Absence of colour implies  that no change took place
The Tribunal concluded that the Authority was correct to assume that the store had a clear height of 2.37 metres as held in the original pemit, thus failing to meet the minimum...
Room approved in spite of 30-metre rule
The Trbunal held that there was no objection to the issuing of the permit, so long as applicant was subject to a fine of €540 since he had proceeded with the works without...
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...

Senglea local council loses appeal

The tribunal underlined that the council failed to substantiate its allegations

The tribunal underlined that the council failed to...

Receipt of payment produced before EPRT

The Tribunal observed that the applicant had produced a copy of receipt to show that payment was indeed made on 27 September, 2016

The Tribunal observed that the applicant had produced a...

UCA roof extension rejected

In UCAs, the setback from the façade must never be less than that of the committed adjacent properties on one or both sides

In UCAs, the setback from the façade must never be...

Wooden canopy on Sliema roof refused

The Tribunal held that no structures should be permitted which could possibly detract from the traditional urban skyline

The Tribunal held that no structures should be permitted...

Kiosk extension considered minimal

The Tribunal concluded that the proposed extension was minimal and the Authority was consequently ordered to issue the relative planning permit

The Tribunal concluded that the proposed extension was...

Farmer in need of storage

The proposal was deemed acceptable since the proposed interventions would mitigate a two storey blank wall

The proposal was deemed acceptable since the proposed...

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Platform needs planning permission

A trading license does not give the holder a right to undertake construction works without a valid planning permit

A trading license does not give the holder a right to...

Rubble wall serving no agricultural purpose refused

The Tribunal considered that the rubble walls served no agricultural purpose...

The Tribunal considered that the rubble walls served no...

Adjacent site did not create a ‘strong’ precedent

Any positive benefits resulting from the screening of the existing blank party...

Any positive benefits resulting from the screening of the...

Application turned down due to illegalities

The appellant evidently failed to take action with regard to the site...

The appellant evidently failed to take action with regard...

No to reconstruction of ODZ remnants

The Environment and Planning Review Tribunal asserted that ODZ interventions should only be allowed if genuinely required to complement the...

The Environment and Planning Review...

Approval to ‘finish off’ permitted development

The Tribunal found no reason to dismiss a request to renew a permit if the...

The Tribunal found no reason to dismiss a request to renew...