Planning around the ‘best fit line’
The Tribunal concluded that it was willing to accept the proposal so long that a best fit line linking the maximum permitted height of 17.5 metres from the lower street frontage...
Roadside café wants basement car park in more ODZ land
The Environment and Resources Authority is standing firm against a proposed roadside cafeteria being proposed instead of a derelict lime factory
Ablecare appeals Maghtab petrol station refusal

Appeal’s tribunal to decide on Maghtab petrol station for third...

Appeal’s tribunal to decide on Maghtab petrol station...

[WATCH] Egyptian vulture spends the night in Malta

Another Egyptian vulture spent the night in the outskirts of Rabat, before...

Another Egyptian vulture spent the night in the outskirts...

Rabat road landowner appeals fuel station refusal

Ludwig Camilleri, the owner of the land on the Rabat Road in the vicinity of...

Ludwig Camilleri, the owner of the land on the Rabat Road...

Sliema’s Depiro Street parapets face the axe

Characteristic Depiro Street townhouses earmarked for five-storey apartment...

Characteristic Depiro Street townhouses earmarked for...

First Marsa junction flyovers to open this weekend

Infrastructure Malta said that with the completion of the first two flyover...

Infrastructure Malta said that with the completion of the...

Manoel Island excavation works halted pending tribunal decision

Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar appealed the master plan for the island after it...

Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar appealed the master plan for...

Climate change tops terrorism as top global problem for Maltese

In 2011, the Maltese saw terrorism as the world’s top problem; now 33% of...

In 2011, the Maltese saw terrorism as the world’s top...

Farmers to be given free audit and €5,000 for water-saving installations

Water consumption campaign earmarks €750,000 for conservation of water in agriculture

Water consumption campaign earmarks €750,000 for...

12 northern councils unite against DB hotel project and Saqqajja developments

Councils call for rejection of DB’s excavation permit and for protection of Saqqajja townhouses from hotel development

Councils call for rejection of DB’s excavation permit...

Nationalist Party club on Gzira main road earmarked for nine-storey hotel

PN was paid to cut short its lease • new hotel will rise two storeys above local plan height limits

PN was paid to cut short its lease • new hotel...

Lift not needed when less than 30 dwellings

The Tribunal, however, observed that there was no obligation on an applicant to...

The Tribunal, however, observed that there was no...

Central Link: ODZ retail and office centre proposed in Attard

A retail and office development is being proposed outside development...

A retail and office development is being proposed outside...

Piecemeal strategy could turn Lija home into seven-storey building

In yet another case study on how developers are using piecemeal applications to...

In yet another case study on how developers are using...

Shots fired at bird-watchers’ patrol car in Girgenti 

CABS activists offer €2,500 reward for information leading to arrest of...

CABS activists offer €2,500 reward for information...

Hondoq ‘tool shed’ has Qala councillors worried

The Qala local council is objecting to an application to build a small...

The Qala local council is objecting to an application to...

[WATCH] Bike lane accompanies completion of Luqa Road in Santa Lucija

The completion of Luqa Road in eight months cost Infrastructure Malta €2...

The completion of Luqa Road in eight months cost...

Two flamingos released back into the wild

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week, after a short stay at...

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week,...

Expired permit from 1979 lives on thanks to Planning Authority’s magic wand

Expired permit from 1979 could get two-storey Dingli villa (and pool): how the Planning Authority’s magic wand can turn expired permits into countryside...

Expired permit from 1979 could get two-storey Dingli villa...