BATAS PAMBANSA BLG.
220 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS TO ESTABLISH AND PROMULGATE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF STANDARDS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECTS IN URBAN AND RURAL AREAS FROM THOSE PROVIDED UNDER PRESIDENTIAL DECREES NUMBERED NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN, TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTEEN, TEN HUNDRED NINETYSIX AND ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE
SECTION 1. It is hereby declared a policy of the Government to promote and encourage the development of economic and socialized housing projects, primarily by the private sector, in order to make available adequate economic and socialized housing units for average and low-income earners in urban and rural areas. SECTION 2. As used in this Act, economic and socialized housing refers to housing units which are within the affordability level of the average and low-income earners which is thirty percent (30%) of the gross family income as determined by the National Economic and Development Authority from time to time. It shall also refer to the government-initiated sites and services development and construction of economic and socialized housing projects in depressed areas. SECTION 3. To carry out the foregoing policy, the Ministry of Human Settlements is authorized to establish and promulgate different levels of standards and technical requirements for the development of economic and socialized housing projects and economic and socialized housing units in urban and rural areas from those provided in Presidential Decree Numbered Nine hundred fifty-seven, otherwise known as the "Subdivision and Condominium Buyers' Protective Decree," Presidential Decree Numbered Twelve hundred and sixteen, "Defining Open Space in Residential Subdivision"; Presidential Decree Numbered Ten Hundred and ninety-six, otherwise known as the "National Building Code of the Philippines"; and Presidential Decree Numbered Eleven hundred and eighty-five, otherwise known as the "Fire Code of the Philippines" and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, in consultation with the Ministry of Public Works and Highways, the Integrated National Police, and other appropriate government units and instrumentalities and private associations. SECTION 4. The standards and technical requirements to be established under Section three hereof shall provide for environmental ecology, hygiene and cleanliness, physical, cultural and spiritual
development and public safety and may vary in each region, province or city depending on the availability of indigenous materials for building construction and other relevant factors. SECTION 5. The different levels of standards and technical requirements that shall be established and promulgated by the Ministry of Human Settlements only after public hearing and shall be published in two newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines for at least once a week for two consecutive weeks and shall take effect thirty days after the last publication. SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, March 25, 1982. (P.B. No. 1880) ANNEX A - RULES AND STANDARDS FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECTS TO IMPLEMENT BATAS PAMBANSA Pursuant to Section 3 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 220 and by virtue of Section 4 (f) of Presidential Decree 1396, the following rules and levels of standards are hereby promulgated. RULE I GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 1. Scope of Application. — These rules and standards shall apply to the development of economic and socialized housing projects in urban and rural areas as defined in Section 2 of BP Blg. 220. They shall apply to the development of either a house and lot or a house or lot only. These rules and standards shall also apply in the case of individual lot owner who belong to the category of average of low income earners as defined in BP Blg. 220 and who shall cause the construction of their houses after the effectivity of these Rules. SECTION 2. Declaration of Policies. — It is a policy of the government to promote and encourage the development of economic and socialized housing projects, primarily by the private sector in order to make available adequate economic and socialized housing units for averaged and low-income earners in urban and rural areas. RULE II DEFINITION OF TERMS SECTION 3. As used in this rules, the following words and phrases are defined and understood to have the meaning correspondingly indicated therein. ALLEY : A public way intended to serve both pedestrian and emergency vehicles, and also access to lots, both end always connecting to streets. BLOCK : A parcel of land bounded on
the sides by streets or alleys or pathways or other natural or manmade features, and occupied by or intended for buildings. CLUSTER HOUSING : A single-family attached dwelling containing three or more separate living units grouped closely together to form relatively compact structures. COMMISSION : Shall mean the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission. COMMUNITY : Facilities or structures intended FACILITIES to serve common needs and for the benefit of the community, such as: neighborhood/ multi-purpose center, health center, drugstore, school, livelihood center, etc. DWELLING : A building designed or used as residence for one or more families. Single-Family Detached — a dwelling for one family which is completely surrounded by permanent open spaces, with independent access, services, and use of land. Single-Family Attached — a dwelling containing two or more separate living units each of which is separated from another by party or lot lines walls and provided with independent access, services, and use of land. Such dwellings shall include duplexes, row houses or terraces, and cluster housing. Multi-Family Dwelling — a dwelling on one lot containing separate living units for 3 or more families, usually provided
and shall extend throughout the whole length of the living units and from the lowest portion of the wall adjoining the living units up to the point just below the roof covering of purlins. services. LIVING UNIT : A dwelling.with common access. bricks. FIRE WALL : A fireblock with extends vertically from the lowest portion of the wall which adjoins the 2 living units up to a minimum height of 0. FIREBLOCK : Any wall which separate two abutting living units so as to resist the spread of fire. 3-hours. 2-hours.g. FIRE-RESISTIVE : Fire resistive time period is the TIME PERIOD length of time a material can RATING withstand being burned which may be one-hour. and use of land. Such wall shall be of masonry construction e.30 meter beyond the outermost edge of the abutting living units. ECONOMIC AND : A type of housing project provided SOCIALIZED HOUSING to moderately low income families with lower interest rates and longer amortization periods. at least "4" thick. or portion thereof..30 meter above the highest portion of the roof attached to it.
. the fire wall shall also extend horizontally up to a minimum distance of 0. FRONTAGE : That part or end of a lot which abuts a street. reinforced concrete. cement hollow blocks. etc. 4-hours. etc.
OPEN SPACE : Shall refer to areas allocated for the following purposes: — Circulation — Community facilities — Park/Playground — Easements — Courts PARTY WALL : A wall used jointly by two parties under easement agreement. eating. PARK/PLAYGROUND : That portion of the subdivision which is generally not
. cooking. LOT/PLOT : A portion of a subdivision or any parcel of land intended as a unit for transfer of ownership or for building development. the same as a single family-dwelling.providing complete living facilities for one family. Change of occupancy is not intended to include change of tenants or proprietors. erected upon a line separating two parcels of land each of which is a separate real estate. erected at a line separating two parcels of land each of which is a separate real estate entity. The term shall also include the building or room housing such use. OCCUPANCY : The purpose for which a building is used or intended to be used. LOT LINE WALL : A wall used only by the party upon whose lot the wall is located. including provisions for living. sleeping. bathing and toilet facilities and laundry facilities.
as in a row. limb. and use of land. — The minimum design standards set forth herein are intended to provide minimum requirements within the generally accepted levels of safety. space requirements and usage. PATHWALK/ FOOTPATH : A public way intended for pedestrian and which cuts across a block to provide access to adjacent streets or property with maximum length of 100 meters if connecting to roads and 50 meters if terminating in a dead end. — Development of economic and socialized housing project shall be in accordance with the minimum design standards herein set forth.
