Corinthia's Ħal Ferħ tourist complex could get residences after government seeks zoning change
Government is proposing a change in the local plan to enable the Corinthia Group to build residential apartments at the Ħal Ferħ tourist complex in Għajn Tuffieħa
Zejtun: giant retail mall resurrected
A huge 28,000 square metre retail centre is being earmarked for the Barbros construction plant next to the Lidl supermarket in Zejtun
Hunters’ Tower restaurant in Marsaxlokk to make way for hotel after permit approved

All Planning Authority board members have voted in favour of a 112-room hotel that will replace an existing restaurant on ODZ land in Marsaxlokk

All Planning Authority board members have voted in favour...

Lia sixth-floor Valletta boardroom gets PA board approval

PA approves Pawlu Lia’s six-storey block in...

PA approves Pawlu Lia’s six-storey...

Stricter rules for developments in vicinity of historical buildings

Environment minister Aaron Farrugia announces stricter rules for developments...

Environment minister Aaron Farrugia announces stricter...

DB group withdraws separate application to excavate ITS site

Application withdrawn just a week before start of public consultation by...

Application withdrawn just a week before start...

Fort Cambridge high-rise hits snag

Five years on, PA is still considering whether to schedule Fort Cambridge barracks earmarked for 31-storey hotel

Five years on, PA is still considering whether to schedule...

Government supercharges funding for green planning projects by local councils

Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning Aaron Farrugia announced a 'Green reform' of the Development Planning Fund

Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning...

Qala ODZ villa permit exposes rift between case officer and Planning Commission

A decision by the Planning Commission on whether to allow a 31sq.m dilapidated room in a Qala field to be turned into a full-blown 200sq.m villa has been...

A decision by the Planning Commission on whether to allow a...

ODZ school proposed on Zabbar land previously identified for McDonald’s

A piece of ODZ land along Labour Avenue in Zabbar, previously earmarked for a McDonald’s drive-in restaurant, is now being proposed for a school and...

A piece of ODZ land along Labour Avenue in Zabbar,...

Santa Lucija residents want change to start of Tal-Barrani underpass to save woodland

Sta Lucija woodland was specifically created to give beauty to the place and as a green lung for present and future generations

Sta Lucija woodland was specifically created to give beauty...

Handaq solar farm near Gaffarena’s contested land

A plot adjacent to the Handaq land is now earmarked for a massive solar farm

A plot adjacent to the Handaq land is now earmarked for a...

Land for animal husbandry not precluded for petrol station relocation under amended rules

Amendments to revised fuel policy: urban pumps not smaller than 1,000 sq.m can relocate outside development zones unless land has agricultural value

Amendments to revised fuel policy: urban pumps not smaller...

300 trees face uprooting as Santa Lucija tunnels project gets underway

Project approved by the Planning Authority in September 2018 with ERA insisting that approximately 757 new trees will be planted in the same area

Project approved by the Planning Authority in September...

Villa Arrigo grounds to get nine villas

The approval of the zoning application paving the way for the development of nine villas on the Villa Arrigo grounds goes against a clear recommendation by the...

The approval of the zoning application paving the way for...

Petrol station application in Attard rejected outright by planning board

An application for a petrol station in an ODZ area along Mdina Road was unanimously rejected by the Planning Authority

An application for a petrol station in an ODZ area along...

Siggiewi fuel pump wants ODZ land before rules change

An urban petrol station has joined the race to have its licence relocated to a...

An urban petrol station has joined the race to have its...

Farsons presents sole objection to Fino high-rise

Superintendence concerned with impact on line of vision between Mdina and...

Superintendence concerned with impact on line of vision...

DB chief executive hits back at critics as hotel group steams ahead with project

DB Group CEO Arthur Gauci says company “will expose publicly uttered falsehoods”

DB Group CEO Arthur Gauci says company...

‘We could not keep on waffling’, Victor Axiak says on ‘painful’ Central Link decision

Uncharacteristically silent throughout the PA meeting that voted in favour of the Central Link road-widening project, ERA chair Victor Axiak says he had...

Uncharacteristically silent throughout the PA meeting that...