Services and Functions

The Business Permits and Licensing Office is responsible for the implementation of the Revenue Code of Imus, specifically with the issuance of various permits.

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

The Business Permits and Licensing Office shall:

  • Be responsible for the issuance of Mayor’s or Business Permit, Contract of Lease for Public Cemeteries, and other permits;
  • Facilitate the streamlined process in the application and issuance of permits as well as the assessment of its corresponding taxes and fees;
  • Support the City Mayor in carrying out his duties of initiating and maximizing the generation of resources and revenues.

FRONTLINE SERVICES OFFERED

  1. Issuance of Business/Mayor’s Permit
  2. Renewal of Business Permit
    • Issuance of Permit for Temporary or Seasonal Vendors and Exhibitors
    • Issuance of Permit and Certifications:
  3. Ambulant and Itinerant Amusement Operators
  4. Issuance of Certification of Non-Existing Business, Certification of With Existing Business and other certifications
  5. Cemetery Contract of Lease (for lots owned by the city)

Applying for Business Permit
ALL ENTERPRISES are required to secure a Business License and Mayor’s Permit, and pay business taxes before the start of commercial operations. The license must be renewed from January 1 to 20, every year. Penalties are imposed after this period. Business taxes for new enterprises are based on capitalization. Those for succeeding years are computed as a percentage of gross receipts/sales. Payments may be made annually, semi-annually or quarterly. Taxes are due on the first 20 days of each quarter.

Requirements

For New Businesses

1. Accomplished Business Permit Application Form/Unified Form (provided by BPLO)

2. DTI (if Sole Proprietorship) or SEC Registration (if Partnership or Corporation) or CDA (if Cooperative)

3. Barangay Clearance (for business)

4. Clearances (Zoning, Building Official, CENRO, Sanitary and Health Permit, Franchise Agreement and Consent (if Franchisee), Market Clearance (if applicable)

5. Contract of Lease, (if lessee)

For Renewal of Business

1. Previous Business Permit and Official Receipt (O.R.)

2. Gross Sales/Receipts or Financial Statement

3. Barangay Clearance (for business)

 Procedure 

For New Business
 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements Assess the requirements and issue the Business Permit Assessment Form Ruby Concepcion; Pablito Paglinawan; Ruby Ordoñez; Regina Camaclang;

Ma. Elinor Laureles;

Mary Grace Basa;

Fatima Jenam Barco;

John Benedict Del Rosario;

Glenn Elmer Ramirez

9 minutes
2 Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment, issue the O.R and Community Tax Certificate (CTC) Riva Dolor Alamo;

Alvin Topacio
(B.O.S.S. Window)

2 minutes
3 Present the O.R. and Business Permit Assessment Form Issue the Business Plate/Sticker and Certificate Rolando dela Cruz;

Melani Unawa; Richard Villanueva; Roehl Mañago, Jr.

2 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 13 minutes
END OF TRANSACTION
For Renewal of Business

HOW TO AVAIL THE SERVICE:

 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements Assess the requirements and issue the Business Permit Assessment Form Ruby Concepcion; Pablito Paglinawan; Ruby Ordoñez; Regina Camaclang; Ma. Elinor Laureles;

Mary Grace Basa;

Fatima Jenam Barco;

John Benedict Del Rosario; Glenn Elmer Ramirez

6 minutes
2

 

Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment and issue the O.R. and Community Tax Certificate (CTC) Riva Dolor Alamo;
Alvin Topacio
(B.O.S.S. Window)
2 minutes
 

3

Present the O.R. and Business Permit Assessment Form Issue the Business Plate/Sticker and Certificate Rolando dela Cruz;

Melani Unawa; Richard Villanueva; Roehl Mañago, Jr.

2 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 10 minutes
END OF TRANSACTION
For Temporary Vendor's Permit

WHO MAY AVAIL THE SERVICE:

  • All potential proprietors with business in the City of Imus

REQUIREMENT(S):

  • DTI/SEC Registration
  • Contract of Lease
  • Community Tax Certificate (CEDULA)

FEE(S)/CHARGE(S):

  • Business Taxes
  • New Based on Type of Business & Capital Investment
  • Renewal  Based on Annual Gross Sales/Receipts
  • Mayor’s Permit Fee
  • Four (4) square meters or less Php 7.00/day
  • More than four (4) square meters Php 60.00/sq.m. per mo.

