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Building Construction in Batangas Province - January 2019 (Preliminary Result)

Release Date: January 25, 2019
Reference Number: 2019-RN(SRBP01)

STATISTICS ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

A construction permit or building permit is a permit  required in most jurisdiction for new construction, or adding onto pre-existing structures, and in some cases for major renovations. Generally, the new construction must be inspected during construction and after completion to ensure compliance with  national, regional, and local building codes. Failure to obtain a permit can result in significant fines and penelties, and even demolition of unauthorized construction if it cannot be made to meet code.

Building Construction in Batangas Province

· Building permit applications for the month of December 2018 summed up to 346. In comparison to the previous month where 254 applications  were  processed, the number of building permits increased by 92.

· Of the 346 total building permits, 290 residential, and 56 non-residential. These constructions occupied a total floor area of 1,039,005 sq. m. with a total value of Php 9.758.191M.

· A value of Php 392.050M came from the residential constructions, while Php 9.366.140M came from the non-residential buildings.

· For this month, City of Batangas submitted 63 building permits, the highest  among all city/municipalities in the province. This was followed by Sto. Tomas with 47, Taal with 32 and Nasugbu with 27 permits.

· The least number of permits reported however, were from the municipalities of   Taysan with only 3 while Balete and Talisay 2.

· The summary of data gathered from the province proves that Batangas City contributed the highest in terms of building constructions having a total value of Php 8.862.572M. This was followed by San Jose with a total value of Php 180.377M.

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