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Las Piñas City Development Plan

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Las Piñas City
Development Plan

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City Profile
Brief History
Comprehensive Land Use Plan / Local Development Plan
Priority Policies
Best Practices of the City
A
well-planned
,
safe
,
progressive
,
resilient
,
gender sensitive
and
environmentally sustainable
city that is home to a healthy, self-reliant, and disciplined citizenry enjoying a
ccess to basic public services and resources
that helps nurture altruistic families and foments community relations governed by a
responsive, transparent and accountable leadership
.
Outline of the Report
Coordination among different government agencies and departments
Cooperation among the government, NGO, and the people
Continuation of long term projects and programs

Best Practices of the City
Vision
traders from the provinces of Cavite and Batangas first shipped their piña (pineapples) for sale to this town
“Las Peñas” (not Las Piñas) as evidenced by the quarrying of stones and adobe that were used to construct buildings and bridges
Las Piñas used to be a barrio of Parañaque City during the Spanish Colonization
March 27, 1907 - was proclaimed an independent municipality
Republic Act (RA) No. 8251 of 1997 - converted Las Pinas into a highly urbanized city
Brief History
City Profile

Total land area = approx. 3,298.60 hectares or 32.986 square kilometers (sq km)
2 districts, 20 barangays
Total Population = 552,573 (as of May 1, 2010)
Annual population growth rate (PGR) = 1.57%
Average household size = 4.3 persons per household
Barangay CAA-BF International having the highest population at 69,660
Barangay Ilaya, on the o recorded the lowest population of 6,127
City Profile
94 males for every 100 females
49 dependents for every 100 persons in the working population
Senior citizens - 34,185 or 6.19 % of the total population
school-age population - 39.12% or 215,898 of the total population
City Profile
By 2017, the projected population of Las Piñas using the exponential method with an annual growth rate of 1.57 percent is expected to increase to 616,237.
By 2025, there will be an estimated 698,026 people living in the city. With the current trend or growth rate, the population is expected to reach the one millionth mark or roughly 1,030,406 by 2050
City Profile
Mayor Vergel A. Aguilar
Vice Mayor Luis I. Bustamante
Las Piñas is located at the mouths of the Zapote and Las Piñas Rivers and is generally characterized by flat lands with elevations ranging from 0 to 10 meters above mean sea level (amsl).
Vegetative cover can still be found within the coastal area, rivers, creeks, parks and other open spaces
Bamboos and Mangroves are abundant in the area
Topographic Features
Based on the Physiography Map of Metropolitan Manila, Las Piñas City is covered by three physiologic zones:
1. the Manila Bay Coastal Margin
2. Reclamation Area
3. Guadalupe Plateau
Physiographic & Geologic Features
Four main types of soils found in Las Piñas: Carmona Clay Loam, Guadalupe Clay Loam, Guadalupe Clay Adobe, and the Obando Fine Sandy Loam.
No active fault crossing the city
The nearest fault is the creeping fault segment of the West Valley Fault in the Muntinlupa-San Pedro-Biñan area.
Las Pinas City Development Plan as cited in their Comprehensive Land Use Plan
To have a functioning Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in each barangay as mandated by RA 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000
Help of Villar Foundation through its livelihood projects:
a. coconut weaving
b. water hyacinth (water lily) project,
c. the River Rehabilitation through Sagip- Ilog, the Bamboosetum
d. New Plastic Recycling Project

Environment
Environment
Ordinance No. 1036-11 series of January 1, 2012 a.k.a.
“Bawal ang Plastik sa Las Piñas”

1.)Use and distribution of thin film, single use or carry out plastic bags;
2) Use of styrofoam and other similar materials as containers for food and other food products; and
3) Use and distribution of plastic bags styrofoam as secondary packaging materials.
The 10-Year Solid Waste Management Plan
- Use of the Rizal Provincial Sanitary Landfill (RPSLF) in Rodriguez, Rizal
- Garbage Transfer Station at Coastal Road, Barangay Pulang-lupa I, Las Piñas City
- Submitted the plan to the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) in May 2012
- Objective:
To serve as a guide to Las Piñas City in implementing its solid waste management system consistent with the NSWMC
Environment
Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS)
- Intensive city-wide study of the solid waste generated
- ”Bedroom City”
- per capita waste generation factor (0.52 kg per person)
- necessary in light of the initiatives of the City in solid waste reduction
Environment
Economic Sector
Traffic congestion given for having a small major roads.,
Limited traffic handling capacity of major road,
Increasing density and proliferation of informal settlements,
Lack public open space,
Large blocks of undeveloped and idle land which is up to now still vacant
Urban blight and incompatible land uses and
Concentration of high-density, mixed used development along primary spine.
Development Issues and Challenges
Availability of vacant lands for priority development
Development of new transportation projects like C-5 extension and LRT extension
Development of new growth corridors like Daang-Hari, Manuyo Dos and Pulanglupa Uno; an urban core in the Alabang-Zapote area; and a regional nucleus in the Coastal area.
Development Potentials and Opportunities
Economic Sector
Intensify restraint on expansion of existing commercial, industrial and other high intensity uses and activities
Urban renewal of old and deteriorated aesthetic quality of structures in blighted areas
Improvement of transport infrastructure and utilities
Integration of inter-modal facilities into the design of urban renewal projects
Ensure structural integrity located in the Regeneration Development Area
Economic Sector
Social Welfare
Based on the National Objective for Health (NOH) and Millenium Development Goal (MDG)
needs to step up in the other positions specifically for nutrition/dietician and sanitary inspectors.
maintain a strong partnership with the privately-owned hospitals
Priorities: MNCHN, EPI, FP and NTP

