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Administrative Code

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE NO. 00-001-B

AN ORDINANCE ORDAINING THE CODE OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCES OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN FELIPE,

PROVINCE OF ZAMBALES

Be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of San Felipe that:

CHAPTER 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS

ARTICLE A. TITLE, SCOPE, FORM AND STYLE

Section 1A.01. Title. This Ordinance shall be known and cited as the Code of Administrative Ordinances of the Municipality
of San Felipe.

Section 1A.02. Scope. This Code covers all general and special administrative ordinances of the Municipal Government of
San Felipe enacted over the years (1980 1998), as well as provisions from Executive Orders of the Municipal Mayor and Resolutions
of the Sangguniang Bayan that partake the nature of business.

Section 1A.03. Form and Style. Some provisions of this Code preserved the original text and form in which they were passed,
while others were written in the process of consolidation or simply for clarity and style.

ARTICLE B. RULES OF CONSTRUCTION

Section 1B.01. Words and Phrases Not Herein Expressly Dened. Words and phrases embodied in this Code not herein
specically dened shall have the same meaning as found in legal dictionaries as well as in existing laws.

Section 1B.02. Rules in Interpreting Words and Phrases. In construing words and phrases embodied in this Code, the
following rules shall be observed unless the construction of the same would be inconsistent with the manifest intent of the provisions of
the Code or, when applied, they would lead to absurd or highly improbable results:

a. General Rule. All words and phrases shall be construed and understood according to the common and approved usage of
the language; but technical words and phrases and such other words in this Code which may have acquired a peculiar and appropriate
meaning shall be construed and understood according to such technical, peculiar and appropriate meaning.

b. Gender and Number. Every word in this Code importing the masculine gender shall extend and apply to both male and
female. Every word importing the singular number shall extend and apply to several persons and things. Every word importing the plural
number shall extend and apply also to one person or thing.

c. Person. The word person shall extend and apply to individuals or to natural and juridical persons such as rms, corporations,
or voluntary associations, unless plainly inapplicable.

d. Tenses. The use of any verb in the present tense shall include the future when applicable.

e. Shall Have Been. The words shall have been include past and future cases.

f. Shall and May. Shall is mandatory and may is permissive.

Section 1B.03. Conicting Provisions of Chapters or Articles. Should the provisions of dierent chapters or articles conict
with each other, the provisions of each chapter or article shall prevail as to all specic matters and questions involved therein.

Section 1B.04. Conicting Provisions of Sections. Should the provisions of dierent sections in the same Chapter conict
with each other, the provisions of the Section which is last in point of sequence shall govern.

Section 1B.05. Amendment or New Chapter or Section. Any amendment shall refer to the Chapter or Section concerned. A
new Chapter may be placed where it belongs appropriately. A new Section may be added or inserted in the proper Chapter with
corresponding decimal number.

Section 1B.06. Subsequent or New Ordinances and Their Integration. All Ordinances enacted subsequent to the date of the
eectivity of this Code shall be compiled in such way as to bear the corresponding Chapter and Section to which each ordinance
pertains. The new ordinances shall be integrated into the corresponding Chapter or Section whenever a new printing is authorized by
the Sangguniang Bayan.

Section 1B.07. Relation to Prior Ordinances. The provisions of this Code which are substantially the same as that of
previous or existing ordinances particularly when dealing with the same subject matter shall be construed as restatements and not as
new enactments.

Section 1B.08. Existing Rights. No action or proceeding commenced before the eect of this Code shall aected by any
provision hereof, but all proceedings or actions thereafter taken shall conform to the provisions of this Code whenever possible.

Section 1B.09. Reference to Code. Whenever reference is made to any portion of this Code, such reference applies to all
amendments and additions now or hereafter made.

Section 1B.10. Eect of Headings. The Chapter and Section headings do not in any manner aect the scope, meaning, or
intent of the provisions of this Code.

CHAPTER 2
SPECIAL PROVISIONS

ARTICLE A. FOUNDATION DAY

Section 2A.01. San Felipe Founding Day. Per historical records led at the Oce of the Municipal Mayor, San Felipe was
formally separated from the Municipality of San Narciso on March 1, 1908. All San Felipenians are duty bound to hold a tting
ceremony and community celebration every March 1 of every year in commemoration of this important event in the history of this
Municipality.

Section 2A.02. Responsibility and Participation. The Oce of the Municipal Mayor, in coordination with the Sangguniang
Bayan, shall be responsible in initiating the conduct of a tting celebration and in calling all local and national ocials and employees,
barangays, schools, non-government organizations and private organizations to actively participate in such activity. They shall also
coordinate with the DECS ocials for the suspension of classes, both in public and private, to ensure the maximum participation of
school ocials, faculty members, students and children in the celebration of the Foundation Day of this Municipality.

ARTICLE B. MUNICIPAL MOTTO

Section 2B.01. The Municipal Motto of San Felipe. The ocial municipal motto of San Felipe shall be ONWARD FOR
PROGRESS SAN FELIPE.

Section 2B.02. Duty and Responsibility for the Application of the Motto. It is the duty and responsibility of the municipal
and national ocials and employees, barangay ocials and every citizen of San Felipe to ensure optimum utilization and application of
the motto for the upliftment of the quality of life and dignity of existence for the San Felipeneans.

Section 2B.03. Advertisement of the Motto. The Municipal motto shall be wildly advertised in public places such as the
municipal and barangay halls, public school buildings and in other conspicuous places by the use of billboards, streamers, logos, and
other accepted forms of advertisement.

Section 2B.04. Integration of the Motto in School Subjects or Curriculum. The Municipal Motto shall be inculcated in
the minds of students and children studying in all schools of San Felipe by impressing its importance and .integrating it in any related
subject of the school curriculum.

ARTICLE C. MUNICIPAL MARCH

Section 2C.01. Martsa ng San Felipe. The ocial Municipal March of San Felipe shall be the Martsa ng San Felipe.

Section 2C.02. Duty and Responsibility for the Utilization of the Municipal March. It is the duty and responsibility of all municipal
and national ocials and employees, barangay ocials, school authorities, students and children, and every citizen of San Felipe to
ensure optimum utilization of the Municipal March by having it sung or played during Flag Ceremonies; community, school or barangay
programs; and in any appropriate occasion or gathering.

Section 2C.03. Integration of the March in School Subjects or Curriculum. The Municipal March shall be inculcated in
the minds of students and children studying in all schools of San Felipe by impressing its importance and integrating it in any related
subject of the school curriculum.

Section 2C.04. Lyrics of the March. The following are the lyrics of the Municipal March composed by Dr. Perlita C. Basa
and Mr. Usae S. Basa.

MARTSA NG SAN FELIPE


San Felipe, Bayang Mahal. Lugar ng mga Mararangal

Mamamayay nagsisikap, Upang bayay mapaunlad

O Bayang San Felipe, Ngalan moy ikinararangal

Larangang pangkaunlaran, Larawan mo ay tanglawan.

Sa inyong pagpupunyagi, Makamit mga mithi

Mamamayay nangangakong, Alalayan kang lagi

Halina mga Kababayan, Ating ipagbunyi

Sa mundoy ating isigaw, San Felipe ay Mabuhay!

CODA

Sa mundoy ating isigaw, San Felipe ay Mabuhay,

San Felipe ay Mabuhay!

ARTICLE D. MUNICIPAL SEAL

Section 2D.01. Seal of the Municipality of San Felipe. The seal and symbolism of the Municipality of San Felipe shall be:

1. a. Top portion divided into three (3) parts, symbolizes the three (3) industries in the Municipality:

POTS pottery

PLOW AND PALAY farming and

BANCA shing industries.

1. b. Middle portion (MOUNTAINS) means that San Felipe is bounded on the East by mountains.

1. Bottom portion (SEA AND ANCHOR) means that the Municipality is bounded on the West by the China Sea.

CHAPTER 3
INTERNAL RULES OF PROCEDURES OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

ARTICLE A. MEMBERSHIP

Section 3A.01. Composition. The Sangguniang Bayan of San Felipe shall be composed of the Municipal Vice-Mayor as the
Presiding Ocer, the members duly elected at large, the President of the Municipal Chapter of the LIGA ng mga Barangay, the
President of the Pambayang Pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan, and the Sectoral Representative as may be elected pursuant
to law.

Section 3A.02. Term of Oce. The term of oce of the Members of the Sangguniang Bayan of San Felipe shall be three (3) years,
starting from noon of June 30, 1998 as provided for by law.

ARTICLE B. POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

Section 3B.01. Powers, Duties and Functions. The Sangguniang Bayan, as the legislative body of the Municipality, has the powers,
duties and functions as provided for under Book III, Article 3, Section 447 of the Local Government Code of 1991.

ARTICLE C. PRESIDING OFFICER

Section 3C.01. Rights and Duties of the Presiding Ocer. The Vice-Mayor shall be the Presiding Ocer of the Sangguinian and, as
such, shall have the following rights and duties:

1. To preside over the sessions of the Sanggunian.


2. To exact from all members present during sessions proper department and decorum.
3. To enforce the Internal Rules and Procedures of the Sanggunian .
4. To maintain order during sessions and render a ruling on questions of order, subject to appeal by the member concerned to the
Body for nal decision.
5. To sign all the legislative documents, papers, or checks requiring his signature.
6. To declare a recess during sessions anytime he deems it necessary provided that the duration of the recess is less than 15 minutes.
7. To declare the session adjourned to some other date, time and place in cases of extreme emergencies, serious and uncontrollable
disorder, public disturbances and other unavoidable circumstances.
8. To make brief remarks, comments or claricatory questions on any measure pending deliberation by the body provided that he shall
not express himsellf either for or against the said measure or question.
9. To vote but only to break a tie. Hence, he cannot vote in order to create a tie. His right to vote to break a tie is not compulsory. He
may or may not exercise it.
10. To relinquish the Chair to the Temporary Presiding Ocer but only if he is going out of the session hall for whatever reasons.

ARTICLE D. TEMPORARY PRESIDING OFFICER

Section 3D.01. There shall be a Temporary Presiding Ocer to be elected from among the members of the Sanggunian who, without
losing his status as a regular member including his rights and prerogatives, shall temporarily exercise all the powers, duties and
functions of the regular Presiding Ocer.

Section 3D.02. In the event of inability or absence of the regular Presiding Ocer to preside over a Sanggunian session, the members
present thereby constituting a quorum shall elect from among themselves a Temporary Presiding Ocer.

Section 3D.03. The Temporary Presiding Ocer shall certify within ten (10) days from the passage of Ordinance enacted or resolutions
adopted by the Sangguniang Bayan in the session over which he temporarily presided.

ARTICLE E. SESSIONS

Section 3E.01. Regular Sessions. The regular session of the Sangguniang Bayan of San Felipe shall be once a week to be held
every Wednesday at exactly 9:00 A.M. at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall or at any designated placed to be announced to the
members one or two days before the Session.

Section 3E.02. Special Sessions. Special sessions may be called anytime by the Mayor or by a majority of the members of this
Sanggunian.

Section 3E.03. Attendance in Session. Every member of the Sanggunian shall be present in all sessions, unless expressly excluded
by it or necessarily prevented from doing so by sickness or other unavoidable circumstances duly reported to the Sanggunian through
the Secretary or the Vice-Mayor.

Section 3E.04. Opening and Adjournment to be Entered in Minutes. The exact hour of opening and adjournment of a
session shall be entered in the minutes.

Section 3E.05. Suspension and Adjournment of Session. Sessions of the Sanggunian shall not be suspended or adjourned except
by direction of the Sanggunian

itself, but the Presiding Ocer may declare a recess of short intervals or any member may move for the adjournment of a session.

Section 3E.06. Sessions Open to Public. All sessions shall be open to the public unless a closed door session is ordered by an
armative vote of a majority of the members present, there being a quorum, in the public interest or for reasons of security, decency, or
morality, or for reasons aecting the dignity of the Sanggunian or any of its members, or when condential matters are being
considered.

ARTICLE F. QUOROM
ARTICLE F. QUOROM

Section 3F.01. Quorum. A majority of the members of the Sanggunian who have been elected and qualied shall constitute a quorum
to transact ocial business.

Section 3F.02. Absence of Quorum. When there is no quorum in a given session, the Presiding Ocer may adjourn the session from
hour to hour until such time as a quorum is constituted, or a majority of the members present may adjourn from day to day compel the
immediate attendance of any member absent without justiable cause by issuing to the Philippine National Police assigned in the area
an order to compel and present the absent member at the session.

If there is still no quorum despite the enforcement of the above remedial measures, no business shall be transacted and the Presiding
Ocer, upon proper motion from the oor duly adopted by the body, then declare the session adjourned for lack of quorum.

ARTICLE G. ORDER OF BUSINESS

Section 3F.01. Order of Business. The Order of Business of this Sanggunian shall be as follows:

1. Call to Order
2. Prayer (Optional)
3. National Anthem (Optional)
4. Roll Call (Optional)
5. Reading and Consideration of Previous Minutes
6. Privilege Hour
7. Question Hour
8. Reading and Referral of Proposed Measures of Communications
9. Committee Reports
10. Calendar of Business

Unnished Business

Business for the Day

Unassigned Business

1. Adjournment

ARTICLE H. COMMITTEES

Section 3G.01. Standing Committees. The Sangguniang Bayan shall elect the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and three (3) members of
the following Standing Committees, the jurisdiction of which shall be as hereunder provided:

a. Committee on Finance, Budget and Appropriation. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with local taxes, fees
and charges, loans and other sources of local revenues, annual and supplemental budgets, appropriation ordinances and all other
matters related to local taxation and scal administration.

b. Committee on Women and Family. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Womens Welfare, Rights and
Privileges, Womens Organizations, Family Welfare, Family Planning and all other matters related to women and family.

c. Committee on Justice and Human Rights. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Human Rights, Prevention of
Human Rights Violation and all matters aecting human rights.

d. Committee on Youth and Sports Development. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Sports Development ,
Youth Welfare and Development and all matters aecting the youth and the development of sports.

e. Committee on Environmental Protection. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Environmental Protection, Air
and Water Pollution, Wanton Destruction of the Environment and its Natural Resources and all matters or measures aecting the
environment.

f. Committee of Cooperatives. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Cooperative Organization and
Development, Incentives to Cooperatives and all matters aecting the cooperatives development program of the government.

g. Committee on Rules and Privileges, Ordinances and Legal Matters. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with
Sanggunian Internal Rules and Violations thereof, Order of Business and Calendar of Business, Disorderly Conduct of Members and
Investigation thereof, Privileges of Members, Enactment, Revision of Amendment of all kinds of Ordinances, Legality of Proposed
Measures to be acted upon by the Sanggunian and Review of Ordinances and Resolutions submitted by lower local government units.

h. Committee on Peace, Order and Security. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Police Matters, Maintenance
of Peace and Order, Protective Service, Trac Rules and Regulations, Fire Prevention and Control Measures, Public Morals and all
matters related to peace and order and public safety.

i. Committee on Health and Social Welfare. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Health, Sanitation or Hygiene,
Cleanliness and Beautication of the Community, Proposed Measures related to Hospitals, Health Centers and Health Programs, Social
Welfare Services and all matters related to health and social welfare.

j. Committee on Agriculture. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Agricultural Production, Agricultural Inputs,
Agricultural Facilities, Development of Agri-Business Enterprises and all matters related to agriculture, including plants and animals.

k. Committee on Education and Culture. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Formal or Non-Formal
Education, Education Facilities, Promotion of Culture, Operation of Educational Institutions, both private and public and all matters
related to education and culture.

l. Committee on Good Government, Public Ethics and Accountability. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with
Organization and Management, Personnel Administration, Position Classication and Pay Plan, Stang Patterns, Creation of Positions,
Policy Formulation for the Economical, Ecient and Eective Local Government Administration, Conduct an Ethical Standards for local
ocials and employees and all matters related to goof government.

m. Committee on Public Utilities and Facilities. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with the
Operation/Establishment of all kinds of Public Utilities including but not limited to Transport and Communication System, Maintenance
or Upkeep of Public Facilities including but not limited to plaza, parks, jail and other government buildings owned by this Municipality
and all matters related to public utilities and facilities.

n. Committee on Market and Slaughterhouse. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Administration./Operation
of the Public Market and Slaughterhouse, Measures pertaining to Market Rental Fees and Other Market and Slaughterhouse Charges;
Improvement of Market Facilities and its Premises, Enactment/Revision of the Market Code and all matters related to market and
slaughterhouse administration.

o. Committee on Games and Amusement. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with the Operation/Establishment of
Amusement Places; Measures that aect the Regulations of Games and Amusements, including but not limited to the promotion or
holding of cockghts, boxing, basketball tournaments and other kinds of games and amusements and all other matters related to
games and amusements.

p. Committee on Trade, Commerce and Industry and Tourism. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with
Establishment/Operation of all kinds of Trade and Industry, Measures that aect Trade, Commerce and Industry, Incentives to promote
Trade, Commerce and Industry and all other matters related to trade, commerce and industry.

q. Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Construction,
Maintenance and Repair of Roads, Bridges and other Government Infrastructure Projects, Measures that pertain to Drainage and
Sewerage system and similar projects and all other matters related to public works and infrastructure projects.

r. Committee on Housing and Land Utilization. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Housing Program,
Subdivision Development/Real Estate Development, Measures pertaining to Land Uses, Zonication or Zoning Code Enactment,
Squatter Problems, and all matters related to housing and land utilization.

s. Committee on Barangay Aairs. All matters or questions pertaining to or connected with Name or Renaming of Barangays and
Barangays Roads, Review of Barangay Ordinances and Executive Orders issued by the Punong Barangays and all other matters
pertaining to barangay government aairs.

t. Committee on Fishing and Livelihood. All matters or pertaining to or connected with Fishing as a Means of Livelihood, Accepted
and Legal Methods of Fishing, Fishing and Livelihood Programs, and all other matters aecting shing and livelihood.

ARTICLE I. COMMITTEE REPORTS

Section 3I.01. Submission of Committee Report. Every Committee to which a particular measure is referred by the Presiding
Ocer shall, submit its written report, duly signed by the Chairman and the Members of the Committee, to the Secretary two (2) days
before every session to be included in the Order of Business. Committee reports received after the cut-o-date will automatically be
taken up on the next session.

Section 3I.02. Presumption of Concurrence to a Committee Report. When a Committee, submits a report, a member thereof shall
be presumed to have concurred in the report and shall be precluded from opposing the same, unless he submits a dissenting opinion in
writing in the form of a Minority Report.

Section 3I.03. Rules on Committee Reports. The following rules shall be observed:

a) Report of Standing Committees has preference over that of Special Committees.

b) The body may adopt or reject the report, either in whole or in part.

c) The body may postpone denitely or indenitely its consideration of the report or commendations therein, unless the body
provides otherwise.

d) The body may decide to recall for reconsideration the report of the concerned committee or refer it to another Committee for
proper action.

ARTICLE J. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

Section 3J.01. Submission of Draft Ordinances or Resolutions. All proposed ordinances and resolutions with title, enacting or
ordaining clause, and full text duly signed by its author(s) shall be submitted to the Sangguniang Bayan Secretary at least three (3) days
before a regular or special session shall be held.

