit to weighing of such vehicle by means of a portable or stationary weighing scale or may require that the vehicle be driven to the nearest public weighing scale available in the area. (b) Whenever a traffic enforcer/officer upon weighing a vehicle and load as above provided. that this provision shall not be deemed to supersede the provision of Section 141 herein above. cargo nets. or gravel. street or highway with any load thereon projecting beyond the extreme width of the vehicle. LOADS TO BE PROPERLY SECURED. (b) With any load not entirely within the body of the vehicle.Page 39 of 90 Ord. street or highway: (a) Unless such vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from dropping. TRAFFIC OFFICERS MAY WEIGH VEHICLES AND REQUIRE REMOVAL OF EXCESS LOADS. sand. unless such load is entirely covered by tarpaulin. that the ropes. to prevent particles thereof from being blown or carried by the wind. effectively preventing any part of such load from being blown or carried by the wind. shifting. the . or any other material susceptible of being blown or carried by the wind. 0334-12 SECTION 138. determines that the weight is unlawful. SECTION 139. leaking. however. coral or gravel. crates.

equipment and/or load to be moved. HEIGHT OF VEHICLES RESTRICTED. (c) Any driver of a vehicle who fails or refuses to stop and submit the vehicle and load to weighing when directed by a Traffic Enforcer/Officer shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. width or height unless a permit or clearance has been issued by the department head of the CTTMO. and a height of fifteen (15) feet. width and length of the same. (b) No person shall drive any motor vehicle over any wooden bridge at a speed greater than 10 kilometers per hour. EXCESSIVE WIDTH. SECTION 143. (a) No person shall drive or operate any motor vehicle having an aggregate weight of vehicle and load in excess of the specified allowable weight indicated over any bridge in the City.Page 40 of 90 Ord. (a) No vehicle shall be moved. No. (b) All applications for permit required under this section shall be made in writing to the CTTMO and shall contain the following: (i) (ii) Description of the vehicle. All materials so unloaded shall be cared for by the owner or operator of the vehicle at their own risk. SECTION 141. WIDTH OR HEIGHT. PERMIT TO MOVE EQUIPMENT AND/OR LOAD OF EXCESSIVE WEIGHT. including load. (v) Time at which the movement of the same will commence and terminate. No motor vehicle or other power vehicle of a greater width than nine (9) feet. . (iv) Height. (iii) Complete designation of the route to be followed. Street location or other identifying description of the place to which the same is to be moved. (c) A driver of any motor vehicle when traveling over said wooden bridge shall not approach within ten (10) feet of another motor vehicle proceeding in the same direction. SECTION 142. shall be operated on any city street or highway except under the provisions herein specified. 0334-12 officer may require the driver to stop the vehicle in a suitable place and remain standing until portion of the load is removed as may be necessary to reduce the gross weight to such limit as permitted. RESTRICTING THE USE OVER BRIDGES. transported or caused to be moved through the city streets having an equipment and/or load of excessive weight.

(a) Such loads of excessive width shall be moved or transported at any time upon the discretion of the issuing officer that may be diverted over an alternate route and where the flow of city traffic will not be unduly impeded by such movement. heirs and assignees for a minimum amount of Php 30. (iii) The issuing officer shall be satisfied that there are available sufficient pull out areas for the use in case of delay or breakdown. and (iv) The applicant shall have filed with the CTTMO. (c) When movements are permitted during daytime. upon the department head’s discretion or any authorized representative. ordinance or (ii) regulation. There is more than one (1) foot clearance on each side of the vehicle and/or equipment along the route to be followed. REGULATION AS TO MOVEMENT OF LOADS OF EXCESSIVE WIDTH ON CITY STREETS. change and designate another route to be followed or the time during which the movement shall be made prior to the issuance of a permit. such loads shall be marked at each corner by a red flag. No. (c) No permit shall be issued unless: (i) The applicant shall have secured and presented to the issuing officer all clearances required by any law.Page 41 of 90 Ord. (b) The maximum speed of movement of such loads shall be 25 kilometers per hour. (d) The CTTMO may. equipment and/or any possible obstruction existing along such route. 0334-12 (vi) Certified statement that the moving contractor has examined the route and determined that there will be a clearance of at least one (1) foot on each side of the vehicle. administrators.00 in case of bodily injury to or death of one or more persons in any accident or damage to or destruction of property. executors. . a certificate of any insurance carrier that there is a comprehensive automobile liability insurance policy covering said applicant and his authorized agents. SECTION 144.000.

(a) That except in cases of compelling necessity such as delivery of things and goods at places within the subdivision or in times of emergencies such as fires or in any form of conflagration or when authorized by the Sangguniang Panlungsod. 0334-12 When movements are made at night. Sufficient lanterns shall be provided of the colors specified for incandescent lamps to be used in the event of power failure or other similar emergency to insure that the minimum lighting required by this Traffic Code is maintained at all times. In addition thereto. transporting or drawing such load at night shall be equipped with at least two (2) flashing yellow lights of not less than six (6) inches in diameter which shall be mounted on each side at the front of the vehicle or tractor. all others may be red. All lamps located at the corners of the load shall be red in color and not less than one hundred (100) watts each. white or amber in color and shall not be less than fifty (50) watts each. such loads shall be lighted by at least one string of incandescent lamps spaced at a maximum of five (5) feet on center around the entire load. at least one (1) lamp shall be placed or located at each corner and at the lowest point of the load. (e) The vehicle or tractor carrying.(d) Page 42 of 90 Ord. No. near the headlight but not in the same horizontal line therewith. At least one lamp in string shall be located at each corner of the load. it shall be unlawful for vehicles over five (5) tons in weight to enter. pass or make use of subdivision roads within the City of Davao. PASSING OF VEHICLES OVER FIVE (5) TONS ON SUBDIVISION ROAD ALREADY CONVERTED TO CITY ROAD. All such lamps shall be located not less than five (5) feet from the roadway surface. (b) That in cases of deliveries of things or goods at places within the subdivision. . SECTION 145. (f) All military tactical movements shall be exempted from the provisions of this Section. the prohibited vehicles shall in no case stay therein longer than one (1) hour and/or after the delivery has been made or completed.

Special and Non-Working Holidays. SECTION 147. TRUCK ROUTES AND LIMITED TRUCK BAN. No. MOVEMENTS OF TRAILERS. or refrigerated vans shall not be allowed to travel on any and all city streets of Davao City. (b) The City Mayor may.Page 43 of 90 Ord. 042-02. ply or pass through secondary streets.m. or whose gross vehicle weight exceed 4. . Series of 2002. (a) Public transport utility vehicles with less than eighteen (18) passengers seating capacity shall only be allowed to operate. 0154-03. amending Ordinance No.m. uneven or rough roads thereby principally causing a road traffic accident. except Saturdays. upon recommendation of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. VEHICLES EXEMPTED FROM LIMITED TRUCK BAN. ban the access for limited hours of any cargo trucks and heavy vehicles on any other city street when conditions warrant and in order to ensure orderly traffic flow.) to nine in the morning (9:00 a. Series of 2002) (a) The entry and exit of cargo trucks. 48. (Ordinance No. ARTICLE XXI TRUCK BAN AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT ROUTES SECTION 148. PUBLIC TRANSPORT UTILITY VEHICLE WITH LESS THAN EIGHTEEN (18) PASSENGERS PASSING SECONDARY STREETS. OR ANY APPROVED TRANSPORTATION MEDIUM LINKED TO A CONTAINER VAN.m. Sundays. 40. TRUCKS. 45. 20. No driver shall be allowed to operate a trailer or truck carrying 10.). containerized haulers. gravel and sand trucks and other heavy cargo trucks with more than six (6) wheels and up. including tractor trailers.) to eight in the evening (8:00 p. Series of 2003. and 52 footer container vans in any city streets without safety locking device. The use of the truck routes shall be restricted to the hours of seven in the morning (7:00 a.). and along streets specified as truck routes shown in Appendix VI. SECTION 149. and from five in the afternoon (5:00 p.m. 066-02. amending Ordinance No.500 kilograms. to prevent such container van to be thrown off or separated from the trailer or truck while maneuvering on a bending. thoroughfares or roads in the city subject to existing certificates of public convenience issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). 0334-12 SECTION 146.

A driver/operator/owner of a truck without exemption permit. (d) Private utility trucks responding to emergency circumstances. 0334-12 1.00 per vehicle at the City Treasure’s Office which shall be deposited in the General Fund. Without corresponding permit (a) Government-owned garbage trucks or government-contracted garbage trucks. . 4. With corresponding permit (a) Private cargo and hauling trucks carrying unprocessed fruits and vegetables. (h) Trucks carrying merchandise for purposes of donation and free distribution to various social welfare institutions. and (b) Private transit concrete mixers and dump trucks for use or intended to be used for government projects. shall be penalized as shown in Appendix V. No.Page 44 of 90 Ord. (c) Government-owned or private towing trucks responding to emergency situation.000. unprocessed/ unpreserved dressed chicken and or meat and the like. (e) Trucks and vans carrying hospital or health-related cargo. (f) Armored trucks and vans of banks and financial institutions. which are perishable in nature. (g) Trucks carrying fuel and petroleum products. in reference to paragraph 2 of this Section. 3. fresh water and marine products. (b) Fire trucks. live fowls and hogs. Application for exemption shall be filed at the City Transport and Traffic Management Office and shall pay corresponding annual permit fee of Php 5. 2.

for consideration of the City Transport and Traffic Management Board and for endorsement to the Sangguniang Panlungsod for approval. In the .Page 45 of 90 Ord. and c. SECTION 151. the vehicle shall be impounded at the city impounding area and shall be released only if fine and impounding charges is fully paid. with business permit issued by the City Government of Davao. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office may adjust the turning points and terminal of public utility buses and jeepneys. 0334-12 SECTION 150. for franchise and routes with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board. Failure of driver/operator/owner of the truck. if so required by an approved traffic improvement scheme. nor operate along public utility bus or jeepney routes. SECTION 153. In the granting or revision of routes or areas of operations. including taxis and shuttle vans. a. In no case shall tricycles or trisikad be permitted to run along national roads with heavy traffic. including taxis and shuttle vans with valid authorization from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board and whose routes terminates or originate within the City shall furnish the City Transport and Traffic Management Office a copy of their approved routes prior to this Code. REGULATING THE OPERATION OF PUBs AND PUJs. SECTION 152. Without necessarily modifying their basic authorized routes. prescribe their loading or unloading points. the recommendations of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall be given consideration to ensure safety and minimize their traffic impact. On succeeding violations. Section 151. or b. MOTORIZED TRICYCLES-FOR-HIRE AND TRISIKAD. Public utility buses and jeepneys. ROUTES OF PUBLIC UTILITY BUSES AND JEEPNEYS. Any application of public utility buses and jeepneys. If the truck is covered by business permit issued by other local government units. shall be subject to preliminary evaluation and recommendation of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. paragraph b of this Section shall apply including payment of applicable administrative fine under the city’s local tax ordinance. to pay the penalty within ten (10) days from date of apprehension for violating paragraph (a). shall cause immediate suspension of business permit. and/or require them to utilize passengers interchange terminals. No. PAYMENT OF FINE. which terminates or originates within the City of Davao.

