COST OF DOING BUSINESS

  • Basic Information

    Municipality / City: City of MeycauayanWebsite: cityofmeycauayanbulacan.gov.ph
    Address: Meycauayan City Hall, Sitio Gulod, Barangay Camalig, City of Meycauayan, BulacanContact Number/s: 0927-831-4035
    Email: meycauayan@yahoo.com
    Total Land Area: 3,210 hectaresUrban Area 2,550.621 hectares
  • I. Target Industries

    List of Priority Industries in the Municipality/City
    Manufacturing
    Wholesale and Retail Trade
    Real Estate Activities
    Transportation and Storage - Warehousing and Storage
    Financial and Insurance Activities
  • II. Registration Fees

    Mayor's Business Permit*
    Certificates / PermitsMain Fees to be Paid (in Pesos)
    a. Barangay Business ClearancePhp500.00 - Php
    b. Locational ClearancePhp 1,440.00 – Php7,200.00+
    c. Occupancy Permit(1% of construction cost) + inspection fee-
    Residential – P400.00/unit
    Ind./Commercial –P800/unit
    d. Sanitary Permit (Business Establishment)Php100.00
    e. Fire Safety Inspection Certificate*as per BFP prescribed fee
    Processing time (no. of days for new and renewal applications)New: 2 day/s
    Renewal: 1 day/s

    * include all applicable fees/permits

  • III. Labor and Employment

    a. Cost*

    Sector/IndustryProvinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, ZambalesProvince of Aurora
    Non-Agriculture
    Establishments with 10 or more workersP 420.00P 369.00
    Establishments with less than 10 workersP 413.00
    Agriculture
    PlantationP 390.00P 354.00
    Non-PlantationP 374.00P 342.00
    Retail Service
    Establishments with 10 or more workersP 409.00P 304.00
    Establishments with less than 10 workersP 395.00

    *As per Wage Order No. RBIII-22(effective 01 January 2020)

    a. Cost*

    Indicator 
    Total Population225,744 – CY 2020
    Population Growth7.97% (CY 2015 – CY2020)
    Labor Pool SizeCY 2020 – NDA
    PSA , CY 2015 - 140,946
    Labor Pool GrowthNDA
    Unemployment3555 CY 2020
    Unemployment RateNDA
    Underemployment RateNDA
    Education Level
    Number of students who completed secondary education public & private schools1,927 – CY 2020
    Number of residents who completed tertiary educationNDA
    Number of residents who completed vocational education742 – CY 2020
    Skilled Labor Availability364
    Management Labor AvailabilityNDA
    Number of Schools
    Technical / Vocational Schools6
    Tertiary Schools6
    Number of College Graduate per Program:
    a. Science65
    b. Technology250
    c. Engineering22
    d. Arts750
    e. Mathematics0
  • IV. Utilities

    a. Water

    ProviderFeesCosts
    PrimeWaterMeycauayan
    a. Installation and tapping
    No. of layer of concrete pavement 4”thick0.70 m1.0m1.5m
    1 layerPhp 4,155.00Php 4,980.00Php 5,850.00
    2 layersPhp 4,885.00Php 5,710.00Php 6,580.00
    3 layersPhp 5,745.00Php 6,570.00Php 7,440.00
    b. Cost per Type
    ClassificationMin. Charge8-10cum11-20 cum21-30 cum31-50 cumOver 50cum
    ResidentialPhp 317.60Php 46.20Php 48.50Php 54.35Php 61.70Php 70.45
    CommercialPhp 635.20Php 92.40Php 97.00Php 108.70Php 123.40Php 140.90
    IndustrialPhp 635.20Php 92.40Php 97.00Php 108.70Php 123.40Php 140.90

    *Price after minimum per cubic meter consumption for Commercial and Industrial

    b. Electricity

    ProviderType(per kw/h)Costs*
    MERALCOa. Residential9.80/ kwh
    Class A
    Class B
    Class C
    b. Commercial8.83/kwh
    Small
    Large
    c. Industrial7.92/kwh

    c. Telephone

    ProviderFeesCosts
    PLDT (Digitel)a. Installation Fee
    CommercialPhp 3,500.00
    ResidentialPhp 1,999.00
    b. Monthly FeePhp 599 – Php 1,100.00

    *Price after minimum charge per kilowatt hour consumption for Commercial and Industrial

  • V. Cost of Living

    a. Accommodation / Rent

    TypeLocation*Specifics (lot area, etc.)Rental Rate (monthly)
    ResidentialMalhacanP 3,500.00 - P 5,000.00
    Condominium------
    Business / Traveller Condotel------
    Space Rental
    - Commercial/OfficeAlong McArthur Hi-Way in Brgy. Saluysoy and Calvario
    Malhacan
    Php 250.00 - Php 690.00/sqm
    - IndustrialMalhacan
    Libtong
    Iba
    Pantoc
    Camalig
    Perez
    Bahay-Pare
    Bagbaguin
    Pajo
    Php 120 -130.00/sq.m