Social Welfare
Las Piñas City Hospitalization Program
or “Green Card”

social health insurance
66,400 Green Card holders
free hospitalization

CSWDO Comprehensive Program
Social Welfare
aimed at street children, street dwellers and indigenous people
cash for their educational assistance and livelihood assistance
Cash-for-Work program
- the children will render 6 hours of community service in their respective barangay or village and will receive PhP346.00/day allowance for 3 consecutive months.
Social Welfare
Family welfare program
provision of assistance to families and their children on the issue of family violence and child abuse.
counseling sessions on a regular and on case-to-case basis
pre-marriage counseling; marriage enrichment counseling; effective parenting; responsible parenthood; and Green Card/Hospitalization benefits.
Social Welfare
Community development
formation of community organizations and self - help groups that will undertake community development projects
seeks to empower individuals and groups of people by providing them with the skills they need to effect change in their own communities
Social Welfare
Youth development program
to prepare them to assume responsible roles in the adulthood.
counseling and guidance services
Philippine Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP), Inc. has been an active partner
forum to discuss youth issues and concerns and come up with the appropriate solutions/recommendations

Social Welfare
Social Development Center
processing and drop-in center for street and urban working children, children in conflict with the law and other children in especially difficult circumstances.
operates daily 24 hours; Monday to Sunday.
Services: non- formal education; counseling; psychological services; values formation and Leadership training; and practical skills training, among others.
Social Welfare
Child Welfare And Development Program
Target beneficiaries : potentially neglected children; neglected and abandoned such as street children; children in conflict with the law/ delinquent children disabled children; victims of abuse; and drug dependent children.
Services: child protective services; therapy services for abused children; and alternative family care.
Social Welfare
Elderly Welfare Program
to promote active ageing through social protection and support for the rights and welfare of the senior citizens
rehabilitation and provision of equal opportunities
Persons with Disability Welfare Program
community- and center-based programs and services designed to make them productive members of society
livelihood and vocational skills training, job placement and community participation.
Social Welfare
Crisis Intervention Unit and Emergency Welfare Program
disaster relief through timely and appropriate assistance to distressed of displaced individuals and families
usually short-term and emergency in nature
Women Welfare and Development Program
to help women realize their strength, enhance their skills and be provided with the opportunity to be self-dependent
practical skills training; self - and social enhancement; self- employment assistance; basic business management
Social Welfare
Emergency Response Teams (ERTs) and disaster preparedness plam at the barangay
To pass additional ordinances and resolutions to further support and strengthen health care in the city.
Improving availability and access to low-cost quality essential medicines
Expansion of the national health insurance program
Increase in LGU investments for health
Local health systems development
Social Welfare
Local human resource strengthening
Improvement and increase of health care materials and equipment
Training of health care personnel
Increase case detection rate/contact tracing and quarantine for all cases of emerging and re-emerging infections.
Strengthen functional public-private partnership
Increase in percentage of organizations engaged in healthy lifestyle activities.
Education
For SY 2013-2014, net enrolment or participation rate is 92.57% for elementary and 79.45% for secondary.
Still more school age children are not enrolled
high cost of education with most of the students from private schools transferring to public schools
92% completed the alternative learning system program. 8% did not complete the program due to work or change of residences.
Education
1:45 teacher-student ratio which is better than the national standard ratio of 1:45.
On a per school basis, the distribution is uneven.
Instructional Room (classrooms) Analysis: except for the Las Pinas Science High School have severe classroom shortages.
Education
Tertiary education:
12 private and 1 public tertiary institutions
University of Perpetual Help Rizal
– only university and biggest of all 13 institutions.
Vocational training
: Las Pinas Manpower Youth Council (LPMYC) – vocational and livelihood skills of out-of-school youth and residents.
Technical and administrative support from TESDA to implement training program.
Success in part due to NGO and business and industry sector partnerships with the LGU
Total of 22
public elementary schools
(16 schools and 6 annexes).
11
high schools
(6 national high schools, 1 science high school, and 4 annexes).
Total of 251
formal learning institutions
(As of SY 2013-2014)
79.91% of the total number of schools are p
rivate learning institutions
.
Education
Las Piñas Land Use Plan
Residential Land Use
consists mainly of areas within the inner portions of the city such as residential subdivisions and socialized housing sites
