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Department of the Building Official

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About Us


Description
The Department of Building Official (DBO) implements the National Building Code of the Philippines (P.D. 1096) and the Local Building Code of Quezon City (SP2518, S-2016) and their respective Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). DBO processes, evaluates, and issues Building Permits, its Ancillary Permits, Certificate of Occupancy, and Electricity Certificates (CFEI). The Building Official, through its Engineers, likewise conducts inspections within Quezon City to ensure compliance to safety building standards. 

Mission
To render fast and efficient service in the evaluation of Building Permits, Certificates of Occupancy, and other Ancillary Permits without sacrificing safety, and to ensure compliance of building owners to safety standards through intensified safety inspections.

Vision
To effectively implement building safety standards, and to ensure that buildings and structures located within Quezon City are not only livable but are properly built and maintained.

Legal Bases
The provisions of the National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP) (P.D.1096) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), and the provisions of the Local Building Code of Quezon City (City Ordinance No. SP-2518, S-2016) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) provides the Quezon City Building Official the authority to carry out their respective provisions within the territorial jurisdiction of Quezon City. 

Executive Orders: 

  • EO No. 11, Series of 2017) Mandating Significant Reforms For Ease Of Doing Business In Quezon City  
  • (EO No. 11A, Series of 2017) Amending Section 4. Executive Order NR 11 (S.2017) In Relations To Its Coverage And ComplianceA 
  • (DO No. 39, Series of 2020) Revised Construction Safety Guidelines  For The  Implementation Of Infrastructure Projects During Covid-19 Public Health Crisis, Repealing Department Order No. Series Of 2020.

Service Pledge
Implement the provisions of the National Building Code of the Philippines, and the Local Building Code of Quezon City, its referral codes and other related laws and ordinances.

Evaluate, process and issue building permits, including ancillary and auxiliary permit applications, for all types of buildings and/or structures as required under the National Building Code of the Philippines, and the Local Building Code of Quezon City when the minimum requirements are satisfied.

Conduct ocular inspections on on-going and completed structures as a requirement in the processing and issuance of occupancy and other related final permits as well as conduct annual inspections of building and other structures to ensure compliance to safety standards to prevent unnecessary loss of life and property.

Evaluate, process and issue excavation permits for public utilities.

Plan, design and impose building regulatory measures and parameters needed to enhance the city development plans and programs.

Entertain complaints, conduct administrative summary proceedings, and issue stoppage Orders and Resolutions in the exercise of quasi-judicial functions.

Services


Issuance of Electrical or Wiring Permits with Certificates of Final Electrical Inspection

Electrical permits with certificate of electrical inspection are secured prior for electrical service connection, reconnection, and relocation or remodeling of existing electrical installation or for energization of temporary construction facility. 

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Issuance of Certificates of Final Electrical Inspection

A Certificate of Final Electrical Inspection is secured prior to energizing a new permanent electrical connection for a newly constructed building/structure.

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Issuance of Stand-alone Mechanical Permits

Mechanical permits are secured prior to the installation of machineries or the legalization of installation, operation, and usage of machineries.

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Issuance of Stand-alone Electronics Permits and/or Electronics 29 Certificate

Issuance of Stand-alone Electronics Permits and/or Electronics 29 Certificate

Electronics permits and certificates are secured prior to the installation of electronic equipment or the legalization of installation, operation, and usage of such equipment.

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Issuance of Final Certificates

A certificate of occupancy or certificate of use shall be secured prior to the occupancy and/ or use of any building/structure, or any portion thereof.

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Issuance of Construction Permits with Final Certificates 39 (for As-Built applications/ projects)

Construction permits with final certificates are secured for the legalization of existing structures (in the form of As-Built Plans).

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Issuance of Certificates of Final Inspection (Mechanical 44 and Accelerograph)

A Certificate of Operation/Use is secured prior to the operation/use of the installed duly permitted machineries/accelerograph.

Issuance of Sign Permit

Sign permits are secured prior to the installation and usage of signage.

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Issuance of Excavation Permit 

Excavation permits are secured prior to the excavation for utility purposes.

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Issuance of Certificates of Annual Inspection

Annual inspection certificates are issued after a request of ocular safety inspection and/ or after the regular inspection program of DBO as mandated by law.

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Issuance of Green Building Preliminary Certificate

Green building preliminary certificates are secured to qualify for tax credit using a rating system. Structures covered by the Green Building Ordinance are also required to provide mandatory green building features as indicated.

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Issuance of Green Building Final Certificate 

A certificate issued to individuals, firms or corporations, including any agency or instrumentality of the government who are required by the Quezon City Green Building Ordinance to provide minimum standard Green Building features. 