(a) A driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian crossing shall travel at a speed that. or upon pedestrian crossing apparently for the purpose of complying with this Section. SECTION 155.Page 46 of 90 Ord. s. 0334-12 absence of off-street tricycle terminals or stations. if necessary to comply with this Section. the number of tricycles operating or to be operated maybe restricted or curtailed on a thoroughfare to minimize traffic congestion. pedestrian crossing. no additional units shall be franchised. pedestrian overpass. 1973) SECTION 154. (b) When on a footway. DUTIES OF PEDESTRIANS. PEDESTRIAN CROSSING. (b) A driver shall give way to any pedestrian who is on a pedestrian crossing. ARTICLE XXII PEDESTRIAN RIGHTS AND DUTIES (Article XIII of Ordinance No. (a) A pedestrian: Shall cross a thoroughfare at marked crosswalk. (e) When a vehicle is stopped to give way to a pedestrian. (d) A driver of a vehicle turning or intending to turn right or left shall yield to any pedestrian who is on a pedestrian crossing. or pedestrian crossing. 778. marked cross-walk. (c) When crossing a thoroughfare at an intersection shall keep right of pedestrian crossing in the opposite direction. shall keep as close as practicable to the right side of the footway. or pedestrian footway. in such a situation. No. . (c) A driver shall not permit any portion of the vehicle to enter upon a pedestrian crossing even if any vehicle headed in the same direction is stopped on the approach side of. the driver will be able to stop the vehicle before reaching the pedestrian crossing. the driver of a vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake or attempt to pass such stopped vehicle.

(b) Proceed from footway towards a vehicle that has not fully stopped for the purpose of boarding it. 0334-12 When crossing a thoroughfare or portion of a thoroughfare shall do so promptly by the shortest and most direct route. and (e) A pedestrian or passenger shall board or alight from PUJ in designated PUJ Loading and Unloading Zone. to the thoroughfare boundary. No. (d) Remain on a pedestrian crossing. not: SECTION 156. or do so at an area where loading and unloading is prohibited. obstruct. SECTION 157.(d) Page 47 of 90 Ord. (c) Alight from or board a moving vehicle. PEDESTRIANS ON THOROUGHFARES. Erring pedestrians under this Article shall be cited and issued Pedestrian Citation Receipt (PCR) and be penalized with a fine as indicated in Appendix V (Schedule of Fines and Penalties) or four (4) hours community service to be determined by the CTTMO in coordination with the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO). Except when there is a sidewalk or footway. (b) Shall not proceed along a thoroughfare abreast of more than one (1) pedestrian. SECTION 158. a pedestrian: (a) Proceeding along a thoroughfare shall. and shall keep close as the pedestrian can to the boundary of the thoroughfare on the left of the pedestrian. . A pedestrian shall (a) While waiting to board a vehicle stand on any portion of the thoroughfare. or marked cross-walk longer than necessary for the purpose of passing over the thoroughfare with reasonable dispatch. PENALTIES. and (e) Stand up a footway or thoroughfare so as to inconvenience. travel on the thoroughfare or side of the thoroughfare used by vehicles traveling in the opposite direction. when practicable. hinder or prevent the free passage of any pedestrian or any vehicle. RESTRICTIONS ON PEDESTRIANS. except in a procession or parade authorized by the proper authority. as may be practicable.

Motor vehicles violating speed limits as provided by speed limit signs strategically erected along roads. or other vehicle speed recording technology and take photos and videos as evidence of violation. USE OF VIDEO/DIGITAL CAMERA TO APPREHEND VIOLATORS. 0334-12 ARTICLE XXIII USE OF SOME TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE OPERATION OF NO-PHYSICAL CONTACT APPREHENSION SECTION 159. No. USE OF SPEED CAMERA/GUNS TO APPREHEND OVER SPEEDING MOTOR VEHICLES. OFFICIAL PUV DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD. and consequently the CTTMO shall immediately send the original copy of the summon to the violator with the photo/s of the vehicle and place where the violation was committed. and may take information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user and shall conspicuously affix to such vehicle a duplicate copy of the summon for the owner/driver of the motor vehicle. taxi cabs. motorized tricycle-for-hire. and the traffic citation ticket as attachments to answer the charge against him/her within seven (7) days during the hours and at a place specified in the summon. The City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall install authorized video camera or CCTV in strategic places into different roads. INSTALLATION AND USE OF VIDEO CAMERA. ARTICLE XXIV MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS SECTION 163. and highways of Davao City to record traffic violations. passenger . streets. Section 63 (b). SECTION 162. SECTION 161. (a) No person shall drive a Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) such as public utility jeepneys. The “no-physical contact apprehension” policy shall be strictly observed by City Traffic Enforcement Officers who are issued digital cameras in apprehending traffic violators. streets.Page 48 of 90 Ord. SECTION 160. and highways shall be recorded by duly authorized City Traffic Enforcement Officer using authorized LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) speed guns. AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL TO USE DIGITAL CAMERA. (d) and (e) shall be recorded by CTTMO or by duly authorized City Traffic Enforcement Officer using authorized digital camera and take photos as evidence of violation. Whenever a motor vehicle without a driver is found illegally parked as provided in Article X and Article XI Section 62 (c) (i).

issued by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. control number. OBSTRUCTION TO DRIVER’S VIEW OR DRIVING MECHANISM. provided however. 0334-12 vans. traffic rules and regulations. (i) The official identification card shall bear information on the driver which includes: name of the driver and picture. No. provided however . and other important information as determined by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. (a) No person shall drive a vehicle when it is so loaded. or when there are in the front seat such number of persons exceeding two (a driver and 1 passenger for taxi. FOLLOWING EMERGENCY VEHICLES. passenger van and private vehicle) while three (3) for trucks.Page 49 of 90 Ord. an official identification card from the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall be secured by a PUV driver through mandatory attendance to seminar on safety driving. road safety. and city traffic code conducted by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office in cooperation with national agencies concerned regarding transport and traffic laws. or to interfere with his control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle. SECTION 164. road courtesy. (b) No passenger in a vehicle shall ride in such a position as to interfere with the driver’s view ahead or to the sides. school transport service vehicles. SECTION 165. rules and regulations. date of issuance and expiration date. city residential address. without bearing an official identification card. that public utility buses and trucks for-hire are not covered by this paragraph. so as to obstruct the view of the driver to the front or sides of the vehicle as to interfere with the driver’s control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle. discipline. with approved franchise plying within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Davao. and shall be displayed conspicuously inside the vehicle. (b) Prior to the issuance of new or renewal of driver’s license from the Land Transportation Office. A driver of any vehicle shall not follow any emergency vehicle traveling in response to any emergencies closer than 50 meters or approximately 165 feet.

automotive oil or fluid that are likely to injure any person. notwithstanding the light conditions at those intersections controlled by traffic signal devices. No person shall throw or deposit upon any city road or highway. TRACKING MUD UNTO CITY ROAD OR HIGHWAY. No. cans. (b) No funeral. then all other traffic shall yield the right of way to all vehicles comprising such funeral or other procession until it has passed through the intersection. SECTION 167. 0334-12 the driver of any vehicle shall not drive into or parked within the block where a fire apparatus has stopped in answer to fire alarm. (a) 168. nails. in letters . assembly. (c) A funeral procession composed of any number of vehicles shall be identified as such by the conspicuous display on the top center of each vehicle a banner not less than 20 centimeters or 8 inches long and 10 centimeters or 4 inches wide predominantly black or violet in color. shall occupy. When the lead car of any funeral or other processions shall have entered any intersection. it shall be the duty of the owner of the offending vehicle to have such mud or dirt removed as quickly as possible.Page 50 of 90 Ord. tacks. glass. or parade containing 100 or more persons or 25 or more vehicles. procession. The foregoing provisions of this Section shall apply only to such funeral or other processions moving under police escort. with a word FUNERAL printed on both sides thereof. any bottle. In the event that the mud or dirt is unavoidably tracked unto the city road or highway. march or proceed along any city street except in accordance with a permit issued by the City Transport and Traffic Management Office and such other regulations as set forth herein which may apply. SECTION 166. or any substance such as. ETC. SECTION PROCESSIONS. DRIVING THROUGH FUNERAL OR OTHER No person shall drive a vehicle between the vehicles comprising a funeral or other authorized procession while they are in motion. used tires. wires. wood. PUTTING GLASS. animal or vehicle. but not limited to. excepting the Armed forces of the Philippines and the forces of the Police and Fire Departments. ON CITY ROAD OR HIGHWAY. or obscure the painted pavement markings thereon. No vehicle using the city street or highway shall track mud or dirt unto the traveled portion of such city road or highway in such quantities that will constitute a hazard when the roadway is wet.

