April 22, 1996
DAR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 04-96
SUBJECT : Expedited Processing of Applications for Conversion and Exemption through the Socialized Housing One Stop Processing Center Pursuant to E.O.
A. The Regional Director is hereby instructed to name at least two (2) qualified persons who shall man the DAR Desk for the SHOPC, and other competent staff, to facilitate the processing and the approval of applications for conversion and exemption.
B. Once an application is filed, the DAR Desk Officer shall be furnished an additional copy who shall transmit the same to the Regional Center for Land Use policy, Planning and Implementation (RCLUPPI) on the same day that the application was filed.
C. The RCLUPPI shall schedule the site inspection and investigation within eight (8) working days from the receipt of the application, and shall render their report within five (5) working days reckoned from the date of inspection of the property.
D. The recommendation of the RCLUPPI for exemption or conversion, together with the draft of the proposed order shall be sent directly to the Regional Director, Undersecretary or Secretary, depending on who is the approving authority based on Administrative Order No. 6, Series of 1994 and Administrative Order No. 12, Series of 1994. A copy of the report shall be furnished the Regional Director. In case the application is for the resolution of the Undersecretary or Secretary, the same should be indorsed by the Regional Director within two (2) days from the receipt thereof. cdt
E. The Regional Director, Undersecretary or Secretary shall have thirteen (13) working days in order to make a decision, and the same shall be sent forthwith back to the SHOPC for the information of the applicant.
III. DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
1. Environmental Clearance from the DENR; and
2. Certificate of Eligibility for Conversion from the DA.
(SGD.) ERNESTO D. GARILAO