PA approves demolition of building on site earmarked for 13-storey Xlendi hotel
Munxar mayor says demolition will be pretext for 13-storey hotel, but PA insists developers have right to demolish building without approval of future plans
Swatar landowners now want to change local plans to force development plans
Owners of 123,000sq.m farmland want to change local plan that limits development and requires development brief before any construction takes place
Planning Authority set to refuse Wied Għomor hotel

For the second time in as many days, decision-makers at the Planning Authority...

For the second time in as many days, decision-makers at the...

Burmarrad roundabout near prospective supermarket is ‘traffic-calming measure’, IM says

Infrastructure Malta has formally presented plans to build a roundabout right next to the site of a proposed supermarket, outside development zones, in...

Infrastructure Malta has formally presented plans to build...

Planning Authority sends Naxxar 72-apartment block back to drawing board

Board overrules Planning Directorate’s approval of project and asks developer to present new plans which are more respectful of the townscape

Board overrules Planning Directorate’s approval of...

Zoo animals could get noisy neighbours with Siggiewi shooting range

A backfilled quarry of 11,000sq.m of land outside development zones in Siggiewi...

A backfilled quarry of 11,000sq.m of land outside...

Main Gozo road with only ‘occasional congestion’ to be widened

No impact assessment for Marsalforn road-widening that will result in overall...

No impact assessment for Marsalforn road-widening that will...

Gzira local council ramps up action to defend community garden

Gzira files lawsuit challenging legality of PA appeals tribunal decisin that...

Gzira files lawsuit challenging legality of PA appeals...

Replica must replace removed Attard niche

Superintendence insists on compensation for loss of original niche and...

Superintendence insists on compensation for loss of...

Naxxar farmhouse heads for demolition

A terraced house and retail shop will replace an old Naxxar farmhouse on Jean de la Vallette Street, which will be demolished despite meriting protection...

A terraced house and retail shop will replace an old Naxxar...

Awaiting verdict: Seven planning decisions to watch out for

Malta wants to rush into post-COVID normality but under pressure from resilient...

Malta wants to rush into post-COVID normality but under...

After high-rise, Xghajra land earmarked for five-storey ODZ project

A five-storey Xghajra development will uproot trees and rubble walls on land...

A five-storey Xghajra development will uproot trees and...

Sant: ‘I saw Mrieħel flyover plans… there’s no justification for the loss of agricultural land’

Former Labour leader tells ‘friend’ Ian Borg that after surveying flyover plans he cannot understand justification for project

Former Labour leader tells ‘friend’ Ian Borg...

Planning Authority chairman defends need for Mriehel flyover

Graffitti and PN insist on a masterplan before changes to Marsa and Mriehel...

Graffitti and PN insist on a masterplan before changes to...

Extent of Għeriexem works shows incursion of road-widening into pristine valley

Transport minister says Għeriexem works will address flooding problem in area long complained about by Rabat residents

Transport minister says Għeriexem works will address...

500 objections to ‘outrageous’ Marsaskala drive-in cinema

Moviment Graffitti says drive-in cinema proposal will bring irreversible...

Moviment Graffitti says drive-in cinema proposal will bring...

[PHOTOS] Msida Creek photomontages of proposed flyover

Compare and contrast using our photo-slider to see how the Msida townscape...

Compare and contrast using our photo-slider to see how the...

8,981 planning applications presented in COVID year, down by 10%

Despite COVID permit applications remain higher than pre-2016 levels and more...

Despite COVID permit applications remain higher than...

Racecourse complex will increase daily traffic by 2,330 trips

An eight-storey commercial and retail centre at the Marsa racecourse will bring...

An eight-storey commercial and retail centre at the Marsa...

Mercury House: only 9% agreed with second tower

Social impact study confirms great degree of mistrust, bordering on bitterness...

Social impact study confirms great degree of mistrust,...