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first_imgMOST READ He said this sanction should be imposed for every violation of the amended zoning ordinance rather than be the end penalty of the accumulation of violations during the course of project implementation.The proposed amendment will also require a P5,000 fee for variance applications and another P2,500 for modifications.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeThe proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance was scheduled for public hearing during the Cebu City Council’s Nov. 27 session. But no speakers came despite the publication of the public hearing in local dailies.Anne Cabigas, external affairs head of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), went to the session, but only to listen to discussions. LATEST STORIES What’s new in town: Eggplant parmigiana deep-dish pizza, tofu ‘kakigori,’ ‘kamias’-date sticky toffee pudding A proposed amendment to the 1996 zoning ordinance will require developers to secure permits from the Office of the Building Officials (OBO) before proceeding with any construction projects in Cebu City.The proponent, Councilor Gerardo Carillo, also wanted a six-month jail term added to a P5,000 fine imposed on violators.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR An adobo upgrade: Add rosemary PM Boris Johnson visits Belfast as Brexit woes hurt UK economy Sen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performance Read Nextcenter_img View comments She told the council that they referred the council’s invitation to the public hearing to their construction sector.MORE STORIESnewsinfoBulacan airport work to begin before 2019 ends – DOTrnewsinfoCops sent to ensure lotto outlets in Cebu are closednewsinfoIsko Moreno warns convenience store manager for liquor sale near Manila universityMORE STORIESnewsinfoBulacan airport work to begin before 2019 ends – DOTrnewsinfoCops sent to ensure lotto outlets in Cebu are closednewsinfoIsko Moreno warns convenience store manager for liquor sale near Manila universityCabigas told the council that the CCCI will just submit their position paper.  Carillo said stricter regulations on developers are needed “so they will no longer mess up with the zoning ordinance of the city of Cebu.”“We want to send the message that for every violation, you have to pay the fine or face the jail term,” he said.Carillo said it is ironic that most developers would go on with their projects even before the issuance of OBO permits.“Most developers start without a development permit.  We will just be surprised when we hear reports of a landslide (in their construction site),” he said. Chief of Reporters Doris C. BongcacADVERTISEMENT SMC bags Bulacan airport project Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR Yoly victims who lost homes get DSWD aidlast_img read more