According to Executive Order No. 70, series of 2020, (EO 70) otherwise known as “An Order Establishing A Number Coding Scheme To Regulate Vehicles In Cebu City During The Period of Enhanced Community Quarantine” that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella signed dated April 18, its effectivity was set on 12:01 AM of April 20, 2020, Monday.
EO 70: Things you need to know about the Vehicle Number Coding Scheme in Cebu City
“Sugod karong Lunes, April 20, 2020, we will be implementing a NUMBER CODING SCHEME FOR ALL MOTOR VEHICLES sa atong siyudad para atong ma minusan and mga sakyanan sa atong kadalanan,” Mayor Edgardo Labella posted on Facebook.
“Starting this Monday, April 20, 2020, we will be implementing a NUMBER CODING SCHEME FOR ALL MOTOR VEHICLES in our city for us to lessen the vehicles in the streets.”
With the effectivity of the Executive Order No. 70 (EO 70), the respective schedules and guidelines on restrictions and exemptions are to be followed.
NUMBER CODING SCHEME: Executive Order No. 70, Section 2
Only the following motor vehicles including motorcycles shall be allowed to use public roads, streets, and other thoroughfares within the territorial jurisdiction of Cebu City on the following days:
|Days||Plate Numbers ending in|
|1, 3, 5, 7, 9|
|2, 4, 6, 8, 0|
|SUNDAYS||No vehicles and motorcycles allowed|
EXEMPTIONS: Executive Order No. 70, Section 3
The following motor vehicles and/or motorcycles are exempted from this Order:
1) Ambulances, fire trucks, police cars, military vehicles or other law enforcement owned/registered vehicles/motorcycles on official functions;
2) Those hired/used/authorized by the City Government for free public transportation, relief operations, delivery of goods or other purposes;
3) Those carrying person/s needing immediate medical attention;
4) Diplomatic vehicles with diplomatic plates;
5) Those owned/registered by any of the barangays in Cebu City with appropriate government plates or markings expressly showing the name of the barangay on official functions;
6) Those owned/operated/used by:
6.1 Individuals/ personnel exempt from Mandatory Stay — At — Home Order under Section 2 (A) of Executive Order No. 64, Series of 20201:
a. Medical practitioners, officers, hospital staff, nurses and health volunteers, for the purpose of rendering medical assistance and/or service.
b. Emergency personnel;
c. All authorized national and local government officials and employees;
d. Drivers and personnel of delivery vehicles of all types of cargoes;
e. Construction workers duly authorized by the City Government;
f. Accredited media personnel;
g. Farmers, fishermen and agri-business personnel;
h. Persons who seek medical attention or who are already admitted in any medical facility, provided that only one companion shall be allowed;
6.2 Government offices providing basic services under Section 2 (B) of Executive Order No. 64, Series of 2020.
6.3 Establishments who are operating under the exception of Closure of Business under Section 2 (C) of Executive Order No. 64, Series of 2020:
a. Hospitals, medical clinics, and laboratories;
b. Pharmacies and drug stores;
c. Gasoline stations;
d. Cargo handlers, forwarders, shipping lines, truckers, e. Container yards;
e. Water, electricity cable and telecommunication companies;
f. Funeral parlors;
g. Establishments manufacturing medical supplies and its materials and/or components; and
h. Establishments rendering delivery services, whether in-house or outsourced, transporting food, medicine, and other basic necessities;
i. Food establishments, provided that there shall be no dine-in customers and only takeout orders or delivery services are allowed;
j. Food manufacturers and suppliers;
k. Public markets, supermarkets, groceries, bakeshops, and convenience stores;
l. Water-refiling stations;
m. Veterinary clinics;
n. Animal feed suppliers;
o. Banks and money transfers;
p. Hardware stores;
q. Delivery and courier services;
r. Dealers or suppliers of agricultural products, LPG and other petroleum products, medical supplies and veterinary supplies;
s. Laundry services.
6.4 Wholesalers, purchasers, or kumpradors from community markets and from other local government units (LGUs), subject to proper endorsement or certification from the concerned LGU, and authorized marketgoers pursuant to the schedule imposed by Executive Order No. 069, Series of 20202.
7. Those which may be authorized by the City Mayor or his duly authorized representative.
The residents of the City of Mandaue should be guided as well on the implementation of the Vehicle Number Coding Scheme under Executive Order No. 67-C signed by Mandaue City Mayor Jonas C. Cortes on April 18, 2020. You can get a copy of the EO 67-C of Mandaue City here.
In the case of the Vehicle Number Coding Scheme in Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also issued and signed Executive Order No. 2020-048-C. You can download a copy here.
For more details, please contact the Cebu City Public Information Office at (032) 254-8632 / (032) 411-0132, or you can visit their official Facebook Page.
- Executive Order No. 064 of Cebu City is also known as “An Order Declaring The City of Cebu Under A State of Enhanced Community Quarantine”; download PDF
- Executive Order No. 069, Series of 2020 of Cebu City is also known as “An Order Imposing A Schedule For The Entry Of Shoppers In The Carbon Public Market Complex Within The Period Of The Enhanced Community Quarantine In Cebu City”; download PDF.