sun: symbolizes location of the city as center of commerce, agriculture and industry

Four sun rays: represent the routes going north of Cagayan, Manila and the South, Quezon and Tayabas, and Pangasinan and neighboring town

Warehouse: symbolizes the industry and the potentialities of the city to be an industrial center

wheel: signifies the fast and continuous progress of the city in the fields of commerce and industry

grain of palay: symbolize "Wagwag San Jose", a high quality variety of rice

carabao head and plow: signify that agriculture is the main industry of the city