four division: represent the four (4) districts of the city, the star represents the union of these districts into Singular City

color: symbolize blue for purity of purpose; green for growth; and red, for bravery and resoluteness

Upper left and lower left quadrants: represent the sea and the ship that depict the city as a trade and commercial center, while smokestacks represent industry

upper right and lower right quadrant: symbolizes abaca and coconut as the principal products of the city

Bagobo Shield: represents the ethnic origin of the natives