0334-12 no less than 4 centimeters or 1. (a) It is shall be prohibited for driver or owner or operator of PUJ to install or equip car stereo. and smoking while driving. . without keeping a number of herders on continual duty to open the road so as to permit the passage of vehicles. (b) No driver and conductor of PUJ shall conduct passengers wearing short pants. OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS. using cellular phone while driving. headphones/earphones.Page 51 of 90 Ord. (a) No person owning. Trip-cutting or cutting-trip: a violation of LTFRB-approved route in transporting passengers where the driver of the PUJ cut short the trip which usually occurs when only a few passengers are left to and from its original destinations. radio. swine. or any audio gadgets in PUJ so as not to attract the driver to switch on thereby impeding the hearing capability of the driver. etc.. or across any city road or highway. RESTRICTING ANIMALS AND LIVESTOCK ON CITY ROAD AND HIGHWAY.5 inches in height and the display on the top center of both lead vehicle and the end vehicle of a flashing amber light. (e) It shall be prohibited for driver of PUJ to do “trip-cutting” to the disadvantage of the riding public. (d) It shall be prohibited for driver to conduct passengers outside the routes approved by LTFRB. slippers. (c) It is shall be required from owner or operator of PUJ for their hired driver and conductor to be registered with the CTTMO. shall negligently permit any such livestock or animals to stray upon or remain unaccompanied by person in-charge or control thereof. No. SECTION 169. canine. While in the procession each driver shall turn on the head lamps of his/her vehicle as further identification. upon any city road or highway. goats. SECTION 170. (b) No person shall drive or lead any such livestock upon. sleeveless shirt. controlling or having the possession of any livestock or animals such as cattle. horses.

provided however. (d) A shop owner/fabricator/manufacturer of locally-designed/built body or cab of public utility vehicle shall report the number of units fabricated or manufactured every six (6) months to the CTTMO. MTH. road accidents that impede smooth traffic flow or other activities where temporary rerouting is allowed by CTTMO or traffic enforcement officer on duty. that CTTMO shall provide the forms use in reporting.Page 52 of 90 Ord. An annual registration fee of five hundred pesos (Php 500. provided however. (c) It shall be the responsibility of the owner/operator of a registered shop to embed a Passenger Cab Chassis Number (PCCN) to a fabricated or manufactured body. (a) OF LOCALLY- A shop owner/fabricator/manufacturer of locally-designed/built body or cab of public utility vehicle where such public utility jeepney and motorized tricycle-for-hire. shall register the shop or enterprise with CTTMO. . that any completed passenger body being used for conducting passenger without bearing a PCCN shall be impounded where both the owner/driver of the vehicle and the fabricator/manufacturer of the body shall be penalized aside from paying impoundment fees and charges. (b) All registered shop fabricating and manufacturing body for PUJ. The procedure on the issuance and assigning permanent body serial number shall be included in the implementing rules and regulations. No. FABRICATION/MANUFACTURING DESIGNED/BUILT PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLE. SECTION 171. shall secure a permanent body serial number from the CTTMO during registration.00) shall be paid to the City Treasurer’s Office under the Traffic Management Trust Fund. except such road diversion is caused by untoward weather conditions or natural disasters. operating in the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Davao. 0334-12 (f) It is prohibited for driver of PUJ to divert or use other city roads aside from its approved route. Non-motorized tricycle or Pedicab.

No. (g) Existing public utility vehicle which do not conform to the approved standards shall be recommended for cancellation of franchise of the public utility jeepneys to the LTFRB and the franchise of the motorized tricycle for hire by the CTTMO to the City Mayor. it shall be subject to final inspection by the CTTMO as to its road worthiness based on the approved standards.00) shall be paid by the owner of the vehicle to the City Treasurer’s Office which shall be deposited under the Traffic Management Trust Fund. An inspection fee of Two Hundred Pesos (Php 200. (h) CTTMO shall coordinate with the LTFRB for the inspection of locally designed/built public utility vehicle not fabricated / manufactured in Davao City prior to the application of franchise with LTFRB. (f) Before release of completed/finished product to the owner of vehicle. (b) A safety helmet referred to in paragraph (a) herein shall comply with the standard set by the Department of Trade and Industry. (a) A person shall not drive or ride upon a motorcycle unless that person is wearing a safety helmet on his/her head securely fastened under the chin of the wearer. An inspection fee of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500. mount or fit an engine according to locally-approved standards as provided in the implementing rules and regulation of this Code. provided however.00) shall be paid by the owner of the vehicle to the City Treasurer’s Office which shall be deposited under the Traffic Management Trust Fund. buses and passenger vans used as public utility vehicles. ETC.(e) Page 53 of 90 Ord. SECTION 172. 0334-12 It shall be the responsibility of shop owner/fabricator/manufacturer of locally-designed/built body or cab of public utility vehicle to install. (c) A person shall not drive a motorcycle while wearing a safety helmet to which is attached an eye protector unless that eye protector complies with the standard set by the Department of Trade and Industry. OPERATION OF MOTORCYCLES. . (i) This Section excludes motor vehicles such as taxis. that violation of this paragraph shall subject the owner of the shop to penalty and the CTTMO shall immediately recommend to the City Mayor the closure of the shop.

Page 54 of 90 Ord. It is prohibited for driver/operator of any moving motorized vehicle to attach an improvised mudguard at the back of the vehicle with height clearance less than 20 centimeters or eight (8) inches from road surface when the vehicle is loaded. No person shall drive a motor vehicle on city road or highway unless he/she has a valid driver’s license issued by the Land Transportation Office for that type of vehicle. (e) It shall be prohibited for driver of motorcycle. produce his/her license for inspection and state his/her true name and address. SECTION 173. with headphones/ earphones. 0334-12 (d) A person driving a motorcycle shall always turn on the headlight of the motorcycle while driving along any city road or highway. (c) In this Section “authorized person” means a person in uniform authorized by this Code or under any Act to require a driver of a motor vehicle on a road to produce his/her driver’s license. or any authorized person. (v) without shirt. (ii) to carry a child age seven (7) years old and below or have passenger where the foot of the rider does not reach the rear footrest of the motorcycle. (b) Any person driving a motor vehicle on the road shall. (a) Any person who drives a motor vehicle on a road shall carry his/her driver’s license with him/her at all times. when requested to do so by a City Traffic Enforcement Officer or any officer and staff of the CTTMO. (iii) to have riders in front of the driver. No. IMPROVISED MUD-GUARD. PRODUCTION OF DRIVER’S LICENSE TO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. while moving along city road or highway (i) to have riders of more than one person. (iv) to have cargo in front of the driver. (d) A bona fide tourist or transient who is holding an international driver’s license may be permitted to operate a motor vehicle in the . and smoking while driving. wearing slippers. using cellular phone. (vi) or any motorcycle to use the inner lane of city thoroughfare. SECTION 174.

.000. to 11:00 A. CONDUCT OF STUDENT PRACTICE DRIVING BY DRIVING SCHOOLS.M.00 and recommend for non-renewal of business permit (d) A duly licensed driving school operating within the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City shall be registered with the CTTMO for purposes of monitoring driving schools with a registration fee of One Thousand Pesos (P1. SECTION 175. or in accordance with international agreements to which the Philippines is a signatory. the driving school shall be made to pay the registration fee plus a fine in the amount of not more than fifty percent (50%) of the amount of the regulatory fee. and shall be punishable in accordance with the penalty under Appendix V. (e) A person who knowingly drives a motor vehicle without having secured a priori any appropriate license is guilty of major offense. (b) Student practice driving shall only be conducted along city roads and highways from 9:00 A. The registration fee shall be payable at the City Treasurer’s Office to be deposited to the Traffic Management Trust Fund. that the non-payment of regulatory fee.Page 55 of 90 Ord.00 plus warning (iii) Third and subsequent offenses P5. daily except Mondays and Fridays.M.000.00) annually. No. (a) It shall be prohibited for the owner/operator of a driving school to conduct student practice driving along city roads and highways without being accompanied by driving instructor from the concerned driving school with driver’s license duly issued by LTO.000.00 plus warning (ii) Second offense P2.000.M.M. provided however. provided further that an additional fine of twenty-five percent (25%) of the registration shall be collected from the driving school every day until the payment has been made. and 2:00 P. (c) Any violation committed on paragraph (a) or par (b) of this Section shall be cited and penalized with administrative fines as follows: (i) First offense P1. 0334-12 Philippines for a period not exceeding the expiry date of said license. to 4:00 P.

(a) The owner of a building or commercial establishment with existing driveway abutting a city road.00. and . AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR SHOP. cooperative.00. (b) The owner/operator of existing carwash business operation with location abutting a city road.000. No.000.00. (b) The driver of student carpool transport service shall wear a white polo shirt with the name of the driver printed on the left breast while the name of the owner/operator/company name on the right breast of the white polo shirts. with an annual carpool transport fee of P2. street. street or highway within a public parking pay zone. with no fixed vehicle entrance/exit facility shall pay an annual driveway permit fee of P1.00 per driver.000.000. (d) A person. (c) The owner/operator of existing motor vehicle repair shop with location abutting a city road. or highway within a public parking pay zone shall pay an annual driveway permit fee of P1.00.Page 56 of 90 Ord. (e) The owner/operator/provider of student carpool transport service shall cause the registration of the driver of the vehicle used as student carpool transport service with registration fee of P500. street or highway. SECTION 177. (c) Owner/operator/provider of student carpool transport service shall comply with applicable guidelines issued by LTFRB on school transport service. OPERATION OF STUDENT CARPOOL TRANSPORT SERVICE (a) Owner/operator/provider of student carpool transport service shall have a uniform “yellow” color body paint accented with “black” color chevron as prescribed by the CTTMO. 0334-12 SECTION 176. shall pay an annual driveway permit fee of P1. or corporation intending to own/operate/provide or currently operating a student carpool transport service shall register with the CTTMO for purposes of monitoring the welfare and safety of the passenger. REGULATING THE CONSTRUCTION OF DRIVEWAY. with no fixed vehicle entrance/exit facility. CARWASH SERVICES.