Section 3J.02. Responsibility of the SB Secretary. The SB Secretary shall stamp on the draft ordinances or resolution the word
RECEIVE indicating the date and time it was received. She shall reproduce copies thereof for every SB Member and shall report the
same to the Sanggunian at its next session.

She shall also provide each SB member copies of all petitions and requests requiring action of the Sanggunian.

Section 3J.03. First Reading. The SB Secretary shall read during the session proper number of the proposed ordinance, its title and
the name of the author(s), or the name of the members introducing it. Thereafter, the Presiding Ocer shall refer to the proper
committee. At this stage, no debate shall be allowed. The Committee or Joint Committee to which a proposed ordinance or resolution
was referred to shall refrain from making any comment or recommendation unless the referral was erroneous.

Only the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman of the Committee to which a proposed ordinance or resolution was erroneously referred, as
well as the Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Committee claiming jurisdiction over the proposed ordinance or resolution, may move
that the referral be declared erroneous, and request for its correction. However, the Presiding Ocer may by motu propio, rectify an
erroneous referral.

Section 3J.04. Urgent Measures. Any legislative matter duly certied by the Local Chief Executive as urgent, whether or not it is
included in the Calendar of Business, may be presented and considered by the Sanggunian at the same session without the need of
suspending the Rules.

Section 3J.05. Second Reading. No proposed ordinance or resolution shall be considered on Second Reading in any regular session
unless it has been reported out by the concerned Committee to which it was referred or certied as urgent by the Local Chief
Executive.

On the day set for the consideration of a proposed ordinance or resolution for Second Reading, the same shall be read in full with the
amendments proposed by the Committee, if any, unless copies thereof have been distributed earlier and such reading is dispensed
with. Thereafter, the proposed ordinance or resolution shall be subject to debate, amendment, and pertinent motions. Any amendment
to a certain ordinance or resolution shall be made only during the Second Reading.

Section 3J.06. Debate and Closure Thereon. In the discussion of any measure, a motion to close the debate shall be in order after
two (2) speeches for and one (1) speech against has been delivered or after only one speech for has been rendered and none entered
against it.

When several members have registered or signied their intention to speak on the matter under consideration and when same has
already been suciently discussed by a speaker who has the oor, the Presiding Ocer, by motu propio, or upon motion of any
member, may request such speaker to desist from discussing further so that other members may not be deprived of the opportunity to
speak also. All speakers must observe the ve minutes rule in any deliberation.

Section 3J.07. Five Minute Rule. After the closure of debate the Sanggunian shall proceed to the consideration of Committee
amendments.

A member who desires to speak for or against an amendment shall have only ve (5) minutes to do so. The proponent shall be given
two (2) minutes per inquiry and a maximum of ten (10) minutes to speak for and defend such defend such amendment.

The ve (5) minutes rule shall apply, likewise, in the consideration of an amendment to an amendment, or of an amendment by
substitution.

Section 3J.08. Approval of Measures on Second Reading. The Sanggunian Secretary shall prepare copies of the proposed
ordinance or resolution in the form it was passed on Second Reading and shall distribute to each Sangguniang Member a copy thereof,
except that of an ordinance or resolution certied by the Local Chief Executive as URGENT may be submitted for nal voting
immediately after debate and/or amendments during the Second Reading.

After the amendments have been acted upon, the proposed ordinances or resolution shall be voted on Second Reading.

Second 3J.09. Third Reading. A proposed ordinance or resolution approved on Second Reading shall be included in the Calendar of
Business under Third Reading.

No ordinance or resolution shall be approved unless it has passed three (3) readings, and copies thereof in its nal form to have been
distributed to the members at least three (3) days before its passage, except when the Local Chief Executive or the Sanggunian
certies to the necessity of its immediate enactment to meet a public calamity or an emergency.

At the Third Reading, no amendment of the proposed measure shall be allowed. The Secretary shall read the proposed draft ordinance
by its number, title and the name of its sponsor(s). Immediately thereafter, the Presiding Ocer shall put the proposed ordinance to a
vote with the ayes and nayes entered in the minutes. The Presiding Ocer shall then formally announce the result thereof and
directs the Secretary to enter it in the record.

Section 3J.10. Approval of Resolution. A resolution shall be enacted in the same manner prescribed for an ordinance except that it
need not go through a Third Reading for its nal consideration unless decided otherwise by a majority of all the Sangguniang Members.

(NEW)

Section 3J.11. Approval of Ordinance/Resolution and Veto Power of the Local Chief Executive. The approval of the
Ordinance/Resolution by the Local Chief Executive and the exercise of his veto powers shall be governed by the following rules:

a) Every ordinance or resolution enacted by the Sanggunian shall be presented to the Municipal Mayor for his approval. If he approves
the same, he shall ax his signatures on each and every page thereof, otherwise, he shall veto it and return the same with his
objections to the Sanggunian which may proceed to reconsider the same. The Sanggunian may override the said veto by two-thirds
(2/3) vote of all its members thereby making the ordinance or resolution eective for all legal intents and purposes.

b) The veto shall be communicated by the Municipal Mayor to the Sanggunian within ten (10) days otherwise, the ordinance or
resolution shall be deemed approved as if he had signed it.

c) The Municipal Mayor may veto any ordinance of the Sanggunian on the ground that it is ultra vires or prejudicial to the public
welfare, stating his reasons thereof in writing.

d) The Municipal Mayor shall have the power to veto any particular item or items of an appropriation ordinance, an ordinance or
resolution adopting a local development plan and public investment program or an ordinance directing the payment of money or
creating a liability. In such case, the veto shall not aect the item or items which are not overrides the veto in the manner as provided in
this Section, otherwise, the item or items in the appropriation ordinance of the previous year corresponding to those vetoed, if any, shall
be deemed re-enacted.

(NEW)

ARTICLE K. RULES ON DECORUM

Section 3K.01. Formal Reference to the Presiding Ocer. When a member desires to speak, he shall rise and respectfully address
the Chair as Mr. Chairman or Madam Chairman or Mister/Madam Presiding Ocer.

Section 3K.02. Formal Reference to Another Member. Addressing another member by his name shall be avoided. Instead, he shall
be referred to as The Previous Speaker, The Gentleman/Gentlelady, The Gentleman/Gentlelady from (place of origin), The
Delegate from (place of origin) or any other appropriate address.

Section 3K.03. Proper Attire. The gentlemen shall wear Barong Tagalog every rst session day of the month and Polo Barong during
the three (3) remaining session days while the Gentleladies shall wear a Filipina dress every session day, except during calamitous
conditions where casual clothes may be worn.

Section 3K.04. Civility in the Conduct of Members. Members are expected to manifest proper deportment . When someone has the
oor everybody shall be seated. No member shall impugn he integrity or character of another member.

Section 3K.05. No Monopoly of Discussion. No member shall monopolize nay discussion or debate. No member shall speak more
than twice on the same subject matter without the consent of the body. No member shall be granted a second turn to speak until all
who wish to avail the rst opportunity to say something shall have spoken.

Section 3K.06. Recognition of Member to Speak. When two or more members rise at the same, the Presiding Ocer shall
determine and recognize the member who is to speak rst. The Chair recognizes a member who would like to obtain the oor by
nodding, looking or by hand gesture to the member and then stating

The gentleman/lady is recognized,

The distinguished gentleman/lady may take the oor,

The delegate from ____________ is recognized,

Mr. ____________ or Madam _____________ is recognized


In recognizing a member who would like to have the oor, the Chairs shall be guided by the following rules:

a) When two or more members are seeking recognition at the same time, the Chair shall recognize the one who seldom participates in
the deliberation.

b) A member who has not yet availed of his privilege to speak has preference over the one who has already spoken on a pending
question.

c) If the Chair knows who among the members are for or against a pending question, he shall recognize the speakers alternately but
giving priority to the proposer of the motion or his supporters.

ARTICLE L. RULES ON MOTIONS

Section 3L.01. Recognition First Before Speaking. No member shall speak before the body unless he is duly recognized by the
Chair, except when he proposes the following motions:

a) Raise a question of privilege

b) Call for orders of the day

c) Reconsider

d) Raise a point of order

e) Raise a parliamentary inquiry

f) Raise a point of information

g) Appeal from the decision of the Chair

h) Divide the body or house

i) Divide the question

j) Reconsider and have entered on the minutes

Seeking recognition by a member is done by rising and addressing the Chair or raising the hand to call the attention of the Chair.

Section 3L.02. Motion of Reporting Committee Chairman or Member Needs No Second. All motions relating to a committee
report if presented or proposed by a reporting Chairman or member thereof need no second. It is presumed to be with the
concurrence of the majority members of the committee concerned.

Section 3L.03. Speaking Against Own Motion. As a general rule, a proposer of a motion cannot speak his own motion, although he
can ask permission to withdraw it or failing to do so, may vote against his own motion. However, if his original motion has been
amended to the extent that its substance or idea is no longer his, he may speak and vote against it simply because that is no longer his
own motion.

Section 3L.04. Withdrawing a Modifying Motion. A proposer of a motion can withdraw his motion at his pleasure if it has not yet
been stated by the Chair of if it is not yet being deliberated upon by the body, otherwise his request to withdraw will be put to a vote.
The body or assembly must consent to it.

Section 3L.05. Breaking a Tie. If a tie vote occurs, the motion is lost unless the Presiding Ocer casts his vote in the armative in
order to break it. If he is in favor of the negative side, there is no need for him to cast his vote in its favor because even without his vote,
the motion is already lost. The rule is a tie vote defeats the motion.

Section 3L.06. Creating a Tie. The regular Presiding Ocer is not allowed by law to create a tie. He is only allowed to break a tie.

Section 3L.07. No Motion to Adjourn if Someone Has the Floor. A motion to adjourn is out of order if someone has the oor,
whether or not he is speaking.

Section 3L.08. Motions Requiring a Second. The following motions must be seconded before it is accepted by the Chair:

a) Adjourn

b) Amend

c) Appeal from the decision of the Chair

d) Adopt a report or resolution except when proposed by the reporting Committee Chairman or Member

e) Commit or refer to a Committee

f) Expunge

g) Extend of limit the time for debate

h) Fix the time to adjourn

i) Lay on the table

j) Postpone denitely or indenitely

k) Call for the previous question

l) Recess

m) Reconsider

n) Reconsider and have entered on the minutes

o) Rescind or repeal

p) Suspend the rules

q) Take from the table


r) All main motions

ARTICLE M. RULES ON DEBATES AND AMENDMENTS

Section 3M.01. Obtaining the Floor. As a general rule, no member shall speak before this Sanggunian without rst obtaining the
oor. A member who has obtaining the oor shall address all his remarks to the Chair. He shall conduct himself with proper decorum
by conning his remarks to the question under debate and by avoiding personalities.

Section 3M.02. Delivery of Sponsorship Speech. No member rendering a Committee report or delivering the sponsorship speech
shall speak for more than twenty (20) minutes unless allowed by a majority of members present.

Section 3M.03. Observance of the Five Minute Rule. During the period of amendments, every member shall observed the so-
called ve-minute rule. Remarks or argumentation by any member on each proposed amendment shall not exceed ve (5) minutes.

Section 3M.04. Opening and Closing the Debate. The member rendering a committee report or delivering the sponsorship speech
of a proposed measure may move to open or close the debate within the twenty (20) minute period allowed to him. If he fails to
exercise his option, the Chair may use the assumed motion to open or close the debate, or any member may formally move for it. In
any case, after a member has rendered a committee report or has nished his sponsorship speech of a proposed measure, it shall be
considered open to debate.

Section 3M.05. Interruption By Presiding Ocer. While having the oor, a member may be interrupted in his speech or talk by the
Presiding Ocer to state a point of order, to respond to questions from the oor, to clarify something related to the issue being
discussed or ,to make certain remarks within his privilege.

Section 3M.06. Interruption By Another Member. The speaker may also be interrupted by another member if the latter desires to
ask questions thru hid privilege to interpellate and by proposing the following motions:

Point of Order

Point of Information

Point of Parliamentary Inquiry

Call for Orders of the Day

Divide the Assembly

Raise a Question of Privilege


Reconsider

Appeal from the Decision of the Chair

Section 3M.07. Coursing Questions Thru The Presiding Ocer. All questions addressed to the speaker or the member having the
oor must always be coursed thru the Presiding Ocer.

Section 3M.08. When To Close Debate. A motion to close the debate is ,in order if three (3) members have already spoken in the
armative side and two (2) in the negative side; or only one (1) member has spoken in favor but none against it.

Section 3M.09. Assumed Motion To Close Period Of Debate. Subject to the requirement of the preceding Section, if no member
moves to close the period of debate, the Chair, motu propio, may use the assumed motion in order to close the period of debate.

Section 3M.10. Period of Amendment. After the period of debate has been closed, the period of amendments shall immediately
follow.

Section 3M.11. Seriatim method of Amendment. Unless a dierent method is adopted by the members present in a particular
session, amendments to any proposed measure, or parts thereof, shall be in seriatim. Under this seriatim method, the proposed
measure is read paragraph by paragraph or section by section and after each one is read, amendments can be proposed and debated
upon. Thereafter, a vote is taken on the proposed amendment. Eventually, this process will reach its conclusion and the original
measure or proposition is said to have passed the second reading.

ARTICLE N. DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Section 3N.01. Penalty. Any member who commits an act in transgression of the foregoing Internal Rules of Procedure shall be
punished with the corresponding penalties hereunder prescribed, to wit:

PENALTY
1. For disorderly conduct or behavior during 1st Oense Reprimand

a session, committee hearing, or committee 2nd Oense Exclusion from the

meeting. membership in the committee

concerned; suspension to expulsion

1. For any justied absence with prior NONE

Notice.

1. For any justied absence without Fine of not more than P100.00

prior notice.

1. For any unjustied absence with Fine of not less than P50.00 but

prior notice. not more than P200.00

1. For unjustied absence in four (4) Fine of not less than P1,000.00 but

consecutive sessions. not more than P3,000.00 without

prejudice to the lling of the corresponding administrative charge as per Article 124 (6), IRR of RA 7160.

1. For coming late in any kind of sessions Fine of not less than P25.00 but

per hour of being late or fraction thereof. not more than P50.00.

1. Conviction by nal judgement to Automatic expulsion.

imprisonment of at least one (1) year

for any crime involving moral turpitude.

1. For refusal without valid excuse to perform Fifteen (15) days suspension the task assigned to him by the Sanggunian
without remuneration.

or Committee of which he is a member.

1. For unjustied absence in committee P500.00 but not more than hearing of which he is a composite
P1,000.00 without prejudice to member. the ling of corresponding

administrative charge for neglect of duty.

1. For violation of any other provision of Fine of not less than P500.00 but this Internal Rules of Procedure
not not more than P1,000.00 or specied herein. suspension of not more
than

Fifteen (15) days without remuneration.

Section 3N.02. Requisites. The penalty of suspension or expulsion to be imposed shall require the concurrence of at least two-thirds
(2/3) vote of all members of this Sanggunian. For other kinds of penalty, only a majority vote of all members of the Sanggunian shall
suce.

Section 3N.03. Initiation of Action and Conduct of Investigation. The Committee on Rules shall take cognizance of all the oenses
enumerated in the preceding Section committed by any member of this Sanggunian, both composite member and constituent member,
and shall initiate the necessary disciplinary action. It shall forthwith conduct the necessary fact-nding investigation and thereafter
submit its committee report together with the corresponding recommendation for ;consideration of the Sanggunian sitting en banc.

For purposes of this Section, only a fact-nding investigation and not an administrative investigation shall be conducted, and thus,
the technical rules of court practice procedure and evidence shall not be applied. However, the substantive due process requirement of
fairness and reasonableness should be observed.

Should any member of the Committee on Rules be the respondent, the Presiding Ocer (regular or temporary Presiding Ocer as the
case may be) shall designate a replacement to complete the membership thereof but only insofar as the conduct of the fact-nding
investigation is concerned. In performing the other function of the said committee, the respondent is still a member of that committee.

Section 3N.04. Collection of Fines and its Disposition. The Secretary to the Sanggunian shall collect the nes as may be imposed
by this Sanggunian and shall take custody thereof as a private trust fund. In the disposition or disbursement of the said fund, the
Sanggunian shal convert itself into a Committee of the Whole and then decide upon a majority vote of all its members how and for
what purpose the said fund would be spent.

ARTICLE O. SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

Section 3O.01. Who Can Move. Only the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Rules can move for the suspension of
the rules.

Section 3O.02. Vote Required. No rule shall be suspended except by a vote of two-third (2/3) of the members, a quorum being
present.

Section 3O.03. Interruption of Motion. When a motion to suspend the rules is pending, one motion to adjourn may be entertained. If
it is lost, no similar motion shall be entertained until the vote is taken on the motion to suspend the rules.

Section 3O.04. Eect of Suspension. If the Sanggunian votes to suspend the Rules, it shall forthwith proceed to consider the
measure. A two-third {2/3} vote of the members present shall be necessary to the passage of said measure, a quorum being present.

ARTICLE P. AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNAL RULES OF PROCEDURE

Section 3P.01. This Internal Rules of Procedure may be amended at any regular session by two-thirds (2/3) vote of all the members
of this Sanggunian, provided that prior notice of such proposed amendment is given to all the members of the Sanggunian, and
provided further that no provision herein which is based on, or prescribed by, existing laws shall be amended.

ARTICLE Q. SUPPLEMENTARY RULES

Section 3Q.01. The book on Parliamentary Rules and Procedures written by Antonio Orendain and Handbook on Local Legislation by
Reverendo Dihan shall serve as supplementary authorities of this Sanggunian but only insofar as they are not incompatible with the
rules and procedures adopted herein.

CHAPTER 4
PUBLIC MORALS AND DECENCY

ARTICLE A. REGULATING CONSTRUCTION OR ESTABLISHMENT OF

SECRET REST ROOMS OR CUBICLES

Section 4A.01. Prohibited Act. No owner or manager of business establishments such as disco clubs, bars, refreshment
parlors and the like shall construct, establish, operate or maintain secret rest rooms or cubicles for any immoral activity.

Section 4A.02. Denition. As used in this Articles, secret rest room means an enclosed private room or cubicle intended for any
unethical or immoral conduct.

Section 4A.03. Penalty. Any owner or manager of such establishments who violates the provision of this Article shall be ned the
amount of two thousand pesos for the rst oense; and two thousand pesos and closure of the establishment for the second oense.

Section 4A.04. Enforcement of the Ordinance. The Municipal Health Ocer shall conduct routinely sanitary inspection of these
establishments once every quarter and the Chief of Police or his deputy shall enforce the compliance of the provision of this Article .

ARTICLE B. LOITERING OF MINORS

Section 4B.01. Loitering in Streets, Night Spots or Amusement Places. No minor shall loiter in the streets, night clubs, beer
gardens and any other place of amusement or night spot where gambling of any sort is going on r where women of ill-repute or
prostitutes are present from 11:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. of the following day.