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Issuance of Certificates of Record

A certificate issued by Administrative Divisions to individuals, firms or corporations, including any agency or instrumentality of the government, who require certification of permit records issued by this department. 

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Administrative Summary Proceedings

A certificate issued by Investigation and Adjudication Divisions to individuals, firms or corporations, including any agency or instrumentality of the government, who require certification of permit records issued by this department. 

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Central Communications Unit

A certificate issued by Administrative/ Central Communications Unit (CCU) to individuals, firms or corporations, including any agency or instrumentality of the government, who require certification of permit records issued by this department. 

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Programs


Inspection Of Air Conditioned & Non-Air-Conditioned Room/Spaces & Business Establishments, As Well As The Re-Opening Of All Cinemas In QC

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY GUIDELINES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC (DPWH D.O. 30, SERIES OF 2021)

Guides


1. Online Application: To generate the Building Permit Application forms and the Checklist of Requirements, visit https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE

1.1. LOG IN 

1.2. CLICK ON BUILDING PERMIT: ONE-STOP SHOP

1.3. CLICK THE BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION ICON

1.4. ANSWER BASIC PROJECT INFORMATION

1.5. GENERATE CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

1.6. ADD / SELECT BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

1.7. PRINT THE CHECKLIST & APPLICATION FORMS

1.8. ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS FOR PRE EVALUATION

1.9. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

1.10. PRINT THE APPOINTMENT SLIP 

2. Set an appointment date for submission of documentary requirements via https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph 

3. Physically submit documentary requirements based on the checklist.

4. Pay and get permits. The Applicant may choose between physical payment and acquisition or on-line payment and courier service delivery.

5. Timeline is 5 working days.

How To Apply For A Certificate OF Occupancy

1. APPLY ONLINE
To generate the Building Permit Application forms and the Checklist of Requirements. Please visit our permitting portal for this https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE

1.1. CLICK THE OCCUPANCY PERMIT APPLICATION ICON

1.2. ANSWER BASIC INFORMATION

1.3. GENERATE CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS & PRINT ALL THE APPLICATION FORMS

1.4. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

1.5. PRINT THE APPOINTMENT SLIP

2. Set an appointment date for submission of documentary requirements via
    https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph 

3. Physically submit documentary requirements based on the checklist.

4. Pay and get permits. The Applicant may choose between physical payment and acquisition or on-line payment and courier service delivery.

5. Timeline is 5 to 7 working days.

How To Apply For A Wiring / Electrical Permit

1. APPLY ONLINE
Please log in to our official website at https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/, click the Building Permit: One-Stop Shop, and generate forms and a checklist.

SIGNUP >> LOGIN >> NEW TRANSACTION >> OTHER PERMITS >> Apply for Electricity >> Fill in YELLOW CARD details>> Fill in Questionnaire >>Generate checklist and print >> Click Apply >> Fill in Questionnaire >> Submit Application>> Print the forms.

For submission of your application, you may walk in at our Office (G/F Receiving Section, Civic Center Bldg. D, Q.C Hall Compound Quezon City)

A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

1.1. REGISTER / LOG IN

1.2. CLICK ON BUILDING PERMIT: ONE-STOP SHOP

1.3. CLICK THE OTHER PERMITS ICON

1.4. CLICK THE APPLY ELECTRICITY ICON

1.5. ANSWER BASIC INFORMATION

1.6. ADD / INVITE BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

1.7. GENERATE AND PRINT THE CHECKLIST AND APPLICATION FORMS

1.8. ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS FOR PRE-EVALUATION

1.9. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

1.10. PRINT THE APPOINTMENT SLIP

2. Set an appointment date for submission of documentary requirements via https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph 

3. Physically submit documentary requirements based on the checklist.

4. Pay and get permits. The Applicant may choose between physical payment and acquisition or online payment and courier service delivery.

5. Timeline is 5 working days.

How To Apply For A Construction Permit/Certificate

1. APPLY ONLINE
For the application for a Permit, please log in to our official website at https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/, click the Building Permit: One-Stop Shop, provide basic information, and set an online appointment for submission.  The requirements and forms are generated on the said website.

SIGNUP >>LOGIN >>NEW TRANSACTION >> Permit Type>> Apply (Submit Requirements)>> Fill in Questionnaire>> Generate Checklist and Print>> click APPLY >> Add/Invite professional >> Upload documents >> Submit application>> Save/print the forms>> SET APPOINTMENT.

