By Leilanie G. Adriano Staff Reporter Paoay, Ilocos Norte —Tourists visiting this town’s popular destinations, parks and heritage site will soon charge “green fees” following the passage of an ordinance by the municipal council here. The “green fee” collection on the Paoay sand dunes, Culili Point and the town’s parks and heritage site was initiated by the municipal government to ensure their cleanliness and development being among the province’s popular tourist destination. In recent months, several construction and development initiatives by the provincial government of Ilocos Norte such as the construction of the Paseo de Paoay and Arte Luna art gallery were launched in Paoay town to attract more tourists to visit. These developments contributed to tourist influx, requiring greater maintenance of cleanliness in the area. The approval of said ordinance is within the authority of the municipality granted under the provisions of Sections 128-139 of Republic Act
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