Section 4B.02. Denition. As used in this Chapter, : Loitering means remaining idle in essentially one location and shall include the
concepts of spending time idly, loang or walking about aimlessly.

Section 4B.03. Exemptions. The provisions of this Article shall not be applicable to minors who are:

1. Attending or participating in or going home from purely scholastic functions and meetings, commencement exercises, convocations,
educational and religious programs, wholesome and decent assemblage and during Yuletide masses, New Years Eve and Holy
Week activities.

1. In cases of emergency like commotion, invasion, ood, earthquake, re or other calamities when the minor runs for cover or escapes
to places of safety.

1. On an errand to protect or save a life or property.

1. Enroute to their homes or houses of temporary stay in the Municipality.

Section 4B.04. Penalty. Any minor who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned as follows:

First Oense P 150

Second Oense 250

Third Oense 500

Fourth and Subsequent

Oenses File of Vagrancy case


ARTICLE C. FLY-BY-NIGHT ENTERTAINERS

Section 4C.01. Prohibition. No operator or owner of beer gardens, bars, nightclubs and the like shall admit in their business
establishments y-by-night entertainers without the necessary permit and medical certicate from the Municipal Health Ocer of the
Municipality of San Felipe.

Section 4C.02. Denition. As used in this Article, Fly-By-Night Entertainer means any person who is not under the employ of and is
not authorized by the owner of the business establishment to act as its entertainer, and who usually roams around inside or within the
premises of such business establishment for the purpose of plying her trade as an entertainer.

Section 4C.03. Penalty. Any operator or owner of these entertainment business establishments who violates the provision of this
Article shall be ned the amount of P2000 for the rst and second oenses and closure of the business establishment for the third and
subsequent oenses. Any y-by-night entertainer apprehended by the Chief of Police or his deputy shall be ned:

First Oense P 150

Second Oense 250

Third Oense 500

Fourth and Subsequent

Oenses File of Vagrancy case

ARTICLE D. PORNOGRAPHY

Section 4D.01. Smut Materials. No person or business establishment shall sell, exhibit or display any smut materials within the
Municipality.

Section 4D.02. Denition. As used in this Chapter, smut materials means any obscene or pornographic materials such as bold or
obscene magazines, comics, pamphlets, books, posters, tabloids, drawings, photographs, pictures, paintings, lms or any form of
obscene illustration.

Section 4D.03. Video Film. No person shall sell or rent out pornographic lms, tapes, slides or discs.

Section 4D.04. Exemptions. Works of art, whether in the form of photographs, paintings, drawings, engravings sculptures, sketches
or etchings, depicting subjects simply in the nude but not in any lascivious or indecent act or posture are exempted from the coverage
of this Ordinance.

Section 4D.05. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Chapter shall be penalized with a ne of not less than ve
hundred pesos (P500) but not more than one thousand pesos (P1000) conscation of those materials and closure of the business
establishment or an imprisonment of not more than thirty (30) days, or both such ne and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.

Section 4D.06. Creation of a Special Task Force. A special Task Force created by an Executive Order of the Municipal Mayor shall
have the power to enforce this Article.

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ARTICLE E. EXPOSURE OF PERSON

Section 4E.01. Nudity. No person shall appear nude or in any state of undress in public places.

Section 4E.02. Denition. As used in this Ordinance, public place means in any place to which the public has access. It shall
include any street, highway, road, alley or sidewalk. It shall also include the front or the neighborhood of any store, shop, restaurant or
other place of business and public grounds, areas, parks as well as parking lots or other vacant private property not owned by or under
the control of the person charged with violating this Ordinance, or in the case of a minor, not owned or under the control of his parent or
guardian.

Section 4E.03. Stage Performance. No person shall appear nude or in any state of undress in any stage show, fashion show, or
exhibition in the promotion of shows or the like.

Section 4E.04. Penalty. Any person who violates this Ordinance shall be ned the amount of one thousand pesos (P1000.00) or an
imprisonment of one (1) month, or both such ne and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.

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ARTICLE F. LEWDNESS OR INDECENCY

Section 4F.01. Prohibited Act. No person shall perform any open lewdness or notorious, grossly scandalous and tending to degrade
the morals and manners of the people of the Municipality of San Felipe.

Section 4F.02. Denition. As used in this Chapter, moral or decent shall be as understood by the tradition or good customs in the
Municipality.

Section 4F.03. Penalty. Any person who violates this Ordinance shall be penalized with a ne of one thousand pesos or connement
in the Municipal Jail for not more than thirty (30) days or both such ne and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.

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ARTICLE G. ILLEGAL GAMBLING

Section 4G.01. Prohibited Act. No person shall operate, maintain, conduct or participate in any form of games depending wholly on
chance, including jueteng, monte, sakla, topada (illegal cockght), masiao and cara y cruz and attended with betting of money, articles
or equivalent consideration or value.

Section 4G.02. Persons Liables for Illegal Gambling. The following persons shall be held liable for illegal gambling:

(a) Any person who directly or indirectly participates in any game prohibited in the provisions of this Article.

(b) Any person who maintains, operates or nances any prohibited game within the purview of this Article.

(c) Any person who, knowingly and without lawful purpose, is found to have in his possession lists, signs, records, symbols, devices or
paraphernalia used in the games cited above.

Section 4G.03. Presumptions. Any person found inside or within the immediate premises of the place where gambling is held or
conducted or about to be played or operated, or in the place where the same is publicly known to be held, conducted or operated,
shall be presumed to be participating directly or indirectly in gambling or any of the games of chance.

Section 4G.04. Exemptions. Bingo socials, popularity contests, raes and similar fund raising activities are exempted from the
provision of this Article, provided that the organizer secures a permit from the local oce of the Department of Social Welfare and
Development.

The Sangguniang Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan shall be exempted from permit requirements provided said fund raising
activities shall be undertaken within the territorial jurisdiction of the barangay; that no fund raising activity shall be held within a period
of sixty days from immediately preceding and after a national or local election, recall, referendum or plebiscite; and that said fund
raising activity shall comply with national policy and regulation on morals, health and safety of the person participating therein.

Section 4G.05. Penalty. Any person found guilty shall be ned the amount of two thousand ve hundred pesos (P2,500.00) or an
imprisonment of not more than six (6) months, or both such ne and imprisonment, at the discretion of the Court without prejudice to
the imposition of a higher penalty under the provision of existing laws.

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CHAPTER 5

PUBLIC ORDER

ARTICLE A. RALLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Section 5A.01. Prohibition. No person shall hold a rally or demonstration without rst securing the necessary permit from the
Oce of the Mayor.

Section 5A.02. Requirements. Any applicant for the holding of a rally or demonstration shall state in writing the identity of his
group, the name and address of the head and ocers of the organization or group, the purpose, date, place and time for the rally. The
application shall be led in the Oce of the Municipal Mayor by an ocer or authorized representative of the group, at least ve days
before the scheduled date of the rally. The applicant must be available for interview as to the other details of his application.

Section 5A.03. Denial of Permit. The permit may be denied if such rally or demonstration poses a clear or immediate danger to the
public order and safety. The denial by the Municipal Mayor of a permit to hold rally or demonstration is appealable, within three (3) days
upon disapproval to the Provincial Governor whose decision shall be nal.

Section 5A.04. Penalty. Aside from penal actions under the Revised Penal Code and Special Laws of the Philippines for any act or
omission punishable thereto, any person who violates the conditions of the approved permit to hold rally or demonstration is
punishable with a ne of two thousand pesos and/or imprisonment of two months, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE B. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS/ALLIANCES

Section 5B.01. Statement of Policy. It shall be the joint responsibility of the Municipal Government of San Felipe and the school
authorities concerned to check and regulate the formation of student organizations, associations and alliances like fraternities and
sororities , to ascertain that such organizations shall serve the purpose for which they were organized or founded such as for
educational, civic and social development and for the interest and general welfare of the studentry and the public.

Section 5B.02. Rules and Regulations. The following rules and regulations shall be observed:

a. The school authorities concerned shall review and study rst the Constitution and By- Laws submitted by the students forming an
organization to determine if it is not contrary to law and school rules and regulations. They shall also scrutinize the founding members
before approving that a permit can be secured from the Oce of the Mayor.

1. Before any of the student organization is formed, its ocers shall rst secure a permit from the Oce of the Municipal Mayor.

The ocers of such student organizations shall furnish the Sangguniang Bayan a copy of their Constitution and By-Laws, which shall
be kept open to the public, parents, students and school authorities for transparency purposes.

d. Only students shall be allowed to become ocers or members of the students organization and no student who is enrolled in one
school be allowed to become an ocer or member of student organizations of another school.

e. The school who has jurisdiction over a student organization shall issue guidelines on the conduct of initiation rites and activities of
student organizations, including prohibitions, limitations and penalties of erring ocers and members.

f. Initiation rites which ensure that only those physically, spiritually and mentally t can enter such student organizations, shall be done
with extreme care and in the presence of any authorized school representative or public ocial.

g. The use of hard and blunt instruments such as pieces of wood, metals, paddles and the like, and the application of extreme and
unnecessary force during the initiation rite shall be prohibited.

h. The ocers of such student organizations shall submit to the Sangguniang Bayan a periodic report of their activities highlighting
their major accomplishments. These reports shall be kept by the Secretary to the Sanggunian, who shall furnish copies thereof to the
Committee on Education and Committee on Peace and Order and Public Safety.

Section 5B.03. Applicability. All future and existing student organizations, associations and alliances, including those already formed
before the enactment of this Ordinance, shall be covered by all provisions of this Article.

Section 5B.04. Monitoring of the Student Organizations. The Municipal Government, thru the Oce of the Municipal Mayor and the
Sangguniang Bayan Committee concerned, and the school authorities shall, at their own expense, conduct monitoring activities to
make sure that the student organizations are operating within the bounds of law and school rules and regulations.

Section 5B.05. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Article shall be ned:

For the rst oense P 100

second oense P 200

third and subsequent oense P 300 and/or disbandment of the said

organization upon the discretion of the

Court.

All felonious oenses, committed by the organization or by any of the members or ocers, which is not covered by the provisions of
this Article shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines.

ARTICLE C. PUBLIC NUISANCE

Section 5C.01. Prohibition. All persons or owners of radios, jukeboxes, stereos, sound systems, videokes with sing-along and
business establishments with entertainment instruments and the like are prohibited from using the same or producing loud sounds,
thus disturbing the tranquility of the neighborhood at night time beyond 12:00 midnight.

Section 5C.02. Exemptions. Loud sounds and singing produced by persons during public meetings, graduations, stage shows,
programs and any other kind of celebration are exempted from the provision of this Article, provided that a SPECIAL PERMIT thereof
shall be secured from the Oce of the Municipal Mayor.

Section 5C.03. Penalty. Any person or business establishment who violates the provisions of this Article shall be penalized as follows:

For Persons For Owners of Business Establishment

For the First oense P 50 P 200

Second Oense P 100 P 500

Third and Subsequent P 200 P 1000

Oenses

Section 5C.04. Enforcement of Ordinance. The Chief of Police or his deputy locally equipped with authority shall enforce the
provisions of this Ordinance and arrest all persons violating the same.

ARTICLE D. VANDALISM

Section 3D.01. Destroying Public Properties. No person shall destroy, damage or deface any government property, unlawfully
remove any public signboards, signs, notices and works painted or placed on public buildings, streets, sidewalks, parks, plazas or
public lands within the Municipality.

Section 5D.02. Posting of Bills. No person shall post, paint, stamp, or ax any bill, poster, placard, notice or sign upon any
telegraph, telephone, electric light posts and poles, waiting sheds and walls along thoroughfares without permit from the Municipal
Mayor. The permit shall stipulate that within a certain period of ,time, the permittee shall remove the bill, poster or notice so posted at
his expense and to the satisfaction of the Municipal Engineer.

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Section 5D.03. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of P500 and repair,
replacement or restoration of the destroyed or damaged property or imprisonment of not more than 30 days, or both such ne and
imprisonment, at the discretion of the Court.

Section 5D.04. Enforcement of Ordinance. The Chief of Police or his deputy and the Barangay Tanods of every barangay of San
Felipe shall enforce this Ordinance.

ARTICLE E. DEADLY WEAPONS

Section 5E.01. Prohibition. No person shall carry outside his home or its immediate premises any sharppointed or bladed
instruments such as bolo, kris, dagger, ice pick, spear, blow gun, sling-shot. pana and the like, capable of causing injury or death
unless the same is used in connection with his occupation, business or for lawful purposes.

Section 5E.02. Exemption. Exempted from the foregoing prohibition are persons whose occupations require the use deadly weapons
or when these are used for exhibition purposes on special occasions as part of a costume or ceremonial dress.

Section 5E.03. Penalty. Any violator of this Article shall be penalized with a ne from ve hundred to one thousand pesos and/or
imprisonment of ten to fteen days at the discretion of the Court.

Section 5E.04. Enforcement of Ordinance. The Chief of Police or his Deputy shall eect and enforce the provisions of this Article.

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CHAPTER 6

PUBLIC SAFETY

ARTICLE A. PUBLIC SAFETY ON CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND BRIDGES

Section 6A.01. Regulated Act. Infrastructure project contractors engaged in any contract with the Municipal Government of
San Felipe, particularly on roads and bridges construction, shall install caution signs in the vicinity of the on-going project.

Section 6A.02. Caution Signs To Be Installed. When a road or bridge construction project in progress is along the national highway,
caution or warning signs must be installed within one hundred (100) meters or more from the project site on both approaches while
another warning sign must be placed at both ends of the on-going project.

Section 6A.03. Caution Words To Be Used. Caution signs must be 50 cms. By 150 cms. In size. The words to be used are SLOW
DOWN, ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION, DEEP EXCAVATION AHEAD, MEN WORKING, ONE LANE AHEAD, ROAD
CLOSED or such other appropriate phrases that can warn motorists. The caution words shall be in bold print readable enough at a
distance and reectorized to serve their warning purpose during night time.

Section 6A.04. Dumping of Construction Materials. Construction materials shall be dumped on the road shoulders avoiding the
road way but, if unavoidable thus rendering a one-lane road sign ONE LANE ROAD AHEAD must be placed to indicate such
condition.

Section 6A.05. Posting of Trac Personnel. Whenever the situation warrants, the contracting rm shall post a personnel at the
project site approaches to direct the motorists or the trac.

Section 6A.06. Monitoring Ocials. For municipal projects, the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator and the
Sangguniang Bayan shall monitor the compliance by contractors of the provisions of this Ordinance.

Section 6A.07. Penalty. Any violator of this Article shall be ned the amount of two thousand pesos (P2,500.00) and/or an
imprisonment of not less than one (1) month nor more than six (6) months, at the discretion of the Court.

If any general or national law or regulation provides for a stier penalty, then the violator shall be charged under such general or national
law or regulation.

Where the violation is attended by loss of life and/or damage to property, the violator shall be proceeded against under the applicable
provisions of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines.

ARTICLE B. USE OF BICYCLES OR PEDICABS ALONG PUBLIC ROADS

Section 6B.01. Regulated Act. No person shall use a bicycle or pedicab along public roads without securing rst a Mayors Permit
and a Certicate of Registration.

Section 6B.02. Requirement. Prior to the issuance of a Mayors Permit, all bicycle and pedicab owners shall attach the following
accessories to their bicycle/pedicabs:

1. Bicycle/pedicab reectors of 4 x 3 if it is rectangular reector and 3 in diameter if it is a circular reector.

1. Headlights, whether battery or dynamo-operated.

1. Horn, bell or any form of warning device.

Section 6B.03. Issuance of Registration Plate Numbers. The Municipal Treasurer shall provide, at cost, a metal plate with a
corresponding registry number to all bicycle/pedicab owners securing a Mayors permit.

Section 6B.04. Registry of Bicycles/Pedicabs. The Municipal Treasurer shall keep a Registry of all Bicycles/Pedicabs that were
given Mayors permit which shall include information on:

1. Make and brand of the bicycle/pedicab

1. Name and address of the owner

1. Number of the metal plate

Section 6B.05. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of not less than two hundred
fty pesos (P250.00) but not more than ve hundred pesos (P500.00) and/or an imprisonment of not less than one (1) month but not
exceeding six (6) months, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE C. SAFETY ON PUBLIC ROADS AND STREETS

Section 6C.01. Drying of Palay on Public Roads. No person shall use Municipal, Provincial or National Roads in drying palay.

Section 6C.02. Speed Impediments on Public Roads. No person shall place any obstruction, obstacle or speed impediments such
as stones, pieces of wood and the like on any street, alley, sidewalk and other passageways, in public markets and other public places.

Section 6C.03. Playing on Public Streets. No person shall use any portion of the public roads for skating, playing kites, basketball
or any kind of game, unless authorized by the Municipal Mayor, on municipal and barangay roads, and by the Provincial Governor, on
national and provincial roads.

(NEW)

Section 6C.04. Digging and Excavation on Public Places. No person or entity shall be allowed to undertake or cause to undertake
any digging or excavation on any part or portion of the municipal street without rst securing permit from the Oce of the Municipal
Mayor.

Section 6C.04.01. Supervision of Digging and Excavation. The Municipal Engineer shall supervise the digging and excavation and
shall determine the necessary width of the streets to be dug or excavated.

Section 6C.04.02. Caution Signs. The person or entity undertaking the digging or excavation shall place appropriate caution signs in
the area where work is being done to protect the public from any danger.

Section 6C.05. Stalled Vehicles on Public Roads. Owners or drivers of vehicles that stalled on public roads due to engine trouble or
blow-out of tires shall push such vehicle to the pavement to allow free ow of trac.

(NEW)

Section 6C.06. Destruction of Public Streets Lighting. No person shall intentionally or maliciously destroy any part of the public
street lighting system, irrespective of whether this was installed by private or public entities.

(NEW)

Section 6C.07. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of Sections 6C.05 to 6C.06 shall by a ne of not less than ve
hundred pesos (P500.00) but not exceeding one thousand pesos (P1,000.00) and/or an imprisonment of ten (10) to fteen (15) days, at
the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE D. PUBLIC SAFETY ON FIRE HAZARDS

Section 6D.01. Storage of Explosive or Inammable Materials. No person or business establishment shall keep or store at his
house or place of business any ammable, combustible or explosive substances such as gun powder, dynamite explosives, blasting
supplies or ingredients and the like, without rst securing a permit from the Municipal Mayor to be granted upon clearance from the
Chief of the Fire Department or Chief of Police.

Section 6D.01.01. Exemptions. The following are permitted to be kept in stock at any time:

1. Petroleum or kerosene for cooking that does not exceed 10 gallons

1. Denatured alcohol not to exceed 5 gallons.

1. Gasoline or naptha not to exceed 10 gallons kept and used by motor boats.

1. Any quantity of gasoline kept in the tank of any vehicle


1. Calcium carbide not to exceed 240 pounds

1. Tar not to exceed 50 kilos

1. Matches (5 cases)

1. Celluloid not to exceed 5 kilos

Section 6D.01.02. Rules and Regulations for Proper Storage. The following rules and regulations shall be observed:

a. Fireworks factory and storage of gunpowder, dynamites, explosive blasting supplies or ingredients shall be constructed or stored at
a distance of 150 to 200 meters away from residential or commercial areas.

b. The storage of such explosive and combustible materials shall be separated from the place of business or working shops.

c. Fireworks factory or storage of combustible and explosive materials shall be guarded by the owners as safe and free from the
danger of being ignited and declared OFF LIMITS to the public.

