Mqabba retirement home back to the drawing board
The Tribunal found that the Authority had evidently failed to carry out such assessment. For this reason, the Tribunal annulled the permit and requested the Authority to reassess...
No need to retain façade due to already compromised streetscape
The Tribunal could see no benefit in insisting about the preservation of an old façade being located in an unalike urban streetscape. For this reason, the Tribunal ordered...
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...

Stairwell overlying penthouse allowed

The permits quoted by applicant were of little relevance since these were issued under a different policy regime

The permits quoted by applicant were of little relevance...

Development close to Ggantija found unacceptable

The Tribunal felt that there was no sufficient commitment to justify the...

The Tribunal felt that there was no sufficient commitment...

Authority ordered to reassess Gozo hotel extension

Authority had ignored applicant’s latest drawings

Authority had ignored applicant’s latest drawings

Gozo farmer entitled to have a store

The Planning Authority failed to bring sufficient evidence to prove its allegations

The Planning Authority failed to bring sufficient evidence...

Local Plan height limitations embrace ‘context driven principle’

A development planning application entitled “Demolition of existing...

A development planning application entitled...

Tribunal convinced of old electoral register

Tribunal was satisfied that there was sufficient documentary evidence to show...

Tribunal was satisfied that there was sufficient...

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Company director recognised as farmer

A development planning application contemplating the reconstruction of an old room on the same footprint together with the construction of an underground...

A development planning application contemplating the...

45-square-metre car port approved

….a permit would have been issued had applicant decided to request planning permission for a pool deck up to 75 square metres

….a permit would have been issued had applicant...

2006 Local Plan prevails

“View obstructions as a result of new developments are not deemed as a material consideration”

“View obstructions as a result of new developments...

Mosta dwelling extension approved

Dwelling extension approved on the strength of a 1958 planning permit

Dwelling extension approved on the strength of a 1958...

Development next to chapel reduced in scale

Tribunal ignores Planning Authority’s arguments stating that fresh...

Tribunal ignores Planning Authority’s arguments...

Valletta palazzo remains without a planning permit

A planning application concerning an old palazzo situated in situated in a...

A planning application concerning an old palazzo...