SECTION 179. and shall be punishable with the highest fine under Appendix V. No. or any authorized person. PRODUCTION OF VEHICLE REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS TO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.000. 0334-12 (d) The owner of a building or commercial establishment with existing driveway. including motor vehicle repair shop. (a) Any person who drives a vehicle on a road shall carry his/her OR and CR with him/her at all times. (e) Violation of this Section shall have a fine as follows: (i) (ii) (iii) First offense Second offense Third and subsequent offenses P1. A person shall not open or leave open a door of a vehicle or alight except the . are exempted from paying driveway permit fee. that in lieu of the original vehicle registration documents.Page 57 of 90 Ord. shall pay a driveway permit fee within three (3) months upon approval of this Code. produce his/her OR and CR for inspection and state his/her true name and address.00 plus warning P3. a certified true copy or photocopy thereof may be carried in the motor vehicle he/she is driving or operating.000. (d) A person who knowingly drives a motor vehicle without having secured a priori any appropriate registration documents is guilty of major offense.000. (b) Any person driving a motor vehicle on the road shall. Provided however. provided however. when requested to do so by a City Traffic Enforcement Officer or any officer authorized by the CTTMO.00 plus warning P5. OPENING DOORS AND ALIGHTING FROM VEHICLE. (c) In this Section “authorized person” means a person in uniform authorized by this Code or under any Act to require a driver of a motor vehicle on a road to produce his/her OR and CR. and the owner/operator of existing carwash business. not used for commercial or business operations. that driveways located within public and private residential subdivisions. No person shall drive a motor vehicle on city road or highway unless he/she has the original vehicle registration documents issued by LTO.00 and recommend for non-renewal of business permit SECTION 178.

so as to cause danger to other person using the road or so as to impede the passage of traffic. bell. SECTION 181. 0334-12 driver but with dash from a vehicle unto a thoroughfare. A driver. MODIFICATION OF MUFFLER ON MOTORCYCLE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE XV OF THIS CODE. use or cause to be used the siren. USE OF HORNS. or any person of a passenger utility bus or passenger vans shall not open or leave open a door of a bus or passenger van for purposes of soliciting passengers or allowing passenger to alight from a vehicle unto a thoroughfare while operating within the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City. No. OPENING DOORS AND ALIGHTING FROM PUBLIC UTILITY BUS AND PASSENGER VAN. ambulance. or reinstallation of original muffler of the motorcycle by a repairman at the choice of the driver/owner. aside from payment of fine. ETC. (a) It is prohibited for a person to drive a motorcycle or motorcycle with sidecar or centercar with modified muffler or detached muffler or without a muffler. (b) Any person driving motorcycle or motorcycle with sidecar or centercar with modified muffler or detached muffler or without a muffler. including the payment of . except when necessary as a traffic warning or an indication that the driver of the vehicle intends to overtake another vehicle.Page 58 of 90 Ord. (b) No person shall attach. or reinstallation of the original muffler. SECTION 182. (c) The owner/driver of apprehended motorcycle unit shall cause the installation of suitable factory-designed DTI-approved replacement muffler. shall likewise be penalized by impoundment of the motorcycle unit at the city impoundment area. fee for impoundment fee. the repairmen. police in responding to emergency situations. (a) No person shall use or cause to be used the horn or any other warning instrument on a vehicle. conductor. SECTION 180. (d) The owner/driver of apprehended motorcycle shall bear the cost of the purchase and installation of suitable factory-designed DTIapproved replacement muffler. repeater horn or any other warning device that are used by fire truck.

OBSTRUCTING ROADS. SECTION 183. . SECTION 184. or any business establishments as extension to display their merchandise or services. or (iii) by offering goods for sale from the vehicle. (b) No person shall stand or place himself/herself on a thoroughfare for the purpose of soliciting contributions. natural or juridical. including government agencies and instrumentalities shall not bar. displaying any advertisement or offering goods for sale. impede or divert the flow or direction of traffic from any road. (e) Stalled vehicles on thoroughfares shall be construed as obstructing traffic if not removed or towed within 5 minutes. (f) Only a motorcycle with completely installed/reinstalled muffler and upon payment of appropriate impounding fee shall be released by the designated officer-in-charge of the impoundment area. streets or highway. (ii) by displaying an installed advertisement on the vehicle.Page 59 of 90 Ord. (d) A person. unless authorized in writing or except when the closure of a road or any part thereof to traffic or the diversion of traffic is dictated by reasons of emergency to protect the public from any calamity. No. (c) No person in a vehicle shall buy or offer to buy an article from any person standing or placed on a road. (f) The prohibition contained in this section shall also apply to the use of sidewalks and road shoulders by vendors. (a) No person shall drive or leave standing or waiting any vehicle on a road for the following purpose: (i) for soliciting services or business from the vehicle. repair shops. fire or other public danger. 0334-12 (e) Installation of suitable factory-designed DTI-approved replacement muffler or reinstallation of the original muffler shall be done exclusively in the city impoundment area. DIGGINGS AND EXCAVATION ON EXISTING ROADS.

the party undertaking the digging or excavation shall post a bond at one hundred fifty percentum of the cost to restore the same. . and alleys. local or national. thoroughfares.(a) Page 60 of 90 Ord. except in cases of emergency. poles. streets. (c) Excavators and/or diggers must at all times put up reflectorized signs based on the DPWH standards on road signs and pavement markings for precautionary measures to motorists and pedestrians alike or safety signs warning of the excavation work ahead. provided that the permit should be secured within three (3) calendar days from the emergency work. due to diggings and/or excavation shall be submitted to the CTTMO together with a traffic plan which shall be evaluated first by the City Traffic and Transport Management Office so that a timetable. telecommunication lines. to excavate or dig for purposes of installing water pipes. (d) All dug or excavated areas must be properly restored to its original form under the standard specification for road construction. (b) The application for temporary closure of a road or part of the road. 0334-12 It is unlawful for any person or entities. (a) Fuel refilling station with two or more refilling units shall provide a functional water and air facilities which shall be available to motorists on a 24-hour basis or during the hours of operations of the fuel refilling station as part of the services without any fee. It shall be released within five (5) days after the determination by the City Engineer or his authorized representative that the road has been restored satisfactorily. SECTION 185. within city roads. and other underground facilities. To ensure restoration. the amount to be determined by the City Engineer. The bond shall be forfeited in favor of the City Government of Davao if restoration work is not commenced within ten (10) days of completion of the excavation and completed the same number of days for which the excavation has been authorized. No. drainage pipes. and other precautions can be undertaken to minimize the adverse effect on traffic flow. including highways without first securing an excavation permit from the City Traffic and Transport Management Office and City Engineer’s Office. remedial steps. PROVISION OF WATER AND AIR FACILITIES IN FUEL REFILLING STATION. whether on their own or as contractors to any government agency.

ACCESS RESTRICTION ON SOME ROADS.000.00 a fine of P2. unless with prior authorization from the Sangguniang Panlungsod. No.(b) Page 61 of 90 Ord. or otherwise refuse to the public or vehicular traffic the use of free access to any subdivision or community street owned by the government and within the jurisdiction of the City Government of Davao. to close. (ii) The Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved its opening. (c) A notice shall be furnished to all owners/operators found to have violated this section upon the full implementation of this Code and shall serve as a warning against such initial violation. prevent.000. under such terms and conditions that will minimize or obviate any disturbances. Thereafter. 0334-12 If the facility is under repair. provided however that the facility shall be fixed within two (2) days from the day the services becomes unavailable or for a number of days but not more than five (5) days upon receipt of a written request to the CTTMO by the owner/operator.00 a fine of P5. pollution. or to exact fees in any form for the use thereof. natural or juridical. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person. Such act is hereby declared a nuisance per se and the City Mayor is hereby authorized to remove such closure or obstruction and to open said road to the public motu propio at the expense of the offender. . (b) Private subdivision roads and/or private roads not turned over to the City may be opened to the public under the following conditions: (i) The road will strengthen the road network and provide traffic relief to nearby roads that are congested as maybe determined by the CTTMO. obstruct. all violators of this provision shall be subject to the following: (i) (ii) (iii) First offense Second offense Third and subsequent offenses a fine of P1.000. or inconvenience to the residents in the area. the owner/operator of the fuel refilling station shall cause to post a notice to motorists that services is not available.00 and nonrenewal of business permit SECTION 186.

0334-12 SECTION 187. REQUIREMENT OF TRANSPORT/TRAFFIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT. housing and condominiums. (a) All major commercial. MOTORCYCLE DEALER. The use of logo or emblem of a company on any unauthorized road sign shall be prima facie evidence that said road sign was erected by the owner of the logo or emblem. thoroughfare. (d) It is required of motorcycle dealers to furnish CTTMO on a monthly basis inventory report of their stock using Inventory Report Form issued by the CTTMO for data-banking purposes. except for the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. including crash/safety helmet without genuine PS (Philippine Standard) or ICC (Import Commodity Clearance) seal. signed. to manufacture. PROHIBITION ON PRODUCTION OF ROAD SIGNS. (b) The transportation/traffic impact assessment shall be prepared. including government institutions and other similar developments. and erect. SECTION 188. assessment shall to the submit a CTTMO for evaluation and recommendation of approval to the City Transport and Traffic Management Board as preliminary documentary requirement in the application of Building Permit. (c) It is prohibited for dealer/distributor to sell motorcycle spare parts.Page 62 of 90 Ord. install. as may be determined by the City Traffic and Transport Management transportation/traffic impact Office. (b) It is prohibited for to release motorcycle to buyer without approved registration documents under the name of the dealer/distributor from Land Transportation Office. (a) It is prohibited for motorcycle dealer/distributor to sell motorcycle to buyer without requiring the buyer to show his/her driver’s license in reference with the restriction code issued by motorcycle dealer/distributor the Land Transportation Office. SECTION 189. traffic sign and/or signal and/or pavement marking on city road. and highway. . institutional developments. (a) It is unlawful for any person. ETC. and sealed by a transportation engineer or planner certified by the Environmental Management Bureau and the National Center for Transportation Studies or licensed environmental planner duly recognized by the Professional Regulations Commission. industrial. natural or juridical. No. DISTRIBUTOR. or any government instrumentalities. fabricate.