. TECHNICAL : Shall refer to the set of documents REQUIREMENTS required by the Commission for the processing and approval of economic and socialized housing projects including systems and procedures for the implementation and enforcement of BP 220. SECTION 5. property and general public welfare. health and ecological considerations. Variations. however are also possible. services.. The parameters used in formulating these Design Standards are: A.built on and intended for passive or active recreation. Basis and objectives of the minimum design standards. cultural and economic setting. as may be based on some specific regional. Compliance with standards required. building materials. ROW HOUSE : A single-family attached dwelling containing three or more separate living units designed in such a way that they abut each other at the sides. e. and are separated from each other by party walls: provided with independent access. RULE III MINIMUM DESIGN STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIALIZED HOUSING SECTION 4. Protection and safety of life.g.
Basic needs of human settlements. With respect to this. C. the degree on level of development shall be defined as follows: 1) Underdeveloped Area — characterized by the predominant absence of utility systems or networks. A.B. roads and power. Affordability levels of target market Location
The Actual setting of project site shall determine the type and degree of development to be required in a subdivision/housing project regardless of political boundaries. roads and power. Critical areas (e. D.g. enumerated in descending order as follows: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Water Movement and Circulation Storm drainage Solid and Liquid Waste Disposal Power Park/Playground
The provision of these basic needs shall be based on the actual setting within which the project site is located. SECTION 6. 1. Technical Guidelines.. safe and environmentally sound community life. however. the following guidelines shall be considered. with flat lands (below 5%) for high density development and sloping area (5-15%) for low to medium density development. — In determining whether an economic and socialized housing shall be allowed. It shall be stable enough to accommodate foundation load without excessive site works. areas subject to flooding. Slope
Flat to rolling terrain (0 to 5%) are preferable but housing development may take place up to 15% slopes. Availability of basic needs
. The latter slopes. 2. 3. Suitability of Site Physical Suitability
A potential site must have characteristics assuring healthful. 2) Developed Area — characterized by the predominant presence of utility systems or network. especially water supply. lands slides and street) must be avoided. especially water supply. should be capable of being developed for habitation at reasonable cost with assurance of stability for vertical construction.
open space. The area allocated for community facilities shall vary with the density of the subdivision. (e. where there is no Zoning Ordinance or Land Use Plan. Said sites shall be used exclusively for these facilities as defined in Rule II. C. allocation of areas for common uses and facilities. 1. B.g. Conformity with the Zoning Ordinance or Land Use Plan of the City/Municipality
Generally. as long as the prescribed dimension and requirements for access (to both the project site and to dwelling units) specified in these Design Standards are complied with. 3. Area allocated for community facilities
Sites for community facilities shall be reserved or allocated by the developer.. However.. but where these are not available. if the project is undoubtedly supportive of other land uses and activities.e. Furthermore. 2. as in the prescription of lot sizes. TABLE I REQUIRED AREA FOR COMMUNITY FACILITIES ACCORDING TO DENSITY
. housing projects should conform with the Zoning Ordinance of the city/municipality where they are located. number of lots and/or living units whichever is applicable. as shown in Table I. i. 4. Land Allocation Saleable and non-saleable are
There shall be no fixed ratio between saleable portion and non-saleable portion of a subdivision project. rights-of-way of roads. where such facilities may be constructed/put up the Homeowners Association as the need arises. the dominant land use principle and site suitability factors cited herein shall be used in determining suitability of a project to a site. housing for industrial workers) said project shall be allowed.The prioritized basic needs cited earlier shall preferably be available within reasonable distance from the project site. Area allocated for Circulation System
The area allocated for the circulation system shall not be fixed. and the area shall be exclusive of that area intended for park/playground. Allowance for future development Project design should consider not only the reduction of cost of development to a minimum but also provision for possible future improvement or expansion. the same shall be provided for by the developer.
0 Location of parks shall be based on hierarchy..0% Community facilities shall be centrally located where they can serve maximum member of population. Integration of project site with adjacent property and to the total development context of the city/municipality. access roads (road connecting project site to the nearest public road) should follow the standard specification of the MPWH. Allocation of areas for parks and playgrounds shall be exclusive of those allocated for community facilities and shall vary according to the density of lots and/or living units in the subdivision.5% above 225 2.5 151 to 225 7.
. whichever is applicable.No. TABLE 2 REQUIRED AREA FOR PARK/PLAYGROUND ACCORDING TO DENSITY Area for Park/ Density Playground No. drainage. of lots and/or living units Areas for Community Facilities per ha. of lots and/or living % of gross area of units per hectare subdivision 150 and below 3. power and water) of the subdivision should align and be integrated with those of existing networks as well as projects outside the boundaries of the project site. Minimum size for a pocket park is 100 square meters. Land allocation and alignment of the various utilities (roads. D. as shown in Table 2.g. accessibility and shall be free from hazard. barriers. 4.0 above 225 9. % of gross area of subdivision 150 and below 1% 151 to 225 1. Area allocated for Park/Playground
Provision for park/playground is required in all cases. preferably near or side by side the park/playground. etc. risks. Landscaping (sodding and tree-planting) shall be done by the subdivision developer/owner. e.
