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January 20, 2000



WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 72, series of 1993, provides for the preparation and implementation by local government units (LGUs) of Comprehensive Land Use Plans (CLUPs) pursuant to the Local Government Code of 1991;   cdtai

WHEREAS, the President directed the Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board to ensure that the CLUPs of LGUs have been finalized and approved by March 2000;

WHEREAS, some 909 cities/municipalities may not be able to complete or update their CLUPs by March 2000;

WHEREAS, to expedite the completion of all CLUPs by 30 June 2000, there is a need to constitute an inter-agency coordinating body to provide technical assistance to LGUs in the formulation/updating and approval of their CLUPs.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law and the Constitution, do hereby order:

SECTION 1.            Establishment of the Inter-Agency Steering Committee. — There is hereby established an Inter-Agency Steering Committee to assist LGUs in the preparation and completion of their CLUPs.

The Committee shall be composed of the following:

Secretary, Department of the Interior and                Chairman

Local Government

Chief Executive Officer, Housing and Land              Co-Chairman

Use Regulatory Board

Director General, National Economic and                Member

Development Authority

Secretary, Department of Agriculture                      Member

Secretary, Department of Agrarian Reform              Member

Secretary, Department of Environment and              Member

Natural Resources

Secretary, Department of Tourism                           Member

Secretary, Department of Trade and                        Member


Secretary, Department of Transportation                 Member

and Communications

Secretary, Department of Budget and                     Member


SECTION 2.            Functions. — The Committee shall have the following functions:

a.         Provide technical assistance to LGUs in the preparation and approval of their CLUPs. Technical assistance shall be in the form of provision of planning guidelines and standards, consultation on all phases of plan formulation, training on planning techniques/methodologies, and institutionalization of planning at the local level.   LexLib

b.         Ensure that the CLUPs of LGUs are consistent with the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (1999-2004) for Shelter and Urban Development and other national policies, plans and programs.

c.         Organize Local Planning Teams to be composed of city/municipal development staff, which shall be responsible for the actual preparation of the CLUPs.

d.         Prepare implementing guidelines as may be necessary.

SECTION 3.            Technical Working Groups. — The Committee may create technical working groups (TWGs) at the national or regional level as may be necessary in the performance of its functions.

SECTION 4.            Administrative Support. — The DILG and the HLURB shall provide secretariat support to the Committee and the TWGs.

SECTION 5.            Funding. — The DBM is hereby directed to identify sources of funding for the operations and activities of the Committee.

SECTION 6.            Reporting Requirements. — The Committee shall prepare monthly reports to the President, through the Presidential Management Staff, on the status of its activities.

SECTION 7.            Repealing Clause. — All issuances, orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.   Cdpr

SECTION 8.            Effectivity. — This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 20th day of January, in the Year of our Lord, Two Thousand.



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