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The Structural and Technical Data of Taal Basilica Church

Requested from NHCP by F. Torres at 10:48 AM on Mar 22, 2022.
Purpose: Research and Analysis of Structural System
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2013 - 03/22/2022
Tracking no: #NHCP-733738458993

Torres 10:48 AM, Mar 22, 2022

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding;

1. The architectural and structural plan of Taal Basilica Church
2. The retrofit plan and geotechnical data records of the church
3. The current and past structural condition of the church

Officer 11:52 AM, Mar 22, 2022

March 22, 2022

Dear Fatima Torres,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 22, 2022 10:48:33 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for The Structural and Technical Data of Taal Basilica Church.

Response to Request

We regret to inform you that we cannot provide you with the documentary information that you are looking for since the Minor Basilica of Saint Martin of Tours (Taal Basilica) is a privately-owned structure. We suggest that you coordinate with the property owner. You may directly coordinate with their Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) representative, Ms. Beth I. Quinto, at 

You may view the historical details of the said structure from our National Registry of Historic Sites and Structures in the Philippines: Moreover, you may visit the NHCP Library to use our resources for your research.

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Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer


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