Office Of The Sangguniang Panlungsod

Office Of The Sangguniang Panlungsod


To formulate and enact sound policies through resolutions and ordinances that would redound to the benefit and welfare of the people of Baybay. To uphold the rule of law through fair, expeditious and timely adjudication of issues and matters brought before it while in the exercise of its quasi-judicial function.


A pro-active City Council that exhibits high public accountability, thinking globally but acting locally, a responsive, dynamic, independent and effective legislative body that will ensure a better quality of life to all Baybayanons.


The Sangguniang Panlungsod, as the legislative body of the City, is mandated by the Local Government Code of 1991 to perform the following duties and responsibilities

  • Approve ordinances and resolutions;
  • Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues for the development plans, program objectives and priorities of the City;
  • Enact ordinances granting franchises and authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, subject to the provisions of Book II of the Local Government Code of 1991;
  • Regulate activities relative to the use of land, buildings and structures within the City;
  • Approve ordinances which shall ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the basic services and facilities as provided for under Section 17 of the Local Government Code of 1991
  • Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.

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