Likewise. B. required permits from the NWRC shall be obtained and standards of the Local Water Utilities Administration shall be complied with. Whenever a body of water shall be utilized for community waters supply. Each well shall be allocated approximately four (4) square meters area which shall form part of the area for community facilities (as defined in Rule II) and shall not encroach on any saleably lot or right of way. Minimum quantity requirement shall be 75 liters per capita per day. A. If ground reservoir is to be put up. Supply source shall be identified and developed by the project developer/owner. Circulation System 1. 1. buffer of at least 25 meters from sources of pollution/contamination. 2. Each lot and/or living unit shall be served with water connection (regardless of the type of distribution system). Circulation system shall be the same in both Underdeveloped Area and a Developed Area projects
. the developer shall provide for an independent water supply system within the subdivision project. If public water supply system is not available. Water Supply Underdeveloped Area
Minimum requirement shall be provision of communal wells. Provide for protection from pollution namely. such as communal well which may be located strategically for ease and convenience in fetching water by residents and at the same time not closer than 300 meters from each other. Water supply must be potable and adequate at least 43 liters per capita per day. Standards set by the Regional Water Resource Council (RWRC) on water source development shall be complied with. Water supply provided by the local water district shall be complemented/supplemented by other sources. connection to it by the subdivision is mandatory. — The following design standards and planning considerations shall be observed by all projects covered by these Rules. permits from the National Water Resource Council (NMRC) shall be obtained. Developed Area
Whenever a public water supply system exists. For elevated reservoir. when necessary. structural design shall comply with accepted structural standards. The size shall depend on volume of water intended to be stored. Design Standards and Planning Considerations.Hierarchy of roads (with respect to function and dimensions) shall be observed when planning the road network within the project site such that no major or minor road align with an alley or footpath. SECTION 7. and area shall be allocated for this purpose (part of allocation for community facilities).
50 has Minor road. turn around space not required. If 50 m. Alley 3.00 120 m. footpath. (both ends connecting to a Minor road). (Model B of PD 957) above 30. above 15.00 150 m. service road. 50 m.50 5.00 — 30.50 — 15.00 Model A's collector road. then major road to footpath as cited in Table 3.00 6. (dead end) TABLE 4 MAXIMUM SIZES OF PROJECTS PER HIERARCHY OF ROAD Project Size Range Road Network
above 0 — 2.00 has Major road.00 100 m.00 2. or less. alley footpath above 2.00 Minor 6. (both ends connecting to an alley). provide for turn around space.except for type of pavement which is adopted on regional or locational peculiarities of the project site. 75 m. (dead end) Footpath 2. Model A of PD 957) TABLE 5 PAVING MATERIAL SPECIFICATION PER TYPE OF ROAD
.00 has Model B's major road. (dead end). then major road to footpath as cited in Table 3. minor road alley.00 3. TABLE 3 HIERARCHY OF ROADS Type of Right-of Maximum Road Way Carriageway Length Major 8.
In case of non-existence of drainage system in the locality. 2. adequate sight distance. the space above the canals shall be utilized as sidewalk. pebble. Said canal shall have appropriate slope to effect good drainage.
. etc. f) Sidewalks shall not be required when drainage system is through open canals.Type of Road
Footpath aggregates (stones. a) b) Planning Considerations or Circulation Layout Observance of the hierarchy of roads within the subdivision. e) There shall be no duplications of street names and such names shall not bear any similarity to existing street names in adjacent subdivision.g. Conformance to natural topography.e. Moreover. said catchment are shall be made safe and maintained and shall form part of the park/playground requirement. catchment area for drainage discharges shall be provided for and developed by the developer/owner in consultation with local authorities or private entities concerned. moderate slope/grade. An open canal on each side of the circulation network shall be provided. to prevent flooding of adjacent property. Drainage System
Drainage system shall be required in all projects. aggregates rocks. i. minimum number of roads at intersections. no blind corners. adequate radius. C. Street names shall be recognizable and readable.. asphalt. at the same time enhance community interaction. when drainage canals are covered or underground. the sides of the open canal shall be lined with grass or stones to prevent erosion. d) Optimization as to number of lots to lessen area for roads. The developer shall bear the cost of purchase and installation of street names/signs coincident with the construction of streets and utilities. Moreover. except when they are in continuation of existing ones.
c) Consideration for access and safety e. See illustration below. gravel) Alley aggregates aggregates Minor road aggregates macadam Major road Macadam asphalt Note: Paving material for roads adopted from Models A and B (PD 957) shall have the same paving materials as cited herein.
Sewage Disposal System
The minimum requirement for sewage disposal shall be the use of septic tank. an alley or a pathway.).D.
c) Lot elevation may be at grade. F. For single detached units and multi-unit buildings. Installation particles. motor court.
. Deep lots and irregularly shaped lots shall be avoided. 2.00 sq. spring. lower or higher than the elevation of the street but should not be so excessive as to effect good utility connection/run. 2. its connection to the subdivision is required. However. Drainfield area of affluent shall be 25. a) b) Lot sizes Minimum lot area requirement shall be as follows: Detached dwelling unit — 72. Developed Area
When power is available within the locality of the project site. meters Semi-detached dwelling unit corner lot — 54. b. 1. — 36. materials and fixtures used.00 meters minimum distance from any sources of water (well. etc.00 sq. meters row house d. the developer shall allocate sufficient land area for easements for power supply facilities based on existing laws and regulations. Electrical Power Supply 1. E. may depend on the minimum number of users as required by the power supplier. d) Lot lines shall be perpendicular or radial to street lines in appropriate cases. communal septic tanks may be allowed.u. a) b) a. Actual connection.00 sq. Underdeveloped Area
Electrical power supply is optional. shall be in accordance with the provisions of the existing rules and regulations of the Electrical Code of the local power utility company. however. meters Lot Planning consideration (applicable to both Underdeveloped Area and Developed Area Projects). A lot shall either be served by a road.
shall be provided by an alley at midlength. and roads or other similar devices. 2.e) Lot shall be protected against non. alley or pathway. protective walls. Garbage Disposal System
Garbage disposal shall be undertaken by the local government or in the absence thereof by individual lot owners. lot shall be laid out that they front desirable views. I.00 meters Single attached — 6. 1. Other Facilities 1.
. but not beyond 400 meters. but shall always observe sanitary practices and methods. Unit Planning
a. — Direct access to the single-family dwelling shall be provided by means of an abutting public street. etc. Firefighting
The Homeowners Association shall form fire brigade in collaboration with the barangay fire brigade. Minimum lot frontages:
Single detached — 8.00 meters Row house/irregular lot — 3. H. 2. Block length exceeding 250 meters. such as parks. SECTION 8. Access to the Property. — Projects incorporation housing components shall comply with the following design standards and guidelines.conforming uses and/or other risk through provision of adequate buffer strip. Easements
Provisions for easements in both Under-developed Area and Developed Area projects shall be integrated with utility network/part of right of way. Water for fire fighting shall be part of the water supply requirement and shall comply with the requirements of the local/district fire unit of the Integrated National Police. On the other hand. A. f) g) Lot shall be so laid out that water courses/drainage ways do not bisect the lots. lagoon.50 meters G. Building Design Standards and Guidelines. Single Family Dwelling Height Limitation — Maximum number of stories is two (2). Block Length
Maximum block length is 250 meters.
