SP OKs rezoning of land for new subd project in Lumbia


THE 19th City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy enacted an ordinance rezoning the land use from tourism to residential of a lot in Barangay Lumbia to give way to a new subdivision project.

The proposed residential housing project, with a total area of about 47.4 hectares, will be developed by Bria Homes, Incorporated, The Gavel learned.

The City Tourism Office favorably endorsed the reclassification of part of the tourism zone citing that there are no infrastructure projects indicated in the Tourism Development Plan (TDP) of Lumbia.

The City Planning and Development Office (CPDO), City Housing and Urban Development Department (CHUDD), and City Legal Office also recommended the approval of the said application.

In line with this, the legislative body amended Ordinance No. 13032-2016, otherwise known as Integrated Zoning Regulations of the city.

The ordinance was reviewed and endorsed by the committees on subdivision and landed estate and on laws and rules respectively chaired by Councilors Edgar S. Cabanlas and Ian Mark Q. Nacaya.