Commission quotes wrong section of the law
The Commission’s intent on imposing a €50,000 fine had been made public in the case officer’s report, which report was accessible to appellant. Consequently,...
Summary approval revoked due to objectors
The proposed designs showed a four-metre wooden lattice placed over and above an existing 2.3m masonry boundary wall separating applicant’s property from the villa...
PA set to refuse four storeys on Villino Zammit

The proposed works would entail the demolition of an existing old wall along...

The proposed works would entail the demolition of an...

Farmer not eligible to storage facilities, though registered

A number of illegalities were detected on site, namely an unauthorised passage...

A number of illegalities were detected on site, namely an...

50cm screening wall at roof level deemed acceptable

A one-metre wall would have meant that the building envelope would exceed the...

A one-metre wall would have meant that the building...

Proposal scaled down during  appeal proceedings

Were it to be approved, the proposal would result in the creation of two...

Were it to be approved, the proposal would result in the...

Paceville open terrace found not to be  a public open space

A planning application contemplating the conversion of an ‘open...

A planning application contemplating the conversion of an...

Change of use from slaughterhouse to tourist accommodation permitted

A planning application seeking the change of use of a slaughterhouse to a...

A planning application seeking the change of use of a...

Nine-square metre extension refused

The Planning Commission had rejected a planning application ‘to sanction an agricultural store’ in a field located at Tas-Simar in Qala, Gozo

The Planning Commission had rejected a planning application...

Fixed structure in front garden granted planning permission

Tribunal held that fixed structures in front gardens were acceptable in such...

Tribunal held that fixed structures in front gardens were...

Permit issued before enforcement notice

The applicant was already in possession of a previous permit for the installation of street furniture for outdoor dining

The applicant was already in possession of a previous...

Bee breeding station sanctioned without proposed extensions

A planning application seeking the sanctioning of ‘changes’ and...

A planning application seeking the sanctioning of...

Court upholds Planning Authority appeal against Tribunal decisions

The Tribunal had annulled enforcement notices issued by the Planning Authority...

The Tribunal had annulled enforcement notices issued by the...

Local Plan heights are consistent with the SPED

The Tribunal conceded that the proposed building envelope was in line with the...

The Tribunal conceded that the proposed building envelope...

Permission revoked due to false declaration of ownership

A summary planning application for the  ‘proposed sanctioning of...

A summary planning application for the ...

Permission to extend area for tables and chairs denied

The catering establishment is located adjacent to other similar outlets...

The catering establishment is located adjacent to other...

Hondoq proposal to be reassessed in view of procedural error

On the 30th June 2016, the Planning Board refused permission for a...

On the 30th June 2016, the Planning Board refused...

Permission denied due to subsisting illegal use

Evidence showed that commercial activity within extension had persisted

Evidence showed that commercial activity within extension...

Kirkop warehouses justified on Thematic Objective 12

A development application contemplating warehouse construction close to the...

A development application contemplating warehouse...

Decision to be taken following inspection of Heritage Board

Applicant contended that the Authority may choose to deviate from the exact...

Applicant contended that the Authority may choose to...

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