Ordinances And Permits


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Ordinances And Permits

  1. 1. A Look into the World of Business Licensing For Internet Cafes Ordinances and Permits
  2. 2. No Central Government Body <ul><li>Internet Café Industry is still considered to be a backyard industry </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the regulations governing the industry is based on laws enacted by the local government units therefore it is not uniform from place to place. </li></ul><ul><li>No set of standards to be followed. </li></ul><ul><li>The success of the industry is dependent upon the support that it receives from the local government units. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Regulations/Ordinances <ul><li>It depends from place to place but it is summarized into the following categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Regulations pertaining to the protection of the welfare of minors or students. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition of students in internet cafes during class hours ( 7:.00 am to 5:00 pm) </li></ul><ul><li>There are some municipalities and cities that provide exemptions like when students are to do research work with the permission of the school. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Prohibition on the establishment of internet cafes within a certain area around schools, churches and government buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibiting access to violent, sadistic and pornographic websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibiting cubicles in internet cafes so that operators would be able to monitor the activities of their customers </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping a log book to record all activities of the internet café customers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In China they are now issuing identification cards with magnetic strips to monitor the customers of an internet cafe. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Curfews imposed by the local government and the barangay. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>2. Regulations pertaining to the physical plant of the internet café. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Having the necessary electrical and sanitary permits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Café distance restrictions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Having a comfort room for the use of your customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Having the necessary fire extinguishers that you could use in case of a fire. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Having sufficient lighting facilities at night </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorities should be able to see the inside of your internet cafes from the street level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cubicles are not allowed. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>3 . Regulations pertaining to the operations of their business. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Having the necessary permits from the local and national governments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandatory membership in a recognized icafe organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulations related to the control of pricing of computer rentals and services. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Regulations pertaining to the use of licensed software. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Permits and Licenses to Secure in Opening an Internet Café Business </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Trade and Industries Trade Name Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Barangay Endorsement </li></ul><ul><li>Local Government Business Permit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electrical Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sanitary Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Internet Café Rental Rights Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>For internet cafes that will be offering cd burning services secure the necessary permits from the Optical Media Board. </li></ul><ul><li>Other permits and licenses as prescribe by the ordinance regulating the operations of internet cafes in a particular municipality or city. </li></ul>
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