Section 6D.01.03. Power of the Chief f Police and Fire Chief. The Chief of Police Fire Chief shall enforce the compliance to the
provisions of this Article. They shall have close supervision over the manner of storage and location of such inammable and explosive
materials. They shall issue CLOSURE ORDER if there is any danger in the location and establishment and/or storage of the same.

Section 6D.01.04. Penalty. Any person who violates this Ordinance shall, upon conviction, be ned the amount of two thousand ve
hundred pesos (P2,500.00) and/or an imprisonment of from one (1) to six (6) months, at the discretion of the Court.

If any general or national law or regulation provides for a stier penalty, the violator hereof shall be charged under such general or
national law or regulation. In the case of a corporation, rm, partnership or association, the ne and/or imprisonment shall be imposed
upon its ocials responsible for such violation; and in the case the guilty is an alien, in addition to the herein prescribed penalties, he
shall be also be immediately deported. When the violation of this Ordinance is attended by loss of life and/or property, the violator shall
be proceeded against under the applicable provisions of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines.

(NEW)

Section 6D.02. Provision of Fire Extinguishers. All owners of gasoline stations, factories, warehouses, boarding houses, hotels,
lodging and rest houses, restaurants, eateries, refreshment parlors, commercial and industrial establishments, and places of
amusement, games and recreation such as theaters, disco pubs, videoke and sing-along

joints, bars, day/night clubs and the like, are required to provide their business establishments with re extinguishers in such a number
to be determined by the Chief of Fire Department. Exempted from the foregoing requirement are those owners of business
establishments inside the public market and those with small businesses with a capitalization of ve thousand pesos (P5,000.00) and
below.

(NEW)

Section 6D.03. Provision of Fire Escapes. All buildings to be constructed in the commercial or business areas of this Municipality,
when enclosed either partially or wholly with re wall protection, shall be provided with proper and adequate means of doors and other
re escapes as per plan to be presented to and approved by the Oce of the Municipal Engineer.

(NEW)

Section 6D.04. Construction of Fire Walls. No building shall be constructed within two (2) meters from the adjacent lot line, unless a
concrete re wall approved by the Municipal Engineer is constructed between the building and the adjoining property and that window
openings in the re wall shall be provided. No building already existing on or before the passage of this Ordinance shall be rebuilt or
reconstructed unless it conforms with the provisions hereof.

(NEW)

Section 6D.05. Free Access of Aisles. No owner or operator of movie houses, theaters, stadiums, and the like, shall allow
any person to obstruct the middle and side aisles, entrance doors and re exits before or during the performance of a movie lm, a
play, boxing, vaudeville and other entertainment shows.

(NEW)

Section 6D.06. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of Sections 6D.02 to 6D.05 shall be penalized by a ne of from one thousand
pesos (P1,000.00) to two thousand ve hundred pesos (P2,500.00) and/or an imprisonment of one (1) to six (6) months, at the discretion
of the Court.

ARTICLE E. PUBLIC SAFETY DURING LOCAL CELEBRATIONS

Section 6E.01. Scope of Application. For purposes of public guidance, maintenance of orderliness and protection of lives and
properties of the inhabitants during local celebrations such as festivals, estas, fairs, carnivals, parades, processions

and similar assemblies, the following rules and regulations and safety precautionary measures are prescribed.

Section 6E.02. Application for Mayors Permit. Any individual, heads or ocers of any association, organization, or entity intending
to conduct or hold any local celebration shall rst le a written application for a Mayors Permit, in three copies, accompanied by a
Detailed Action Plan for the celebration, at the Oce of the Municipal Mayor at least thirty (30) days before the actual conduct of the
celebration.

Section 6E.03. Content of the Detailed Action Plan. The Detailed Action Plan shall be signed by the concerned individual or the
Head or Ocers of the association, organization, or entity organizing, managing and conducting the activity.

It shall also provide the following information for proper evaluation of the Oce of the Municipal Mayor:

1. Title or kind of local celebration to be held.


2. Purpose of the celebration and the expected number of people to attend/participate in the celebration.
3. Name(s) and addresses of individual or ocers of the association/organization managing and conducting the local celebration.
4. Date(s) and duration of the aair.
5. Venue of the celebration or in case of parades, processions, rallies and the like, the route(s) from starting points to place of
destination.
6. Trac Control and Management Plans.
7. Peace and Order Maintenance Plan during and after the conduct of local celebration, including details on the use of crowd control
personnel and marshals.
8. Plans and Cost Estimates of Temporary Structures to be used.
9. Type of motorized vehicle and watercrafts, bancas and other transportation to be used in the celebrations.
10. Places where streamers, buntings and other materials shall be installed.
11. Placement of temporary/makeshift eating places or carinderias.
12. Provision for latrines/portable restrooms including garbage and trash receptacles on strategic places in the locality.
13. Number of PNP personnel to serve as escorts, lookouts for criminal elements and to maintain peace and order during the duration of
the local celebrations.

Section 6E.04. Denial of Permit. A Mayors Permit shall be denied to the applicant when the proposed undertaking or activity does
not conform with the safety, peace and order, health and other requirements of the municipal government.

Any false statement deliberately made by the applicant shall constitute sucient ground for denying or revoking the permit issued by
the Municipal Mayor; and they may be further be prosecuted in accordance with existing laws or ordinances.

Section 6E.05. Approval of Application for Permit. Upon approval of the application for Mayors Permit, two (2) copies of the
application duly signed by the Municipal Mayor shall be returned to the applicants(s), one (1) copy shall be presented to the Municipal
Treasurer as basis for the payment of the permit fee and other corresponding taxes.
The Mayors Permit shall be issued upon presentation of the receipt for payment of the corresponding fees and impositions required by
existing Revenue Code of the Municipality.

Section 6E.06. Rules and Regulations on the Use of Firecrackers and Pyrotechnic Devices.

a) The handling and use of the recracker and pyrotechnic devices with explosives content of more than one third (1/3) teaspoon of
powder such as Atomic Big Triangulo, Super Lolo, and their equivalent is strictly prohibited during local celebrations.

b) Firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices such as Baby Rocket, BAWANG, small Triangulo, Labintador, Watusi, Judas Belt, Sky Rocket,
Luces, Fountain, Sparkles,Roman Candle, Airwolf, Trompillo, Buttery and Whistle Devices shall be allowed for use during the local
celebrations.

c) Only persons or ocers duly designated or authorized by the individual or the association/organization conducting and managing
the activity or local celebrations shall be allowed to handle, set-up and explode the legally allowed recrackers and pyrotechnic devices
during the conduct of the local activity or celebration.

d) No person shall be explode any recracker or other similar pyrotechnic device while on aboard in bancas or boats participating in
uvial parades.

e) Firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices shall be set-up and exploded only in designated places or places away from the crowd.

Section 6E.07. Liability of Persons Conducting the Local Celebration. The concerned individual or ocers of the organization
conducting and managing the local celebration shall be liable for any physical injury or damages on the property of other persons as a
result of the use of recrackers and pyrotechnic devices during the celebration.

Section 6E.08. Duties and Responsibilities of the Municipal Mayor. The Municipal Mayor shall perform the following primary duties
and responsibilities:

a) Ensures that the provisions of this Public Safety Ordinance are eectively disseminated and implemented by all concerned.

b) Coordinates with Chief of Police to assign sucient number of policemen to provide and assist crowd control personnel or marshals
to maintain peace and order, arrest pickpocketers, drug pushers/users or swindlers and other criminal elements during the conduct of
the local celebration.

c) Causes remen, re trucks and other re ghting equipment including local Paramedic Team to be on full alert status during the
duration of the local celebration.

d) Reviews the Detailed Action Plan submitted by organizer(s) of local celebrations and similar assemblies.

e) Coordinates the activities of all sectors involved in the planning, preparation and conduct of all celebrations and similar assemblies.

f) Causes the repair of pathless, diggings and other excavations a month before the actual festivities.

g) Causes the installing of appropriate trac signs and enforcement of trac ordinance during local celebrations and similar
assemblies.

h) Causes the monitoring of loading capacity and worthiness of watercraft vessels, bancas and other water transport crafts to ensure
safety of passengers.
i) Directs the Municipal Engineer to review/evaluate the design and construction of oats, platforms, towers, stages and pagodas to
ensure structural soundness and safety and load capacities.

j) Directs the Municipal Electrician to inspect and evaluate the soundness of electrical installations and other makeshift connections for
lighting, sound system, oats, platforms, towers, stages and streetlights to ensure safety, avoid incidence of electric shocks,
electrocution and res.

Section 6E.09. Duties and Responsibilities of the Municipal Health Ocer.

a) The Municipal Health Ocer shall determine and properly designate the places where medical station(s), Paramedic and First-Aid
Teams shall be located during the local celebrations.

b) The Municipal Health Ocer shall be responsible for the elding of First Aid Teams/Personnel who are knowledgeable and
experienced in the application of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and similar techniques, including the application of rst aid to
take care of fractures and wounds.

c) The Municipal Health Ocer shall ensure the municipal ambulance and other medical vehicles needed to transport accident victims
from accident site to designated medical stations, health clinics, centers or nearest hospitals are stationed at strategic places to close
to the site of local celebrations.

d) All carinderias, makeshift and temporary eating places selling or catering food and drinks to the people during local celebrations
shall be regularly visited and inspected by the Municipal Sanitary Inspector to ensure strict compliance with the health and sanitary
regulations of the Municipality.

e) Upon recommendation of the Municipal Sanitary Inspector, the Municipal Health Ocer shall immediately institute appropriate
action and eect the closure of such eating places found violating existing health and sanitary regulations of the Municipality.

Section 6E.10. Duties and Responsibilities of the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police shall perform the following primary duties
and responsibilities:

a) Maintains peace and order in the locality.

b) Provides protection and ensure safety of all persons from criminal elements.

c) Monitors movements of people and deploy police ocers where festivities and similar assemblies are being held.

d) Oversees the smooth ow of trac of people and vehicles.

e) Provides other emergency safety measures to cope with any eventually during local celebrations.

f) Requires any individual and/or head or leader of any group or organization to secure corresponding Mayors Permit prior to the
installation or placement of their streamers, buntings and other materials on any public alleys, streets and roadways.

Section 6E.11. Duties and Responsibilities of Organizers/Heads of the Conduct of Local Celebration. The individual
concerned or ocers of the organization shall perform the following primary duties and responsibilities:

a) Ensure that all precautionary measures as contained in the Public Safety Ordinance are strictly observed in the actual conduct of the
local celebration.

b) Designate marshals to maintain safety and orderliness during parades, processions and similar activities.

c) Coordinate closely with the Municipal Mayor and the Chief of Police before and during the local celebrations and similar assemblies.

d) Prepare a Detailed Action Plan for the local celebrations and submit the same to the Oce of the Municipal Mayor, copy furnished
the Chief of Police.

Section 6E.12. Penalty. Any person found violating the provisions of this Ordinance shall be penalized by a ne of not exceeding two
thousand ve hundred pesos (2,500.00) or an imprisonment of not exceeding six (6) months, or both such ne and imprisonment, at the
discretion of the Court.

(NEW)

CHAPTER 7

BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS

ARTICLE A. MAYORS PERMIT TO ENGAGE IN BUSINESS OR TRADE

ACTIVITY


Section 7A.01. Mayors Permit Before Engaging In Business or Trade Activity. No person shall operate or engage in any
business or trade activity without rst securing permit from the Oce of the Mayor and paying the corresponding Annual Permit Fee
imposed under existing tax ordinance of this municipality including, but not limited to the following:

a. Manufacturers, assemblers, repackers, processors, brewers, distillers, rectiers, and compounders of liquors, distilled spirits and
wines or manufacturers of any article of commerce of whatever kind of nature

b. Wholesalers, distributors or dealers in any article of commerce of whatever kind or nature.

c. Exporters, manufacturers, millers, producers, wholesalers, distributors, dealers or retailers of essential commodities such as rice and
corn; wheat or cassava our, meat, dairy products, locally manufactured, processed or preserved food, sugar, salt and other
agricultural, marine and fresh water products, whether in their original state or not; cooking oil and cooking gas; laundry soap,
detergents and medicine; agricultural implements, equipment and post-harvest facilities, fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides
and other farm inputs; poultry feeds and other animal feeds; school supplies; and cement.

d. Retailers of all other commodities not classied as essential commodities excluding retail dealers in liquor or wines and cigar or
cigarettes.

e. Dealers of fermented liquors, distilled spirits and/or wines.

f. Tobacco or snu dealers including cigar and cigarettes.

g. Banks, lending investors, nancing and investment companies, pawnshops, money shops, and insurance companies.

h. Food establishments such as restaurants, carinderias, food caterers, burger/snack houses, cafeterias, ice cream and other
refreshment parlors, soda fountains, bars, and the like.

i. Amusement places wherein the customers thereof participates without making bets or wagers including, but not limited to, the
following: Day and night club; day club or night club; cocktail lounge; beer gardens; bars; cabaret or dance halls; bath house;
swimming pool; beach resorts; skating rinks; steam and sauna bath; billiards or pool hall; bowling alley, shooting gallery, circus,
carnival, merry-go-round, roller coaster, ferris wheels, swing or the like; race tracks; cockpit; boxing stadium; boxing contests; theaters
and cinema houses; video-movie houses using beta, VHS, JVC, laser disc player or similar apparatus and other showhouses open to
the public for a fee; amusement devices such as juke box machine, sound systems; machine or apparatus for visual entertainment,
videokes and sing-along joints; golf links, polo elds or pelota courts and other similar establishments.

j. Poultry or piggery farms and poultry and other animal feeds business.

k. Rice and Corn Mills (Kiskisan, Cono or Baby Cono Type).

l. Operators/owners of hand tractors with trailers, tiller powers and other agricultural machinery for hire.

m. Boarding house, lodging house, hotels and motels, rest houses and similar establishments.

n. Private cemeteries or memorial parks.

o. Fish ponds or sh breeding grounds.

p. Subdivision operators.

q. Cable TV and commercial communication and other similar establishments.

Section 7A.02. Denitions. When used in this Article:

a. Retailer is one whose business is to sell to the purchaser who buys the commodity for his own consumption, irrespective of the
quantity of the commodity sold.

b. Dealer means one whose business is to buy and sell merchandise, goods and chattels as a merchant.

c. Financing Companies are corporations or partnerships except those regulated by the Central Bank of the Philippines, the
Insurance Commissioner and the Cooperative Administration Oce, which are primarily organized for the purpose of extending credit
facilities to consumers and to industrial, commercial or agricultural enterprises either by discounting or factoring commercial papers or
accounts receivable or by buying or selling contracts, leases chattel mortgages or other evidences of indebtedness or by leasing motor
vehicles, heavy equipment and industrial machinery, business and oce machines and equipment, appliances and other movable
property.

d. Pawnshop refers to a person or entity engaged in the business of lending money or personal property delivered as security for
loans.

e. Carinderia refers to any public eating place where foods already cooked are served at a price.

f. Hotels includes any house or building or portion thereof in which any person may be regularly harbored or received as transient or
guest. A hotel shall be considered as living quarters and shall have the privilege to accept any number of guest and to serve food to the
guest therein.

g. Motels includes any house or building or portion thereof in which any person may be regularly harbored or received as transient
or guest and which is provided with common enclosed garage or individual close garage where transient or guest may park their motor
vehicle.

h. Lodging house includes any house or building or portion thereof in which any person may be regularly harbored or received as
transient for compensation.

ARTICLE B. MAYORS PERMIT TO OPERATE BUSINESSES PRINCIPALLY OFFERING/RENDERING SERVICES FOR A FEE

Section 7B.01. Mayors Permit for Businesses Oering or Rendering Services for a Fee. No person shall operate or establish any
business principally rendering or oering to render services for a fee without rst securing a permit therefore from the Mayor and paying
the corresponding permit fee imposed under existing tax ordinance of this Municipality including, but not limited to, the following:

Advertising agencies; barber shops; battery charging shops; blacksmith; cinematographic lm owners, lessors or distributors; collecting
agencies; commercial or immigration brokers; construction and/or repair shops of motor vehicles; animal drawn vehicles; bicycles;
tricycles; pedicabs; buying establishments; funeral parlors; garage for a fee; general engineering, general buildings especially
contractors, lling, demolition and salvage work contractors; goldsmith or silversmith; house and/or sign painters; laundry shops;
massage clinics; painting shops; parking lots (for a fee); plastic lamination, photostatic, white/blue printing; recopying or duplicating
services; photographic studios; proprietors or operators of engraving plants; public warehouse or bodegas; welding or vulcanizing
shops; sawmills; service stations; service stations; service establishments for the installation of water system, gas or electric lights;
shoe repair shops; body slendering/ building saloons; dress or tailor shops; upholstery shops; accounting services; consultancy
services; belt and buckle shops; booking oce of the local exchange; breeding of gamecocks and other supporting animals sporting
animals belonging to others; brokerages; business management services; carpenter shops; drafting and architectural devices;
employment services; escort services; ice and cold storage; janitorial services; judo-karate schools; keysmiths; legal and notarial
services; lumberyards; mimeo graphic services; messengerial services; medical, dental, optical or EENT clinics; private , detective or
security agencies; travel agency or tourist guide agencies; private hospitals; promotional services; public ferries; typing services; rental
of equipment, furniture, bicycle, tractors and other agricultural implements; rental of light or heavy equipment for construction work;
repair shop for oce or school equipment; repair shops for household appliances; repair shops for electrical or electronic equipment;
roasting of calf, pig or fowls not sold for retail; sculpture shops; tinsmith; transportation terminals not owned by the bus operators;
vocational schools including dancing, driving and computer programming schools; watch repair centers or shops; warehousing
services and other similar service business establishments.

ARTICLE C. RULES AND REGULATIONS ON ISSUANCE OF MAYORS

PERMIT

Section 7C.01. Procedures in Applying for Permit. When applying for a Mayors Permit, the following procedures shall be followed:

a. A written application for a Mayors Permit shall be secured and led with the Oce of the Municipal Mayor. The application form
shall set forth the name, address of the applicant, the description or style of business, the place where the business shall be
conducted and such other pertinent data as may be required.

b. Upon submission of the application, the proper authorities shall verify if the requirements regarding the operation of the business or
activity are complied with.

The permit to operate shall be issued only upon such compliance and after the applicant shall have paid to the Municipal Treasurer the
corresponding business taxes and fees as required under existing tax ordinance of the Municipality.

