CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA – On July 08, 2021, the DILG-Isabela provincial office oriented its field officers and concerned Local Government Unit (LGU) functionaries on the of Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) and Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy (BPCO) online monitoring systems via Zoom teleconference.
Set to be implemented this month, the online monitoring systems will be utilized by the LGUs and DILG field, provincial and regional offices to systematically validate LGU complianceto the streamlining initiatives of the government. The online systems also provide a feedback mechanism that shall serve as the basis to allow the provision of technical assistance to LGUs.
Addressing the participants, Provincial Director Toribio, emphasized the provision of Republic Act No. 11032 mandating all cities and municipalities to automate their business permitting and licensing system or to set-up an electronic Business One Stop Shop (BOSS). She also encouraged the participants to take advantage of the opportunity to be oriented on various reforms and programs of the government and embrace the new normal in conducting capacity development activities before finally reminding that LGUs must strengthen their advocacy in improving the economy through empowering the business climate in accordance with law.
Further presentations on the guidelines of the online monitoring systems were discussed by LGOO III Rhonalyn P. Maquinad, where she enumerated the purpose and objectives of the online monitoring system as well as the roles and responsibilities of concerned LGU functionaries and the different levels of the DILG. On the other hand, LGOO II Joyce C. Habiatan, familiarized the participants with a visual tutorial and hands-on navigation of the online system. She likewise responded to queries and provided clarifications in accessing the system.
The orientation concluded with the uploading of LGU 2nd quarter reports through the online system.
SOURCE: LGOO III RHONALYN P. MAQUINAD