Re-instatement of area with soil permitted
The Tribunal noted that the Authority was correct to state that the site in question was previously characterised by garigue features, however, the tribunal considered that...
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 elsewhere was turned down...
Applicant asked to provide design transition solution

The Commission has given the applicant the opportunity to submit fresh...

The Commission has given the applicant the opportunity...

Material considerations come into play

The proposal was rejected after the Planning Board thought that it was in breach of Urban Objective 2 which seeks to improve the townscape and environment in...

The proposal was rejected after the Planning Board thought...

Material considerations come into play

The Planning Commission held that the case officer was wrong to assert that the proposal would result in a loss of parking 

The Planning Commission held that the case officer was...

Capping the number of one bedroom units

At issue was a planning application which envisaged the sanctioning of various internal alterations to a groundfloor level maisonette which led to its...

At issue was a planning application which envisaged the...

Historic garden to be excavated for Naxxar hotel development

The development will see the excavation of the present tree-filled garden to...

The development will see the excavation of the present...

Permit issued after Superintendence of Cultural Heritage withdraws concerns

The Tribunal noted that appellant had indeed secured a conditional no objection from the Superintendent during the pendency of appeal proceedings. Against this...

The Tribunal noted that appellant had indeed secured a...

Tribunal orders applicant to reduce building depth

A planning application for the proposed demolition of an existing Sliema...

A planning application for the proposed demolition of...

Kiosk not illegal since no enforcement notice was ever issued

A planning application for the proposed relocation of a Qawra promenade...

A planning application for the proposed relocation of...

Qala development within scheme allowed, subject to mitigation measures

A planning application “to erect three houses and garages” within the Qala scheme for development, which was was turned down by the Planning...

A planning application “to erect three houses...

Request for revocation of Bidnija villa permit lodged “fuori termine”

A planning application for the construction of a residential farmhouse in Bidnija was submitted in 2001 and eventually approved in 2005 before the...

A planning application for the construction of a...

Washroom linked to the adjacent building sanctioned

MEPA tribunal agrees with the authority that the washroom under examination...

MEPA tribunal agrees with the authority that the washroom...

Facade alterations in High Street, Hamrun approved

A planning application entitled “Demolition of existing building,...

A planning application entitled “Demolition of...

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Garage not built according to standard dimensions turned shop

A 2013 planning application entitled “To sanction the size of...

A 2013 planning application entitled “To...

Tribunal allows sanctioning of existing pig farm

The Environment and Planning Tribunal has ordered the issue of a permit for a...

The Environment and Planning Tribunal has ordered the issue...

Dancing studio considered neighbour-compatible

A planning application entitled “Proposed change of use from part of...

A planning application entitled “Proposed change...

Tribunal allows five storeys provided existing building is retained

The Environment and Planning Tribunal ordered the Malta Environment and...

The Environment and Planning Tribunal ordered the Malta...

MEPA ordered to issue permit for garage in a housing estate

A planning application for the construction of a garage within the...

A planning application for the construction of a...

Policy for “Public service garages” to be applied less rigidly

A 2009 planning application entitled “Change of use from garage to a...

A 2009 planning application entitled “Change of use...