(Refer to Municipal Ordinance No. 2008-94)

HOW TO AVAIL THE SERVICE:

 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements Assess the requirements and issue the Assessment Form Ruby Concepcion; Ruby Ordoñez; Ma. Elinor Laureles;

Mary Grace Basa;

John Benedict Del Rosario; Glenn Elmer Ramirez

5 minutes
2

 

Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment and issue the O.R. Riva Dolor Alamo;
Alvin Topacio
(B.O.S.S. Window)
2 minutes
 

3

Present the O.R. and Assessment Form Issue the certificate/ permit Rolando dela Cruz;

Melani Unawa; Richard Villanueva; Roehl Mañago, Jr.

3 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 10 minutes
END OF TRANSACTION
For Issuance of Permits and Certifications

Client may request for the following:

  • Permit for Ambulant and Itinerant Amusement Operators
  • Permit for Cockpit Owners/Operators/ Licensees
  • Permit for Promoters and Cockpit Personnel
  • Special Permit Fee for Cockfighting

 WHO MAY AVAIL THE SERVICE:

  • All residents and non-residents of the City of Imus
  • All cockpit owners of the City of Imus (for issuance of Special Permit Fee for Cockfighting)

REQUIREMENT(S):

Permit for Ambulant and Itinerant Amusement Operators:

  • Endorsement Letter from the City Mayor/City Administrator
  • Community Tax Certificate (CTC)

Permit for Cockpit Owners/Operators/ Licensees

  • New License
  • Zoning/Locational Clearance (issued by the Zoning Administrator)
  • Building Plan and Design (duly approved by the City Engineer)
  • Sanitary Permit/Clearance (issued by the City Health Officer)
  • Annual Renewal
  • Certification from the City Engineer to the effect that such cockpit is free from material, structural or other physical hazards
  • Sanitary Permit/Clearance (issued by the City Health Officer)

Permit for Promoters and Cockpit Personnel 

  • Community Tax Certificate (CTC)

 Special Permit Fee for Cockfighting

  • Endorsement Letter from the City Mayor/City Administrator
  • Community Tax Certificate (CTC)

 FEE(S)/CHARGE(S):

Permit for Ambulant and Itinerant Amusement Operators:

  • Mayor’s Permit Fee                                               Php 600.00 per sq.m./day

(particularly within the Imus City Plaza, Imus Covered Court, and its vicinity)

  • Circus, Carnivals, or the like                                Php    500.00 per day
  • Merry-go-round, Rollercoaster, Ferris              Php 1,200.00 per day

Wheel, Swing and other Mechanical rides (within Imus City Plaza or any public property)       Php750.00 per day

  • Shooting gallery and other game booths    (less than or equal to 4 sq.m.)
  • Other gaming stalls (greater than 4 sq.m.)     Php 1,500.00 per day

 Permit for Cockpit Owners/Operators/ Licensees

Owner/operator/licensee of the cockpit:

  • Application Filing Fee Php   3,000.00
  • Annual Cockpit Permit Fee Php 15,000.00

Permit for Promoters and Cockpit Personnel 

Cockpit Personnel

  • Promoter/Hosts Php 2,000.00 per annum
  • Pit Manager Php    00 per annum
  • Referee Php    00 per annum
  • Bet Taker (Kristo/Llamador) Php    00 per annum
  • Bet Manager (Maciador/Kasador) Php 00 per annum
  • Gaffer (Mananari) Php    00 per annum
  • Cashier Php    00 per annum
  • Derby (Matchmaker) Php    00 per annum

Soltada

  • Ordinary/Regular/Hackfight Php   00  per fight
  • Plasada  1% of the total bet of the winner

Special Permit Fee for Cockfighting

  • Special Cockfights (Pintakasi) Php1,000.00 per day
  • Special Derby Assessment

from Promoters of:

  • One-Cock “Ulutan” and Php 2,000.00 per day

“Timbangan”

  • Two-Cock Derby Php 3,000.00 per day
  • Three-Cock Derby Php 4,000.00 per day
  • Four-Cock Derby Php 5,000.00 per day
  • Five-Cock (or more) Derby Php 6,000.00 per day
  • International Derby Php 3,000.00 per day

Soltada

  • Special Cockfight and Derby Php    00 per fight
  • International Derby Php    00 per fight

HOW TO AVAIL THE SERVICES:

 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements Assess the requirements and issue the Assessment Form Ruby Concepcion; Ruby Ordoñez; Ma. Elinor Laureles;

Mary Grace Basa;

John Benedict Del Rosario; Glenn Elmer Ramirez

5 minutes
2

 

Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment and issue the O.R. Riva Dolor Alamo;
Alvin Topacio
(B.O.S.S. Window)
2 minutes
 

3

Present the O.R. and Assessment Form Issue the certificate/ permit Rolando dela Cruz;

Melani Unawa; Richard Villanueva; Roehl Mañago, Jr.

