Carpark in Carmelite convent approved despite Order’s objection
Commission chairperson Elizabeth Ellul votes against the Balluta development but is outvoted by the two other commission members
ERA gives cold shoulder to proposed 26-storey hotel outside Regional Road tunnels
A proposed hotel just outside the Regional Road tunnels is in breach of the local plan that identifies the location as an open space, the environment authority says
St George’s Bay developer to pay €500,000 less to environment fund

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is cut down to €116,000 after PA appeals tribunal finds planning board’s hike went...

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is...

Five-storey home near 17th century chapel 'totally unacceptable'

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly in Zebbug

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly...

Ad hoc policy invented for Halland development on Wied Ghomor, residents claim

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have been developed as a villa and bungalow area, yet developers got 10-storey block permit

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have...

Photomontages reveal extent of Zebbug Lidl’s penetration outside development zones

A visual assessment of the proposed Lidl supermarket in Zebbug has been presented to the Planning Authority, confirming an increased volume of development when...

A visual assessment of the proposed Lidl supermarket in...

Updated | Fgura’s last open space threatened by road plans

Construction group Bilom has presented plans for a new road linking Triq...

Construction group Bilom has presented plans for a new road...

Don’t resurface Comino’s dirt road, heritage authorities tell Gozo

The Gozo Ministry warned that the road leading to Blue Lagoon is in such a dilapidated state that large boulders from the edge of the road frequently dislodge...

The Gozo Ministry warned that the road leading to Blue...

Construction starts on new road connecting Mriehel and Qormi

Infrastructure Malta has commenced work on a new road linking Mriehel, Qormi...

Infrastructure Malta has commenced work on a new road...

Old guard’s disgust over Qala sign of unease on Labour’s pact with big business

A Gozo developer at odds with the outgoing Planning Authority boss renounced a controversial permit: was the outrage inside Labour too loud to ignore?

A Gozo developer at odds with the outgoing Planning...

Gozo developer Joseph Portelli renounces controversial Qala ruins permit following outrage

Gozo developer Joseph Portelli hits out at PA treatment of his project application but declares he will voluntarily renounce permit with immediate effect

Gozo developer Joseph Portelli hits out at PA treatment of...

Government seeks permit for Birgu regatta’s restaurant

The government has stepped in to apply for the construction of a restaurant on...

The government has stepped in to apply for the construction...

Gozo: ‘Transitional zones’ invading land outside development zones

When ODZ is not ODZ: 2015 policy may lead to approval of ODZ development in Gozo

When ODZ is not ODZ: 2015 policy may lead to approval of...

Qala country ruins on Portelli land get PA’s blessing to be turned into villa

Deserted ruins on Qala coast will turn into a villa thanks to PA’s rural policy • even former PA boss chipped in: ‘Should we leave...

Deserted ruins on Qala coast will turn into a villa thanks...

PA revokes permit for five-storey Birgu townhouse

Planning Authority revokes permit adding two new floors to an existing...

Planning Authority revokes permit adding two new floors to...

Permit for Suq tal-Belt canopy had expired

The Planning Authority says the development notification order that allowed the...

The Planning Authority says the development notification...

Is road-widening triggering urban sprawl?

Road-widening projects have triggered a new trend for planning applications...

Road-widening projects have triggered a new trend for...

Zejtun council calls for protection of villa targeted by developers

Developers are proposing a new road passing right through the gardens of an...

Developers are proposing a new road passing right through...

Suq tal-Belt canopies hit by planning enforcement

The Planning Authority has issued an enforcement order on canopies outside the...

The Planning Authority has issued an enforcement order on...

Rules for Ta’ Qali rezoning lacking in proper studies, architects’ chamber warns

PA plans to allow supermarkets, storage facilities, medical clinics and educational facilities Ta’ Qali rezoning plan

PA plans to allow supermarkets, storage facilities,...