DENR to review special permits of establishments near Tañon Strait

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will review the special Agreement for Protected Areas (SAPA) issued to different establishment around the coastal areas of Tañon Strait. According to AM Prospero Lendio, Tañon Strait Protected Seascape…

Pay parking to require business permit: Dave

Nestle L. Semilla 03/10/2018

Business and property owners that charge parking fees will be required to secure business permits based on an amended provision of the City Tax ordinance. This happened after the Cebu City Council approved an ordinance amending section…

Wildlife traders urged: Secure permit

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/16/2018

DESPITE the warnings given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR – 7) to the illegal trading of wildlife, some traders continue to sell without having the necessary permits to sell these…

Lot owners told: Secure permits for bleachers

Inna Gian Mejia 01/17/2018

PRIVATE lot owners who plan to put up their own bleachers during the Sinulog celebration are required to secure permits from the Office of the Building Official (OBO). Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who chairs the Sinulog…

Ylanan: Talamban mall escalator safe for use

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 12/27/2017

CITY HALL inspectors found that the escalator of a mall in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City remained to be in good shape. Engr. Josefa Ylanan, the city’s building official,said the escalator cannot be blamed for an accident which…

Transport potential

Editorial 11/30/2017

There are two major developments in mass transport in Metro Cebu that, if properly implemented, can benefit the cities of Cebu and Mandaue. The first is Cebu City Hall’s decision to contract Uber and Grab into servicing…

Two nabbed for selling gasoline without a permit in Carcar City

Benjie Talisic 11/03/2017

  Two persons were arrested on Friday in Carcar City for selling gasoline without a permit. Rowena Gempeso, 43, and Glenn Milagrosa, 32, who are both from Barangay Sayo, Sibonga town in southern Cebu, were arrested after…

Biz permit OK in 30 days bill gets business heads support

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/04/2017

  Local business leaders backed the bill mandating automatic approval of business permit applications after 30 days of inaction as it gains ground in Congress, saying it has been a long time coming for such measure. While…

Tom orders 2 lechon branches closed for lack of biz permit

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/03/2017

City Hall closed two branches of a local lechon chain for operating without a business permit, a violation of the Omnibus Tax Ordinance. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the Rico’s Lechon branch along Panagdait Street in…

Cutting of UP Cebu trees awaits DENR permit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

IT is now up to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) whether to earthball or harvest five mature trees at the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP) Lahug campus in order to…

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