Functions of the CPDO As stated in the 1996 Re-Organization, E.O. #5

  • Formulate integrated economic, social, physical, and other development plans and policies for consideration of the City Development Council:
  • Recommends,causes and directs the conduct of continuing studies, researches, and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation
  • Integrates and coordinates all sectoral plans and studies undertaken by the different function groups or agencies;
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the different development programs, projects, and activities in the LGU concerned accordance with the approved development plans.
  • Prepare comprehensive plans and other development planning documents for the consideration of the Local Development Council;
  • Analyze the income & expenditure patterns, formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies for consideration of the Finance Committee of the LGU concerned;
  • Promote people participation in development planning within the LGU ;
  • Exercise supervision and control over the secretariat of the City Development Council;
  • Perform the devolved functions of the DTI to undertake investments marketing information system, studies and researches on industrial development services and investment support services;
  • Perform the enlarged functions of the City Housing Office, formerly under the Office of the City Mayor
  • Directs and oversees the proper administration, implementation and/or enforcement of the city zoning ordinance;
  • Conducts continuing zoning research and evaluation on a case to case basis;
  • Undertakes various zoning related activities such as site inspection and investigation occasionally, or necessary;
  • Make periodic monitoring of the city’s existing land uses patterns vis-a-vis the land use plan;
  • Provides sufficient assistance to the Sangguniang Panglungsod in formulation of suitable zoning policies and in updating, amending and or proposing amendments to the existing zoning ordinance;
  • Coordinates Closely with national agencies as well as city departments and other functional groups of the city government on matters pertaining to the implementation of the zoning plan of Davao City;
  • Develops plans for geographic and tabular data conversion and integration;
  • Collects geographic data from various government agencies and private entities;
  • Plots geographic data either by visual identification, ground survey or technical description;
  • Converts geographic and tabular data to digital form and integrates the same;
  • Arranges various geographic and tabular data for analysis printing and production;
  • Processes various geographic and tabular data required by users or clients;
  • Conducts orientation on digitizing and operation of GIS hardware and software;
  • Designs / redesigns systems and procedure to incorporate mapping in GIS- related functions; and
  • Provides GIS technical assistance to various city government projects.
  • Exercise such other powers and perform such other functions and duties as may be prescribed by law or ordinance;