Implications
Security of tenure for informal settlers
Migration (chain reaction) = increase in population density
Increase of demand for the delivery of basic and support services
Interventions
Ensure the predominant residential character of the city
Provision/expansion of basic services and facilities
Provision of efficient drainage system or rain water management system
Vacant Land Use
classified as agricultural areas, grasslands, salt beds and fishponds
Implications
Decrease in water absorptive capacity
Loss of livelihood (salt industry, inland fishery and agricultural sector)
Traffic congestion
Susceptibility to flooding
Interventions
Proper drainage system
Increase price of idle land tax
Build cistern or water impounding system
Create livelihood intervention programs
Vacant Land Use
classified as agricultural areas, grasslands, salt beds and fishponds
Implications
Decrease in water absorptive capacity
Loss of livelihood (salt industry, inland fishery and agricultural sector)
Traffic congestion
Susceptibility to flooding
Interventions
Proper drainage system
Increase price of idle land tax
Build cistern or water impounding system
Create livelihood intervention programs
Open Space
areas within the city limits such as roadside and easement
former controlled dumpsite, easement at coastal road area, freedom island, and those open spaces inside private subdivisions
Implications
Impose decrease in water absorption capacity if there will be no vegetation to harvest water.
Less vegetation would also yield less protection from air pollution.
Interventions
Regreening
Use of alternative water absorption technology
Commercial Land Use
1.04 percent or approximately 34.37 hectares increase in share to the total land area for commercial land use
Implications
Increase in economic activities = lot values will increase
Increase in the number of vehicles in the area = increase in demand for transportation services
Increase in waste materials = too much pollution
Economic prosperity = possible increase in crime rate
Interventions
Support to economic activities (e.g. One-Stop-Shop Business).
Promote other forms of mobility (e.g. bike lanes)
Strengthen solid waste disposal system.
Monitor commercial activities.
Strengthen law and order in the area.
Industrial Land Use
areas which still have remaining industrial facilities while those areas already vacated were converted to other uses
Implications
As large industries are already veering away from the LGU, a large chunk of employment was also lost. This also resulted to a loss of government revenue (tax).
Interventions
Reclassification into commercial or mix use area.
Can be used as evacuation areas during a calamity or disaster.
Institutional Land Use
consists of existing public and private schools, health centers, hospitals and medical centers; government offices, and religious centers.
Implications
Decrease in institutional facilities = increase in demand for basic social services
Unemployment
Loss of income for support businesses
Interventions
Provision of additional institutional facilities
Facilitate manpower pooling/economic assistance
Employ skills upgrade or training for displaced workers
Parks and Recreation
parks and recreational areas are to be maintained as such; conversion to other uses shall be prohibited
Parks and recreational area may be used in times of disaster as a temporary/immediate evacuation area.
to maintain strategic circulation as well as evacuation area which is highly convenient to the local population.
Roads
a steady increase in the road network for the city of Las Piñas
Implications
Does not automatically translate to accessibility since much of the increase were due to opening of private subdivisions, thus road access are limited.
Interventions
Future road developments should not compromise the aesthetic appearance of the city and its environment.
Traffic management is a priority.
Expand “Friendship Routes”.
Tourism and Development Area
remains the same at 10.06 hectares or 0.30 percent out of the total land use
Implications
Activities related to tourism are limited and lacking tourism support facilities such as hotels, souvenir shops and restaurants.
Interventions
Tourism should not be limited only to the Historical Corridor, other manmade tourist attractions and its support facilities are still encouraged.
Cemetery
three existing cemeteries: a government-owned, a catholic cemetery and a private memorial park with columbarium.
Implications
Land use for the public and catholic cemetery is already maximized thus the need for land or other alternative method of internment.
Interventions
Address the shortage of land for cemetery.
River System
remains the same at 36.04 hectares or 1.09 percent out of the total land use
including the city’s two major river system - Zapote and Las Pinas Rivers - also included are the tributaries
Implications
Problems are illegal dumping of solid waste and untreated commercial/industrial liquid waste, and soil erosion that can aggravate flooding.
Interventions
Strict enforcement of laws and ordinances against illegal dumping.
Engage the community in regular clean-up activities.
Build flood control infrastructures.
Priority Plans
Maternal Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Program (MNCHN)
Vision
- As we look toward the future, we believe our organization will become a living image of an ideal public primary health care provider and a paragon of excellence and professionalism

