Sangguniang Panlalawigan



The Sangguniang Panlalawigan is the Legislative body of the Province. It is mandated to acquire a better perception of the problems of the citizenry and the community in general and to provide solutions therefore, through legislation, geared towards accelerating national growth and progress. The Sanggunian lays down policies under which the provincial government will operate.


By 2031, Pangasinan is the premier province of great opportunities, sustained socio-economic growth, and a place where one can experience life at its best.


We are committed to good governance.
To serve with love and compassion.
To perform our mandate with excellence, dynamism, and innovation.
We are bound together by this sense of mission.

Key Responsibilities

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan in pursuance to the Local Government Code shall enact ordinances, approve resolutions, and appropriate funds for the general welfare of the Province and its inhabitants and in the proper exercise of the corporate powers of the province shall:

1. Approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for an efficient and effective provincial government;
2. Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues for the development plans programs, objectives, and priorities of the province as provided for under Section 18 of RA 7160, with particular attention to agro-industrial development and country-wide growth and progress;
3. Grant franchises, approve the issuance of permits or licenses, or enact ordinances levying taxes, fees, and charges upon such conditions and for such purposes intended to promote the general welfare of the inhabitants of the Province;
4. Approve ordinances that shall ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the basic services and facilities within Pangasinan;
5. Exercise such other powers and performs such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.