CONTACT INFORMATION


Task Force On Control, Prevention, And Removal Of Illegal Structures And Squatting (TF COPRISS)

  • 3rd Floor, Civic Center Building C (near Gate 8), QC Hall Compound
  • 8988-42-42 local 8646
  • [email protected]

Office Hours:
Mondays – Fridays
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

ABOUT US


Description

The Task Force on Control, Prevention, and Removal of Illegal Structures and Squatting (TF COPRISS) is mandated to address squatting in the City by conducting investigations and inspections based on reports received.

TF COPRISS engages in dialogues with affected families, issues dismantling notices, and handles the dismantling of illegal construction along sidewalks and major thoroughfares.

Mission

To prevent and eradicate informal settlers within the City.

To remove and dismantle illegal structures occupied by informal settlers, professional squatters and squatting syndicates.

To monitor illegal activities such as the construction of structures, buying and selling of lands introduced by professional squatters, and squatting syndicates in different areas of Quezon City.

Vision

A beautiful Quezon City clean and cleared of illegal structures occupied by informal settlers.

Legal Basis:

Executive Order No. 1 Series of 1996 – Creating the Control and Prevention of Illegal Structures and Squatting Unit (or COPRISS) in the Office of the City Engineer.

Service Pledge

We pledge to provide prompt, efficient, and courteous service by authorized personnel with proper identification from Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm without a noon break.

Services


  • Monitoring of Anti-Squatting and Illegal Structures

Monitoring of illegal activities such as the construction of illegal structures, buying, and selling of lands introduced by professional squatters, and squatting syndicates in different areas of Quezon City.

  • Clearing of Illegal Structures Built Within the City

Dismantling operation of illegal structures such as residential houses, vendor stalls, encroachments, and others. Provision of truck service for the disposal of waste materials gathered from the operation.

Guides


How To Avail Of The Service:

Requirements:  

  1. Certification of Filing from Barangay
  2. Letter of Request from Complainant 
  3. Transfer of Certificate of Title 
  4. Updated Real Estate Tax Clearance 
  5. Location Map
  6. Other documents as may be required

Steps:

  1. Submission of letter request personally at the office or thru office email. 
  2. Evaluation of request and supporting documents. 
  3. Conduct dialogues and coordinate with the parties concerned prior to implementation.

Department Directory


Mr. Marlowe Y. Jacutin
Chief
8988-4242 Local 8646
[email protected]

DivisionsOfficer NameOffice AddressContact Information
OperationNoel D.R. Orpiada
Head for Operation
3rd Floor, Civic Center Building C (near Gate 8), Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local 8646
[email protected]

Spotlight


  • Clearing of illegal structures located at Kaingin Bukid, Brgy. Apolonio Samson, Quezon City for the DPWH Retarding Pond Project.

Kaingin Bukid Brgy. Apolonio Samson

  • Clearing of illegal structures located at Brgy. Vasra, Quezon City for the MRT-7 Project.

Barangay Vasra

Resources


CITIZEN'S CHARTER 2022