forms & guides and procedures on how to process your desired application


PERMIT TO OPERATE
Steps and necessary documents that need to be prepared by the proponent before Permit to Operate for Air Pollution Source and Control Installation application shall be approved/granted.
 Note: Inclomplete application will NOT be accepted!

  1. Fully accomplish the application form and complete all the supporting documents enumerated below;
  2. Submit documents in quadruplicate copies at our Office for its pre-evaluation and issuance of Order of Payment;
  3. Pay to the Cashier’s Unit the corresponding amount indicated in the Order of Payment (to be prepared by the staff after the evaluation of the application) and present the Official Receipt to the Pollution Control Division for recording and notation of your application;
  4. File your application at the Records Unit (Releasing/Receiving Staff) and ask for the received copy of your application;
  5. Your application shall be acted within twenty-five (25) working days and you shall be informed of our action accordingly.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR RENEWAL/EXTENSION OF APPLICATION

    • Duly accomplished and certified application form;
    • Latest “Permit to Operate” for Air Pollution Installation issued by the Office.

FOR NEW APPLICATION

  1. Engineering Report to be prepared and signed by Professional Mechanical Engineer (PME) or Chemical Engineer (Che) depending on the nature of manufacturing process and/or Air Pollution Control Facilities (APSE) covered by the application, information and data shall include the following: 
    • Flowsheet and description of manufacturing process including corresponding amount of materials used and produced and/or the material balance. If the documents contain business or trade secrets, they must be marked accordingly and presented separately. Their contents must describe to the extent possible, short of divulging the secret, important details in order that the third parties can evaluate the effects of the installations to the environment;
    • List of APSE and corresponding APCF. Description of process/mode of operation of the APSE/APCF, indicating the types, nature and quantity of expected air contaminants, include justification if APSE is not provided with APCF;
    • Total cost of the installations covered by this application.
  2. Drawing requirements in 50 cm by 90 cm papers signed and sealed by PME or ChE:
    • Vicinity map of the plant and plant machinery layout, showing the connection of the APSE to the APCF; and
    • Plan and elevation drawing of APSE and APCD with complete specifications
  3. Air quality analysis using Bureau approved computer dispersion models and techniques;
  4. Maps identifying street address, location/plant premise;
  5. Location Clearance;
  6. Duly accomplished and certified application form;



WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT
Steps and necessary documents that need to be prepared by the proponent before application for Wastewater Discharge Permit shall be approved/granted.
 Note: Inclomplete application will NOT be accepted!

  1. Fully accomplish the application form and complete all the supporting documents enumerated below;
  2. Submit documents in quadruplicate copies at our Office for its pre-evaluation and issuance of Order of Payment;
  3. Pay to the Cashier’s unit the corresponding amount indicated in the Fixed Fee Payment form and present the official receipt to the Environmental Quality Division for recording and notation of your application;
  4. File your application at the Records Unit (Releasing/Receiving Staff) and ask for the received copy of your application;
  5. Your application shall be acted within thirty (30) working days and you shall be informed of our action accordingly.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR RENEWAL/EXTENSION OF APPLICATION
    1. Duly accomplished and certified application form;
    2. Quarterly self-monitoring reports (submitted 30 calendar days after the end of the quarter);
    3. Official Receipt (OR) for the payment of the Load-based Fee and Fixed Fee;
    4. Description of the details and the cost of the upgrade or rehabilitation of wastewater treatment facilities (if any); and details of the changes in production technology (if any);

FOR NEW APPLICATION

  1. Engineer’s Report, signed by a registered chemical or sanitary engineer or Pollution Control Officer and concurred by the Managing Head, containing the following information:
    • vicinity map identifying the street address, location or plant premise;
    • the nature of project or business;
    • production capacity; quantity or volume and the generic name(s) of product(s);
    • Total daily volume of discharge of raw wastewater;
    • treatment process and estimated treatment efficiency;
    • The total daily volume of water consumption and discharge of final treated wastewater or effluent;
    • The name of receiving body of water and its official water classification and in case of land discharge, the nearest receiving body of water and its official water classification;
    • Information on flow measurement equipment and procedure;
    • Pollution prevention/Environmental Management System plan or program;
    • DENR ID Number as hazardous waste generator (if applicable);
    • Statement of the cost incurred in the installation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facility, if any.
  2. A copy of the results of sampling analysis of the establishment's wastewater characteristics (for four quarters in the previous year as reported in the PCO Quarterly Report);
  3. A copy of the Certificate of Accreditation of the Pollution Control Officer duly issued by the Department, or appointment/designation as such by the Managing Head;
  4. For new/modified establishments, a copy of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) from the Department under DENR Administrative Order No. 37 Series of 1996;
  5. Official receipt for the payment of the Load-based Fee and Fixed Fee.


ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE (ECC)

Steps in securing Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) Checklist Report-Based ECC Application 

  1. Applicants file ECC application through the submission of an IEE Checklist REport/Generic IEE Checklist Report;
  2. EIA Staff conducts ECRSC and GIS Mapping;
  3. If found qualified for ECC under the region, EIA Staff'shall prepare the Order of Payment for the Administrative Fee;
  4. Applicants shall pay the Administrative Fee in the amount of Php 4,000.00 to the Cashier, which the Official Receipt (OR) shall be presented to the EIA Staff to officially receive the application. NOTEMaximum processing of the ECC is twenty (20) working days. The day 1 of the official processing period is reckoned on the day of the applicant's show of receipts of the filing fee;
  5. EIAMD Chief assigns the application to the Case Handler;
  6. Substantive review of the application shall be made by the Case Handler to determine if there are lacking information and other necessary requirements, which necessitates compliance/submission by the proponent. NOTEProponent may be informed of the deficiency/ies if there is any, thorugh official communication letter or thru phone call/s. Likewise, submission of the deficiency/ies should be within the specified timeframe, otherwise, the application will be returned a day before the due date of the said application. Proponent may only re-submit his/her application upon compliance/submission of the required document's;
  7. Case Handler conducts On-site Inspection/Validation on the project area of the CENRO concern has not yet conducted an ocular inspection over the said application;
  8. In case there is an adverse findings on the report of the Case Handler and/or CENRO personnel, the Case Handler shall repare a Notice of Violation (NOV) against the application/proponent and invite the same for a Technical Conference (TC). NOTEA penalty shall be imposed against the proponent depending on the nature/magnitude of the violation being committed. In case there is an imposed penalty, the proponent shall settle the penalty within 20 working days. Otherwise, the application will be returned a day before the due date of the said application. Proponent may only re-submit his/her application upon settlement of the penalty;
  9. And finally, if the application is found complete after the substantive review and likewise there is no other adverse findings on the on-site inspection report, the Case Handler shall now prepare/draft the ECC, Review Process Report, and PEMAPS, which hall be reviewed/approved by the EIAMD Chief.
  10. The approved ECC will be issued to the applicant within 20 working days;
  11. EMB-13 will furnish the concerned Government Agencies/Local Government Unit of the ECC issued.


CERTIFICATE OF NON-COVERAGE (CNC)

Steps in securing Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC) Application 

  1. Applicants file CNC application through submission of the One (1)-Page Application Form;
  2. EIA Staff reviews/evaluation the application;
  3. If qualified for CNC, EIA Staff shall print the computer generated Order of Payment for the Administrative Fee;
  4. Applicants shall the Administrative Fee in the amount of Php 100.00 to the Cashier, which the Official Receipt (OR) shall be presented to the EIA Staff to facilitate the processing the CNC;
  5. The computer generated CNC will be printed and subsequent signing/approval of same by the Chief, EIAM Division and Regional Director;
  6. The approved CNC will be issued to the applicant within the day;
  7. EMB-13 will furnish the concerned Government Agencies/Local Government Unit of the CNC issued;


HAZARDOUS WASTE REGISTRATION

Steps on how to register as Hazardous Waste Generator

  1. Applicant/HWG Generator submit duly accomplished Hazardous Waste Generators (HWG) Form A, together with the complete requirements;
    • The Screening Officer shall determine the completeness of the documents;
    • If the documents are complete, pay the required fees.
  2. If not complete, the documents will be returned to the applicant.
  3. Receiving Clerk receives the complete documents and forward he same to the Office of the Regional Director for referral to the Chief of the Pollution Control Division (PCD);
  4. The Chief PCD will forward the said document to the Hazardous Waste Management Section (HMWS);
  5. HWMS evaluates/process the application, conduct site inspection, prepare evaluation report and assign HWG DENR ID Number and forward the same to the Chief, PCD;
  6. The PCD Chief will review and recommend approval/denial of the application;
  7. The Regional Director will approve/deny the application;
  8. If approved, Releasing Clerk will release the issued HWG-ID to the applicant.



MANIFEST FORM

How to secure Hazardous Waste Manifest Form

  1. The HW Generator will submit letter indicating the date of the transport activity and the volume of waste to be transported/treated with the following attached documents:
    • Permit to Transport;
    • Transport Registration Certificate; and,
    • TSD Registration Certificate;
  2. If complied all the requirements, a HWG Manifest Form shall be issued to the generator/applicant.