and the issuing agency of the driver’s license in the city traffic citation ticket. plate number. the license number. The city traffic citation ticket shall also contain information which shall require him/her to answer the same at the time and place . the City Traffic Enforcement Officer or deputized traffic officer. barangay pulong-pulong. EDUCATION CAMPAIGN. seminars. provided however. including the certificate of registration number. as but not limited to. The Sangguniang Panlungsod shall undertake a mandatory review of this Code at least once every three (3) years and as often as it may deemed necessary. that the City Government of Davao can enter into a private-public partnership in the promotion of this Code to the public. the City Traffic and Transport Management Office shall institutionalize a continuing information and education activities to city traffic enforcers. PROCEDURES IN THE ISSUANCE OF CITY TRAFFIC CITATION TICKETS TO VIOLATORS OF THIS CODE. The name and the address of the owner and the registering agency of the vehicle. INFORMATION. driver’s handbook. and the general public through various kinds of media such. SECTION 191. shall demand presentation of the driver’s license and registration documents of the motor vehicle. No. the following procedures shall be observed in the apprehension of any person found violating any provision of this Code: (a) In case of drivers of motor vehicles. drivers of vehicles. The apprehending officer shall stipulate the specific violation and furnish copy of the citation ticket to the person apprehended.Page 63 of 90 Ord. or may be radio program that would maximize the city government’s reach to educate its constituents. shall likewise be indicated therein. Except when authorized or directed by law to immediately take a person for violation of any traffic laws before a Court. The apprehending city traffic enforcement officer shall then indicate the name and address of the driver. MANDATORY REVIEW EVERY THREE YEARS. ARTICLE XXV PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE SECTION 192. In order to ensure comprehensive implementation of this Code. posters. 0334-12 SECTION 190. with the primary objective of providing a more responsive and improved transport and traffic management policy of the City Government of Davao. leaflets.

the officer finding the vehicle shall note down the plate number and may take any information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SUMMONS ATTACHED TO PARKED VEHICLE. No. any person who fails to appear at the place and within the time specified in the city traffic citation ticket issued to him/her by the City Traffic enforcer cited for any violation. he/she can file a complaint at the Adjudication Committee Enforcement of the CTTMB. or if that person decides to contest his/her apprehension. that person shall render a community service of not less than four (4) hours. FAILURE TO OBEY SUMMONS. he/she shall be taken to the City Treasurer’s Office or to the nearest location in the area where an authorized City Treasurer’s bonded collection officer is available to pay appropriate penalty. (c) In case of pedestrian found violating this Code. the particular provision violated and furnish copy of said citation ticket. 0334-12 designated in the citation ticket within seven (7) days after such violation. SECTION 195. Non-compliance to summons shall be construed as a waiver of right to contest the citation. or in case of construction. and indicate the name and address of the owner and the corresponding Mayor’s or Building Permit number. . the City Traffic Enforcement Officer demand the presentation of Mayor’s shall Permit. Upon receipt of City Traffic Citation Ticket. is guilty of non-appearance with corresponding penalty of Five Hundred Pesos (Php500. the apprehending Officer shall immediately City Traffic file the corresponding complaint before the Office of the City Fiscal.Page 64 of 90 Ord. Whenever any motor vehicle without driver is found parked or stopped in violation of any of the restrictions contained in this Code. SECTION 194. SECTION 193. All violators issued with summons shall be liable for the payment of the fine corresponding to the violation committed. and shall conspicuously affix to such vehicle a summon for the driver to answer the charge against him/her within seven (7) days during the hours and at a place specified in the summon.00) regardless of the disposition of the charge of which originally cited. the Building Permit. In the event of inability to pay the fine. SUMMONS ON ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES. (b) In case of business establishment found violating the provision of traffic obstruction.

Such act or omission shall be . the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall cause its removal or impoundment. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall immediately request for the cancellation of the permit and the issuance of closure from the City Mayor. 0334-12 In the event that a violator of the restrictions on stopping. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall communicate with the Land Transportation Office to hold in abeyance the renewal of driver’s license or vehicle registration until clearance has been obtained from the City. nonpayment of fines and penalties within the prescribed number of days shall subject the erring vehicle to be up for apprehension by the PNP Highway Patrol Group. or to an offense committed at any time before the day that this Code shall become effective. the following administrative remedies for enforcement shall be undertaken: (a) For traffic and driving related violations. Nothing contained in any provision of this Code shall apply to an act done or omitted. (c) For other violations.Page 65 of 90 Ord. No. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall issue to the registered owner of such vehicle another summon ordering his appearance before the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. Land Transportation Office traffic officers. waiting. standing or parking under this Code does not appear within a period of seven (7) days in response to a summon affixed to a motor vehicle. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall have a complaint entered against such person in the proper court. In the event any person fails to comply with a summon or citation given to him/her or attached to a vehicle or if any person fails or refuses to deposit bail as required and within the time permitted. WHEN COMPLAINT BE ISSUED. VIOLATIONS AND/OR OFFENSES UNDER FORMER ORDINANCE SAVED. PNP Traffic Division and the City Traffic Enforcement Officers. SECTION 196. SECTION 197. In the event that the owner of the thing or object causing obstruction on the sidewalk to city streets could not be determined. (b) For violations under “no physical contact apprehension” policy. Aside from filing of the appropriate action before the Court.

including all expenditures and transfers shall be recorded under this Fund. (a) Any violations of the provisions of this Code shall be punishable with fines indicated in Appendix V (Schedule of Fines and Penalties) hereof. SECTION 199.0%) for each day of delay or failure to pay the appropriate fine is hereby imposed until the full amount of fine and surcharge is paid. omission or offense occurred in the same manner as if this Code had not been enacted. a written notice or citation ticket to the offending party shall be issued by the City Traffic Enforcement Officer. In the event of failure to pay the prescribed fine. regulatory fees. SECTION 198. The share of the City Government of Davao on traffic fines collected in accordance with prior. penalties and surcharges as herein set forth in this Code. No. There is hereby created a special account in the General Fund to be known as the Traffic Management Trust Fund (TMTF) wherein all receipts from registration. 0334-12 governed by and any such offense shall be punished according to the provisions of the ordinances existing when such act. franchising. Fines collected for violation of any section or provision of this Code evidenced by the issuance of CTCT (City Traffic Citation Ticket) shall be paid to the City Treasurer of Davao City. (c) The appropriate fine and penalty shall be paid within seven (7) days from the date of issuance of the citation ticket. The TMTF shall be disbursed only to activities related to the functions of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office such as. traffic enforcement measures and other activities and requirements of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office including maintenance of facilities and traffic control devices but excluding salaries of personnel. but not limited to. . parking fees. an additional surcharge of ten percent (10. supervisory fees. CREATION OF TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TRUST FUND. existing and future arrangement with the LTO shall form part of the TMTF.Page 66 of 90 Ord. fines. PENALTY. (b) Where the violator is not a driver.

review. TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION. CREATION OF CITY TRANSPORT AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT BOARD (CTTMB). Provided further that there shall only be five (5) members of the MTFRC. There is hereby created a City Transport and Traffic Management Board which shall have the primary function to provide advice and policy directions to the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO). No. Provided however. that a Public Utility Vehicle Adjudication Committee (PUVAC) shall be created solely to provide mediation services. The Board shall ensure a holistic approach to problem-solving and cooperation in the implementation of transportation and traffic schemes of Davao City. SECTION 202. SECTION 201. 0334-12 Any unused balance at the end of the fiscal year in excess of twenty percent (20%) of the previous year’s expenditures shall revert back to the General Fund. that a special body within CTTMB shall be created as Motorized Tricycle For-Hire Franchising and Regulatory Committee (MTFRC) with its functions limited to provide advice and policy directions. To rationalize the management and operation of the entire scope of the transport and traffic administration of the City of Davao. COMPOSITION OF THE CITY TRANSPORT AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT BOARD. including mediation. recommend and approve transport and traffic management plans and programs that may hereafter be drawn or prepared. Provided finally. and the management and operations which shall be the frontline service in the enforcement and implementation of this Code. review and approve the plans and programs in the implementation and enforcement that may hereafter be drawn or prepared for the operations of motorized tricycle for-hire. The Board shall also review and recommend for approval the budget of the CTTMO.Page 67 of 90 Ord. and. . act on complaints. there shall be created mechanisms that shall constitute both the policy-making body which provides advice and policy direction. chaired by the City Mayor and the remaining members shall be appointed by the City Mayor from among the members of the CTTMB. The CTTMB shall be vested with authority to formulate policies. ARTICLE XXVI TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION SECTION 200.

that if any member. Thereafter. CTTMO Department Head. City Engineer’s Office Chairperson. HONORARIUM AND FUND SOURCE. Provided further. a member who is absent shall not receive honorarium for that particular meeting. City Planning and Development Office Department Head. No. Each member of the Board shall receive an honorarium for every board meeting to be determined by the City Mayor. MEETINGS AND QUORUMS. the member concerned shall issue an official communication addressed to the Chairperson stating among others the reason/s for not attending the meeting. Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Regional Director. The CTTMB shall have a regular meeting once a month. otherwise the member shall be marked absent. if necessary. Traffic Section. Provided however. There is hereby created a City Transport and Traffic Management Office under the direct supervision and control of the City Mayor. Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Regional Manager. cannot attend the meeting of the Board. It shall be the sole transport and traffic management authority . SECTION 204. The fund requirement of the Board shall be initially drawn from the budget of the Office of the City Mayor.Page 68 of 90 Ord. SECTION 205. Transport. and Communication Chief. CREATION OF CITY TRANSPORT AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT OFFICE (CTTMO). Department of Public Works and Highways One (1) Transport Groups Representative One (1) Professional Group Representative One (1) Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Representative One (1) from NGO Representative Secretariat : City Transport and Traffic Management Office SECTION 203. for one reason or another. The presence of a simple majority of the entire membership of the Board shall constitute a quorum. to address immediate concerns. that this Section shall also apply in the administration of MTFRC meetings. and may designate an alternate permanent representative to attend the meeting for and in behalf of the member. SP Committee on Energy. 0334-12 Chairperson Vice Chair Members:            : City Mayor or in his/her behalf the City Administrator : Department Head. and. the budget shall be regularly included in the annual budget to be included under the CTTMO. the Chairperson can call a special or emergency meeting. Land Transportation Office (LTO) Regional Director. However.