A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

1.1. REGISTER / LOG IN

1.2. CLICK ON BUILDING PERMIT: ONE-STOP SHOP

1.3. CLICK THE BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION ICON

 1.4. ANSWER BASIC PROJECT INFORMATION

1.5. ADD / INVITE BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

1.5. GENERATE A CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION FORMS

1.6. ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS FOR PRE EVALUATION

1.7. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

1.8. PRINT THE APPOINTMENT SLIP

2. Set an appointment date for submission of documentary requirements via https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph 

3. Physically submit documentary requirements based on the checklist.

4. Pay and get permits. The Applicant may choose between physical payment and acquisition or online payment and courier service delivery.

5. Timeline is 5 working days

How Do I Know The Status Of Permit Application

You may verify your application status through our official website at https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/, click the Building Permit: One-Stop Shop, and use the Application Status Generator, or you may call us through 8988 4242 local 8905/8916.

How To Know / Submit My Compliance

The Department of Building Officials will notify you of your compliance through electronic mail or SMS.

To claim/comply with your deficiencies, please set an online appointment through our official website at https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/, click the Building Permit: One-Stop Shop. Please see the instructions below.

SIGNUP>> LOGIN>> NEW TRANSACTION>> PERMIT>> COMPLIANCE> INPUT APPLICATION NUMBER AND VERIFY>> SET APPOINTMENT.

How Do I Follow Up A Letter Request

You may call us at 8988 4242 local 8905/8916 or email us at [email protected]

How To File A Complaint

You may send us your concern through our official Email at [email protected] for proper assessment/documentation.

How To Request For A Certified True Copy Of Permit

You may send a request through our official Email at [email protected] indicating the following information below.

Permit Date Issued:

Building Permit Number:

Registered Owner/ Application Name:

Application Address:

Authorization Letter (If Representative)

Attachment: (If any)

How To Apply/Request For A Certicate Of Annual Electrical Inspection(CAEI)

You may send a request through our official Email at [email protected] indicating the following information below.

Building Name:

Establishment Name:

Location/Address:

Owner/Registered Name:

Contact Person:

Contact Number:

Attachment: (If any)

How To Submit A Verified Position Paper

You may send your verified position paper through our official Email at [email protected] indicating the following information as guidelines:

Reference/Case Number:

Complainant Name (Pangalan ng nagrereklamo)

Respondent Name (Pangalan ng nirereklamo)

Exact Address of Complaint (Tirahan ng nirereklamo)

Submit an essay relative to your complaints

Attach/submit evidence in support to your complaints

Or you may seek assistance from the Public Notary Office.

Department Directory


Department Head
Atty. Mark Dale Diamond P. Perral
Officer-In-Charge, City Building Official
8988-4242 loc. 8912
[email protected] 

Assistant Building Officials
Engr. Joselito C. Arcaina
Assistant Building Official for Enforcement
8988-4242 loc. 8905
[email protected]

Engr. Antonio A. Avila
Assistant Building Official for Administration
8988-4242 loc. 8905
[email protected] 

Divisions/ Sections

DivisionsOfficer NameOffice Address Contact Information
Administrative Division Atty. Rainneheart M. Masorong
Acting Chief Administrative Officer / Attorney III
3rd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Annual Building Inspection Division Engr. Rodel A. Mesa
Chief / Electrical Engineer V
3rd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Construction Permits Division Engr. Jeriel Dan M. Niguidula
Chief / Engineer V
2nd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Final Permits DivisionArch.  Froilan Troy P. Tecson
Chief / Architect V
3rd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Investigation and Adjudication Division Atty. Freddie V. Lilagan
Chief / Attorney V
3rd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Permit Processing for Simple Application Division Engr. Kennedy P. Diokno
Chief / Engineer V
2nd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Sign Board and Utilities DivisionEngr. Ella G. Reyes
Chief / Engineer V
3rd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 
Policy, Programming and System Administration Division Engr. Roy Xavier A. Cornista
Chief / Engineer IV
2nd Floor, Civic Center D (BRO Bldg.), Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local [email protected] 

Spotlight  


The QC Department of the Building Official is SAFETY SEAL CERTIFIED

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Post-Earthquake Assessment

e-Services link
https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph


e-LINKS of the National Building Code of the Philippines

National Building Code of the Philippines
Implementing Rules and Regulations of the National Building Code of the Philippines (PD1096)
(Alternate: PD No. 1096 – 2004 Revised implementing rules and regulations (IRR) – PRBoA Unofficial Version (with 2008 Annotations) | Download the PD-1096 IRR (PDF))
Bureau of Fire Revised Quezon City Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (Series of 2016)

THE LOCAL BUILDING CODE OF QUEZON CITY

Implementing Rules and Regulations
Local Building Code of Quezon City Ordinance No. SP-2518, S-2016
Highlights of the Local Building Code


Minimum Structural Design Standards for a Single-Detached House (3 Storey and below)

Resources


DBO Citizen's Charter 2022

Last updated on January 23rd, 2023