Any false statement deliberately made by the applicant shall constitute sucient ground for denying or revoking the permit issued by
the Mayor, and the applicant or licensee may, further, be prosecuted I accordance with the penalties provided in this Article.

c. Upon approval of the application for a Mayors permit, two copies of the application duly signed by the Municipal Mayor shall be
returned to the applicant. One copy shall be presented to the Oce of the Municipal Treasurer as basis for the collection of the Mayors
permit fee and the corresponding business tax.

The Mayors permit shall be issued by the Municipal Mayor upon presentation of the receipt for payment of the Mayors permit fee and
business tax.

Every permit issued by the Mayor shall show the name and residence of the applicant, his nationality and civil status, nature of the
organization, (whether the business is a sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation) location of the business; date of issue and
expiration of the permit; and other information as may be necessary.

Section 7C.02. Separate permit for separate business. There shall be separate permit for every separate or distinct establishment
or places where the business or trade activity is conducted. One line of business or activity does not become exempt from securing a
Mayors permit by being conducted with some other business for which a permit has been granted or issued. If a person desires to
engage in more than one kind of business, he shall pay the permit fee and business tax imposed on each business or trade regardless
of whether or not he conducts or operates all such business or trade in one establishment.

Section 7C.03. Denial of Application for Permit. A Mayors permit shall be refused to any person on the following grounds:

a. The business establishment or undertaking does not conform with zoning regulations, safety, health and other requirements of the
municipality.

b. The applicant has an unsettled tax obligation, debt or other liability to the municipal government.

c. The applicant is disqualied under any provision of law or ordinance to establish or operate the business applied for.

d. The applicant previously violated any ordinance or regulation governing permits granted.

Section 7C.04. Duration and Renewal of Permit. The Mayors permit shall be granted for a period of not more than one (1) year and
shall expire on the thirty rst (31st) day of December following the date of its issuance unless revoked or surrendered earlier. Every
permit shall cease to be in force upon revocation or surrender thereof. The permit issued shall be renewed within the rst twenty days
of January and shall have a continuing validity only upon renewal thereof and payment of the corresponding fee.

Section 7C.05. Barangay Clearance. All business establishments applying for or renewing business permits shall secure barangay
clearance from the barangay where they are located and shall pay the corresponding barangay fees, if any, before a Mayors permit
shall be issued. However, if the application for barangay clearance is not acted upon within seven (7) days after ling thereof, the Mayor
may issue the permit applied for.

Section 7C.06. Revocation of Permit. When a person doing business under the provisions Code violates any provision of this
Article; refuses to pay the tax, fee, indebtedness or liability to the Municipality; abuses his privilege to do business to the injury of public
moral or peace; or when a place of such business establish is being conducted in a disorderly or unlawful manner, is a public nuisance,
or is permitted to be used for disorderly conduct, criminals, or women of ill-repute, the Municipal Mayor, after an investigation, may
revoke the permit that he issued. Such revocation shall operate to forfeit all sums which may have been paid with respect to the
privilege, in addition to the ne and imprisonment that may be imposed by the Court for violation

of any provision of this Ordinance governing the establishment and maintenance of business and to prohibit the exercise thereof by the
person whose privilege is revoked, until restored by the Sangguniang Bayan.

Section 7C.07. Posting of Business Permit. Every permittee shall keep his business permit conspicuously posted in plain view at all
times in his place of business or oce or if he has no place of business or oce, he shall keep the permit in his person. The permit
shall be immediately produced upon demand by the Municipal Mayor, the Municipal Treasurer or any of their duly authorized
representative.

Section 7C.08. Abandonment or Closure of Business. When a business or occupation is abandoned or closed, the person
conducting the same shall submit to the Municipal Treasurer, within twenty (20) days from the date of such abandonment or closure, a
sworn statement to that eect, stating therein the date of abandonment or closure and the corresponding taxes due that must be
liquidated, otherwise said business shall be presumed to be still in actual operation. All taxes due and payable for the corresponding
quarter shall be settled rst before a business is deemed ocially closed or abandoned. Taxes which have already been paid for the
whole current year shall not be refunded.

Section 7C.09. Death of Licensee or Permittee. When an individual paying a permit fee dies, and the same business is continued
by his heirs or persons interested in his state, no additional payment shall be required on the residue of the terms for which the tax or
fee was paid.

Section 7C.10. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Chapter shall be penalized by a ne of ve hundred pesos but not
exceeding one thousand pesos and/or an imprisonment of one month but not exceeding two months, at the discretion of the Court.

CHAPTER 8

HEALTH AND SANITATION

ARTICLE A. HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR SUPPLIES AND VENDORS

OF CHICKEN MEAT

Section 8A.01. Business Permit Requirement. All suppliers and vendors of chicken meat shall secure business permit at the
Municipal Mayor prior to its operation.

Section 8A.02. Sanitary Measures. Any supplier or vendor of chicken meat shall pack or cover his merchandise with transparent
plastic bags to ensure sanitation and health precaution or safety to the buying public.

Section 8A.03. Penalty. Any violator of this Article shall be penalized as follows:
For First Oense P50.00

Second Oense P100.00

Third and subsequent

Oense Conscation of merchandise and cancellation of

permit to operate.

ARTICLE B. HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF

FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

Section 8B.01. Regulating the Operation of Food Establishments. All owners or operators of food establishments such as
restaurants, carinderias, cafeterias, bakeries, food catering shops, soda fountains, ice cream or refreshments parlors, and other eating
places shall keep their establishments in the most sanitary conditions and provide the same with the adequate garbage disposals and
food cabinets properly covered and protected from dust, ies, ants, rodents, cockroaches and other germ-carrying insects. All eating
utensils such as spoons, forks, plates and drinking glasses shall be sterilized with boiling water before these are use by the customers.

Section 8B.02. Denition. As used in this Article, food establishment means an establishment where food or drinks are
manufactured, processed ,stored, sold, or served.

Section 8B.03. Medical Examination Requirement. No person shall engage in an occupation, the nature of which has something to
do with the preparation of food or foodstu for public consumption, whether cooked or in raw form, without rst undergoing a physical
and medical examination by the Municipal Health Ocer, at least once a year, to determine if he is free from any communicable
disease.

Section 8B.04. Medical Health Certicate Requirement Before Employment. No owner, manager, or operator of food
establishments shall employ any cook, food handler and food dispenser or server without a Medical Health/Food Handlers Certicate
from the Municipal Health Ocer, to be renewed annually.

The Municipal Health Ocer shall keep a record of physical and other health examinations conducted including copies of medical
certicates issued in indicating the name of the applicant, date and purpose for which the health examination was performed.

Section 8B.05. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of not less than ve hundred
pesos (P500.00) but not exceeding one thousand pesos (P1,000.00) and/or an imprisonment of from fteen (15) to thirty (30) days, at
the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE C. HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF


SAUNA BATH, MASSAGE CLINIC, BARBER SHOPS AND

BEAUTY PARLORS

Section 8C.01. Regulated Act. No owner or operator of sauna bath, massage clinics, barber shops and beauty parlors shall operate
as or hire masseurs, barbers and beautician without a medical certicate from the Municipal Health Oce, renewable annually.

Section 8C.02. Proper Disposal of Waste. Any owner or operator of barber shops and beauty parlors shall properly dispose of their
waste (hairs and garbage) in adequate trashcans or receptacles.

Section 8C.03. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Article shall be penalized with a ne of not less than ve hundred pesos
(P500.00) but not exceeding one thousand pesos (P1,000.00) and/or an imprisonment of from fteen (15) to thirty (30) days, at the
discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE D. HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR OPERATORS OF NIGHT/DAY

CLUBS, BEER HOUSES AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS

Section 8D.01. Obligation of Owners, Operators and Managers. Owners, operators and managers of establishments shall see to it
that their entertainers, hospitality girls/hostesses, waitresses, guest relation ocer, dancers and the like shall undergo physical and
medical examination at least once a week and have been issued the necessary health certicate by the Municipal Health Ocer, to
determine if they are free from sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, Hepatitis B, TB and other communicable diseases.

Section 8D.02. Obligation of Entertainers, Hospitality Girls, Hostesses, Waitresses and Others with Similar Occupation. All
entertainers, hospitality girls, hostesses, waitresses, and others with similar occupation employed in night/day clubs, beer houses,
disco pubs, dance halls and the like shall undergo a physical and medical examination by the Municipal Health Ocer at least once a
week and shall secure health permits to be kept on their person ready to be presented when required by the proper authorities.

Section 8D.03. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be ned the amount of two thousand pesos (P2,000.00)
and/or an imprisonment of thirty (30) days, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE E. HEALTH AND SANITARY REQUIREMENTS FOR BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS

Section 8E.01. Provision of Garbage Can/Receptacles. Owner or operators of any business establishment shall provide within his
business establishment premises a garbage can or receptacle to be placed in front of the establishment before the schedule of garbage
collection.

Section 8E.02. Responsibility of the Municipal Health Ocer. The Municipal Health Ocer or his duly authorized representative
shall conduct an annual sanitary inspection of all business establishments and buildings to determine their adequacy of ventilation,
general sanitary conditions and propriety of habitation.

The Municipal Health Ocer shall also issue the necessary rules and regulations for garbage collection and shall inspect once a month
all business establishments to determine the proper garbage disposal and the compliance of the provisions of this Ordinance.

Section 8E.03. Prohibition. Private individuals residing within the business area but not operating a business establishment are
prohibited to dump their garbage in the business establishment or municipal garbage collection areas.

Section 8E.04. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Article shall be penalized by a ne of ve hundred pesos (P500.00)but
not more than one thousand pesos (P1,000.00) and/or an imprisonment of one month but not exceeding two months, at the discretion
of the Court.

CHAPTER 9

AMUSEMENT, GAMES, AND RECREATION

ARTICLE A COCKPITS AND COCKFIGHTING

Section 9A.01. Rules and Regulations. These rules shall be known and may be cited as the RULES AND REGULATIONS of
the Philippine Game Fowl Commission now devolved to the Municipal Government of San Felipe, Zambales.

Section 9A.02. Denition of Terms. As used in this Chapter:

a. Cockghting (Sabong) shall embrace and mean the commonly known game or term cockghting derby, pintakasi,
tupada or its equivalent terms in dierent Philippine localities.

b. Cockpit (Sabungan) is a property enclosed or fenced premises or compound provided with one or more gates or doors for
denite points of entrance and exit and licensed in accordance herewith for the holding of cockghting, derby, pintakasi, tupada or its
equivalent terms in dierent Philippine localities.

c. Cockght (Soltada) is the actual ght or physical combat of two (2) pitted or evenly matched gamecocks where bets on either sire
are laid.

d. International Derby means a cockpit promotion with worldwide participants.

e. National Derby means a cockght promotion with nationwide participants.

f. Regional Derby means a cockght promotion with participants from a particular region.

g. Regular Cockght means a cockght held on Sundays and/or Legal Holidays.

h. Special Cockght means a permit secured from the Local Government Unit to hold cockghting on days other than Sundays
and/or Legal Holidays.

i. Pit Manager is a person who professionally, regularly and habitually manages a cockpit and cockghts. He may or may not be the
owner of the cockpit himself.

j. Referee (Sentenciador) is a person who watches and oversees the progress of the cockght and decides its result by
announcing the winner or declaring a draw or no contest game.

k. Bet Manager (Kasador) is a person who calls and take care of bets from owners of both gamecocks and those of other bettors.
He orders commencement of the cockght and thereafter distributes winning bets to the winners after deducting a certain commission.

l. Bet Taker (Kristo) is person who participates in cockghts and with the use on money or other things of value, bets with other
bettors or through other bet takers and wins or loses his bets depending upon the result depending upon the result of the cockght as
announced by the referee or sentenciador.

m.. Gaer (Mananari) is a person knowledgeable in the technique of arming ghting cocks with ga on one or both legs.

n. Handler (Soltador) is a person who personally takes physical custody and control, inside the arena of a pitted gamecock and
who actually releases the same for actual ght and combat in a cockght.

o. Promoter is a person licensed by the Local Government Unit as such, who is engaged in convening, meeting and holding the
celebration of specially programmed and arranged cockghting like local and international derbies or competitions, special, main or
matched setto or encounters, pintakasi, and ordinary ghts or cockghts.

p. Gamecock refers to domesticated fowls, whether imported or locally bred as well as the native ghting cocks indigenous to the
country, especially bred, trained and conditioned for actual ghting or for propagation and breeding for eventual use in cockghting.

q. Breeder is a person engaged in gamefowl breeding of propagation for personal and/or commercial purposes for eventual use in
cockghting.

r. Cocker (Acionado) is a person who participates and bets in cock ghting as a sport, amusement, recreation or form of
relaxation.

s. Zoning Law or Ordinance either or both national or local municipal legislation which logically arranges, prescribes, denes and
apportions given political subdivision into specic land uses as present and future projection of needs warrant in accordance with
existing standards and guidelines.

Section 9A.03. Ownership, Operation and Management of Cockpits. The following persons or entities may own, operate or
manage a cockpit:

1. Filipino citizens not otherwise inhibited by law; and


2. Cooperatives or corporations, the capitalization of which is one hundred percent Filipino owned.

Section 9A.04. Number of Cockpits Allowed. Only one (1) cockpit shall be allowed in the municipality. However, in case the
population is more than one hundred thousand, two (2) cockpits may be established, maintained and operated.

Section 9A.05. Site and Construction of Cockpits. Cockpits shall be constructed and operated within the appropriate areas as
prescribed in Zoning Laws or Ordinances. In the absence of such Zoning Laws or Ordinances, no cockpit shall be established,
maintained and/or operated within a radius of two hundred (200) lineal meters from any existing residential or commercial area,
hospital, school buildings, churches or other public buildings. Cockpits may also be established within and/or as an adjunct of resorts,
sports and/or recreational project sites duly recognized and registered with the Philippine Tourism Authority, subject to the limitation of
the number of cockpits allowable within the municipality. Approval or issuance of building permits for the construction of cockpits shall
be made by the Municipal Engineer in accordance with the National Building Code, ordinance or rules and regulations.

Section 9A.06. Place and Time of Holding Cockghts. Cockghts may be held only in licensed cockpits.

a. For regular cockght, during Sundays and legal Holidays, except on the following days when NO cockghting shall be held:

(1) Holy Thursday

(2) Good Friday

(3) Philippine Independence Day June 12

(4) Election/Referendum Day

(5) Registration Day for such Election/Referendum

(6) November 30 National Heroes Day

(7) December 30 Rizal Day

The Mayor with the concurrence of the Sangguniang Bayan may issue special permits for special cockghts to a maximum of ve (5)
times a month provided that no two (2) permits shall be issued in one particular week.

b. For not more than (3) consecutive days and not more than once a year during the municipal esta as xed by the Sangguniang
Bayan pursuant to the Revised Administrative Code and/or by the Sangguniang Bayan provided that when population reaches 100,000,
the Sangguniang Bayan, upon resolution, may allow special cockghts during district estas.

c. For not more than three (3) consecutive days and not more than twice a year, on the occasion of an agricultural, commercial or
industrial fair, carnival or exposition, upon resolution of the Sangguniang Bayan.

d. For the entertainment of foreign dignitaries or for tourists, or for returning Filipinos, commonly known as Balikbayan, provided that
only one (1) permit may be issued for the purpose within the calendar year and for a period not exceeding three (3) consecutive days.

e. For the support of national fund-raising campaigns for charitable purposes as may be authorized by the Oce of the President,
provided that this privilege shall be granted to a municipality for only one time within a calendar year for a period not exceeding three
(3) consecutive days.

Section 9A.07. Licensing of Cockpits. Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, the Municipal Mayor, with the concurrence of the
Sangguniang Bayan, shall issue license to operate cockpit in the Municipality.

Section 9A.08. Requirement for Licensing of Cockpits. The following requirements must be fully complied with before the issuance
of license:

a. New License Every application for new license to operate or maintain a cockpit shall be submitted to the Municipal Mayor
accompanied with the following:

(1) The location and vicinity plan of the cockpit;

(2) The cockpit building plan/design as approved by the Municipal Engineer, and a Certication by him to the eect that the cockpit
was constructed in accordance with such approved plan/design in the area allowed by the Zoning Law/Ordinance, or in the absence of
Zoning Law/Ordinance, a Certication by the Municipal Engineer to the eect that the location/site of the cockpit is not within a radius
of 200 lineal meters from any existing residential or commercial area, hospitals, school buildings, churches or other public buildings;

(3) Ocial Receipts showing payment of municipal taxes, fees, and other levies prescribed by Ordinances duly promulgated by the
Municipality; and

(4) A Sanitary Permit

b. Annual Renewal. Every application for the annual renewal of a license to operate or manage a cockpit shall be submitted to the
Municipal Mayor by all concerned within the rst twenty (20) days of the ensuing year, and shall be accompanied with the following:

1). Ocial receipts showing payment of municipal taxes, fees and other levies as prescribed in pertinent municipal ordinances; and

2). In case the cockpit was constructed more than ten years before the date of renewal application, a certication from the Municipal
Engineer that it is free from material, structural or other physical hazards.

Section 9A.09. Registration of Cockpits. No cockpit shall be allowed to operate without the proper registration certicate being
secured annually, anytime within the year, issued by the Mayor.

In order to secure a Registration Certicate, the applicant shall submit the following documents:

a. An application stating therein the name of the cockpit, license, owner, operator, or manager and the mailing address of such
persons;

b. A copy of the location and vicinity plan of the cockpit;

1. A copy of the cockpit building plan;

1. A certied copy of the municipal license;

1. A copy of the sanitary permit;


1. A Copy of the Mayors permit;

1. Two perspective photographs of the cockpit; and

1. A list of all duly licensed personnel and copy of their respective licenses.

Section 9A.10. Cockghting Ocials. The following cockghting ocials are required to register with the Oce of the Mayor:

1. Promoters
2. Pit Managers
3. Referees (Sentenciador)
4. Bet Managers (Kasador/Maciador)
5. Bet Takers (Kristo)
6. Gaers (Mananari)
7. Handlers (Soltador)
8. Listador
9. Manggagamot
10. Cashier

They shall not ociate as such in any cockght herein authorized without rst securing a Certicate of Registration from the Mayor
within the rst 20 days of each year. The Mayor may revoke for cause such Registration Certicate together with

the corresponding license issued with or without the recommendation of the Sangguniang Bayan.

Section 9A.11. Permit required for special cockghts. Application therefore is necessary subject to the following conditions:

1. No special cockghts shall be allowed unless authorized by a special permit from the Mayor with the approved resolution or
concurrence of Sangguniang Bayan. Applications for such special permit shall be led with the Mayors Oce at least thirty (30)
days before the event.

Every application shall be signed by the owner/operator or licensee of the cockpit where such special cockghts are to be held, and
countersigned by the promoter or a representative of the beneciary, to be supported with the necessary documents as follows:

(1) A copy of Proclamation authorizing the fund raising campaign;

(2) Letter-request of the beneciary to the cockpit owner, operator or license to stage special cockghts in a particular date; and;
(3) Recommendation, endorsement or referral by the Municipal Mayor to the SB, with the concurrence by resolution of the
Sanggunian concerned.

