Friday, November 16, 2007

Section 5G.01 Garbage Fees

Article G. Garbage Fees

Section 5G.01 Imposition of Fees - There shall be collected from every owner or operator of a business establishment and occupants of residential houses, apartments and flats a garbage fee, in accordance with the schedule prescribed under City Ordinance No. 72 Series of 2002 entitled “An Ordinance Ratifying the New Schedule of Fees Imposed by the Environmental and Sanitation Management Office (ESMO)”

For the use of the Olongapo City Landfill, the following rate shall apply:


a) For every cu. m. or less . . . . . . . . PhP 210.00
b) For up to 8 cu. m. . . . . . . . . . . . . PhP560.00
c) For more than 8 cu. m. add’l fee for every excess cu.m. or fraction thereof . . . PhP70.00
d) For a minimum of 5 truckload (one truckload is equivalent to 8 cu. M). the fees shall be computed on a monthly basis, thus:
1. 5 to 10 truckloads per day . . . .. . . PhP 50,000.00
2. 11 to 15 truckloads per day . . . . . PhP 80,000.00
3. 16 Truckloads & above . . . . additional every truckload PhP 105.00 per day

Section 5G.02
Time of Payment - The fees prescribed in this Article shall be paid to the City Treasurer’s Office every end of each month.

Section 5G.03
Garbage Service Charges for Multiple Business - Where there are two (2) or more kinds of businesses imposed with garbage fee charges, located in the same place or establishment with the same owner or operator, the charge to be collected shall be that which has the highest rate among the business concerned plus ten percent (10%) thereof, provided that the total garbage fee shall not exceed Ten Thousand Pesos (10,000.00) per annum.

Section 5G.04
Accrual of Fees - All fees collected under this Article shall accrue to the City of Olongapo to be used for the operating expenses in the collection and disposal of garbage.

Section 5G.05
Newly Established Business - In the case of a newly-started business, the applicable garbage charges shall be compounded proportionately to the monthly charge.

Section 5G.06
Surcharge for Late Payment - Failure to pay fees on time, shall be subject to a surcharge of ten percent (10%) of the original amount of charge due, such surcharge to be paid at the same time and in the same manner as the charge due.

Section 5G.07
Administrative Provision

(a) The owner or operator of the business establishments and occupants of residential houses, apartments and flats shall provide in his premises the required garbage can/bin or properly covered receptacle which shall be placed in front of his establishment or place before the time of collection. No Mayor’s Permit shall be issued or renewed without first complying with this provision, in case of businesses.

(b) The Sanitary Inspector (or the City Health Officer) shall inspect at least once a month the said business establishment to find out whether garbage within the premises is properly disposed off.

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