standards and programs relating to transport and traffic management. No. to rationalize the existing transport operations and to administer and implement all traffic engineering services. in accordance with its approved priority list. traffic enforcement operations. and shall institute a “no-physical contact apprehension” policy in apprehending traffic violators thru the use of some technologies in the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City. (v) Review major property development proposals. (vii) Review and collect data and statistics such as vehicular counts. (ii) Formulates traffic engineering schemes. on its impact to traffic generation.Page 69 of 90 Ord. and initiate moves for the full or partial integration into the road network. and finally. creation of one-way streets. 0334-12 vested with the powers to formulate. coordinate and monitor policies. and other relevant data which . traffic and transport planning. other plans and programs that may hereafter be drawn prepared and approved by the CTTMB and the MTFRC. prohibition of parking. transport facilities management. designation of loading/unloading zones. such as banning of turning movements. The City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall have six (6) divisions with the following functions: (1) TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION (TEID) (i) Identify traffic bottleneck points and establish priorities in implementing remedial measures. (iii) Install and maintain traffic signs. and national roads and highways within the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City. traffic education program. (vi) Identify private subdivision roads that should be opened to improve traffic overall circulation. installation of traffic signages. especially those located on the central business district. and similar measures. regulations and franchising. road and or pavement markings and other traffic control devices or cause the preparation and installation of the same. road layouts and dimensions. along major thoroughfares. regulating speeds. (iv) Recommend to the Transport and Traffic Management Advisory Board (TTMAB) in support of traffic management schemes.

temporary closures. . and (ix) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. (ii) Execute the enforcement component of any traffic schemes devised or considered by the Traffic Engineering Division as approved by Transport and Traffic Management Advisory Board TTMAB. road constructions. No. and conduct of extra ordinary events that would reduce road capacity. stopped/stalled.Page 70 of 90 Ord. (iii) Enforce applicable traffic rules and regulations. (2) TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND STREET MANAGEMENT DIVISION (TSMD) (i) Assign personnel to direct traffic at intersection and other locations requiring such intervention. (iv) Assist the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) in the conduct of investigations of any vehicular accidents that occur within the territorial limits of the City. private entities and barangay councils. including apprehensions and issuance of city traffic citation tickets and penal summons to drivers found in violation of any provisions in this Code in coordination with the regional offices of the Department of Transportation and Communications. parades. production and installation of traffic-related signages from individuals. 0334-12 would be of importance for appropriate transport and traffic policy formulation. (v) Coordinate with Davao City Police Office traffic enforcers and Land Transportation Office traffic enforcers to harmonize personnel deployment and other field operations within the city. or disabled vehicle obstructing traffic including abandoned vehicle. (viii) Review and recommend requests for approval for road diggings. (vi) Initiate the towing or removal of all illegally parked.

take possession of the same in the city impoundment area for later disposition. particularly the long-term road network plan of the city. 0334-12 (vii) Suggest changes in any traffic scheme. .Page 71 of 90 Ord. including provision of traffic signals. streets and main thoroughfares which are in violation of this Code. jeepneys and other public transport modes. (ii) Conduct studies and researches in both transport and traffic administration appropriate to the local setting of the Davao City. (3) TRANSPORT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT DIVISION (TPMD) (i) Provide technical inputs into the preparation and updating of the city’s Land Use Plan. (x) Cause the filing of a complaint or information and secure the issuance of warrant of arrest against violators who fail or refuse to obey the city traffic citation tickets or penal summons in coordination with Davao City Police Office. In the event that no one admits ownership of any object or thing found impeding vehicular or pedestrian traffic. No. alleys. buses. (ix) Cause the removal of unauthorized traffic signs and take possession of the same in the city impoundment area for later disposition. and (xii) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. (xi) Prescribe and recommend rates of administrative fines or penalties to be imposed on violators in admission of a violation. and willing to settle the same without having the case filed in court. (iii) Update and analyze the public transport routes and services covering motorized tricycles. (viii) Cause the removal of any obstructions on pedestrian sidewalks.

operate. 0334-12 (iv) Identify and recommend possible “missionary routes” that a private operator of public transport can provide. (iv) Take custody of vehicles and articles impounded by virtue of this Code and secure the same in the city impoundment area until released to their owners or lawful claimants. (ii) Operate towing services using approved gadgets or with duly authorized and accredited private towing operators. for variances from the zoning ordinance that are likely to have significant traffic impact.Page 72 of 90 Ord. wharves. (v) Collect traffic data and statistics such as vehicular counts. including collection of user fees and charges through the Office of the City Treasurer. road layout and dimensions. (4) FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS DIVISION (FMOD) (i) Establish. (viii) Formulate and advocate programs that will promote and encourage walking and trips by public transport and highercapacity modes. (vii) Evaluates request. (vi) Appear at hearings of the LTFRB to ensure that the issuance of permits of public convenience is consistent with the plans and programs of the city. etc. and (ix) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. maintain and/or administer PUB and PUJ transportation terminals. in coordination with the City Planning Development Office. or disposed of in accordance with this Code.. bicycle paths. and . public parking facilities. and analyze the same for use in policy formulation. No. (iii) Formulate and recommend appropriate policies to TTMAB in support of traffic management schemes.

(ii) Provide and maintain data base through management and information services. update and maintenance of all records. users and their addresses and other information relating to the physical identification of motor vehicles. and (vii) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. functions and responsibilities of the Office. (iii) Keep records of all kinds of vehicles registered and/or operating in Davao City. (ii) Hear and decide uncontested MTOP application.(v) Page 73 of 90 Ord. (iv) Adopt a computerized transport and traffic management data retrieval system. and other pertinent data that would enhance the planning and operations of the Office. inventory of roads and traffic control devices. . (5) ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT DIVISION (ASD) (i) Provide administrative and logistical support and services to all the divisions of the Office. No. (v) Handle the paper work and documentation attendant to enforcement. 0334-12 Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. (6) MOTORIZED VEHICLE FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY DIVISION (MVFRD) For Motorized Tricycle (i) Manage the operations and registration of motorized tricycle-forhire. which shall include the names of registered owners. including collection of necessary and appropriate data and information. (vi) Conduct public information campaigns in support of any activities. such as the processing of city traffic citation tickets and Ordinance Violation Receipt (OVR).

(ix) Keep records of all MTH registered and/or operating in Davao City. rules and regulations. (x) Conduct public information campaigns in barangays with MTH operations in support to enhance the implementation and enforcement of traffic rules and regulations. (viii) Formulate and recommend appropriate policies. and other commercial operations within the municipal waters of the City of Davao. subject to the approval of MTFRC. (vii) Recommend proposals for the location of MTH terminals in the barangays. operators/drivers and witnesses to appear in hearings conducted by the MTFRC. and other issuances of MTFRC. fix. and (xi) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. cancel and revoke MTOP after due notice and hearings. 0334-12 (iii) Issue. (ii) Prescribe rules stakeholders. (vi) Determine. users and their addresses and other information relating to the physical identification of MTH. drop. which shall include the names of registered owners. amend. revise. No. drivers. three (3) tons and below. other traffic laws. using the City of Davao as homeport. operators. (v) Summon.Page 74 of 90 Ord. For Motorized and Non-Motorized Vessel (i) Manage the conduct of registration of motorized fishing vessels. and prescribe summons or MTH citation tickets. and regulations that are acceptable to . (iv) Conduct investigations and hearings of complaints on violations of this Code.

The determination of the color and type of uniform shall be left to the discretion of the City Mayor. at least thirtyfive (35) years of age.Page 75 of 90 Ord. a resident of Davao City. Provided. (iv) Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Department Head. AND DIVISION HEADS. provided. management. QUALIFICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT HEAD. Existing personnel affected by the creation of the Office such as those involved in tricycle regulation. The number and composition of staff comprising each of the six (6) divisions of the Office shall be determined by the Sangguniang Panlungsod through enactment of an Ordinance for such purpose. He shall be a natural-born Filipino citizen. of good moral character and sound probity. The appointed or designated traffic auxiliaries shall be under the operational supervision of the head of the Traffic Enforcement and Street Management Division. subject to the approval of budget. In order to provide a distinction between Traffic Officers and members of the Philippine National Police. Except for the required qualifications for the five division heads. and/or a lawyer. No. prohibition against dual positions to the contrary notwithstanding. taking into consideration the volume of work required to fulfill the functions efficiently and effectively. STAFFING. The heads of the Divisions of the Office shall be appointed by the City Mayor upon the recommendation of the Department Head. urban and regional planning. concurred by the Sangguniang Panlungsod. employees or barangay personnel to act as traffic auxiliaries. a graduate of any four-year course with two (2) years government supervisory experience. A Division head must be at least thirty (30) years of age. UNIFORM OF CITY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. that the employment status and qualifications shall also apply to two department heads which are Assistant Department Head for Operations. however. ASSISTANT DEPARTMENT HEAD. . traffic engineering and management. In addition. The CTTMO shall be headed by a Department Head with a regular position who shall be appointed by the City Mayor. SECTION 206. the City Traffic Enforcement Officers shall wear a uniform distinct from the uniform or attire of the members of the PNP. the City Mayor may deputize any city government officials. and Assistant Department Head for Administration. appropriate expertise or equivalent experience in the field of assignment. parking administration. an active PNP Officer may be designated as head of the Traffic Enforcement and Street Management Division. shall comprise the initial staff of the divisions to which their functions belong. SECTION 207. civil engineering. 0334-12 (iii) Implement the enforcement component devised or considered as approved by TTMAB. and shall possess a three-year supervisory experience in government service. that no changes in the type. traffic enforcement. shall have a master’s degree in public administration. however. SECTION 208.

00) or upon the discretion of the City Mayor. REPEALING CLAUSE. an Oversight Committee which shall be composed primarily of the author/authors of the ordinance and the consultants thereof and other members to be determined by the City Mayor. determined from the date the prescribed uniforms were first implemented. All previous issuances. ARTICLE XXVII TRANSITORY PROVISION SECTION 209.000. The Task Force shall submit its final draft on the creation of the CTTMO to the City Mayor within one (1) month after its organization. . (a) Within fifteen (15) days after the approval of this Code. The Chairman of the SP Committee on Transportation. CREATION OF THE CITY TRANSPORT AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT OFFICE. FORMULATION OF IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS. (b) The funding requirement shall be provided by the Office of the City Mayor in the sum of Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (P200. rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Code are hereby repealed and modified accordingly. the City Mayor shall issue an Executive Order creating a Task Force to formulate and draft an Ordinance for the creation of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office. and Communications shall head the Task Force with members appointed by the City Mayor. Within fifteen days (15) from the approval of this Code. ordinances. Energy. No. SECTION 210. executive orders. 0334-12 color or style of the uniform shall be allowed for a period of five (5) years. ARTICLE XXVIII FINAL PROVISION SECTION 211.Page 76 of 90 Ord. shall prepare the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the efficient and effective implementation of the Code.