00 square meters. d.50 meters in cluster living units such as quadruplexes. row-houses and the like one or two storeys in height with adjacent courts with an area of not less than 3.00 meters. 5% 5% All Others
b. if any. — The minimum horizontal dimension of courts and yards shall be not less than 2. c. either by a passageway with a minimum width of 1. — Abutments may be permitted on all sides provided that:
. However. 50% Inside lot (non-corner or single frontage lot) 20% Corner and/or through lot 10% 15% Lots bounded on three (3) or more sides by public open spaces such as streets. provided that no side thereof shall be less than 3. this may be reduced to not less than 1. Sizes and Dimensions of Courts and Yards.b. easement of seashores.0 meters. Interior lot (located in the interior of a block made accessible or alley by means of a private access road). All inner courts shall be connected to a street of yard. etc. c.0 meters for one and two-storey buildings. Open space requirements. that the separation walls or fences. rivers. TABLE 6 PRIVATE OPEN SPACE REQUIREMENT Percent of Open Space Type of Lot Residential a.0 meters. Access to the dwelling unit.20 meters or by a door through a room or rooms. — Open spaces shall be located totally or distributed anywhere within the lot in such a manner as to provide maximum light and ventilation into the building. Abutments. further. Provided. Irregularly shaped lots such as triangular lots and the like whose courts may be also triangular in shape may be exempted from having a minimum width of 2. Every court shall have a width of not less than 2.
d. Acceptable means of access to the rear yard of the dwelling unit shall be provided without passing through any other dwelling unit or any other yard. shall be not higher than 2. — An independent means of access to the dwelling unit shall be provided without trespassing adjoining properties. esteros.0 meters. e.
A minimum of one entrance/exit shall be provided where the number of occupants is not more than 10. Windows
. c. efficient and practical manner so as to afford the maximum living comfort and convenience and to insure health and safety among the occupants. Except for bathroom doors and doors in the mezzanine which shall have a minimum clear height of 1. Doors shall have a minimum clear height of 2. Ceiling Heights
1.70 meters Bathroom Door 0. a minimum headroom clearance of 2. There shall be no opening on the party fire wall. Floor Area Requirement.80 meters
Service Door/ Bedroom Door 0. 2. cooking.00 meters shall be provided.00 meters. The fire wall shall have a minimum of one-hour fire resistive rating. bathing and toilet facilities. b. Where ceilings are not provided.80 meters. two (2) entrance/exits where the number of occupants is greater than 10. c. 3. provided that it shall not cover 50% of the floor area below it. — Spaces within the dwelling structure shall be distributed in an economical.80 meters above and below it. Mezzanine floors shall have a clear ceiling height of not less than 1. Space Standards. b. A fire wall starting from the ground level and extending at least 0. Openings Doors
a. Building Design Standards
a. d. b. c. eating. sleeping. laundry. Minimum ceiling height for habitable measured from the finished floor line to the ceiling line. Minimum clear widths shall be the following: 0.30 meters from the roof line is constructed. It shall provide complete living facilities for one family including provisions for living.a. — The minimum floor area requirement for single-family dwelling shall be 20.60 meters 2.00 square meters. 1.
20 meters above the upper surface of the tread. Handrails on stairs shall not be less than 0. 7. or open water course and other public open spaces. However.80 meters nor more than 1. — Every landing shall have a dimension measured in the direction of travel equal to the width of the stairway. Handrails shall be so designed as to permit continuous sliding of hands on them and shall be provided with a minimum clearance of 38 mm. Stairs treads shall be exclusive of nosings and/or other projections.80 meters and no more than 1. The
. even in extreme cases of emergency.
2. Headroom Clearance.60 meters.20 meters. — Stairways shall have a minimum clear width of 0. Landings.00 meters. — Stairs shall have a minimum headroom clearance of 2. Maximum height between landing shall be 2. Guard and Handrail details. Rooms for habitable use shall be provided with windows with a total free area of openings equal to at least 10% of the floor area of the room. b. Rise and Run. Bathrooms shall be provided with window/s with an area not less than 1/20 of its floor area. — Stairways shall have at least one handrail on one side provided there is a guard or wall on the other side. C. B. — Stairs shall have a maximum riser height of 0. a) b) Required windows may open into a roofed porch where the porch: Abuts a court.A. Winding and circular stairways.00 m. Width. measured vertically to the top of the rail from the lending edge of the tread. 1. Masonry walls may be used for any portion of the guard. — The stairs shall ensure structural safety for ascent and descent. 5. 6.20 meters. It shall not be less than 0. from the wall to which they are fastened.25 meters and a minimum tread width of 0. The height of guards shall be measured vertically to the top guard from the leading edge of the tread or from the floor of landings. stairways have less than four (4) risers need not have handrails. and stairs with either a guard or wall on one end need not be provided with a handrail on that end. at any point. a. Such clearance shall be established by measuring vertically from a place parallel and tangent to the stairway tread moving to the soffit above all points. 4. public street or alley. c.60 meters. Has a ceiling height of not less than 2. It shall afford adequate headroom and space for the passage of furniture. Interior Stairs. balusters or masonry walls shall be such that these are made safe and convenient. 3. — The design of guards and handrails and hardware for attaching handrails to guards. Handrails. — Winders and circular stairways may be used if the required width of run is provided at a point not more than 300 millimeters from the side of the stairway where the treads are narrower but in no case shall any width of run be less than 150 mm.
Some examples of allowable non-residential uses are garages. — An independent means of access shall be provided to each dwelling. carports. beyond the outermost edge of the abutting living units.g. h.residential use is harmonious or compatible with the residential character of the property. Each dwelling unit shall be provided with a sanitary means for the removal of garbage and trash. — The use of ladders be allowed provided that the maximum distance between landings shall be meters. B. Electrical Requirements. i.30 meters above the highest point of the roof attached to it the fire wall shall also extend horizontally up to a minimum distance of 0. Access to living units. — Whenever a dwelling abuts on a property line a fire wall shall be required.
