Securing Certification for Building and Occupancy Permit, Water and Electrical Connection

Securing Certificate of Occupancy/ Certificate of Use/ Certificate of Operation

ABOUT THE SERVICE

A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY /CERTIFICATE OF USE is required before any building or structure is used or occupied. It is usually secured after the completion of a building or structure.
It is also required if there is any change in the existing use or occupancy classification of a building or structure or any portion thereof

A CERTIFICATE OF OPERATION is required before any electrical/mechanical installation is used or operated. It is usually secured after the completion of the installation and the system is thoroughly tested and ready for operation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Certificate of Completion – properly filled up with signed and sealed by the in-charge of construction/installation (Civil/structural/architectural, and Sanitary/Plumbing, electronics)
  • Construction Logbook of building construction duly accomplished by the contractor (if undertaken by contract) and signed and sealed by the architect or civil engineer in charge of the construction.
  • Certificate of Final Electrical Inspection – properly filled up by the license electrical practitioner in-charge of installation
  • Fire Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC) issued by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)
  • As built plans for any deviations in the approved plans
  • Test Results (if required) for building’s steel structural components. electrical and mechanical system

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS

IT WILL TAKE YOU

PLEASE APPROACH
1. Secure Certificate of Completion Forms

Ask for Completion forms to any member of the building staff.

2 minutes

SOCORRO FRUEL
(Clerk)

2. Secure 2nd Endorsement to Other Offices/Agency

Present duly accomplished form and related documents to any member of the building staff for initial verification of the requirements. Then, 2nd endorsement will be given to secure Fire Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC) from Fire Department and Safety Inspection Certificate from DOLE for industrial buildings.

5 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

3. Submit Requirements

- Submit duly accomplished forms and related documents, Fire Safety Inspection Certificates (FSIC), DOLE safety certificate (for industrial building), as-built plans (for any deviations of the approved plan), construction logbook, test results.

- Duly accomplished Inspection Information Sheet

15 minutes

SOCORRO FRUEL
(Clerk)

4. Review/Evaluate the submitted forms and pertinent documents

Technical staff reviews the forms and the entries of construction activities in the construction logbook..

30 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

5. Building Inspection

Building inspectors/ technical staff conduct actual inspection of the completed building/ structure in accordance with the approved plans and specifications.

120 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

6. Preparation of Inspection Report (optional, if the building inspectors
found no deviations/violations)

If the building inspectors find that the completed project had deviations from the approved plans, the applicant will be given an inspection report that lists the needed corrections or other documents required.

30 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

7. Request for re-inspection

The applicant will inform the building inspectors that corrections have been done for re-inspection.

5 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

8. Re-inspection of the Building

Technical Staff conducts re-inspection if the deficiencies stated at the inspection report have been corrected.

60 minutes

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

9. Issuance of Order of Payment

Once all the requirements have been complied with, an order of payment will be given.

10 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

10. Submit Official Receipt

Submits the official receipt

2 minutes

SOCORRO FRUEL
(Casual, Clerk)

11. Processing of Permits

Building staffs prepares the certificate and processes the submitted documents for final approval of the building official.

30 minutes

ENGR. ELMER T. ALBO
Engineer III (CE)

ENGR. GREGORY D. MORENO
Engineer II (EE)

ENGR. NELSON B. PRILLES
Engineer II (ME)

12. Approval of Permit

Building Official approves the certificate of occupancy.

5 minutes

SOCORRO FRUEL
(Casual, Clerk)

CITY ENGINEER’S OFFICE
Corner Ma. Cristina & Kayanga Road, Civic Center, Balatas, Naga City
For more information, please contact:
Engr. Leon B. Palmiano IV, City Engineer
Tel. Nos. (054) 472-5368
E-mail: ceo@naga.gov.ph