1. No international cockght derby may be held without a permit or license from the Mayor with the concurrence of the SB in the form
of a resolution. The SB may authorize the promotion of not more than eight (8) international derbies every year for the support of
national fund raising campaigns as may be authorized by the Oce of the President, upon application of duly qualied promoters
and countersigned by the owner/operator or license of

the cockpit. Such application shall be led at least sixty (60) days before the scheduled international cockght derby.

Every application for an international cockght derby shall be supported with the following documents:

(1). A copy of Proclamation authorizing the fund raising campaign;

(2). Letter-request to the Philippine Game Fowl Commission from the beneciary derby in a particular cockpit; and

(3). A list of expected foreign and local participants.

Section 9A.12. Registration of Breeders. All breeders of game fowls are required to register with the Bureau of Animal Industry, and
no person shall be allowed to import game fowls for breeding unless he is duly registered in accordance herewith.

Section 9A.13. Importation of Game Fowl.

a. For Competition On the occasion of a duly licensed international cockght derby, the SB may allow the importation of gamecocks
for use in such international derby by foreign participants or their Philippine associates or representatives. Each duly licensed
international cockght derby promotion shall be entitled to not more than thirty (30) import permits and each import permit shall entitle
the permitee to not more than twenty (20) gamecocks.

b. For Breeding All breeders duly registered with Bureau of Animal Industry shall be considered as bona de game fowl breeders and
are entitled to one (1) import permit each every calendar year, provided that, each import permit shall authorize the entry of not more
than two (2) roosters and four (4) hens or their equivalent in hatching eggs at ve (5) hatching eggs for every hen or rooster, provided
further, that instead of two (2) roosters, four (4) game fowl hens may be imported as replacements.

c. The Director of Bureau of Animal Industry shall issue import permits in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section,
subject to such quarantine rules and regulations as the Bureau may prescribe.

d. The provisions of Administrative Order No. 36 of the Bureau of Animal Industry as approved by the Department of Agriculture on
January 26, 1976 relative to the importation of game fowl into the Philippines, insofar as the same are not inconsistent with these rules
and regulations are deemed herein incorporated.

Section 9A.14. Illegally Imported Game Fowl. Game fowl brought into the country without the required import permit shall be
considered as illegally imported. Such game fowl shall be turned over to the Bureau of Animal Industry for disposition as the SB may
direct and shall not be subject to sale at public auction.

Section 9A.15. Fees. The fees and imposition shall be collected as provided for in any pertinent existing Revenue Ordinance of the
Municipality of San Felipe.

a. The owner/manager of cockpit will remit fees as stipulated in the Municipal Revenue Code for every sultada after the last day of the
preceding cockght, but shall not be beyond ve days.

b. That in the case of special cockghts, the amount accruing to the LGU shall be remitted a day after the last day of the special
cockghts but not exceed 5 days. Failure of the management to remit within the prescribed period shall be imposed with a surcharge of
25% of the total amount due.

Section 9A.16. Complaints and Protests. The Sangguniang Bayan shall take cognizance of complaints and protests related to the
operation and management of cockpits or the conduct of cockghts and violations of Presidential Decree No. 1802 or these Rules and
Regulations. Such complaints and protests must be in writing and under oath. The Sangguniang Bayan shall prescribe the rules and
procedures governing the disposition of such cases.

Section 9A.17. Other Gambling Games Prohibited. No gambling of any kind shall be permitted in the premises of the cockpit
during the cockghts. The owner, manager or lessee of such cockpit and the violators of this injunction shall be criminally liable under
the provisions of Section 8, Presidential Decree No. 449 and such other pertinent laws.

Section 9A.18. Prohibition of Minors. No person less than eighteen (18) years of age shall be inside the cockpit area during
cockghts. The operator, manager or licensee shall be responsible for strict compliance with this rule.

Section 9A.19. Prohibition of Bringing Deadly Weapons. No person entering the cockpit are allowed to bring deadly weapons such
as knives, rearms grenades, pillboxes, recrackers, gas, except the gaer, and the like. It should be deposited with the Security
Guards on duty of the establishment, if any.

Section 9A.20. Provision of Security Guard. Provision of Security Guards on round the clock basis is a must and the sole
responsibility of the owner or management.

Section 9A.21. Liability of Management and Owner. Any untoward accident or injury that happens within the premises of the
establishment shall be the sole liability of the management and or owner.

Section 9A.22. Book of Accounts and Records. All cockpits are required to keep the proper books of account and records in
connection with their operation. The Municipal proper books of account and records in connection with their operation.

The Municipal Treasurer or his duly authorized representative shall have the power to inspect said books of account and records in
accordance with Sec. 171 of the Local Government Code.

Section 9A.23. Separability Clause. Any portion or provision of this Ordinance that may be declared unconstitutional shall not have
the eect of nullifying other portions or provisions hereof.

Section 9A.24. Penal Provision. Any violation of the provisions of this Article shall be penalized by a ne of Two Thousand Five
Hundred Pesos (P2,500.00) or six months imprisonment, or both such ne and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE B. OPERATION OF NIGHT CLUBS AND DISCO PUBS

Section 9B.01. Regulated Act. Any person engaged in the operation of night clubs, disco pubs and other similar establishments are
required to secure permits and license fees as stipulated in the existing Revenue Code of the Municipality, prior to its operation.

Section 9B.02. Admittance of Minors. Club and disco pub owners or operators shall not admit minors to watch the entertainment
shows.

Section 9B.03. Denition. As used in this Ordinance, a minor is any person below eighteen (18) years old.

Section 9B.04. Non-resident entertainers. Club and disco pub owners or operators shall see to it that dancers or entertainers,
invited by the business establishment and who comes from places other than this Municipality, shall bring their smear card and secure
rst a Mayors permit from the Municipality of San Felipe.

Section 9B.05. Penalty. Any club or disco pub owner or operator who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned:

For the First Oense P300

Second Oense P400

Third Oense P500


Fourth and subsequent Oenses Cancellation of the permit

to operate and closure of the business establishment.

Section 9B.06. Enforcement of Ordinance. The Chief of Police, the Sangguniang Bayan Chairman of the Committee on Health and
the Municipal Health Ocer shall be responsible in the enforcement of this Ordinance.

ARTICLE C. OPERATION OF BILLIARDS HALLS

Section 9C.01. Regulated Act. No person shall operate any billiard hall without rst securing the necessary permit as stipulated in
the existing Revenue Code of the Municipality.

Section 9C.02. Rules and Regulations.

a. The operator or owner of the billiard hall shall not allow any person playing or persons watching the game of billiard to make wagers
or bets of money or things on the result of the game.

b. The operator or owner of the billiard hall shall prohibit persons below eighteen (18) years old from participating in any manner in the
billiard games.

Section 9C.03. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of one thousand pesos
and/or an imprisonment of thirty (30) days at the discretion of the Court.

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ARTICLE D. OPERATION OF VIDEOKE/SING-ALONG JOINTS AND

BARS

Section 9D.01. Regulated Act. No person shall engaged in the business of operating videoke/sing-along joints, bars, and the like,
without rst securing the necessary permit as stipulated in the existing Revenue Code of the Municipality.

Section 9D.02. Denition. As used in this Article, bars include beer gardens or places where intoxicating and fermented liquors or
malt are sold, disposed of, or given away for compensation, even without foods, where the services of hostesses and/or waitresses are
employed and where customers are entertained by occasional dancing to music not to rendered by a regular orchestra or musician
hired for the purpose, otherwise the place shall be classied as a dance hall or night club. A cocktail lounge is considered a bar even
if there are no hostesses or waitresses to entertain customers.

Section 9D.03. Prohibition of Deadly Weapons. Operators or owners of the videoke/sing-along joints, bars, and the like, shall not
admit or allow inside the business establishment any person with deadly weapons such as knives, rearms, and the like. Deadly
weapons, if any, shall be deposited with the Security Guard of these establishments.

Section 9D.04. Penalty. Any violator of this Ordinance shall be penalized with a ne of one thousand pesos and/or an imprisonment
of thirty (30) days, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE E. OPERATION OF MOVIEHOUSES AND CINEMA

THEATERS

Section 9E.01. Regulated Act. No person shall operate any movie house, cinema and theater and other similar show houses
without rst securing a permit therefore from the Mayor and paying the corresponding tax or free under existing Tax Ordinance of the
Municipality.

Section 9E.02. Child Admittance. No operator or owner of a movie house or cinema theater shall admit any child below ve years
old during screening hours.

Section 9E.03. Seating Capacity. No operator or owner of a movie house or cinema theater shall admit patrons or moviegoers
beyond the number of the theaters seating capacity. Standing room is strictly prohibited and no person shall be allowed to stand on
either side and center aisles of the theater.

Section 9E.04. Commercial Slides/Films Trailers. Exhibition of commercial slides or lm trailers shall not be more than 15 minutes
before or after the lm showing.

Section 9E.05. For Adults Only. Theaters owners or operators are prohibited from allowing minors to watch lms that are FOR
ADULTS ONLY.

Section 9E.06. Security Guards. All theater owners or operators are required to assign special police/security guards in their
premises to maintain peace and order and shall submit the names of security guards to the Chief of Police for coordination purposes.

Section 9E.07. Singing of the Philippine National Anthem. All theater owners or operators are required to cause the singing of the
Philippine National Anthem before the rst and last showing of lms everyday with the announcement that everybody who is inside the
theater shall rise while the Pambansang Awit is being played.

Section 9E.08. Penalty. Any violator of the provisions of this Chapter shall be ned the amount of P2,000.00 and/or an imprisonment
of sixty (60) days at the discretion of the Court.

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CHAPTER 10

PUBLIC MARKET AND SLAUGHTERHOUSE

ARTICLE A. CREATION OF A PUBLIC MARKET COMMITTEE

Section 10A.01. Composition. There shall be created a permanent Public Market Committee composed of:

the Municipal Mayor as Chairman,

the Municipal Treasurer, ve (5) SB Members and one (1) representative of the Public Market Vendors as members.

Section 10A.02. Powers and Functions. The Public Market Committee shall:

a. Conduct the distribution of lots and opening of bids in connection with the adjudication of vacant or newly constructed stalls in the
Municipal Market.

b. Formulate rules and regulations covering the market stall and stall holders, market premises including Health and Sanitation.

c. Dene or group by section the kind or class of similar commodities or articles for easy marketing.

d. Appraise and impose the rental and other market fees and charges on permanent/temporary market stall in order to augment the
market income.

e. Sponsor the passing and adoption of the Rules and Regulations and Ordinances in the Sanggunian.

f. Impose, enforce and implement such rules and regulations and ordinances passed by the Sanggunian.

Section 10A.03. Denition of Terms. When used in this Chapter:

a. Public Market refers to any place, building or structure of any kind where people in the community sell and buy goods, materials,
food and other commodities, designated as such by the Sangguniang Bayan except public streets, parks and the like.

b. Market Premises refer to an open space in the compound, and part of the market lot consisting of bare ground, not covered by
market buildings, usually occupied by transient vendors especially during market days. Rizal and Maranon streets shall be within the
market premises.

c. Market Stall refers to any allotted space or both in the public market where merchandise of any kind is sold or oered for sale.

d. Market Section refers to a subdivision of the market, housing one class or group of allied goods, commodities or merchandise.

ARTICLE B. ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

Section 10B.01. Supervision, Management and Control. The Public Market Administration and Management function shall be
under the Oce of the Municipal Mayor.

The Municipal Mayor shall direct and control the operation of the public market including the upkeep thereof. He supervises market
personnel and introduces remedial measures for the ecient management of the public market.

Section 10B.02. Duties and Responsibilities of the Municipal Treasurer. The Municipal Treasurer shall direct the ecient collection
of rentals of stalls, booths, stores and spaces occupied at the market premises. He shall keep a Registry Book showing the names and
addresses of applicants for stalls or booths, the number and description of stall. He shall also be responsible in the numbering or
identifying the market sections.

Section 10B.03. Market Personnel. There shall be a personnel complement in the public market as follows:

1. Market Administrator (Municipal Mayor)


2. Market Collection Chief (Municipal Treasurer)
3. Meat Inspector
4. Market Inspector
5. Market Collectors (5)
6. Security Guards (2)
7. Market Utility Workers

Section 10B.04. Duties and Responsibilities of Market Personnel. The duties and responsibilities of market personnel are as
follows:

a. The Meat Inspector shall check all animals in the stockyard that are to be slaughtered. He shall inspect and supervise the market
and slaughterhouse to ensure that all livestocks are properly cared for, butchered and sold in conformity with regulation of the Meat
Inspection Commission. He shall render and special report as required.

b. The Market Inspector shall check whether the Market Collectors issue cash tickets and verify if the correct amounts are collected.

c. The Market Collectors shall collect the prescribed market fees and issue the corresponding ocial receipts. He shall remit his daily
collection to the Municipal Treasurer. He shall prepare and submit to the Municipal Treasurer Abstracts of his daily collection. A Market
Collector must be bonded.

d. The Security Guard shall be hired by the Market Vendors Association. He shall perform patrol and sentinel activities within the
public market premises. He shall apprehend persons found committing crimes within the public market premises and bring them to the
Law Enforcement Authorities for proper investigation and disposition. He shall sound alarm in case of emergencies. He must know how
to operate re extinguishers. He must be knowledgeable about public market ordinances, rules, and regulations.

Section 10B.05. Market Sections. The Public Market of San Felipe shall be divided into the following sections:

a. Fish Section section for fresh sh, clams, oysters, shrimps, sea weeds and other sea foods of marine products.

b. Meat Section section for fresh meat of cow, goat, sheep, pig and other animals.

c. Vegetable and Fruit Section section for all kinds of vegetables, fruits and root crops.

d. Dry Goods and Grocery Section section for all kinds of textile, ready-made dresses and apparel, kitchen wares and glass wares,
school and oce supplies, canned goods. Sugar and other preserved goods.

e. Grain Section section for rice and corn only.

f. Eateries and Cooked Food Section section for all kinds of cooked foods including refreshment and cakes.

g. Poultry and Livestock Products and Supply Section section for eggs, chicken, ducks, birds, chicks, ducklings and animal feeds
and medicines.

h. Agricultural Supplies Section section for farm implements, fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides and other similar products.

ARTICLE C. MARKET FEES AND LEASING OF MARKET STALLS

Section 10C.01. Imposition of Fees. There shall be collected market fees on rental of permanent market stalls based on the area of
stalls in square meters and fees for occupants of the market premises not occupying permanent stalls, the rates of which is in
accordance with that prescribed in the existing Revenue Code of the Municipality.

Section 10C.02. Rules and Regulations. The following rules and regulations shall govern the leasing of public market stalls:

a. Lease Period. The contract of Lease for a stall shall be for a period of ve (5) years, renewable upon its expiration unless revoked
in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

1. Notice of Vacancy. A notice of vacancy on newly-constructed stalls shall be made for a period of ten (10) days to qualied
applicants to inform the public that such space is available for lease. The notice shall be written on card boards, thick papers or any
other suitable material and shall be in the following form:

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Stall No. ____, Building No. ____, of the San Felipe Public Market is vacant on _____________. Any
person, 21 years of age or more, not legally incapacitated, and desiring to lease this stall, shall le an application therefore on the
prescribed form, copies of which may be obtained from the Oce of the Municipal Treasurer during oce hours. In case there are more
than qualied applicants, the award of the lease of the vacant stall shall be determined by drawing of lots to be conducted on
___________, 12:00 noon, at the Oce of the Municipal Treasurer, by the Public Market Committee. The stall is located in the
___________ Section and is intended for the sale of ____________________.

(SGD) Municipal Mayor

1. Occupancy of One Stall Only. No individual stall holder shall be allowed to lease and occupy more than one stall regardless of
the number of stalls occupied previously.

1. No Reservation of Stalls. All stalls and booths are to be numbered properly for inclusion in the rae to prevent reservation of
choice stalls for preferred occupants.

1. Application Under Oath. The application to lease market stall shall be under oath. It shall be submitted to the Oce of the
Municipal Mayor by the applicant,

either in person or through his attorney. The application shall be substantially in the following form:

APPLICATION TO LEASE MARKET STALL

_______________________

Address

_______________________

Date

The Municipal Mayor

Municipality of San Felipe

Province of Zambales

Sir:

I hereby apply under the following contract for the lease of Stall No. ______ of the Market with _____ square meters. I am _____ years of
age, a citizen of the __________ and residing at _______________________.

Should the above mentioned stall be leased to me in accordance with the market rules and regulations, I promise to hold the same
under the following conditions:

1. That I am occupying or leasing this stall, I shall at all times have my picture and that of my helper(s) conveniently framed and hang
conspicuously in the stall.

2. I shall keep the stall in good sanitary condition at all times and comply strictly with all sanitary and market rules and regulations now
existing or which may hereafter be promulgated.

3. I shall pay the corresponding rent for the stall in the manner prescribed by existing ordinance.

1. The business to be conducted in the stall shall belong exclusively to me.

5. In case I engage helpers, I shall nevertheless personally conduct my business and be present at the stall. I shall promptly notify the
market authorities of my absence, giving my reasons therefore.

6. I shall not sell or transfer my privilege of the stall or otherwise permit another person to conduct business therein.

7. Any violation on my part or that of my helpers of the foregoing conditions shall be sucient cause for the market authorities to
cancel this contract.

Very truly yours,


(Applicant)

f. Filipino Citizens Preference in the Lease of Stalls. Applicants who are Filipino citizens shall have preference in the lease of
public market stalls. If on the last day of ling applications, there is no application from a Filipino Citizen, the posing of Notice of
Vacancy shall be repeated for another ten (10) days. If after the expiration of that ten-day period, there is still no Filipino applicant, the
vacant stall may be leased to any alien applicant who led his application rst. If there are several alien applicants, the adjudication of
the stall shall be though drawing of lots to be conducted by the Public Market Committee.

Any applicant who is not satised with the adjudication made by the Public Market Committee may le an appeal to the Municipal
Mayor, whose decision shall be nal.

g. Submission of Picture of Successful Applicant. The successful applicant shall furnish the Public Market Committee two 2 x 2
pictures of himself to be axed to the application for records purposes of the Municipal Treasurer.

h. Vacancy of Stall Before Expiration of Lease. If for some reason the stall holder discontinues his business before the expiration of
the lease contract, such stall shall be considered vacant and its occupancy thereafter shall be disposed of.

i. Partnership With Stall Holder. A market stall holder who enters into a business partnership with any party after acquiring the right
to lease such stall shall have no authority to transfer to his partner the right to occupy the stall.

