Candon will always be the major commercial center in Southern Ilocos and aims to be a leading economic growth center in the Greater Ilocos Region, with empowered, secured and God-centered people, and effectively guided by dynamic leaders in a sustainable environment to ensure the well-being and socio-economic welfare of Candonians.



1. SECURITY – To attain food, economic and social security

2. EQUITY – To provide equal access to resources and opportunities to all citizens

3. CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND CITIZENSHIP – To promote a culture of public participation with enhanced stakeholder linkages

4. TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY – To institutionalize systems for information access, transparent policy- and decision-making and professional ethics

5. SUSTAINABILITY – To ensure a balanced prioritization of programs with active stakeholders’ involvement

6. DECENTRALIZATION AND SUBSIDIARITY- To promote local autonomy and efficient delegation

7. EFFICIENCY – To constantly improve service delivery as well as effective investments particularly in infrastructure