97 ‘illegal’ structures in Masamart demolished

first_imgPhoto by iFM Bacolod 943 BACOLOD City – Ninety-seven illegalstructures constructed on Masamart along Bonifacio Street were demolishedyesterday. The vendors must vacate the placeafter the approval of the repealed City Ordinance (CO) 183, series of 1980, totransfer all the sidewalk vendors at the Central Public Market and Masamart inBonifacio Street to Bacolod Vendors’ Plaza in Reclamation Area. Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran said thecity has realigned the budget worth P5 million from the building fund tomarket.center_img The City Legal Office’s EnforcementUnit removed vending stalls, makeshift houses, among others.Executive Assistant Ernie Pineda, cluster head on Markets, said the 5-day graceperiod given to the vendors to vacate their kiosks had already lapsed onTuesday. The budget will be utilized for therehabilitation of the Bacolod Vendors’s Plaza to accommodate more vendorsdisplaced by the road clearing operation./PNlast_img