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What is zoning?

It refers to the division of a community


into various areas where only specific
land uses are allowed.
It directs and regulates
the use of lands in
accordance to the
approved development
plan.

What are the benefits of zoning?


It minimizes the
undesirable
effects of
uncontrolled
development such
as incompatible
mixed uses,
overconcentration
of population,
substandard
services and
facilities, etc.

What are the benefits of zoning?


It protects
the
character
and stability
of the
various
zones.

What are the benefits of zoning?


It promotes
and protects
health,
safety, and
general
welfare of
the
inhabitants.

What are the benefits of zoning?


It ensures
adequate
light, air,
privacy, and
convenience
of access to
properties.

What are the benefits of zoning?


It prevents
congestion
of
population..

What form does it take?


Zoning Ordinance enacted
legislation on the
local level

What is a zoning ordinance?


It contains regulations showing how
each zone shall be used.
It also contains information about the
steps needed to obtain zoning permits
and what remedies are available to
them if some regulations are too
restrictive and difficult to comply with.
A zoning map is an integral part of the
ordinance.

Who enacts zoning regulations in the


city and municipal levels in the
Philippines?
Local legislative councils
Promulgated by the local legislative
body and signed into law by the
mayor.

What does zoning regulate?


Use

What does zoning regulate?


Off-Street Parking

What does zoning regulate?


Building Bulk

What does zoning regulate?


Population Density

What does zoning regulate?


Others (landscaping, signs,
appearance of building, view
protection)

What are the zoning principles to


guide local governments in
undertaking zoning?
Zoning plan vs Comprehensive
development plan

What are the zoning principles to


guide local governments in
undertaking zoning?
The zoning ordinance should be
complemented by other locally
enacted laws such as subdivision and
building ordinances.