Mandates & Functions

  1. Approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for an efficient and effectively city government.
  2. Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues for the development plans, program objectives and priorities of the city as provided for under Section 18 of this Code, with particular attention to agro-industrial development and city-wide growth and progress.
  3. Subject to the provisions of Local Government Code, Book II, enact ordinances granting franchises and authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, upon such conditions and for such purposes intended to promote the general welfare of the inhabitants of the city.
  4. Regulate activities relative to the use of land, buildings and structure within the city in order to promote the general welfare.
  5. Approve ordinances which shall ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the basic services and facilities as provided for under section 17 of Local Government Code
  6. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may prescribed by law or ordinance.