. — When any two (2) living units abut each other. without trespassing adjoining properties. a fireblock shall be required in which case the fireblock shall be the masonry construction (e. bricks.). etc. c. b. 8. Access to the property. Access to the dwelling. — Portions of the property may be designed or used for non-residential use provided the type of non. Non-residential use. carports. f. or group of dwellings in a single plot. and shall extend from the lowest portion of the wall adjoining the 2 living units up to the point just below the road covering or purlins. and structures for the homeowners' association.. etc. — There shall be provided at least one light outlet and one convenience outlet per activity area.. Fireblocks.g. and extend vertically from the lowest portion of the wall adjoining the living units up to a minimum height of 0. — An independent means of access to each living units shall be provided without passing through any yard of a living unit or any other yard. No openings whatsoever shall be allowed except when the two abutting spaces of two (2) adjacent living units are unenclosed or partially open. at least 4" thick.30 m. reinforced concrete. — Direct vehicular access to the property shall be provided by means of an abutting improved public street or alley. cement hollow blocks. Roofing. instead a separation wall shall be required. patios. Abutments. Ladders. cooperative store. Plot Planning
g. The fire wall shall be of masonry construction. terraces. — Roofing material that is impervious to water shall be provided. Utilities and service facilities must be independent for each dwelling unit. Each dwelling must be capable of maintenance without trespassing adjoining properties. d. e.maximum variation in the height of risers and the width of treads in any one flight shall be 5 mm. at least 4" thick. Multi-Family Dwellings 1..
— Portions of the property shall be devoted to open space to provide for adequate light. The minimum distance between buildings with more than four (4) storeys shall be 10 meters. The computation of the non-residential area shall include hallways. the minimum distance between 2 buildings in which the taller buildings has not more than two (2) storeys shall be 4. rivers. Open Space Requirements.4 4.8 4.00 meters. e.0 2. shall not exceed 25% of the total residential area. corridors or similar spaces which serve both residential and non-residential areas.3
Lot abutting 3 or more streets.0
Corner/ Through 2. however. alleys..2 3. 1. ventilation and fire safety.7 5.1 4. The minimum distance between two buildings wherein the taller building has three (3) or four (4) storeys.00 meters. in cases when the two sides of the buildings facing each other are blank walls. Distance between building shall also be adequately maintained to ensure light and ventilation. And the minimum horizontal clearance between the two roof eaves shall be 2. esteros.9 3. And the minimum horizontal clearance between the two roof eaves shall be 1. The floor area authorized for non-residential use. whether in the principal dwelling structure or in any accessory building. the minimum of which shall be the following: Kinds of Total Lot Open MINIMUM SETBACK REQUIREMENT PER STOREY Space Required 1 & 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Interior Inside 50% 20% 10% 2.
In general.50 meters. Except. Setbacks from the property line shall be maintained.Any non-residential use of any portion of the property shall be subordinate to the residential use and character of the property.e. i. shall be 6. The minimum horizontal clearance shall be 6 meters.6 2.00 meter. 5% 2.
either there are no openings or only minimal openings for comfort rooms.00 meters. The number of exits required from any storey of a building shall be determined by using the occupant loads of floors which exit through the level under consideration as follows: 50% of the first adjacent storey above (and the first adjacent storey below. all building design standards for the single-family dwelling shall apply for all living units of multi-family dwellings.00 square meters. — Exits serving living units with occupant load of 50 or less shall have a minimum width of 0. f. For purposes of this Section basement or cellars and occupied roofs shall be provided with exits as required for storeys.00 meter. For every additional occupant load of 25 or fractions thereof. except that. Living Units. when a storey below exits through the level under considerations) and 25% of the occupant load in the storey immediately beyond the first adjacent storey. — In general. The total exit width required from any storey of a building shall be determined by using the occupant load of that storey plus the percentage of the occupant loads of floors which exit through the level under consideration as follows: fifty (50) of the occupant load in the first adjacent storey above and the first adjacent below when a storey below exits through the level under consideration and twenty-five (25) percent of occupant load in the storey immediately beyond the first adjacent storey. 2. of living units by six (6). Width. which shall be remote from each other.80 meters is maintained. the minimum floor are of living unit in multifamily dwellings shall be 36. No of Exits. provided the minimum width of 0. The maximum exit
.15 meters shall be provided. the minimum distance between the buildings shall be 2. No obstruction shall be placed in the required width of an exit except projections permitted by these implementing rules and regulations. 2. b. 1. and additional width of 0. The maximum number of exits required for any storey shall be maintained until egress is provided from the structures. measurement shall be made where the distance between the two buildings is shortest. irrespective of the occupant load in the same storey. Exits. — Exit requirements of a building or portion thereof shall be determined by the occupant load which gives the largest number of persons. shall have at least one exist. The total exit width required from any storey of a building may be divided approximately equally among the separate exits. Building Design Stamps
a. The occupant load in any building or portion thereof shall be determined by multiplying the no. Floors above the first storey shall have at least two exists. And the horizontal clearance between the roof eaves shall be 1. — Every multi-family dwelling or usable portion thereof. In the measurement of distances between two buildings. — For multi-family dwellings. Parking Requirements. a minimum of one (1) parking space for every twenty (20) living units shall be provided.80 meters.
— The provisions herein shall apply to every corridor and exterior exit balcony serving as a required exit for an occupant load of more than fifty (50). in any portion of an interior corridor wall shall not exceed twenty-five (25) per cent of the area of the corridor wall of the room being separated from the corridor. however. Installation of smoke detection alarm initiating device shall be approved for the particular application. — Changes in floor elevation of less than 300 meters along any exit serving a tributary occupant load of 10 or more shall be by means of ramps. every interior door opening shall be protected as set forth in generally recognized and accepted requirements for dual purpose fire exit doors. Ramps. Projections. measured in a straight line between the exits. 5. 5.
. — Automatic smoke detection alarm initiating devices shall be installed in every family dwelling unit located and adjusted to operate reliably in case of abnormal accumulation of smoke in any part of the protected area. 1. — No point in a building shall be more than 45.g. The total are of all openings other than doors. Openings. bricks. Automatic Smoke Detection Alarm Initiating Device. — Distance between any two exits shall be such that they shall be remote from each other and as arranged and constructed to minimize any possibility that both may be blocked by any one fire or other emergency condition.00 meters in length. — Where corridor walls are required to be fire-resistive.).