In case of death or any legal disability of the stall holder to continue his business, the surviving partner is qualied to occupy the stall.
He shall be given the preference to continue occupying the stall if he applies for it.

j. Sub-lease of Stall. In case a person registered as the lease holder of a stall is found out not to be the one actually occupying the
same, the lease shall be cancelled once proven by an investigation by the Public Market Committee that the stall was sub-leased to
another person.

k. Public Utilities and Facilities. All facilities and utilities present in the stalls shall be for both public and the stall holders use. The
stall holder, however, shall pay for his electric and water consumption.

l. Opening and Closing Time. The public market shall open at 4:00 A.M. and close at 8:00 P.M. everyday. Vendors or stall holders
shall remain in the public market building during such hours only.

m. Responsibility for Merchandise Lost or Damaged. The Municipality shall not be held responsible for any merchandise in the
public market that was lost or damaged due to re, theft, robbery, force majeure or any other cause. Any article or merchandise left at
the public market during the closure time thereof shall be at the own risk of the stall holder or owner.

n. Ambulant/Transient Vendors. Ambulant and transient vendors within the market premises and on the streets shall be given
second priority to occupy the stalls, booths and stores in a drawing of bids (rae) for the purpose.

o. Status of Stall Holders In Case of Public Market Improvement. Stall holders aected by the construction or improvement of
the public market shall be transferred to a temporary site for the continuance of their business or trade but they shall be given priority
right to the new or improved stalls, with the same Section which they previously occupied although not necessarily in the same location
as before.

ARTICLE D. PUBLIC MARKET REGULATIONS

Section 10D.01. Display of Health Permit With Photograph. Every stall holder at the Eateries and Cooked Food Section shall
display in a conspicuous place of the stall a copy of his Health Permit with an attached photograph.

The stall owner shall see to it that his personnel such as waitresses, cook and food handlers shall also have health permits worn and
displayed prominently on their person as well as a name plate and a number for easy identication.

Section 10D.02. Prohibition on Using the Public Market for Residential Purposes. No person shall use any section of the public
market or its premises or market stalls for sleeping or living quarters.

Section 10D.03. Prohibition on Constructing Stall Extensions. No stall holder shall construct any additional space or extensions in
his stall without securing prior and written permission from the Market Administrator (Municipal Mayor).

Section 10D.04. Prohibition on the Alteration of the Original Structure or Facilities of any Market Stall or Booth. No person shall
alter the original structure, electrical wiring or water facility installations of any market booth or stall without securing prior and written
permission from the Municipal Mayor.

Section 10D.05. Prohibition on Use of Firewood for Cooking. No person shall use rewood for cooking in the Eateries and
Cooked Food Section of the Public Market.

Section 10D.06. Prohibition on Storage of Flammable or Highly Combustible Materials. No person shall keep or store in the
public market and its premises or market stalls any ammable or highly combustible materials without securing prior and written
permission from the Municipal Mayor.

Section 10D.07. Prohibition on Alms Begging or Solicitation of Contributions. No person shall beg alms or solicit contributions of
any kind inside the public market and its premises.

Section 10D.08. Prohibition on the Use of Amplier or Public Address System. No person shall use any amplier or public
address system for advertising or selling purposes inside the public market and its premises.

Section 10D.09. Prohibition on Gambling. No person shall engage in any form of gambling inside the public market and its
premises.

Section 10D.10. Prohibition on Drinking, Serving/Dispensing Liquor any Intoxicating Drinks. No person shall drink, serve or
dispense liquor or any intoxicating drink within the public market and its premises at any time of the day.

Section 10D.11. Prohibition on the Display or Sale or Peddling of Merchandise on Alleys and Passageways. No person shall
display, peddle, hawk or sell any article or merchandise along alleys or passageways (pasillo) used by purchasers in the public market
and its premises.

Section 10D.12. Prohibition on Sale of Stolen or Illegally-Acquired Merchandise. No person shall sell, oer for sale or display for
sale in the public market any stolen or illegally-acquired merchandise.

Section 10D.13. Loitering in Public Market. No person shall loiter in any Section of the public market from 9:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. of
the following day to protect the place from theft, robbery and vandalism.

Only stall holders or their immediate family, upon giving proper notice and showing proof of identity to the Public Market Security
Guard, shall be allowed to enter the public market during the prescribed time limit, but only on urgent ocial business.

Section 10D.14. Vandalism in Public Market. No person shall make unauthorized markings or post posters or any similar purposely
for advertisement in the public market or its premises.

Section 10D.15. Requirement for Transient Market Vendors. Transient vendors shall pay a market fee prescribed under existing
Revenue Code of this Municipality before entering the public market compound to sell their merchandise.

Duly licensed suppliers or distributors of goods, commodities or general merchandise or permanent occupant of market stalls, booths,
tiendas or other spaces, when bringing in goods or merchandise to replenish or augment their stocks, shall not be considered as
transient vendors required to pay the market fees herein authorized.

Section 10D.16. Resisting or Obstructing Market Employees from Performing their Duties. No person shall resist, obstruct,
annoy or impede any public market employee or personnel in the performance of his duties.

Section 10D.17. Penalties. Any violator of any provision of Sections 10D.01 to 10D.16 shall be imposed a ne of not less than ve
hundred pesos but not exceeding one thousand pesos or an imprisonment of from ten days to one month, or both, at the discretion of
the Court.

ARTICLE E. OTHER PUBLIC MARKET REGULATIONS

Section 10E.01. Articles Abandoned in any Public Market Building. All articles abandoned in any public market building in violation
of any provision of this Chapter or regulations or rule on the management of the market, shall be deemed a nuisance.

It shall be the duty of the Public Market Administrator or his authorized subordinates to take custody thereof. If the articles are claimed
within 24 hours, they shall be returned to its rightful owner upon payment of actual expenses incurred in their safe-keeping, unless they
have so deteriorated as to constitute a menace to public health, in which case, they shall be disposed of in the manner directed by the
Municipal Treasurer, who may also in his discretion, cause the criminal prosecution of the guilty party, or merely warn him against future
violation.

In case the articles have not deteriorated and are not claimed within the time herein xed, said articles shall be sold at public auction
and the proceeds thereof shall be disposed of min accordance with law.

Section 10E.02. Use and Maintenance of Public Market Comfort Rooms. The following rules shall apply on the use and
maintenance of comfort rooms at the public market:

a. The public market Comfort Room is open for use of any resident of the Municipality of San Felipe, market or transient vendors and
commuters.

b. Any user of the Comfort Room shall observe proper hygiene and cleanliness. Any violation hereof shall be subject to disciplinary
action by the Committee on Health and Sanitation.

c. Any user of the public market Comfort Room shall pay a maintenance fee as imposed under existing Revenue Code of the
Municipality.

d. The public market Comfort Room shall be properly maintained by an authorized person who shall be responsible in the cleaning and
maintaining the urinal facilities, interior and premises of the comfort room; in collecting the users fee thereof; in purchasing cleaning
materials for the Comfort Room such as soap, detergent, brooms, pails and others; and in reporting to the Municipal Mayor and the
Municipal Treasurer the users fee collection and status or condition of the Comfort Room.

Section 10E.03. Use of the Market Trailer Garbage Receptacle. The following rules shall govern the use of the market trailer
garbage receptacle:

a. Only garbage such as kitchen wastes like remnants of vegetables, sh, meat and small bits of papers and others, shall be disposed
into the market trailer garbage receptacle.

b. Only public market vendors and customers shall use the market trailer garbage receptacle for garbage generated while at the public
market or within its premises.

c. The market trailer garbage receptacle shall be used only from 6:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. daily.

d. The Public Market Administrator or his authorized subordinate shall oversee the proper use of this garbage facility.

e. Any person who violates any of the provision of this Section shall be ned the amount of P200.00 for the rst oense and P500.00for
subsequent oenses.

Section 10E.04. Market Hygiene and Sanitation. The following shall govern the proper hygiene and sanitation at the public market:

a. The municipal government shall provide the public market with a clean, safe and potable water complete with adequate drainage
system that is functional to ensure hygienic and sanitary condition in the public market.

b. Stall holders or vendors occupying permanent spaces at the public market shall provide their own trash bins or garbage
receptacles.

c. Garbage shall be segregated and placed into separate trash bins accordingly for biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes.

d. Trash bins with lid shall be taken out only during collection time.

e. Littering of any kind in the public market and its premises shall be prohibited.

f. Any violator of any provision of this Section shall be ned in the amount of P500.00 and/or imprisonment of 15 days but not
exceeding 1 month, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE F. SLAUGHTERHOUSE REGULATIONS

Section 10F.01. Regulated Act. Before any animal is slaughtered for public consumption, permit therefore shall be secured rst from
the Municipal Veterinarian concerned or his duly authorized representative who will determine whether the animal is t for human
consumption, and upon payment of the corresponding fee as imposed under existing Revenue Code of this municipality.

Section 10F.02. Designated Place for Butchering. Any kind of animals intended for sale shall be slaughtered only in the Municipal
Slaughterhouse designated as such by the Sangguniang Bayan of this municipality.

Section 10F.03. Animals Slaughtered Outside the Municipality of San Felipe. No person shall sell in the public market of San
Felipe any meat of animals slaughtered outside this municipality.

Section 10F.04. Prohibition. Permit to slaughter shall not be granted nor the corresponding fee collected on animals condemned by
the Municipal Veterinarian.

Section 10F.05. Penalty. Any violator of any provision of this Article shall be imposed a ne of not less than P200.00 but no more
than P1,000.00 and/or an imprisonment of not less than 1 month but not exceeding 2 months, at the discretion of the Court.

CHAPTER 11

MOTORIZED TRICYCLE OPERATION

ARTICLE A. REGULATING THE OPERATION OF MOTORIZED

TRICYCLES-FOR-HIRE

Section 11.A.01. Power to Regulate Motorized Tricycle Operation. The Sangguniang Bayan of this Municipality shall :

a) Regulate the operation of tricycles, including the issuance, amendment, revision, suspension or cancellation of Motorized Tricycle
Operators Permit (MTOP) and prescribe the appropriate terms and conditions therefor

b) Grant franchises for the operation of motorized-tricycles-for-hire within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality;

c) Determine, x or periodically adjust fares or rates for the tricycle transport service provided in a zone after the conduct of a public
hearing thereof;

d) Prescribe and regulate zones of tricycle services, in coordination with the barangay;

e) Impose and collect reasonable fees and other related charges in the regulation of tricycles-for-hire.

The Sangguniang Bayan may impose a common color code for tricycles-for-hire in the same zone. The zones must be within the
boundaries of the Municipality of San Felipe.

Section 11A.02. Denition of Terms. When used in this Article:

a) Motorized Tricycle-For-Hire is a motor vehicle tted with a single-wheel side car, a motorcycle with a two-wheel cab which is
operated to render transport service to the general public for a fee.

b) Motorized Tricycle Operators Permit (MTOP) is the document granting franchise or license to operate issued to a person, natural
or juridical, allowing him to operate tricycle service in zones specied therein.

c) Zone is a contiguous land area or block where a motorized tricycle-for-hire may operate with a xed origin and destination.

d) Passenger is a person who undertakes with the consent of the carrier to travel in the conveyance provided by the latter.

Section 11A.03. Qualication/Application. The following shall be observed in applying for a franchise to operate tricycles-for-hire:

a) Only Filipino citizens, partnerships or corporations with 60% Filipino equity are qualied to apply for a franchise to operate tricycles-
for-re. However, no franchise shall be granted unless the applicant is in possession of tricycle units with a valid registration papers
from the Land Transportation Oce (LTO) and carries a common carriers insurance sucient to answer for any liability that may be
incurred to passengers and third parties in case of accident.

b) All tricycle owners, whether their vehicles are registered as for hire of for private use, shall le their application for franchising with
the Oce of the Sangguniang Bayan.

Section 11A.04. Documentary Requirements.

a) Valid original copies of the tricycles Certicate of Registration and the latest ocial receipt of Registration Fees issued by the LTO
in the name of the applicant;

b) Voters I.D./Adavit or Birth Certicate to serve as proof of citizenship;

c) Current community tax certicate;

d) Barangay clearance

e) Three (3) passport size pictures;

f) Stencil of motor and chassis; and


g) Special power of Attorney, if applicant is not the owner.

Section 11A.05. Application and Other Fees. Fees shall, after assessment, be levied and collected by the Municipal Treasurer on all
tricycles applied for franchising in an amount prescribed under existing Revenue Code of the municipality.

Fees shall also be collected if a new MTOP is issued due to change in zone operation, ownership of unit, classication of unit, and
others.

ARTICLE B. MOTORIZED TRICYCLE OPERATING CONDITIONS

Section 11B.01. Operating Conditions for Tricycle Operators. Franchise grantee or holder of MTOP shall observe the following
operating conditions:

a) Tricycle operators or holders of MTOP are prohibited to operate in national highways utilized by 4-wheel vehicles greater than 4 tons
and where normal speed exceeds 40 kph, except when there is no alternative route and only with prior clearance from appropriate
trac authorities.

b) Operators of tricycle-for-hire shall employ drivers duly licensed by the Land Transportation Oce.

c) Each tricycle unit owned by the franchise grantee shall bear an identication number and municipal permit sticker aside from its LTO
registration plate number.

d) Operators of tricycle-for-hire are required to post in the conspicuous part of the tricycle the schedule of fares.

e) Tricycle operators who intend to stop service completely, or suspend service for more than one (1) month shall report in writing to
the Sangguniang Bayan such termination or suspension.

Section 11B.02. Operating Conditions for Tricycle Drivers. Tricycle drivers shall observe the following rules:

a) No tricycle driver shall charge fare that is more than what is xed by law.

b) Tricycle drivers shall wear decent clothes with shoes. During rainy days, however, he may wear appropriate clothes and slippers.

c) Tricycle drivers shall display on his breast his drivers license when driving.

d) Tricycle drivers shall strictly observe the rule on No Overloading of Passengers/Baggage/Goods.

Section 11B.03. Penalty. Violators of any provision of this Article shall be penalized by a ne of P500.00 to P1,000.00 and/or an
imprisonment of 30 days to 1 month, at the discretion of the proper Court.

CHAPTER 12

TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION

ARTICLE A. REGULATION OF TRAFFIC

Section 12A.01. Purpose. The Ordinance provides for the regulation of trac upon the public streets of the Municipality of
San Felipe and upon private streets, highways, or thoroughfares which for more than ve (5) years have been continuously used by the
general public.

Section 12A.02. Trac Powers of the Sangguniang Bayan. The municipal legislative body shall:

a. Determine and designate the type of all ocial trac control devices. Insofar as local conditions permit, those ocial trac control
devices shall, so far as practicable, be uniform, correlate with, conform to the current standards as approved by the DPWH and the
Land Transportation Commission;

b. Create, dene, re-dene, eliminate or change all speed zones, one-way streets, thorough streets, parking meter zones, safety zones,
quiet zones, play streets, trac lanes, crosswalks, loading zones, no-parking zones, tow zones, time light parking zones, bus stops,
angle parking area, stop intersections and designate the type of markings to be placed and maintained for the identication of those
zones or areas.

c. Designate markers, buttons, pavement markings or signs to be placed within or adjacent to intersections indicating the source to be
traveled by turning at those intersections;

d. Determine and designate certain curb markings to indicate no parking or standing.

Section 12A.03. Authority of Chief of Police of San Felipe. The Chief of Police or his deputies shall enforce the provisions of this
Chapter and all of the national vehicle laws applicable to street trac in the Municipality of San Felipe.

The Trac Ocers assigned by the Chief of Police shall direct all trac by voice, hand or signal in conformance with the provisions of
this Chapter. In the event of re or other emergency or to expedite trac or to safeguard pedestrians , the assigned trac ocers may
direct trac as conditions may require notwithstanding the provisions herein.

Section 12A.04. Obedience to Authorized Trac Ocers. No person shall willfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or
direction of a police ocer or any other person authorized to direct, control, or regulate trac.

Section 12A.05. Penalty. Any violator of any provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of two thousand ve hundred pesos
(P2,500.00) and/or an imprisonment of six (6) months, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE B. TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Section 12B.01. Regulated Act. No person shall do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required in this Chapter.

Section 12B.02. Issuance of Trac Citation Tickets. Any driver of all types of motor vehicles who violates the following trac
violations shall be issued a Trac Citation Ticket:

1. Abandonment of motor vehicle


2. Delinquent/invalid registration
3. Disregard of trac signal signs
4. Driving while under inuence of liquor or wine
5. Driving with invalid/delinquent drivers license
6. Illegal parking
7. Invalid or no franchise
8. Loading/unloading in prohibited zones
9. Obstruction
10. Overloading
11. Over speeding
12. Reckless driving
13. Refusal to convey passengers
14. Stalled vehicle
15. Trip-cutting
16. Unregistered motor vehicle/no plates

Section 12B.03. Enforcement of Ordinance. The Chief of Police of this Municipality or his deputy designated as Trac Policeman
shall be the duly authorized Apprehending Ocer who shall take charge in issuing an ocial Trac Citation Ticket for any trac
violation cited herein.

Section 12B.04. Penalty. The gradual penalties that shall be imposed to any apprehend trac violators are as follows:

First Oense P 50.00

Second Oense P 75.00

Third Oense P100.00or suspension of drivers license for not

more than 15 days

Fourth Oense Recommendation for cancellation of drivers license

The imposed penalties shall be paid to the Municipal Treasurer.

ARTICLE C. IMPOUNDING OF MOTOR VEHICLES

Section 12C.01. Impounding of Motor Vehicles. Motor vehicles of owners thereof may be impounded for any trac violation
specied herein.

Section 12C.02. Imposition of Poundage Fee. Owner(s) of motor vehicles impounded shall pay the corresponding poundage fee at
the rate imposed under existing Revenue Code of this Municipality before the release of the vehicle to its owner.

Section 12C.03. Exemption. Any type of motor vehicle damaged due to vehicular accident shall not be subject to any poundage fee
mentioned herein.

Section 12C.04. Monitoring of Vehicles for Impounding. Any member of the Sangguniang Bayan shall be authorized to report or
inform the Chief of Police of any motor vehicle subject for impounding.

Section 12C.05. Posting of Notice of Impounding. The Chief of Police shall cause a notice of the impounding of motor vehicles to
be posted at the main door of the Municipal Hall for at least 5 consecutive days within which the owner is required to claim and
establish ownership thereof. The Chief of Police shall issue rules and regulations for the proper disposal of vehicles, if no person shall
claim ownership within the stipulated time mentioned herein.

ARTICLE D. REGULATING PARKING, LOADING AND UNLOADING AREAS

Section 12D.01. Regulated Act. All buses going North shall be allowed to load and unload in front of the waiting shed up to the gate
of the Liwasang Bayan while all buses going South shall be allowed to load and unload along designated places with signboards.

Section 12D.02. Designated Parking, Loading and Unloading Areas. The following shall be designated as parking, loading and
unloading areas:

A. Loading and Unloading Areas for Public Vehicles only:

1. For Northbound Buses In front of the waiting shed up to the gate of

the Liwasang Bayan.

1. For Southbound Buses Along designated places with signboards.

B. Parking, Loading and Unloading Areas for Tricycles only:

1. On the eastern portion of the National Highway from the gate of the Liwasang Bayan to the corner of Fulinara Street provided that
the tricycles shall park three (3) meters away from the cemented pavements.
2. On the north shoulder of Maranon Street.
3. Along Rizal Street from Mr. Najeras gate going northward.