3 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 10 minutes
END OF TRANSACTION
For Non-Existing Business, with Existing Business Certifications

WHO MAY AVAIL THE SERVICE:

  • All residents and non-residents of the City of Imus

 REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Community Tax Certificate (CTC)

FEE(S)/CHARGE(S):

  • With Existing Business Certification         Php 50.00
  • Non-Existing Business Certification         Php 50.00
  • Other Certifications                                    Php 50.00

HOW TO AVAIL THE SERVICES:

 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements Assess application and issue the Assessment Form Ruby Concepcion; Ruby Ordoñez; Ma. Elinor Laureles;

Mary Grace Basa;

John Benedict Del Rosario; Glenn Elmer Ramirez

5 minutes
2

 

Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment and issue the O.R. Riva Dolor Alamo;
Alvin Topacio
(B.O.S.S. Window)
2 minutes
 

3

Present the O.R. and Assessment Form Issue the certificate/ permit Rolando dela Cruz; Melani Unawa; Richard Villanueva; Roehl Mañago, Jr. 3 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 10 minutes
END OF TRANSACTION
Cemetery Permit

WHO MAY AVAIL THE SERVICE:

  • All residents of the City of Imus

REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Referral Letter (issued by BPLO; for signature of the cemetery caretaker)
  • Community Tax Certificate (CEDULA) of Informant/relative
  • Death Certificate
  • Previous Cemetery Contract (if renewal)
  • Transfer Permit (if the deceased was a resident of City of Imus and died in another municipality/city)

FEE(S)/CHARGE(S):

  • Alapan Public Cemetery
  • Contract Fee             Php 1,500.0
  • Construction of new tomb fee Php 6,500.00
  • Construction of old tomb fee Php 5,000.00
  • Construction of bone crypt             Php 3,000.00
  • Toclong Public Cemetery
  • Contract Fee             Php 1,500.00
  • Lot Renewal             Php 100.00/sq.m./year                

HOW TO AVAIL THE SERVICE:

 

STEP

PROCEDURE DIVISION/

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

DURATION OF

ACTIVITY

CLIENT DEPARTMENT /UNIT
1 Submit the requirements and get the Referral Letter Evaluate requirements and issue Referral Letter for signature of cemetery caretaker Rolando S. Dela Cruz; Pablito Paglinawan; Regina Camaclang; Fatima Jenam Barco; Melanie Unawa 2 minutes
2

 

Present the Referral Letter Fill-out the Referral Letter & sign Ricardo Maniago, Jr; Nelson Vasquez (cemetery caretaker) 5 minutes
3 Present the referral letter Prepare Cemetery Contract of Lease and release for signature Rolando S. Dela Cruz; Pablito Paglinawan; Regina Camaclang; Fatima Jenam Barco; Melanie Unawa 6 minutes
4 Submit Cemetery Contract of Lease The lessor (City Mayor) will sign the contract City Mayor’s Office 1 day
5 Notarize the Cemetery Contract of Lease Any notary public office
6 Pay the required fee(s) at the City Treasurer’s Office Receive the payment and issue the O.R. City Treasurer’s Office 2 minutes
7 Present the O.R. and Cemetery Contract of Lease (signed and notarized) Get a copy of Cemetery Contract of Lease for filing Rolando dela Cruz; Pablito Paglinawan; Regina Camaclang; Fatima Jenam Barco; Melani Unawa 2 minutes
Fill-out the Client Satisfaction Rating Form
TOTAL DURATION OF ACTIVITY 1 day and

17 minutes

END OF TRANSACTION
Mission and Vision

Mission

Vision

To improve tax revenue and ensure that all permits emanating from this office are properly issued.

Organization

Ms. Jasmin C. Ramos
License Officer IV
Permits and License Division
bplo_imus@yahoo.com

Ground floor,
New Imus City Building

(046) 471-3279
bplo_imus@yahoo.com