2. Construction. Arrangement of Exits. CHB. — Every corridor or exit balcony shall not be less than 1. The maximum allowable slope for ramps is fifteen (15) percent. Doors in any position shall not reduce the required width of the corridor by more than one-half.00 meters. — Corridors and exterior exit balconies with dead ends are permitted when the dead end not exceed 12. exit passageway. In a building equipped with the complete.20 meters in width. 4. or an enclosed stairway. Exterior exit balconies shall not project into an area where protected openings are required. that this requirement shall not apply to corridors formed by temporary partitions. measured along the line of travel. 4. Corridors and Exterior Exit Balconies. Width. 3. etc. — When more than one exit is required. Dead Ends. automotive fire extinguishing system the distance from exits may be increased to 60. provided that it shall not be less than one fifth the perimeter of the area served. 6. c. 7. they shall be so arranged to allow going to either direction from any dead end point. Ceilings shall likewise be fire-resistive Provided. location and spacing. titles. Distance to Exits.width from any storey of a building shall be maintained.00 meters from an exterior exit door. 3. Access to Exits. — Walls of corridors above the first storey shall be of masonry (e. — The required width of corridors and exit balconies shall be unobstructed. a horizontal exit.
6. 10. Ends of handrails shall terminate in newel pests or safety terminals. — There shall not be more than 3. Rise and Run.00 meter in width. Stairways serving living units with an occupant load more than 50 shall not be less than 1. — Handrails shall be placed not less than 0.00 m. 4. Stairs shall be exclusive of nosing and/or other projections. Handrails. to 3. Stairway to Roof . — Stairways less than 3. Such clearance shall be established by measuring vertically from a plane parallel and tangent to the stairway tread nosing to the soffit above all points. 9. Handrail Details. 8. of required width.00 meters.00 m. nor more than 1.80 m. The maximum variation in the height of risers and the width of treads in any one flight shall be 5 m.60 meters vertical distance between landings. one stairway shall extend to the roof unless the roof has a slope greater than 1 in 3. — Per floors above the first storey. — When a basement stairway to an upper storey terminate in the same exit enclosure. Width. in width shall have at least one handrail on one side.00 m. however.50 m.25 m. — Every landing shall have a dimension measured in the direction of travel equal to the width of the stairway. Intermediate handrails shall be spaced approximately equal within the entire width of the stairway. Distance between Landings. wide shall have at least one intermediate handrail for every 3. Headroom.20 m.50 m.20 meters when the stair has a straight run. Utilities and Services. — Except for stairs or ladders used only to serve as access to equipment. Except that stairways having less than four (4) risers need not have handrails and stairs with either a guard or wall on one end need not be provided with a handrail on that end.00 meters. 2. Stairways measuring 3. — In every building four or more storeys in height. Common Stairways.00 m. and minimum tread width of 0. 7. Distance to Stairs. every stairway inside a multi-family dwelling serving two or more living units shall conform to the following design requirements: 1. 3. in width shall have two handrails. Landings shall not be reduced in width by more than 100 millimeters by a door when fully opened. e. the maximum travel distance from the exit door of a living unit to the stairway shall be 24. provided there is a guard or wall on the other side. — To ensure healthful and livable conditions in the project. above the nosing or treads. basic utilities and
. an approved barrier shall be provided to prevent persons from continuing on to the basement. such dimension need not exceed 1. — Stairs shall have a maximum riser height of 0.d. Stairways more than 3. Landings. — Stairways serving two or more living units with an occupant load of 50 or less shall have a minimum clear width of 0. Directional exit signs shall be provided. 5.90 meters. Basement Stairways. — Every common stairway shall have a headroom clearance of not less than 2.
— Sewage disposal may be accomplished by any of the following means: Discharge to an existing public sewerage system. Water Supply. 4. plant.
5. Power Supply/Electrical Service. Construction Materials
The use of indigenous materials for site development and construction of dwellings shall be encouraged. C. — If available in the vicinity. or in a correspondence to loan terms of payment.
. Treatment in individual septic tanks with disposal by absorption field or leaching pit. 2. 3. c. a main power service shall be provided with a main circuit to service common lighting as well as common power needs of the dwelling.services shall be provided. equipment and installation shall conform with the provisions of the latest edition of the National Plumbing Code. or communal septic tank. 3. 4. Pipes branching out from the main water line shall service the individual units which shall be provided with individual water meters. equipment and installation shall conform with the provisions of the latest edition of the Philippine Electrical Code and the requirements of the electric utility that serves the locality. Electrical Requirements
All electrical systems. a main service connection and a piping system with communal faucets to serve the common areas like the garden. driveways. — Surface run-offs shall be channeled to appropriate repositories. Like the water system. Sewage Disposal System. There shall be provided adequate services for the regular collection and disposal of garbage and rubbish. shall be provided. b. a. as long as these are in conformity with the requirements of these Rules and ensures a building life span of at least 25 years. however. branch circuits with separate meters shall service the individual living units. etc. — Water supply shall be adequate in amount and reasonably free from chemical and physical impurities. 2. Drainage System. 1. General Construction Requirements Structural Requirements
All construction shall conform with the provisions of the latest edition of the Philippine Structural Code. the minimum requirements of which shall be: 1. Treatment in a community disposal. Sanitary Requirements
All sanitary systems. Garbage Disposal System.
Variances/Exemptions. Approval Required. — There is hereby established and INTEGRATED APPROVAL SYSTEM which shall be applicable exclusively to the evaluation and approval of all proposed economic and socialized housing projects whether the development is for a house and lot or for a house or lot only. They utilize MHS approved stock plans or they submit their proposed building plans to the Ministry for approval.
