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...
Lift not needed when less than 30 dwellings
The Tribunal, however, observed that there was no obligation on an applicant to provide a lift when the number of apartments is less than 30
Tribunal finds issue with underground cistern and ‘small yards’

Concluding, the Tribunal underlined that that it was not enough for the...

Concluding, the Tribunal underlined that that it was not...

Stables approved by Tribunal  following revised drawings

In its assessment, the Tribunal confirmed that the Commission had received a...

In its assessment, the Tribunal confirmed that the...

Authority ordered to issue permit for installation of aluminium apertures

In its assessment, the Tribunal noted that the streetscape design was not uniform. In addition, the Tribunal observed that applicant’s tenement was...

In its assessment, the Tribunal noted that the streetscape...

Planning Tribunal reluctant to delve into civil matters

The Tribunal held that it was precluded to delve into civil matters,...

The Tribunal held that it was precluded to delve into civil...

Garage next to ODZ dwelling refused

The Tribunal felt that were the construct of a one-storey garage next to an ODZ dwelling outside the limits of Dingli be approved, the proposal would only...

The Tribunal felt that were the construct of a one-storey...

Re-instatement of area with soil permitted

The Tribunal noted that the Authority was correct to state that the site in...

The Tribunal noted that the Authority was correct to state...

Store turned cooking area denied permit

A planning application for the change of use of a previously approved store to an area where applicant could cook dry food with the intention to be sold...

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

ODZ buildings turned residence rejected permit

In its assessment, the Tribunal held that it was not convinced that the...

In its assessment, the Tribunal held that it was not...

ODZ residence application rejected

The Tribunal said that the appellant had not managed to convince it that the residential use had been 'visible' in the 1978 records

The Tribunal said that the appellant had not managed to...

When permission is requested on site with illegalities

The Commission turned down the said application of an agricultural field...

The Commission turned down the said application of an...

Manual tile production allowed  in basement garage

The Tribunal ordered the Authority to issue the permit subject to applicant...

The Tribunal ordered the Authority to issue the permit...

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...

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...

Tribunal orders a ‘less modern design’ in Triq Fleur de Lys

The Tribunal concurred with the Authority and held that the proposed...

The Tribunal concurred with the Authority and held that the...

Mdina permit for restaurant revoked

The Tribunal noted that, even more so, the area was not committed with any commercial activity. Against this background, the Tribunal upheld the...

The Tribunal noted that, even more so, the area was not...

Catering events permitted in Capua Conference Hall

The Tribunal noted that while the hall in question was not substantially large,...

The Tribunal noted that while the hall in question was not...

Swieqi catering outlet refused

The Planning Commission turned down the proposal on a number of grounds involving the provisions of the North Harbours Local Plan

The Planning Commission turned down the proposal on a...

Tribunal sends fresh drawings to PA for reassessment

The Superintendent inspected the property, noting that the latest drawings...

The Superintendent inspected the property, noting that the...