DUTERTE . 2012. such judgment or order shall not affect or impair the remaining provisions. SANTOS Acting Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod (City Government Asst. 0334-12 SECTION 212. This Ordinance shall take effect fifteen days (15) after its approval and publication in a local community newspaper with daily frequency. No. by a majority vote of all the Members of the Sanggunian present. sections. If for any reason. or parts which are not affected thereby and shall continue to be in force and effect.2013 SARA Z. August 7. CERTIFIED CORRECT: CHARITO N. SECTION 213. BELLO Acting Vice Mayor cns/mbk APPROVED:______________. SEPARABILITY CLAUSE. any provision or section of this Ordinance is declared not valid by a court of competent jurisdiction or suspended or revoked. ENACTED. Department Head II) ATTESTED: KARLO S.Page 77 of 90 Ord. EFFECTIVITY.

Antonio Pichon Street (Magallanes) from corner Legaspi Street to C. Cayetano Bangoy Street from Roxas Avenue all the way to Palma Gil intersection. 0334-12 City Mayor ATTESTED: ATTY. g. 1990.Page 78 of 90 Ord. 127. San Pedro Street from corner Quezon Boulevard towards corner Ilustre Street d. Claro M. from General Luna to Quirino Avenue to Legaspi Street From the corner of Pelayo Street going to Quirino Street (T. Claudio) . h. LOPEZ Acting City Administrator APPENDIX I ONE WAY STREETS (Ordinance No. Marfori Private Alley from Bago Inigo Street towards Antonio Pichon Street b. i. 778. Rizal intersection. otherwise known as the Revised Traffic Ordinance of the City of Davao) a. and the f. s. 1973. Recto Avenue c. ZULEIKA T. whole length of Crooked Road Bolton Street from Bonifacio Street up to Pichon Street San Pedro Street to General Luna Street Ilustre St. Pichon Street to Roxas Avenue except Jones Circle e. amending Ordinance No. M. Bonifacio intersection. s. Recto Street from corner A. No.

Ilustre Bolton Extension left a one-way street of San Pedro from: Bolton Street Crooked Road Anda Street/ I. No. Quirino Avenue from Datu Bago towards Mercury Drug/Quirino Avenue o. Recto Street towards Cayetano Bangoy Street APPENDIX II PROHIBITED LEFT TURNS (existing per Traffic Management Center as of 25 August 2011) a. Rasay Street from A. Duterte Street from Pelayo (Legapi Street) to Malvar to Quirino Street k. 0334-12 j. Entering (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) c.Page 79 of 90 Ord. Gov. Inigo Street Legaspi Street/Pelayo Street left a one-way street of Marfori from: Father Selga Street left a one-way street of V. Entering (i) (ii) b. Palma Gil Street from C. M. Entering left a one-way street of Pichon from: V. Pichon Street towards Datu Bago Street m. Entering (i) d. Datu Bago Street from corner Quirino Avenue towards Rasay Street n. Ilustre from: . Marfori Road from Antonio Pichon Street towards Datu Bago Street l.

All intersections and junctions b.Page 80 of 90 Ord. 3. Ana Street Quezon Boulevard . h. g. 2.M. Quirino Avenue Quimpo Boulevard Jose P. 4. i. Laurel – Sta. (i) (ii) Entering (i) (ii) (iii) Entering (i) Entering (i) Entering (i) (ii) (iii) Entering (i) Entering (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) Entering (i) Duterte Street Gen. Tip of an island along 1. j. k. Recto from: of City Hall Drive from: APPENDIX III LOCATION WITH NO U-TURNS a. f. 0334-12 e. Luna Street left a one-way street Palma-Gil Street Bonifacio Street Rizal Street left a one-way street Clover Leaf left a one-way street Quirino Avenue left a one-way street Duterte Street San Pedro Street Pichon Street left a one-way street Rizal Street left a one-way street San Pedro Extension Rizal Street Bonifacio Street Palma Gil Roxas Avenue left a one-way street Pichon Street of Cayetano-Bangoy from: of Datu Bago from: of Duterte Street from: from Quirino Avenue to: of Bolton from: of C. No.

Castillo Street Cabaguio Avenue (Assumption School) Leon Garcia Street Davao-Agusan Road (Alcantara-junction of Bangoy Airport) APPENDIX IV PUBLIC PAY PARKING ZONES (Ordinance No. No.Page 81 of 90 Ord. 1990) I. R. 7. 8. 153-A. s. Streets Designated as Public Pay Parking Zones . 0334-12 5. 6.

 from Sales Street to Jones circle (both sides). from Hospital Avenue to L. San Pedro Street - from C. Inigo Street - from A. to Magsaysay Ave. Guerrero Street to Leon Garcia Street (both sides) with designated loading/unloading for every block on both sides k. Pichon Street to A. Magsaysay Avenue (left side only coming from San Pedro St.  left side only coming from Magsaysay Park to Sales Street. Recto Ave. Guerrero Street (both sides) with loading/unloading area - j. from Ilustre Street to Pelayo Street (left side only coming from Ilustre Street) - . 0334-12 a. No. Ilustre Street - from San Pedro Street to Jose Camus Street (left side only coming from San Pedro Street) d. Duterte St. Bonifacio Street (both sides) with designated loading /unloading area e. Monteverde Ave. - from corner San Pedro/Recto Streets to R. Pichon Street - from Marfori Street to C. Bangoy Street to Sales Street (both sides). A. V. Villa Abrille St. Pichon Street to A. - from L. Bonifacio Street (both sides) with designated loading /unloading area g. C. Bonifacio Street (left side only coming from Bonifacio Street) with designated loading /unloading area f. Recto Avenue to Quirino Avenue (left side only coming from Recto Avenue) b. with designated loading/unloading area i. M. Magsaysay Ave. - from C. Recto Avenue (left side only coming from Marfori Street) c. Pichon Street to A. M. Pelayo Street - from A.M. / Jones Circle h. Bolton Street - from A.Page 82 of 90 Ord.

Pichon Street) n.00 Php 5.00 Php 5. Rate of Parking Fee Type of Vehicle Delivery Van Delivery Truck Truck for Hire Cargo Truck Armored Car/Van Sedan/SUV/AUV Motorcyle/ Motorbike Other motorized vehicle For first 3 hours Php 10.000.000.00 Per hour or Fraction Php 5. Annual Parking Space Subscription with Parking Sticker Type of Vehicle Delivery Van Delivery Truck Truck for Hire Cargo Truck Armored Car/Van Sedan/SUV/AUV Motorcyle/ Motorbike Other Motorized Vehicle Annual Parking Fee Php 5.00 Php 10.500. City Hall Drive - from San Pedro Street to A.00 Php 5.000.000. Posadas Street - from Marfori Street to Rasay Street (left side only coming from Marfori Street) II.00 Php 5. Rasay Street - from A. Pichon Street (both sides) m.000. Parking fee per Unit of Motorized Vehicle a. Marfori Street - from A.00 Php 2.00 Php 1.00 Php 5. Pichon Street) o.50 Php 2. 0334-12 l.00 Php 5.00 Php 5. Pichon Street to Posadas Street (left side only coming from A.00 .00 Php 10.00 Php 5.00 Php 5.00 Php 5.000.00 Php 10.50 b.00 Php 10.00 Php 5.00 Php 5. No.00 Php 10.Page 83 of 90 Ord.00 Php 2.000. Pichon Street to Posadas Street (left side only coming from A.

00 500.00 2.00 5.000. Private Garage for Vehicles-for-Hire without permit Loading/unloading of passengers in private garage Non-provision of six (6) meters setback for angle parking Non-payment of Parking Fees Violations in Public Pay Parking Areas 1st Offense Amount (Php) 500.00 500. Reversing and Stopping Parking.000.00 5.00 500.000.00 2.00 500.00 5.000.00 5.00 500.000.00 500. etc. Section of Ordinance 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Section 6 Section 9 Section 10 Section 11 Section 12 Section 13 Article V Section 26 Section 27 Section 28 Section 29 Section 31 Article VII Section 36 Article IX Sections 43 & 44 Section 45 Section 46 Section 47 Section 48 Section 49 Section 50 23 Section 51 (a) 24 Section 51 (b) 25 26 Section 56 (b) Section 56 (c) 27 Section 56 (d) 28 29 30 31 32 Section Section Section Section Section 57 (b) 57 (c) 58 59 63 Type of Offense or Violation Erection and Interference with Traffic Control Items Display of Dazzling Lights Disobedience to Official Traffic Control Signal Disobedience to Official Traffic Signs Disobedience to Official Traffic Road or Pavement Markings Disobedience to Official Traffic Signals and Instructions Any Violation of General Driving Rules Not Giving Way at Intersection Not Giving Way During Turns Improper Movement to or from Parking Area Not Giving Way to Emergency Vehicles Not Giving Way at Roundabouts or Rotundas Violating Speed Limits Violating Operating Rule on One-way Streets Improper Turning.00 500.00 500.00 500.000.000.00 500.00 500.00 500.00 500.000. CCTV. or Standing in Prohibited Areas Parking during Certain Hours Prohibited Parking for Certain Purpose Prohibited Non-Stopping at Special Stops Improper Method of Parking Vehicles Parking Near Grade or Curve Parking on Parade Routes and on Any Special Occasion Loading/unloading at Loading Zone without the presence of driver Loading/unloading of passengers of PUJ in undesignated zone Operating without approved traffic impact assessment Violation of off-street public utility van transport terminal Violation or non-compliance regarding security guards.00 500.00 500.Page 84 of 90 Ord.00 500.00 500. No.00 500. Waiting.00 500.00 500.000.00 1. 0334-12 APPENDIX V SCHEDULE OF FINES AND PENALTIES No.00 500. facilities.00 .00 500.00 1.00 2.

