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Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS)

 

As part of the simplification of transaction-based process of LGUs is the establishment of Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS).

 

Objectives

•  To streamline the BPLS in as many LGUs as possible nationwide

•  To recommend minimum service standards (for new business applications and renewals) for LGUs

•  To develop capacity building programs for BPLS streamlining

•  To organize government agencies at the regional level to work with LGUs in implementing the BPLS reforms

•  To harness private sector support & participation for BPLS reforms

•  To harmonize different reform initiatives by development partners on BPLS streamlining

 

Benefits of the BPLS

For the LGUs

1.  Increased revenues

2.  Savings in resources and personnel time

3.  Better information on business profiles

4.  Improved image – model of Good Governance

               

For the Local Businessmen

1.  Savings in time and financial resources

2.  Improved access to financing

3.  More contribution to local investments

 

Minimum Standards for processing Business Applications

1) Unified and single application form for new applications and renewals
2) Reduced signatories in the transaction to five
3) Limit number of steps in processing applications to five
4) Limit processing time from date of submission of application to the LGU
     a) New applications – 10 days (5 days for best practice)
     b) Renewals – 5 days (one day for best practice)

 

Initially, BPLS was piloted in two capital towns in CARBangued, Abra and La Trinidad, Benguet.Target for 2013 covers 22 tourism destinations (cities and municipalities) in the region.

 

 


 

 

Joint Memorandum Circular with DTI & DILG

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 01, Series of 2010 “Guidelines in Implementing the Standards in Processing Business Permits And Licenses in all Cities And Municipalities” and

 

 

Joint DILG-DTI Department Administrative Order No. 10-07 s. of 2010

Guidelines in Implementing the Nationwide Upscaling of Reforms in Processing Business Permits and Licenses

 

 

Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS)

As part of the simplification of transaction-based process of LGUs is the establishment of Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS).

 

Objectives

•  To streamline the BPLS in as many LGUs as possible nationwide

•  To recommend minimum service standards (for new business applications and renewals) for LGUs

•  To develop capacity building programs for BPLS streamlining

•  To organize government agencies at the regional level to work with LGUs in implementing the BPLS reforms

•  To harness private sector support & participation for BPLS reforms

•  To harmonize different reform initiatives by development partners on BPLS streamlining

 

Benefits of the BPLS

For the LGUs

1.  Increased revenues

2.  Savings in resources and personnel time

3.  Better information on business profiles

4.  Improved image – model of Good Governance

               

For the Local Businessmen

1.  Savings in time and financial resources

2.  Improved access to financing

3.  More contribution to local investments

 

Minimum Standards for processing Business Applications

1.       Unified and single application form for new applications and renewals

2.       Reduced signatories in the transaction to five

3.       Limit number of steps in processing applications to five

4.       Limit processing time from date of submission of application to the LGU

a.       New applications – 10 days (5 days for best practice)

b.      Renewals – 5 days (one day for best practice)

 

Initially, BPLS was piloted in two capital towns in CAR – Bangued, Abra and La Trinidad, Benguet.Target for 2013 covers 22 tourism destinations (cities and municipalities) in the region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(link to JMC Joint Memorandum Circular No. 01, Series of 2010 “Guidelines in Implementing the Standards in Processing Business Permits And Licenses in all Cities And Municipalities” and

JDAO Guidelines in Implementing the Nationwide Upscaling of Reforms in Processing Business Permits and Licenses)
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