. Establishment of an Integrated Approval System. The application form shall be accompanied by the following documents: a) Development cost estimate and payment scheme for amortization. the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission which is hereby authorized to prescribe application requirements and impose the necessary conditions on approvals and applications. peculiarities of the location and other relevant factors. How Application Made. They secure project approval from the Ministry of Human Settlements prior to their construction. RULE IV APPLICATION AND APPROVAL OF PLANS AND BUILDING DESIGNS SECTION 10. the procedures and documents required under this Rule in the case of other housing projects shall also be observed in case of individual residential projects. 1096 and 1185 and their implementing rules and regulations. provided that: 1. Where Application for Integrated Approval Made. Approval of Proposed Residential Houses of Average and Low-Income Earners. SECTION 14. — No development of economic and socialized housing projects shall be allowed without having complied with the standards and approval procedures set forth in these Rules. — Application for Integrated Approval shall be made by accomplishing in duplicate copies an application form duly prescribed by the Commission. 1216. SECTION 13. — Variances from these standards and requirements may be granted when strict observance hereof will cause unnecessary hardship to the owner/developer or prejudice intended beneficiaries such as in the case of regional considerations/characteristics. SECTION 12. — Applications for integrated approval shall be made with the Ministry of Human Settlements through its regulatory arm. all proposed economic and socialized housing projects shall be required to secure only the INTEGRATED APPROVAL set forth herein which shall take the place of permits and clearances required under Presidential Decree Numbers 957. Whenever applicable. and 2. — Individual lot owners who are average and low-income earners as defined by BP 220 may construct their individual residential houses in the manner provided by these rules. SECTION 11.SECTION 9. Upon the effectivity of these Rules.
b) c) d)
Statement of potential and funding sources. j) Sworn statement as to nature. at least two (2) sets each of the following: 1. authority to develop and sell. showing general pattern and layout of development. h) Written options to avail of the MHS Stock Plans. Where the developer does not avail of said plans and presents his own design and specifications. there shall be no necessity for evaluating building design except with respect to the suitability thereof to project site and its harmony/compatibility with the land development scheme. Program of development.
e) Certified xerox copy of owners certificate of title or other sufficient evidence of ownership. power and other utility lines. The review of such building plans and specifications shall be in accordance with the standards set forth in these Rules. indicating location. or in the absence thereof. the Commission shall proceed to determine whether the land development scheme and building design is in accordance with the standards set forth in these Rules. g) Location and vicinity map. the developer may be asked to alter/revise his choice. The Commission may extend technical assistance in the choice of the appropriate model. indicating specific model(s) desired. Where the developer or applicant has opted to avail of the pre-approved plans of the Commission. preferably attested to by an accountant. f) At least two (2) sets of sketch plan and site development plan. the Commission shall evaluate the building component of the project as to structural. residential areas and open spaces for parks. drawn to a required scale. indicating phasing and schedule. including location of streets and proposed access roads. 2. 3. Should the design be found unsuitable/incompatible. fire safety and functionality.
SECTION 15. intensity and nature of surrounding land uses within one (1) kilometers radius. — Should the project be found locationally viable. Evaluation of Land Development and Structural Design Components of Project. number and income level of beneficiaries. playgrounds and community facilities. Locational Clearance issued by the Commission. if applicant is not the owner.
. Architectural drawing Detailed structural plans and specification including cost estimates Detailed engineering drawing
i) Certification from the Ministry of Agrarian Reform that the Land is not tenanted and/or is not covered by operation land transfer.
the Bureau shall submit its finding to the Commission. — The Commission shall formulate model building plans and design or may approve plans submitted by duly qualified professionals which plans shall be considered pre-approved and may be utilized by the developer/proponent. Survey and Approval of Subdivision Plan. Submit certification of availability of water supply. RULE V REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECTS SECTION 19.SECTION 16. mortgage contract and status of loan certified by mortgagee. If property is mortgaged. the Commission shall notify the developer of economic and socialized housing project. the developer shall refer the final subdivision plan together with the parcellary map to the Bureau of Lands for the conduct of verification survey and approval of the subdivision scheme. — Upon the issuance of Integrated Approval to an economic and socialized housing project. Affidavit attesting that the data submitted in the Original Application Forms and attachments thereto have remained the same. Certificate of Title or other sufficient evidence of ownership. if he intends to leave the establishment of individual wells to lot/unit owners from the appropriate government agency. if he intends to put up a centralized deep well distribution system. Thereafter. — Development permits shall be valid for a period of one (1) year and should activity be not commenced within said period. with all amendments thereto. 1. the grantee of the permit may apply for its revalidation within the next succeeding year. SECTION 17.
2. Upon accomplishment thereof. or certificate of water potability. or permit from the National Water Resources Council. if proponent/developer intends to utilize existing water system. incorporating therein the nature and surrounding circumstances thereof. no development shall be allowed unless a new application for approval is filed. Pre-Approval of Building Plans. Upon receipt of the Survey Returns and Approval of Subdivision Plan from the Bureau of Lands. SECTION 18. Articles of incorporation or partnership or association. Validity of Development Approval. 5. — No subdivision or condominium intended for economic and socialized housing shall be sold unless it has been registered and issued a license to sell in accordance with these Rules. if developer is a corporation. and existing bylaws. partnership or association. Registration of Project. which have been granted Integrated Approval to submit the following documents to have his project registered under these Rules. in addition an undertaking by mortgagee to release the mortgage on any subdivision lots or condominium units as soon as full purchase price is paid. or if there have been any changes.
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Monitoring of Project. SECTION 24. Proceedings for registration and license to sell shall be. the Commission shall. the License to Sell shall be deemed suspend or revoked. in the meantime.SECTION 20. it may institute revocation proceedings and impose appropriate fines and penalties. Upon completion of the publication. a 3 x 6 billboard notice of the project shall be posted on the project site until the issuance of the License to Sell. It may exercise visitatorial powers and in case of violation or non-compliance of the terms. License to Sell. the Commission shall cause the issuance of a License to Sell for the project. HEARINGS AND PENALTIES
. standards and conditions set forth in the approval and the license issued. SECTION 22. Opposition to Registration. this Office shall cause the publication at the expense of the applicant a Notice of Pending Application for Registration and License to Sell in one newspaper of general circulation in English or in Pilipino reciting therein that an application for registration and License to Sell for the sale of subdivision lots and condominium units has been filed with the Commission and that the aforesaid application papers as well as the documents attached thereto are open to inspection during business hours by interested parties. or a certificate of guarantee from any bank or financing institution of good standing addressed to the Commission for the total development cost. — Ten days from the completion of the publication and submission of the proof of publication. SECTION 23. RULE VI COMPLAINTS. in the absence of an opposition to the Registration of the Project. Meanwhile. No opposition shall be entertained after the above period. the proponent shall submit Proof of Publication executed by the Publisher and an affidavit attesting to the posting of the Billboard Notice on the site. inadequate or insufficient after the License to Sell has been issued. the owner/developer shall. SECTION 21. Notice of Publication. — No owner or developer shall sell any disposable subdivision lot or condominium unit in a registered property without a license to sell issued by the Commission. issue a Certificate of Registration. In addition. — The Commission shall have the power to monitor projects granted Integrated Approval and License to Sell under these Rules to ensure faithful compliance with the terms. Upon submission of a Performance Bond in the forms of a Surety Bond to the amount of Ten Percent (10%) of the total estimated development cost of the project issued by a duly accredited bonding company and acceptable to the Commission. be required to give an additional performance bond or replace the worthless bond within ten days from receipt of such notice. — Complaints and opposition to the registration shall be filed with the Commission within ten (10) days from the date of publication. after due notice. standards and conditions thereof. — Upon evaluation of the completeness and veracity of the documents submitted. Registration of Project. Whenever it shall appear that the Performance Bond is. or for any cause has become worthless. suspended upon an initial finding that the same is meritorious.