00 1.00 300.00 1. 0334-12 33 34 Section 64 Section 65 35 Section 66 36 Article XIII 37 Section 79 38 Section 83 39 Section 92 40 Section 120 41 Article XVIII 42 Article XIX 43 44 45 Section 139 Section 140 Section 141 46 Section 142 47 Section 144 48 Section 145 49 Section 147 50 Section 148 51 Section 149 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 Article XXI Section 156 Section 158 Section 165 Section 166 Section 167 Section 168 Section 169 Section 170 Section 171 Section 172 Section 173 (a) Section 173 (c) 65 66 67 Careless Driving Reckless and Dangerous Driving Driving a Motor Vehicle while under Influence of Liquor or Incapacitating Drugs Violation of Procedure Involving Traffic Accidents Operating Animal-drawn Carriages.00 200.000.00 500. etc. Non-Complying Buses and Jeepneys Violating Pedestrian Crossing Rules Violating Restrictions on Pedestrians No PUV-Driver’s Identification Card Obstruction to Driver’s View or Driving Mechanism Following Fire Vehicles Putting Glass. and Bicycles that are not Licensed Operating a Bicycle and Animal-drawn Carriage on Public Roads Violation of Operating Conditions of Motorized Tricycle-forHire Non-Payment of Supervision Fee Violation or non-compliance with any section of Article XVIII regarding lighting.500.00 1.500. No.00 1.00 500. on a City Road or Highway Tracking Mud unto City Road or Highway Driving Through Funeral or Other Processions Violating Restrictions of Animals and Livestock on Roads Violating Operation of Public Utility Jeepneys No shop registration Non-embedding the PCCN by the owner/operator of shop Owner/driver with no PCCN on the fabricated/manufacture body of the PUJ Owner/driver with no PCCN on the fabricated/manufacture body of the MTH Owner/driver with no PCCN on the 500.00 1.00 1. warning signs.00 1.00 500.00 100.00 1.00 .000.00 300. Trucks. Width.00 1.00 300.00 2.000. Axle and Weight Loads Projecting Loads on Passenger Vehicles Loads not Properly Secured Refusal to Have Vehicles Weighed and/or Remove Excess Load Violation of restriction or limits in the use of bridge No permit to Move Equipment and/or Load of Excessive Weight.000.000.00 2.00 500.000.00 1.000.000.00 500.00 5000. or any Approved Transportation Medium Linked to a Container Van Truck Ban.000. or Height.00 200.00 500.00 200.000. Passing of Vehicles over Five Tons on Subdivision Road Already Converted to City Street Public Transport Utility Vehicle with more than Eighteen Passengers Passing Secondary Streets Movements of Trailers.00 200. equipment. Violation or non-compliance with any section of Article XIX regarding seatbelt Exceeding Gross Weight.00 1. etc.00 500.00 100.00 500.00 500.00 500.Page 85 of 90 Ord.000.00 100.

000.00 500.000. vendors.000. including stalled vehicles Obstructing roads or sidewalks by residential.00 500. No. 0334-12 68 Section 173 (d) 69 Section 173 (e) 70 71 72 73 Section Section Section Section 74 Section 174 (d) 75 Section 174 (e) 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section 84 Section 185 85 Section 185 (e ) 86 87 Section 186 Section 188 88 Section 189 89 Section 190 173 173 173 174 (f) (g) (h) (a-c) 175 176 178 180 181 182 183 184 (a) fabricated/manufacture body of the Pedicab Non reporting of manufactured/fabricated PUV Installing.00 1. fitting engine not according to locallyapproved standards Releasing the vehicle without inspection PUV not in accordance with approved standards PUV not fabricated/manufactured without inspection Non-wearing and/or no safety helmet for motorcyclist Non-turning on the headlight while driving along city roads and highways Violating Passenger/Cargo of Motorcyclist Violating Standard of Improvised Mud-guard Non-production of LTO-issued Driver’s License Violating Operation of Student Carpool Transport Service Non-production of Vehicle Registration Document Improper Opening Doors and Alighting from Vehicles Opening Doors and Alighting from Public Utility Bus Improper Use of Horns.00 300.000.00 500.00 500.00 500.000. the City Transport and Traffic Management Office shall seek cancellation of the driver’s license through the Land Transportation Office.00 1. Fourth and habitual offenders. etc.000.00 500.00 2.00 5.00 1. mounting.000.00 500.00 500.00) or loss of life. or commercial establishments Street diggings or road closure without permit Unlawful restriction on road access Violating Requirement of Transport/Traffic Impact Assessment Prohibition on Production of Road Signs 500.000.00 500. Modification of Muffler on Motorcycle Obstructing roads by person. or when the violation involved property damage in excess of ten thousand (Php10.00 B. For the second and third offenses.000.00 5. .00 1.000. the penalties shall be two times the value of the most recent fines on record – whether the same had been paid or not.00 2.00 2.Page 86 of 90 Ord. motor vehicles.000.000.00 5.00 2.

Castillo near the gate of C. Alcantara and Sons. 0154-03 amending Ordinance No.P. No. Garcia superhighway going to Panacan. SOUTHBOUND TO NORTHBOUND ROUTE Beginning from Bangkal at the vicinity of Lonbisco at the junction of McArthur Highway and Carlos P. . 0334-12 APPENDIX VI TRUCK BAN ROUTES (Ordinance No. at kilometer 7 in Lanang.Page 87 of 90 Ord. s. Inc. 2002) NORTHBOUND TO SOUTHBOUND ROUTE Beginning from the junction of J. Laurel and R. 042-02. Garcia Highway proceeding to diversion road and Carlos P.

Jct.. jct. Peace Avenue. jct. Anda St. Libra St. jct. City Hall Drive. jct. Jct.. Jct. Virgo St. jct. jct. jct. Buhisan. Bago Gallera Road. Mars St. Marian Village. Benedict Priory Road. Better Living Road. Jct. jct. . Matina Pangi Road. Davao-Bukidnon Road. UM Road.. NATIONAL) from jct. jct. Aries St. Jct. Bunawan. IWHA Road. Solana Ice Plant.. Tibungco. Ilang. Jct. 0334-12 APPENDIX VII NATIONAL ROADS DAANG MAHARLIKA ROAD from Lasang.. No. Jct. Magallanes St. Jct. jct. Pag-asa Drive. jct. Anda. Dacoville Subd. Jct. Davao Memorial Park. Jct. Maligaya Avenue. Lanang. jct. Don Julian Rodriguez Avenue. Generoso E... Jct. Skyline Subd. jct.Page 88 of 90 Ord. Jct.. Greenland Village Road. Jct. Aquarius St.. Panacan. Legaspi St. Davao City Diversion Road. Jct.. Lobogan Road. Sasa. Bajada.. Poblacion DAVAO-COTABATO ROAD (PRIMARY.

Jct. J... Sison Quarry... jct. Camus St. Langub. Artiaga St. jct. jct. jct. Jct. San Pedro St. jct. jct. Gempesaw FIFTH AVENUE from jct. Ubalde. Chavez St.Page 89 of 90 Ord. Jct.. Roxas St.. jct. RAFAEL CASTILLO STREET... jct. Lapu-Lapu St. NATIONAL) from jct. jct. jct. St. Jct. jct. Lizada St.. Sales St. jct. jct. Chavez St. Jacinto Extension. Jct. jct. San Pedro St. Rizal St... Belisario.. jct. Panacan Relocation. Jct. Brgy. jct. Padre de Tavera St. E. from jct.. Lopez Jaena St. Jct. Pag-ibig Subd. Medalla Milagrosa. Juan Cruz Elementary School. Bangoy St.. jct. Jct. DAVAO CITY DIVERSION ROAD from jct. Jct. Davao Bible Seminary Road. General Luna St. Jacinto Extension.A. Jct.G. 0334-12 DAVAO BUKIDNON ROAD (PRIMARY. jct. jct. Suazo St... jct.. Green Hills Subd. Jct. Matina Pangi Road.. jct. Mayon st. Leon Garcia St.. Skyline Subd. Guerero St. Jct. Bonifacio St. F.. Jct. Cabantian Purok 3. CABAGUIO AVENUE from jct. Narra St.. jct. Quarry... jct..P. QUIRINO AVENUE from jct. Jct. Countryside Village Phase II. Molave St. SPDA Road.. Suazo St. Gotamco RAMON MAGSAYSAY AVENUE from jct. LEON GARCIA STREET from jct. Jct. jct. Village... jct. Jct. Monteverde St.. Jct. Mabini St. Country Subd. TORRES STREET from jct. No. Jct. Rizal St. Mabini St. Suazo St. Jct. Jct. jct. Davao-Agusan Road QUEZON BOULEVARD from jct. Marginal Road. Vinzon . Country Village Phase I BUHANGIN-LAPANDAY ROAD from jct.. San Isidro. jct. Tiongko Avenue. Buhangin Lapanday Road. jct. R. jct... del Rosario.... Jct. Del Pilar St. San Nicholas. Bangoy St. Lizada St. Lizada St.. Francis Xavier Seminary. Jct. DAVAO REGIONAL MEDICAL TRAINING CENTER from jct. Tiongko Avenue. jct. Apo St. jct. Road. Davao Diversion Road to Davao Agusan Road.. jct. Mt. One Way Out Reach Road. Hope Mt. jct.

jct. University Avenue. jct.. jct. Ma-a City Jail... Acacia St. North Street.Page 90 of 90 Ord. jct. No. FATIMA – MALABOG ROAD from jct. Mangga St. Crossing Rancho San Miguel. jct. Executive Homes. Davao Matina Golf Club. Panulawan Gym. Archidocese of Davao Church. . jct. jct. 80th St. Adela Drive. Tulip Drive. MABUHAY – PAÑALUM – PAQUIBATO ROAD from jct. jct. Day Care Center. 6 Fabian Diez. jct. Malabog Central. Dona luisa I. San Roque Chapel. Balugo. Private Road.. jct. Km. jct. jct. Don Julian Village. to Bodega. Upper Mabuhay Paquibato Elementary School. jct. Calamansi St. Mabuhay Road. ABS-CBN QUIMPO BOULEVARD DIVERSION ROAD from jct. Kapihan Peter Lo. 0334-12 MA-A ROAD (DON JULIAN RODRIGUEZ AVENUE) from jct. jct. jct.