Red letter day for Sliema as Townsquare set for approval
The 100-metre development was reduced by 37m after a 2018 decision by the environment and planning review tribunal to revoke the original permit
Manoel Island quarantine cemeteries could force change in project’s plans
The discovery of a cemetery, containing graves of people who died in quarantine on Manoel Island, has raised questions about what is to happen to this part of the site, given that...
Planning Authority defies ERA on Kalanka owner’s relocation of Nissen hut

Relocation of Nissen hut to Kalanka hotel area was ‘unacceptable’ according to the Environment and Resources Authority

Relocation of Nissen hut to Kalanka hotel area was...

ERA green-lights major road works in Rabat and Paola

To compensate for trees lost during the proposed development, ERA will be...

To compensate for trees lost during the proposed...

Fourth decision on Maghtab fuel station

The fate of the controversial petrol station outside the development zones of Maghtab will be decided towards the end of July

The fate of the controversial petrol station outside the...

Rabat road petrol pump set for refusal

Ludwig Camilleri’s attempt to relocate a petrol station from Birkirkara’s Valley Road to outside the development zones on the Rabat Road near...

Ludwig Camilleri’s attempt to relocate a petrol...

New zoning attempt to drop Qawra villas and turn them into apartment blocks

Owners of a row of one-storey Qawra bungalows are proposing zoning changes first rejected in 2017, which could pave the way for apartments on this...

Owners of a row of one-storey Qawra bungalows are proposing...

State had no claim to register contested Qala lands, Joint Office says

Qala quarry once earmarked for cruise liner terminal is the subject of ongoing court case between private owners and business group

Qala quarry once earmarked for cruise liner terminal is the...

18th century baroque palazzo granted highest protection status possible

Villa Barbaro in Attard has been scheduled as a Grade 1 property

Villa Barbaro in Attard has been scheduled as a Grade 1...

Heritage Malta tries to stop demolition of St Elmo wall

The government body wants a permit to demolish a boundary wall separating Fort...

The government body wants a permit to demolish a boundary...

Call to refuse permits for illegal horse stables

The Environment and Resources Authority condemned the practice of first...

The Environment and Resources Authority condemned the...

Kercem agritourism gets PA’s green light despite ERA’s objections

The Environment and Resources Authority questioned whether the development...

The Environment and Resources Authority questioned...

Five-storey hotel proposed on Saqqajja hill in Rabat

The project is set to have a considerable visual impact on Saqqaja hill due to...

The project is set to have a considerable visual impact on...

More private landowners trying to extend Malta’s development boundaries

An unprecedent action at revising the building zones that were already controversially extended in 2006

An unprecedent action at revising the building zones that...

Tribunal waives €90,000 in fines on ‘petitions’ over planning infringements

Planning abuses are now having their hefty penalties waived thanks to controversial new rules intended at weakening enforcement notices and daily penalties

Planning abuses are now having their hefty penalties waived...

Heritage watchdog says no to Kalanka goat farm

The Superintendence has expressed its concern on the approval of a goat farm...

The Superintendence has expressed its concern on the...

Motorway fantasy: Attard’s Pit Stop fuel station wants to build restaurant

Hungry travellers crossing from Attard to Rabat promised restaurant, built outside development zones

Hungry travellers crossing from Attard to Rabat promised...

PA says no to ODZ extension of car depot

The Planning Authority refuses an application to extend a car depot in Tal-Balal at San Ġwann onto agricultural land

The Planning Authority refuses an application to extend a...

Malta feels the pain of its tourism boom: residents speak out

Are you feeling the strain of towns catering for tourists and foreign workers,...

Are you feeling the strain of towns catering for tourists...

Kercem agritourism set for approval despite strong objections by ERA

The Environment and Resources Authority has questioned whether the development...

The Environment and Resources Authority has questioned...