— It shall be mandatory on the part of the Commission to conduct mediation or conciliation on complaints or opposition filed with it before the same could be subjected to a formal hearing. shall be deemed confidential unless it shall appear that the order of suspension has in the meantime been violated. the present Rules of Procedure to govern the conduct of Hearings before the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission shall apply. in its discretion or upon notice and hearing immediately suspend the owner's license to sell and issue a Cease and Desist Order pending investigation and hearing of the case for the following reasons: a. motu propio. — The Commission is hereby authorized to issue Rules of Procedure to govern the conduct of Hearings before it on complaints or proceedings against owners. or upon verified complaint filed by a buyer revoke the registration and license to sell of any subdivision project or subdivision lot/house in said project or condominium unit if upon examination of the affairs of the owner or dealer. It shall also be lifted upon dismissal of the complaint. SECTION 27. Until the final entry of an order of suspension. inadequate or incomplete or the sale or offering for sale of the project may work or tend to work a fraud upon prospective buyers. Until the issuance of such Rules. or c. — The Commission may. dealers.
b. SECTION 28. — The Commission may. c. The suspension order/cease and desist order may be lifted if. the suspension of the right to sell the project. Has been or engaged in fraudulent transaction. Suspension of License to Sell/Cease and Desist Order. developers. Is insolvent. through binding upon all persons notified thereof. incorrect. or
b. during a hearing conducted it shall appear there is prima facie evidence that the said owner or dealer: a.SECTION 25. Revocation of the Registration Certificate and License to Sell. or that the sale to the public of the subdivision project shall neither be fraudulent nor result in fraud. When it appears to the Commission that the owner/dealer is engaged in any act or practice which constitute or shall constitute a violation of the provisions of these Rules.
. In its opinion. Mediation/Conciliation of Complaints. Authority to Issue Rules and Procedures. the Commission is convinced that any deficiency in the sworn registration statement has been corrected or supplemented. Upon verified complaint filed by a buyer of a subdivision statement lot/house or any interested party. any information in the registration statement filed by the owner/dealer is or has become misleading. after notice and hearing. Has violated any of the provisions of the law and its rules and regulations or any undertaking of his/its performance bond. brokers and salesmen arising under these Rules. SECTION 26.
Administrative Fines and Penalties.SECTION 29. — The owner or developer of a socialized and economic housing project shall initiate the organization of a homeowners association among the buyers and residents of the project for the purpose of promoting and protecting their mutual interest. — The owner or project developer shall donate the roads and open spaces found in the project to the local government of the area after their completion had been certified to by the Commission and it shall be mandatory for the said local government to accept such donations. i. k. Non-Development. — Unless otherwise amended or expressly provided. — Violation of any of the provision of these Rules and Standards shall be subject to the Fines and Penalties as provided for under PD's 957. d. Parks and playgrounds may be donated to the duly accredited Homeowners Association of the project with the consent of the city or municipality concerned under PD 1216. g. RULE VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS SECTION 30. e. Open Spaces and Water Supply. the owner or developer of the project shall collect reasonable rates to be determined by the Commission in consultation with the National Water Resources Council or the Local Utilities Administration. 1096 and 1185. Said homeowners association shall register with the Commission and the latter is hereby authorized to accredit and determine the legitimate homeowners association of the housing project for purposes of applying the pertinent provisions of these Rules. The proceeds thereof shall be used exclusively for the maintenance
. Donations of Roads. b. 1216. — Failure on the part of the owner or developer to develop the project in accordance with the approved project plans and within the time herein specified shall subject the owner/developer to administrative sanctions and penalties. Submission of Semestral Reports on Operations Advertisement Time of Completion Extension of Time for Completion Alteration of Plans Non-Forfeiture of Payments Registration of Conveyances Mortgages Take-over development Phases of Subdivision Realty Tax and Other Charges
SECTION 31. the provisions of Presidential Decree 957 and its Implementing Rules on the following Sections are hereby adopted in these Rules: a. Organization and Registration of Homeowners. Should the homeowners not accept the donation. SECTION 32. Conformance to the Requirements of other pertinent laws. SECTION 33. h. f. c. The water supply system of the project may likewise be donated to the duly accredited homeowners association after certification by the Commission of its completion and of its being operational. rules and regulations. j.
Ministry of Human Settlements Chairman.) IMELDA ROMUALDEZ MARCOS Minister. — These Rules shall take effect thirty days after its last publication in two newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines for at least once a week for two consecutive weeks. through its Chief Executive Officer. Effectivity. Fees. directives and interpretative memorandum and circulars. APPROVED: (SGD. SECTION 35.) ERNESTO C. SECTION 36. Promulgated. SECTION 34. — In the implementation of Batas Pambansa Blg. the validity of all other provisions shall not be affected thereby. — The provision of these Rules are hereby declared separable. Separability Clause. Authority to Issue Supplemental Rules. it shall apply and collect the fees provided for under the implementing Rules of PD's 957.and operation of the water system by the developer. the Commission. — Until such time that the Commission shall have adopted new schedule of fees for economic and social housing projects. Directives and Interpretative Memorandum and Circular. Metro Manila. Human Settlements Regulatory Commission ATTESTED: (SGD. SECTION 37. 1096 and 1185. MENDIOLA Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer
. and in the event any of such provisions are declared null and void. Makati. 220 and these Rules and Standards. is hereby authorized to issue supplemental rules. 11 June 1982.