PA set to regularise illegal zoo against €10,000 fine
Planning Commissions indicates it will regularise illegally developed Serengeti zoo in Rabat after it imposes a fine
Residents and NGOs file judicial protest against Lands Authority over DB Group development
Several citizens and NGOs have filed a judicial protest calling on the authority to enforce the terms of the concession agreement signed between the government and the DB Group
Social impact assessments for projects to get standard template

The assessment will remain optional in most cases and will only become a...

The assessment will remain optional in most cases and will...

Valletta’s bulky arches to be replaced by slender foot bridges

The Great Harbour Regeneration Corporation is proposing the demolition of five...

The Great Harbour Regeneration Corporation is proposing the...

Tribunal not convinced that rural building was ever habitable

The Tribunal held that it would consider redevelopment as long as the...

The Tribunal held that it would consider redevelopment as...

Works on former ITS site in breach of permit conditions, Graffitti insists

The NGO said that demolition work was underway despite the a ‘Stop Works’ being issued by the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage

The NGO said that demolition work was underway despite the...

Successful organic waste collection increases eight-fold

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between the end of October...

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between...

ERA reform: will José Herrera’s mountain deliver a giant... or a mouse?

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning counterpart, the structural imbalance that favours development over the environment will never be redressed

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning...

In Malta, the park walks you... the unsympathetic rules keeping people off the grass

To arms! But keep off the grass, please… Medieval revivalists bemoan restricted battleground in Mdina’s moat, where people are not allowed to walk...

To arms! But keep off the grass, please… Medieval...

Naxxar hotel in St Lucy neighbourhood could gobble up garden and open space

The development of a five-storey block will be on open space adjacent to the villa’s garden along Triq Hal Dghej

The development of a five-storey block will be on open...

Lower Verdala redevelopment to include 85 new apartments

The new development will consist of a 5-star hotel with 40 guestrooms and 17...

The new development will consist of a 5-star hotel with 40...

Assault on Swatar farmland: 60,000sq.m set to be developed

A zoning application seeks the green light for an extension of the town, with...

A zoning application seeks the green light for an extension...

Villa Gollcher gardens in Mosta touted for development of car park

Green enclave inside historical villa and garden in promise-of-sale agreement...

Green enclave inside historical villa and garden in...

Delia’s ‘inconvenient truth’ on climate change was honest, scary, but weird

Political leaders cannot just tell people to ‘panic’ in the face of irreversible climate change: they must offer the truth of the radical solution...

Political leaders cannot just tell people to...

Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but...

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

PA refuses Gaffarena’s old people home in Birgu valley

The project had been deemed to be in breach of the Strategic Plan for the...

The project had been deemed to be in breach of the...

[WATCH] Balloons will be banned from public events in strategy to eliminate single-use plastic

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including increased excise duty on plastic carrier bags and restrictions on items like straws and cotton buds...

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including...

Infringements in Category 2 settlement sanctioned

The Tribunal concluded that the site context was characterized by similar...

The Tribunal concluded that the site context was...

Carmelite Order denies giving developer consent for car park in Balluta

The Carmelite Order has denied issuing its consent for the development a 115-space car park under its convent gardens in the Balluta neighbourhood

The Carmelite Order has denied issuing its consent for the...