1. Functional Statement: 

  1. Coordinate the formulation of integrated economic, social, physical and other development plans and policies for consideration of the local government development council and special bodies;
  2. Conduct continuing studies, researches, and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation;
  3. Integrate and coordinate all sectoral plans and studies undertaken by the different functional groups or agencies;
  4. Monitor and evaluate the implementation or the different programs, projects and activities in the local government unit concerned in the accordance with the approved development plan;
  5. Prepare comprehensive plans and other development planning documents for the consideration of the local development council;
  6. Analyze the income and expenditure patterns, and formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies for consideration of the finance committee of the local government unit concerned;
  7. Promote people participation in development planning within the local government unit concerned;
  8. Exercise such supervision and control over the secretariat of the local development council; and
  9. Exercise such other powers and perform other function and duties as may be prescribed by law or ordinance;
    1. The comprehensive Municipal Zoning Ordinance 04-2000 prescribes that the office shall act as the technical arm in the implementation and regulation of land use in the municipality.
    2. Different Administrative orders as executive by the Local Chief Executive, directed the Office to be an active member in various sectoral councils
    3. Included in the other duties of the office, as directed by the Local Chief Executive are;
      • Implement special projects and assists the sixteen (16) Barangays in implementing their Barangay Funded Projects;
      • Assists in the conduct of Technical Survey Works; and
      • Undertake maintenance works for government-owned buildings.

2. Objectives 

  1. Pursue the approval of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) 2014-2022 by the Provincial Land Use Committee (PLUC) and the Sangguniang Bayan;
  2. Prepare and update the Comprehensive Municipal Development Plan (CMDP);
  3. Implement the revised zoning ordinance once it is approved;
  4. Prepare the Annual Investment Plan, 20% Development Plan and as well as update the Local Development Investment Plan (LDIP);
  5. Provide statistics and database as basis for planning and other researches;
  6. Prepare project proposals/ feasibility studies for possible fund sourcing and
  7. Provide technical services in barangay infrastructure projects, assist in technical surveys and social projects.