A.03.b.2.1 Clearance and Permitting

For the issuance of Discharge Permits, a total of 240 industries has been been granted Wastewater Discharge Permit through the Online Permitting and Monitoring System (OPMS), of which, ninety-six (96) are new and one hundred forty-four (144) are renewal application. The approved Discharge Permit application for the provinces of Cavite, Batangas and Quezon were 95, 105 and 40, respectively as shown in Table 18. Compared to annual target, the Region got 96%.

Likewise, the Region has also issued Certificate of Accreditation to four hundred thirty-four (434) Pollution Control Officers. This activity has an annual target of 500, hence, the activity has an equivalent percentage of 87%.

Table 18. Summary of Issued Discharge Permit (New and Renewal Applications).

Activity Annual Target Cavite Laguna Batangas Rizal Quezon Total %
DP Issued


50 47 LLDA 39 LLDA 10 96 192
DP Issued (Renewal) 200 48 LLDA 66 LLDA 30 144 70
Total 250 95   105   40 240 96