Mission
- The mission of the Las Piñas City Health Office is to promote and develop a healthy and productive individual, family and community, thereby enhancing the quality of life in the City of Las Piñas through an effective and efficient health care system.
Institutionalization and expansion of adolescent reproductive health services
Promotion of healthy lifestyle
Comprehensive land use plan to integrate climate change
Provision of flu and pneumococcal vaccines to senior citizens
Disaster risk reduction

Major activities, projects, plans:
Strong political will and leadership of local chief executive
Regular budget appropriation to major activities
Partnership with non-government organizations and civil society organizations
Private-Public Partnership
Major strengths of the city:
Expanded Immunization Program (EPI)
Established in 1976 to ensure that infants/children and mothers have access to routinely recommended infant/childhood vaccines
Republic Act No. 10152“Mandatory Infants and Children Health Immunization Act of 2011
The mandatory includes basic immunization for children under 5 including other types that will be determined by the Secretary of Health.
Newly Hired Personnel have no basic EPI training
Inadequate number of Barangay Health Workers in Health Centers
Work Overload among Barangay Health Workers
Poor quality of syringes from DOH.
Availability of vaccines (Rotavirus, MMR) were not sustained.
Non-Functional modified EPI refrigerators in 10 health centers.
Problems to be Addressed
He ordered city health officials and health workers to conduct a massive free measles vaccination by door-to-door operation to ensure that babies, young children and even pregnant women and adults are spared from the dreaded virus and death due to complications.

“Kailangang maagap, mabilis at malawakan ang pagbabakuna kontra tigdas upang maiwasan ang paglaganap nito na maaring ikamatay ng pasyente “Aguilar said.
Aguilar orders door-to-door measles vaccination
Factors that impact on overall performance in maternal care:
Improvement in maternal care information, both in ensuring the completeness of maternal death reporting and identifying clients for various maternal care services to be followed-up .
Reduction of unmet family planning needs due to lack of security of locally financed and procured FP commodities.
Family Planning (FP)
2009 - National Center for Disease Prevention and Control of the Department of Health led the process of formulating the 2010-2016 Philippine Plan of Action to Control TB (PhilPACT)
Directly-Observed Treatment Shortcourse (DOTS) strategy
National Tuberculosis Program (NTP)
8 strategies to be implemented:
1. Localize implementation of TB control
2. Monitor health system performance
3. Engage all health care providers, public and private
4. Promote and strengthen positive behavior of communities
5. Address MDR-TB,TB-HIV and needs of vulnerable populations
6. Regulate and make quality TB diagnostic tests and drugs
7. Certify and accredit TB care providers
8. Secure adequate funding and improve allocation and efficiency of fund utilization
Intensified disease prevention and control
Community awareness about tuberculosis
Accreditation of the DOTS facilities
To be physically upgraded with matching appropriate equipment and adequate manpower
TB counseling and testing are also not implemented in the city
Stigma associated with TB still exists
Structure Plan

was based on the spatial analysis and the physical development thrust of the city. The illustrates the general location of development areas.
Infrastructure
Features:
Shows the general characteristic of the city which is mostly residential in character.
Light to medium commercial activities within and around residential communities will continue to flourish but within regulations.
Infrastructure
Features:
Special focus on the city’s Center Spine which is the Alabang-Zapote Road
Ensure internal circulation, mobility, connectivity and accessibility. Bridges and Road networks as well as transportation related infrastructure projects will define the city’s role as a Gateway to the CALBARZON area particularly the provinces of Cavite and Laguna.
Education
Educare Program
more than 2000 young children benefit
designed to provide a better headstart for the underprivileged children
free milk and nutritious food
free uniforms and school supplies
Education
Training courses in electronics, cosmetology, computer education, tailoring and dressmaking
Manpower and training centers located in different barangays
Unity among government officials of Las Pinas whether national or local government and different political affiliations - “one big family”
Old areas being converted to areas for essential services or infrastructure such as schools, hospitals, and roads.
The City of Las Piñas puts premium on its unique history, arts, crafts and cultural practices.
Making the people of Las Piñas and the public appreciate their heritage by showcasing the positive social impact, reinforce their identity as a people
Economic Sector
Tourism
Some cultural and special events and programs, for instance, serve as venues for artistic and social activities of the City:
Bamboo Festival
Water Lily Festival
Las Piñas Historical Corridor
Parol (Christmas Lantern) Festival
Economic Sector
Tourism
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