The City Government of Legazpi appointed Palafox Associates to render urban planning consultancy services to provide objective advice in the further development of its land and other resources. The primary focus of this planning advisory service is to conduct a rapid assessment of the existing situation of the city and to recommend a set of innovative and sustainable development practices and strategies to help the city attain its vision. An initial review of the 2009-2018 Comprehensive Land Use Plan and the 2013 Zoning Ordinance was also conducted to identify areas for enhancement and improvement of the said plans.