Xghajra farmland illegally turned into construction plant, ERA demands action
The Environment and Resources Authority has objected to the 'malpractice' of carrying out illegal development to then apply for retroactive sanctioning
Heritage watchdog puts stop to relocation of M’xlokk tower
The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has shot down a proposal by the tourism ministry to dismantle a historical tower so as to accommodate a new road in Marsaxlokk
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Application withdrawn just a week before start of public consultation by...

Application withdrawn just a week before start...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...

Msida council objects to ‘excessive’ Swatar development plans

In a first shot from the opposition to the massive construction project, the...

In a first shot from the opposition to the massive...

Din l-Art Helwa objects to Floriana Ferris wheel it says will ruin Valletta skyline

The NGO said the 45-metre wheel would dwarf the Grade 1 scheduled St Publius Church and ‘mar the historic approaches to Valletta and Floriana’

The NGO said the 45-metre wheel would dwarf the Grade 1...

Moviment Graffitti appeals PA’s approval of massive Burmarrad ODZ fuel station

‘Outrageous’ PA decision grants permit to tiny fuel pump of 2sqm to be relocated to 3,700sqm of agricultural land in Burmarrad

‘Outrageous’ PA decision grants permit to tiny...

Villa Leoni hotel set for refusal, but garden lacks protection

Despite the Planning Authority giving legal protection to the Villa Leoni home...

Despite the Planning Authority giving legal protection to...

Excavations under Times building could pose threat to Auberge de Castille

Extensive rock cutting for apartment block would be ‘unacceptable threat’ to Auberge de Castille

Extensive rock cutting for apartment block would be...

Fino high-rise offices for 8,000 workers to create new housing demand

Mriehel tower blocks will rise to 18 and 19 storeys in six-tower project

Mriehel tower blocks will rise to 18 and 19 storeys in...

ERA: Clear evidence widened roads rapidly fill with induced traffic

Negative impacts of Central Link project ‘of significant concern’...

Negative impacts of Central Link project ‘of...

Largest Maltese fig trees threatened by Rabat promenade

The erection of a promenade along Triq Tat-Tarbija and Triq Għeriexem just...

The erection of a promenade along Triq Tat-Tarbija and Triq...

Objections mounting in Naxxar fight-back over nine-storey project

113-apartment block on Trade Fair grounds will have major impact on views from...

113-apartment block on Trade Fair grounds will have major...

Waterpolo pitch and lido proposed on St Julian’s coastline

The San Giljan Aquatic Sports Club has presented an application for the...

The San Giljan Aquatic Sports Club has presented an...

Carob trees to make way for seven-storey apartments in Qala

Six carob trees, six almond trees and two fig trees will be uprooted to make...

Six carob trees, six almond trees and two fig trees will be...

Superintendence shoots down proposed Msida 10-storey hotel

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has deemed the demolition of two 19th...

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has deemed the...