Cebu City – Land Transportation Office (LTO) Central Visayas inaugurated its largest and first-of-its-kind District Office and One-Stop-Shop Complex in the Lechon Capital of the South, Carcar City, Wednesday, November 25.
LTO 7, together with its private proponent RoadReady, inaugurated the 1.3-hectare complex that costs around P126 million.
The new Carcar City District Office will feature all the services under a district office which includes licensing and registration.
Likewise, RoadReady will offer the One-Stop-Shop services such as the Private Motor Vehicle Center, Compulsory Third Party Liability (CTPL), medical exams, drug test, driving proficiency, practical driving test, among others.
LTO 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec said that around P16 million worth of facilities including the new building of Carcar City District Office is at no government cost.
He added that he is thankful to RoadReady for its brave partnership with LTO 7 especially in developing the complex which will also offer state-of-the-art facilities.
Jay Bautista, the Managing Director of RoadReady revealed that P90 million is the total cost of developing the complex while a total cost of P126 million includes land acquisition.
Caindec added that the LTO Carcar City District Office features the single-window transaction wherein the transacting public will not have to go to a lot of windows through LTO transactions.
With the current implemented health protocols due to the pandemic, the said district office can accommodate up to 200 people per day.
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia who graced the momentous event described Carcar City District Office as an “Ultra Modern Beautiful Building.”
Governor Garcia also commended Caindec for its hard work and dedication in delivering the services of LTO closer to the general public.
“I would like to salute Vic Caindec, our Regional Director, truly with his dedicated and dynamic leadership, he has brought government services particularly LTO services closer to the people,” said the Governor.
She added that “all roads will be leading to Carcar City” when the said complex will be available to the public.
Caindec revealed that the said office will be open to the public on Monday, November 31.
A private driving school will also soon be available at the said complex.
Currently, RoadReady is in its second phase of the site’s development.
The new Carcar City District Office is located in Sitio Pajo, Barangay Valladolid, a 5-minute drive from the main road.
Also present during the inauguration is Carcar City Vice Mayor Nice Apura.