65 gear teeth: symbolize the sixty five (65) progressive barangays of the City.
rope: symbolizes the unity among officials and city residents that gives strength to the city.
Sun: represents the bright future of the new city.
Bomboo poles: represent the humble and resilient Cauayeños.
Building: depicts the City Hall which represents the new face of Cauayan as a city.
Palay, Corn & Tobacco: represent the major crops and the major source of income of Cauayeños.
Blue Waves: represent the Cagayan river and all bodies of water which serve as the fishing ground and sources of marine life and irrigation for the city's fertile fields.
blue sky: symbolizes hope and the existence of peace within the city.