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Realty Rates:

Residential:
Php 1,500 to Php 3,500 per sq.m.
Agricultural:
Php 250 to Php 500 per sq.m.
Commercial:
Php 40,000 to Php 70,000 per sq.m.
Industrial:
Php 1,500 to Php 2,000 per sq.m

Rental Rates:

Residential:
Php 1,500 to Php 2,000 per month
Commercial:
Php 10,000 to Php 15,000 per month
Industrial:
Php 20,000 to Php 30,000 per month

Wage Rates:

Non-Agricultural:
Php 221 to Php 228.50 per day (8 hrs.)
Agricultural:
Php 178.50 to Php 194.50 per day (8 hrs.)
Cottage/Handicraft:
Php 178.50 per day (8 hrs.)
Retail/Service:
Php 199.50 to Php 213.50 per day (8 hrs.)

Power Rates:

Residential:
Php 3.40 per kilowatt hour
Industrial:
Php 2.00 to Php 4.50 per kilowatt hour

Water Rates:

Residential:
Installation: Php 1,250 to Php 1,500
Commodity Charge:
- First 10 cu.m.: Php 104
- In excess of 10 cu.m.:
Php 10.95/cu.m. to Php 15.70/cu.m

Industrial:
Installation: Php 2,500 to Php 3,000
Commodity Charge:
- First 10 cu.m.: Php 208
- In excess of 10 cu.m.:
Php 21.90/cu.m. to Php 31.40/cu.m

Telephone Rates:

PLDT (www.pldt.com.ph)
Residential:
- Monthly Charges: Php 600 to 700
* Installation Fee: Php 1,999
Business:
- Monthly Charges: Php 1,000 to 1,100
* Installation Fee: Php 3,500

DIGITEL (www.digitelone.com)
Metered Service:
- Choice Plan 150: Php 460.09/mo.
- Choice Plan 250: Php 901.87/mo.
- Choice Plan 300: Php 951.87/mo.
- Choice Plan 750: Php 1401.87/mo.
* Installation Fee: Php 2,500

Non-Metered Service:
- Business: Php 586.09/mo.
- Residential: Php 586.09/mo.
* Installation Fee: Php 2,500

Internet Service:

Mozcom Internet (www.mozcom.com)
PLDT (www.pldt.com.ph)
DIGITEL (www.digitelone.com)
Pacific Internet (www.pacific.net.ph)

Postal Service/Mailing Rates:

International
Airmail Letters
- 1kg. and below: Php 11 to 665
- in excess of 1kg: Php 136-325 per 500g
Aerogram and Postcards
- Php 8 per piece; all countries via airmail
Printed Matters
- 1kg. and below: Php 7 to 522
- in excess of 1kg: Php 109-260 per 500g

Domestic
Ordinary
- first 20g. to 2kg.: Php 5 to 120
Priority Mail
- first 20g. to 2kg.: Php 10 to 130
Express Mail
- first 20g. to 2kg.: Php 20 to 150
Registered Mail
- first 20g. to 2kg.: Php 10 to 125
- Add Php 5 registration fee
Third Class and C.O.D. Mail
- first 20g. to 2kg.: Php 3 to 9
PHILPOST PAK
- Small: Php 20
- Medium: Php 35
- Large: Php 65

Nationwide Door-to-Door Courier Rates:

LITEPAK 250 Grams
- Luzon: Php 50
- Visayas: Php 55
- Mindanao: Php 60
251 Grams to 1 Kilo
- Luzon: Php 80
- Visayas: Php 88
- Mindanao: Php 96
Add-on per kilo or a fraction thereof
- Luzon: Php 40
- Visayas: Php 48
- Mindanao: Php 56

Contact Information


Municipal Officials:

Mayor Eladio Gonzales, Jr.
Vice Mayor Alberto Carating II

Mailing Address:
Mr. Diosdado S. Jose
Municipal Planning and Development Office
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF BALAGTAS, BULACAN
Balagtas, Bulacan 3016 Philippines

Contact Nos:

Tel. No.: +63(44) 693-7950 (Mayor's Office); 693-2242 & 46 (Trunkline);
              loc. 105 / 693-2246 (MPDC)
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