STATISTICS ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
A construction permit or building permit is a permit required in most jurisdictions 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 penalties, 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 July 2018 summed up
to 529. In comparison to the previous month where 264 applicationswere processed, the number of building permits increased by 265.
- Of the
529 totalbuilding permits, 397 residential,and 62 non-residential. These constructions occupied a total floor area of 139,305 sq. m.with a total value of Php 1.602.459M.
- A value
of Php 1.187.205Mcame from the residential constructions, while Php 395.517Mcame from the non-residential buildings.
- For this month, City of Lipa submitted
121 building permits,the highest among all City/municipalities in the province. This was followed by Batangas City with 106 and Sto. Tomas with 57 permits.
- The least number of permits reported, however, were from the municipalities of Calatagan, Tingloy with
only 3 while Tuy 2.
- The summary of data gathered from the province proves that Lipa City contributed the highest in terms of building constructions having a total value
of Php 894.121M.This was followed by Batangas City with a total value of Php 267.805M.