    *Preferably within or near the Central Business District

    b. Public Transport

    TypeRouteFare
    BusMeycauayan–MonumentoPhp 30.50
    Meycauayan toNueva Ecija via Bypass - Balagtas ExitPhp 209.00
    Meycauayan to San Jose, Nueva, Ecija via GuimbaPhp 363.00
    Meycauayan toTalugtug / Guimba, Nueva EcijaPhp 330.00
    Meycauayan toMoncada, TarlacPhp 295.00
    Minibus--
    Jeep(TPUJ) Sto. Nino - McArthur Highway via Malhacan RoadPhp 13.00
    (TPUJ) Sto. Nino Meycauayan – Quezon Ave.Php42.00
    (Modernized) Meycauayan – Malolos via NLEXPhp 40.00
    Taxi--
    OthersUV Express:
    Meycauayan-Central Integrated TerminalPhp33.00
    Sto. Nino Meyc. – MRT North Ave.Php40.00
    Sto. Nino Meyc. – Trinoma,MRT North Ave,Mindanao Ave.Php40.00
    Sto. Nino Meyc. – Central Integrated Terminal QCPhp43.00
    Malhacan – Central Integrated Terminal NLEXPhp34.00
    Meycauayan - RectoPhp38.00
  • VI. Logistics

    a. Access to Port facilities (list/names) Manila North Harbour

    b. Industrial Development / Freeport Zones (list/names)

    INDUSTRIAL ESTATES
    LocationContact PersonArea
    1.First Valenzuela Industrial CompoundBancalAnthony Tan5.0834 has.
    2.Meycauayan Industrial Subd. IIba & PantocEmmanuel Misador
    Pres.
    23.8489 has.
    3.Meycauayan Industrial Subd. IIIbaEmmanuel Misador
    Pres.
    2.0366 has.
    4.Meycauayan Industrial Subd. IIIPantocEmmanuel Misador
    Pres.
    11.671 has.
    5.Meycauayan Industrial Subd. IVPantocEmmanuel Misador
    Pres.
    11.1183 has
    6.Meridian Industrial CompoundMalhacan, Iba & LibtongEugenio Quinto3.7389 has.
    7.Meridian Industrial Park Phase IMalhacan, Iba & LibtongEugenio Quinto3.7389 has.
    8.Muralla Industrial ProjectLibtong & PerezCarolina Que Villongco46.6871 has.
    9.Polyland Industrial Subd.Iba & LibtongPeter Chua140,497 sq.m.
    10.Sterling Industrial Park Phase IIbaEugenio Quinto9,700 sq.m.
    11.Sterling Industrial Park Phase IIIba & LibtongEugenio Quinto145,007 sq.m.
  • VII. Real Estate and Construction

    a. Land Availability

    IndicatorSize (sq.km)
    Total Land32.10
    Land Availability7.10
    - Residential7.10
    - Commercial1.03
    - Industrial4.46
    - Agricultural0.48
    - Others-

    b. Land Price (land lease vs. land purchase)

    TypeLease (per sq.m)Purchase (per sq.m)
    Residential--Php 6,000.00 – Php 25,000.00
    CommercialPhp 50.00-200.00Php 15,000.00 -Php 25,000.00
    IndustrialPhp 50.00- Php 5,000.00 – Php 20,000.00
    Agricultural--Php 850.00
  • VIII. Quality of Life

    IndicatorNumber
    Hospital
    - Government-
    - Private6
    Schools
    - Tertiary6
    - Vocational / Technical6
    - Secondary28
    - Primary /Elementary64
    - Pre-school38
    Hotels-
    Parks1
  • IX. Government Support

    FISCAL INCENTIVES TO REGISTERED ENTERPRISES
    All duly registered enterprises with the following capitalization shall be granted fiscal incentives in terms of business taxes, to wit:
    Classification of EnterpriseActual CapitalizationYearDiscount from business tax due
    Labor Intensive Less than P30 Million550%
    SmallP30 to P50 Million550%
    MediumP50,000,001 to P100M575%
    LargeP100,000,001 and above 5100%
    NON FISCAL INCENTIVES
    Provision of the following services to qualified investors:
    a. Information and advice on Investment opportunities, business procedures, permit requirements, government regulations and other data required by the investor;
    b. Assist investors in completing the requirements of the government regulatory agencies for business registration, and in the availment of the investment incentive;
    c. Make referrals to relevant government bodies, support organizations, service providers and important contacts where such assistance is required by the investors;
    d. organize appointments, itineraries and site visit including facilitating arrangements for logistical support where such assistance is required by investors;