LGU forges deal with consultancy company for Zambo master plan PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 11:24

The City Government Tuesday has forged a memorandum of agreement with a consultancy firm for the preparation of the City Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP), Zoning Ordinance and the City Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP).

Mayor Beng Climaco representing the City Government signed the agreement with world renowned urban planner and architect Felino Palafox Jr. and team who will redesign Zamboanga City through an updated Master Development Plan.

Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and Karima Patricia Palafox, Managing Partner of Palafox Associates stood as witnesses to the MOA signing event.

Palafox is a prominent Filipino architect, urban planner and environmentalist. He is the principal architect-urban planner and founder of Palafox Associates and the master urban planner of Dubai.

The redesign of the CLUP, Zoning Ordinance and CDP will be in accordance with climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction complaint.

The consultancy services cost P10M for a period of six months.

The signing ceremonies, held at the City Hall conference room Tuesday, was witnessed department heads and division chiefs under the Office of the City Mayor.

The signing event was followed by an executive meeting of the Technical Working Group (TWG). — Sheila Covarrubias