Dr Robert Musumeci is a warranted advocate and a perit. He also holds a Masters Degree in Conservation Technology in Masonry Buildings.

He is the founding partner of the architectural firm RMPERITI and prior to being admitted to the Maltese Bar in 2016, he had practiced as a perit since 1998. He is a former chairperson of the Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC) and presently holds the post of advisor within the office of the Prime Minister of Malta. Dr Musumeci was directly involved in the reforms which led to Malta Environment and Planning Authority’s demerger and the establishment of the new Lands Authority in 2016.

Dr Musumeci has published several academic articles related to planning legislation. He was selected by the Faculty of Laws (University of Malta) for the prize of Best Doctor of Laws Thesis Award 2016 for his thesis entitled 'The Development Planning Act 2016 - A critical Appraisal'.

Policy P39 allows receded floors in UCAs
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Insofar as urban conservation areas are concerned, “the setback from...
Commission quotes wrong section of the law
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The Commission’s intent on imposing a €50,000 fine had been made...
Summary approval revoked due to objectors
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The proposed designs showed a four-metre wooden lattice placed over and above...
Farmer not eligible to storage facilities, though registered
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A number of illegalities were detected on site, namely an unauthorised passage...
50cm screening wall at roof level deemed acceptable
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A one-metre wall would have meant that the building envelope would exceed the...
Proposal scaled down during  appeal proceedings
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Were it to be approved, the proposal would result in the creation of two...
Paceville open terrace found not to be  a public open space
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A planning application contemplating the conversion of an ‘open...
Change of use from slaughterhouse to tourist accommodation permitted
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A planning application seeking the change of use of a slaughterhouse to a...