C. Parking, loading and Unloading Areas for Cargo Trucks, Jeeps and other Cargo Vehicles:

1. On the eastern shoulder of Rizal Street from the corner of Maranon Street going South.

Section 12D.03. Penalty. Any person found violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of P500.00 or an
imprisonment of not less than one month but not exceeding 6 months, or both such ne and imprisonment at the discretion of the
Court.

ARTICLE E. REGULATING LOADING AND UNLOADING TIME AND


AREAS FRONTING THE SAN FELIPE PUBLIC MARKET

Section 12E.01. Regulated Act. All types of vehicles are prohibited to stay in front of the San Felipe public market except for the
purpose of loading and unloading passengers only, including their cargoes or baggage.

Section 12E.02. Time Limit for Loading and Unloading. All vehicles shall have two (2) minutes only to load and unload passengers
in front of the San Felipe public market.

Section 12E.03. Parking Prohibition for Light or Heavy Vehicles. All light or heavy vehicles shall be prohibited to park in front of the
waiting shed fronting the public market. Such vehicle shall be allowed to load and unload passengers ten (10) meters or more from
the waiting shed.

Section 12E.04. Penalty. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Article shall be penalized as follows:

1st Oense P 50.00

2nd Oense P100.00

3rd and subsequent

Oenses P150.00

ARTICLE F. REGULATING SPEED LIMIT FOR ALL TYPES OF

MOTOR VEHICLES

Section 12F.01. Speed Limit. The speed limit of all types of vehicles inside the town proper and all churches and school zones shall
not exceed thirty (30) kilometers per hour to avoid the occurrence of accidents.

Section 12F.02. Exemptions. The speed limit prescribe above shall not apply on the following circumstances, provided extreme care
and no necessary fast driving is exercised by the concerned driver:

a) When bringing a wounded or sick person for emergency treatment in a hospital or clinic.

b) A passing ambulance bringing a patient to a hospital or clinic or on the way to respond a call for accident or other emergencies.

c) A physician/medical team on the way to respond an urgent call for medical attention or emergency.

d) In case of re, responding vehicles of re department or re ghting vehicles and equipment.

e) A trac law enforcer who is trying to catch up with or overtake a trac law violator.

f) The PNP, Armed Forces of the Government and other law enforcers, in pursuit of a criminal or in response to call for avoidance of
crime and other incidents such as riots, insurrections or invasions.

(NEW)

Section 12F.03. Penalty. Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be penalized as follows:

1st Oense P 50.00 ne and/or 2 days imprisonment

2nd Oense P100.00 ne and/or 3 days imprisonment

3rd Oense and subsequent

Oenses P150.00 ne and/or 5 days imprisonment

The drivers license of any person found violating this Article shall be conscated immediately by proper authorities.

ARTICLE G. TRAFFIC OBSTRUCTIONS

Section 12G.01. Prohibition. No driver of any type of vehicle, whether motorized; non-motorized; or animal-drawn, shall park in any
municipal, provincial or national road for more than 12 hours in order not to obstruct the smooth ow of trac.

(NEW)

Section 12G.02. Types of Trac Obstruction. No person shall place on any municipal, provincial or national roads any kind of
obstruction such as stone, wood, sand, gravel, pipes and other objects which can obstruct the smooth ow of trac.

(NEW)

Section 12.03. Trac Obstruction By Drivers. No driver of a motor vehicle shall obstruct or impede the passage of another vehicle
on national highways or while loading or unloading passengers and freight.

(NEW)

Section 12G.04. Penalty. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Article shall be imposed the ne of P500.00 but not
exceed P1,500.00 and/or an imprisonment of not more than 15 days, at the discretion of the Court.

CHAPTER 13

ASTRAY ANIMALS

ARTICLE A. ASTRAY ANIMALS AND PETS

Section 13A.01. Prohibition. All owners of animals and pets such as cow, carabao, goat, dog, pig, horse, sheep, chicken,
and the like are prohibited to set loose their animals in public or private places.

Section 13A.02. Denitions. When used in this Article:

a. Astray Animals means an animal which is set loose unrestrained and not under the complete control of its owner thereof, found
roaming at large in public or private places.

b. Public Place includes national, provincial, municipal or barangay streets, parks, plazas and such other places open to the public.

c. Private Place includes privately-owned streets or yards, rice elds or farmlands, or lots owned by an individual other than
the owner of the animal.

d. Catchers Fee means a compensation given to any person who catches or causes the impounding of an astray animal.

Section 13A.03. Impounding of Astray Animals and Pets. All astray animals and pets caught by law enforcers shall be impounded.

Section 13A.04. Imposition of Fees. There shall be collected from the owner of an stray animal or pet a poundage fee, catchers fee
and caretakers fee as provided in the Revenue Code of this Municipality, which shall be paid to the Municipal Treasurer before the
release of the impounded animal or pet to its owner.

Section 13A.05. Authority to Impound Astray Animals. The Chief of Police or his deputies shall apprehend and impound astray
animals/pets which shall be recorded in a book for this purpose. He shall cause the posting of notice of the impound astray animal at
the main door of the Municipal Hall for ve (5) consecutive days, starting on the day the animal is impounded, within which the owner is
required to claim and establish ownership thereof. He shall also inform the Municipal Mayor accordingly.

Section 13A.06. Public Auction of Impounded Animals. If no person shall claim ownership of the impounded animal after the lapse
of twenty days from the date of its impounding, the unclaimed impounded animal shall be sold at public auction by the Municipal
Treasurer.

Section 13A.07. Procedures for Public Auction of Impounded Animals. The Municipal Treasurer shall post a notice of public
auction of the unclaimed impounded animal for fteen (15) days in three (3) conspicuous places including the main door of the
Municipal Hall and the Public Market. The animal shall be sold to the highest bidder. Within ve (5) days after the public auction, the
Municipal Treasurer shall make a written report of the proceedings to the Municipal Mayor. The proceeds of the sale shall accrue to the
General Fund of the Municipality. In case the impounded animal is not disposed of within thirty (30) days from the date of notice of the
public auction, the same shall be considered sold to the Municipal Government for the amount equivalent to the poundage fees due.

Section 13A.08. Stopping the Public Auction of Impounded Animals. The owner of the impounded animal may stop the public
auction of the same by paying to the Municipal Treasurer, at any time before or during the auction sale, the poundage and other fees
due and the cost of the advertisement and conduct of sale.

Section 13A.09. Penalty. Owners of astray animals and pets shall pay the following nes:

For the rst oense P 150.00

second oense 300.00

third and subsequent

oenses 500.00
In addition to the ne, the owner of the astray animal shall also pay the amount of any plant and property damages incurred, if any, to
the property owner.

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Section 13B.01. Prohibition. Any owner of pasture animals such as carabaos, cows, horses, goats and the like, is prohibited from
pasturing or letting loose his animals to graze in any public schoolyard or school premises.

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Section 13B.02. Incentive or Catchers Fee. Any person who catches an animal grazing in any public schoolyard or school premises
shall be given an incentive or catchers fee of 50% of the nes collected thereof while the remaining 50% shall be given to the barangay
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Section 13B.03. Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this Article shall pay the ne of:

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Third and subsequent oenses P 300.00 per animal

CHAPTER 14

PUBLIC PROPERTY

ARTICLE A. REGULATING THE USE OF THE COMMUNITY CENTRUM

Section 14A.01. Regulated Act. No person, group, agency, organization or association shall use the Community Centrum
for social gatherings, seminars, conferences, benet dances, shows, or for any other legal purpose without securing rst a Mayors
permit.

Section 14A.02. Imposition of Fees. Any person, group, agency, organization or association who shall use the Community Centrum
for any legal purpose shall pay the corresponding permit and users fee as per existing Revenue Code of this Municipality.

Section 14A.03. Exemption. The municipal/barangay ocials of San Felipe, beauties and parents or guardians of the 1981 members
of the Royal Court are exempted from the payment of the permit and other fees when the Community Centrum is used for their
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Section 14A.04. Penalty. Violators of the provision of this Article shall be ned the amount of P500.00 but not more than P1,000.00
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Section 14B.01. Regulated Act. No person, agency, organization or association shall use the Municipal Public Auditorium,
Liwasang Bayan or Tennis Court for social gathering, drying of palay, or any other legal purpose without rst securing a Mayors permit.
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Section 14B.02. Imposition of Fees. Any person, agency, organization or association who shall use such municipal properties shall
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Section 14B.03. Prohibitions.

a) No person shall make any improvement, destroy or cause damage to any part of the Municipal Public Auditorium, Liwasang Bayan
and the Tennis Court.

b) Animal-driven carts and heavy vehicles shall be prohibited to enter the Public Auditorium, Liwasang Bayan and the Tennis Court.

Section 14B.04. Penalty. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Article shall be ned the amount of P500.00 but not
more than P1,000.00 and/or an imprisonment of 15 days but not exceeding 30 days, at the discretion of the Court.

ARTICLE C. REGULATING THE USE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICE

FURNITURE /FIXTURE

Section 14C.01. Regulated Act. Any person, ocer or member of a socio-civic organization who borrows any municipal property
such as Batibot chairs, benches, tables (detachable) , table (long), table cloths, telon, etc., shall pay to the Municipal Treasurer a rental
fee of such furniture or xtures, in accordance with the existing Revenue Code of the municipality.

Section 14C.02. Responsibility of Borrower. Any borrower shall be responsible in hauling or getting personally the desired municipal
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property and in returning the same at the Community Centrum.

Section 14C.03. Damage or Destruction of Property Borrowed. In case of damage or destruction of borrowed municipal
properties, the borrower shall be liable thereof by changing or paying the cost of such property.

ARTICLE D. REGULATING THE USE OF THE NISSAN AD VAN

Section 14D.01. Regulated Act. Any resident of San Felipe who does not own any vehicle and is having diculty in securing vehicle
for use during baptism and wedding occasions, shall be allowed to rent the Nissan Ad Van vehicle of the municipality, provided the
schedule for its use by the borrower does not conict with the ocial time and date for its operational use by the municipal
government.

Section 14D.02. Imposition of Fee. The rent to be paid by the borrower shall be in accordance with that imposed under the existing
Revenue Code of the municipality.

Section 14D.03. Rental Arrangement. Any person who shall avail of this rental scheme of the Nissan Ad Van shall apply at the Oce
of the Municipal Treasurer or the Oce responsible in the scheduling of such rental arrangement.

Section14D.04. Responsibility of the Borrower. Any person who shall rent the Nissan Ad Van shall shoulder the diesel fuel
expenses and the payment of the services of the driver. In case of accident, the borrower shall also shoulder any excess liability from
that covered by the insurance policy of the vehicle.

CHAPTER 15

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

ARTICLE A. TITLE OF THE ORDINANCE

Section 15A.01. Title. This Ordinance shall be known as the Municipal Ordinance Providing For The Duties And
Functions To Be Performed By The Boy And Girl Ocials.

ARTICLE B. AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE

Section 15B.01. Purpose. This Ordinance aims to determine the duties and functions of the Boy and Girl Ocials in order to enhance
their social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual, moral, spiritual and physical development during their term in the observance of
Linggo ng Kabataan, pursuant to Rule XXVIII, Article 208 of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the LG Code of 1991.

ARTICLE C. THE BOY AND GIRL ELECTIVE OFFICIALS

Section 15C.01. Qualications. Any member of the in-shool and community youth of San Felipe, Zambales from age thirteen (13) to
seventeen (17).

Section 15C.02. Manner of Election. a) The Boy and Girl Mayor and Vice-Mayor shall be elected at large. Four (4) Boy and Girl
Councilors shall be elected by qualied voters from District I and another four (4) shall be elected from District II. b) A Committee on
Election shall be formed by the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation to conduct the election of Boy/Girl Ocials. c) The campaign period
shall be held for ve (5) days and will end two (2) days before election of Boy/Girl Ocials which shall be provided in this Ordinance.

ARTICLE D. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF BOY AND GIRL OFFICIALS

Section 15D.01. Boy/Girl Mayor. 1) With the assistance of the Municipal Mayor, determines the guidelines of municipal policies and
be responsible to the Sangguniang Bayan for the program of government; 2) Initiates and proposes legislative measures to the
Sangguniang Bayan and from time to time as the situation may require,

provides such information and data needed or requested by said Sanggunian in the performance of its legislative functions; 3)
Appoints all Boy/Girl Ocials and Employees to their respective post; 4) Carries out such emergency measures as may be necessary
during and in the aftermath of man-made and natural disasters and calamities; 5) Assists the Municipal Mayor in solemnizing marriages;
6) Conducts Palarong Bayan in coordination with the DECS as an activity which shall feature traditional sports and discipline including
national games.

Section 15D.02. Boy/Girl Vice-Mayor. 1) Be the Presiding Ocer of the Boy/Girl Sangguniang Bayan and countersigns all warrants
drawn on the Municipal Treasury for all expenditures appropriated for the operation of the Boy/Girl Sangguniang Bayan; 2) Appoints
ocials and employees of the Sangguniang Bayan; Assumes the Oce of the Boy/Girl Municipal Mayor for the unexpired term in the
event of permanent vacancy as provided for under this Rule; 4) Execises such powers and performs the duties and functions of the
Boy/Girl Mayor in cases of temporary vacancy as provided for under these Rules.

Section 15D.03. Boy/Girl Sangguniang Bayan Members. The powers and functions are stated in Section 447 of the LG Code OF
1991, with the assistance of the regular Sangguniang Bayan Members.

ARTICLE E. PER DIEMS OF BOY/GIRL OFFICIALS

Section 15E.01. Per Diems. a) the Boy/Girl Mayor shall receive the amount of three hundred seventy ve pesos (P375.00) during the
term as Chief Executive of the Municipality; b) The Boy/Girl Vice-Mayor shall receive the amount of two hundred fty pesos (250.00); c)
The Boy/Girl Sangguniang Bayan Members shall receive the amount of two hundred pesos (P200.00) each; d) The Boy/Girl Heads of
Oces shall receive the amount of two hundred pesos (P200.00) each; d) The Boy/Girl Heads of Oces shall receive the amount of one
hundred fty pesos (P150.00) each.

ARTICLE F. TERM OF OFFICE

Section 15F.01. Duration. The Boy/Girl Elective Ocials shall serve for a duration of one (1) week during the observance of Linggo
ng Kabataan of San Felipe, Zambales.

ARTICLE G. THE BOY/GIRL APPOINTIVE MUNICIPAL

OFFCIALS/HEADS OF OFFICE

Section 15G.01. Qualications. same as Section 17C.01

Section 15G.02. Manner of Selection. The Federation of Sangguniang Kabataan shall create a Committee that shall screen and
select among qualied applicants the boy and girl counterparts of appointive local ocials/heads of oces of the municipal
government of San Felipe.

Section 15G.03. Duties and Functions of Appointive Municipal

Ocials/Heads of Oces

1) Boy/Girl Municipal Treasurer powers and duties stated in Section 470 Article 2 of the LG Code of 1991, with the assistance of
the regular Municipal Treasurer.

2) Boy/Girl Municipal Budget Ocer powers and duties stated in Section 275, Article 5 of the LG Code of 1991, with the
assistance of the regular Municipal Budget Ocer.

3) Boy/Girl Municipal Assessor powers and duties stated in Section 472, Article 3 of the LG Code of 1991, with the assistance of
the regular Municipal Assessor.

4) Boy/Girl Municipal Accountant powers and functions stated in Section 474, Article 4 of the LG Code of 1991, with the assistance
of the regular Municipal Accountant.

5) Boy/Girl Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator powers and functions stated in Section 476, Article 6 of the LG
Code of 1991, with the assistance of the regular MPDC.

6) Boy/Girl Municipal Health Ocer powers and functions stated in Section 478, Article 8 of the LG Code of 1991, with the
assistance of the regular Municipal Health Ocer.

7) Boy/Girl Municipal Civil Registrar powers and functions stated in Section 479, Article 9 of the LG Code of 1991, with the
assistance of the regular Municipal Civil Registrar.

8) Boy/Girl Municipal Agricultural Ocer powers and functions stated in Section 482, Article 12 of the LG Code of 1991, with the
assistance of the regular Municipal Agricultural Ocer.

9) Boy/Girl Municipal Social Welfare and Development Ocer powers and functions stated in Section 483, Article 13 of the LG
Code of 1991, with the assistance of the regular Municipal Social Welfare and Development Ocer.

10) Boy/Girl Secretary to the Sanggunian powers and functions stated in Section 469, Article 1, Title 5 of the LG Code of 1991, with
the assistance of the regular Secretary to the Sanggunian.

11) Budget The Sangguniang Bayan shall provide appropriations needed for the implementation of this Ordinance, provide the
compensation and other benets due for the Boy and Girl Ocials of San Felipe.

ARTICLE H. EFFECTIVITY This Ordinance shall take eect only on the observance of the Linggo ng Kabataan.

CHAPTER 16

PUBLIC OFFCICIALS AND EMPLOYEES

ARTICLE A. FLAG CEREMONIES


Section 16A.01. Attendance to Monday and Friday Flag Ceremonies. All ocials and employees (national and local) except
those who are on travel and on ocial leave of absence shall attend the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony at 8:00 A.M. and the Flag
Retreat every Friday at 5:00, to be held in-front of the Municipal Hall.

Section 16A.02. Leaders for the Flag Ceremonies. Leaders from the various municipal departments and national ocers shall be
assigned to host, on rotation basis, the Flag Ceremonies.

Section 16A.03. Scheduling of Leaders. The Oce of the Sangguniang Bayan shall be held responsible in the preparation of the
Schedule of Leaders for the Flag Ceremonies.

Section 16A.04. Prayer and Thought for the Week. Assigned hosts during the Flag Raising Ceremony shall lead an opening
Prayer and deliver a Food for Thought for the week.

Section 16A.05. Violation. The Municipal Human Resource Management Ocer shall take charge of Municipal employee attendance
and prepare the Consolidated Report of Attendance every end of the month. He shall submit to the Municipal Mayor a Report on
habitual violators for appropriate disciplinary action. (NEW)

ARTICLE B. REGULATING THE WEARING OF MUNICIPAL UNIFORM/ID

CARDS

Section 16B.01. Wearing of Uniforms and ID Cards. All municipal ocials and employees shall wear the prescribed oce uniform
with their identication cards prominently tagged thereon.

Section 16B.02. Violations. The Municipal Human Resource Management Ocer shall oversee the implementation of the proper
observance of the wearing of uniform, on the scheduled dates, together with the ID cards. The Municipal HRMO shall submit to the
Municipal Mayor a report on habitual violators for appropriate disciplinary action. (NEW)

ARTICLE C. DISCIPLINE AND MORALITY

Section 16C.01. Entertaining Paramour or Women of III-Repute. No policeman and reman stationed in this Municipality shall
entertain inside his barracks or quarters any time of the day any mistress, paramour or women of ill-repute.

Section 16C.02. Violation. Any police or reman who violates this Article shall be reprimanded, censured or punished by
recommending to the Chief of Police, or to the Municipal Fire Marshall concerned his suspension or removal from the service in
consonance with the provisions of Republic Act 6975 (DILG Act) or the Civil Service Law. (NEW)

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