Today, Legazpi City is waging a revolution that is nevertheless as challenging as the revolution of the past. In quest for progress and prosperity, Legazpi City is facing the challenge of achieving commercialization and industrialization. With the brilliant stewardship of the city`s dynamic and energetic Mayor, Hon. Noel E. Rosal, Legazpi City is fast becoming the prime metropolis of the province as well as of the region.
The present governance dispensation of City Government of Legazpi is determined to uplift the socio-economic status of the City through implementation of various programs, projects and activities anchored on its development thrusts towards peace, progress, and prosperity in all facets. Indeed, the City has undertaken programs and projects which brought socio-economic impact on the lives of the Legazpeños.
The presence of prestigious malls in the City such as Pacific Mall, Metro Gaisano, LCC Mall, Robinson’s Supermarket, Numerous 7/11 Convenience Stores, Puregold Supermarket, and LCC Expressmarts, is a clear manifestations that the City of Legazpi is the booming business center in the Bicol Region, complimented by the Embarcadero De Legazpi, a business hub and IT park in the City wherein Outsourcing Businessess and Call Centers are located. Soon, a Museum cum Activity Center and the Liberty City Center Mall will be opened in the City.
SECURING MAYOR’S PERMIT TO OPERATE BUSINESS
Any person whether natural or juridical, desiring to engage in any business in the City of Legazpi shall first secure a Mayor’s Permit from the City government of Legazpi through the Business Permit and Licensing Division – CMO, located at the Business Center, City Hall Compound, Legazpi City. Business Permit application form is downloadable from Transparency/Downloadable Forms page of this website (legazpi.gov.ph).
THE BUSINESS ONE-STOP SHOP CENTER (BOSS CENTER)
Permits and Licensing Division commits itself to provide an efficient and effective delivery of services to the business community and the entire Legazpeños through excellence and professionalism. Along this line is our aim to provide a “Business One-Stop Shop Center” for the issuance of Mayor’s Permit to operate business in the City of Legazpi.
Thus, BOSS Center was created to reduce the processing time for issuance of Mayor’s Permit to operate business in Legazpi City and to provide the applicant ease, convenient and immediate business permit issuance hence eliminates red tape. Various Offices involved in licensing are brought together to a common location to deliver integrated business licensing related services to the public from January 1-30 of the year, which is the renewal period. Businessmen who secure/renew their Mayor’s Permit within the said renewal period benefits the services offered by the Business One-Stop Shop Center. Business Incentives as provided for under the Investment Incentives Code of the City Government of Legazpi can be found under the transparency/downloadable forms page of this site.
INVESTMENT PROMOTION UNIT (IPU)