Plans for mega fuel stations cut down to size, but delayed rules could be costly
How 2015 fuel policy rules impact on pending decisions, and why new rules will change plans
PA approves lower Verdala hotel along with 85 new apartments
The Planning Authority has approved the demolition of the former Verdala hotel, an eyesore now set be replaced by a slightly lower hotel
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Application withdrawn just a week before start of public consultation by...

Application withdrawn just a week before start...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

Assault on Swatar farmland: 60,000sq.m set to be developed

A zoning application seeks the green light for an extension of the town, with...

A zoning application seeks the green light for an extension...

Villa Gollcher gardens in Mosta touted for development of car park

Green enclave inside historical villa and garden in promise-of-sale agreement...

Green enclave inside historical villa and garden in...

PA refuses Gaffarena’s old people home in Birgu valley

The project had been deemed to be in breach of the Strategic Plan for the...

The project had been deemed to be in breach of the...

Carmelite Order denies giving developer consent for car park in Balluta

The Carmelite Order has denied issuing its consent for the development a 115-space car park under its convent gardens in the Balluta neighbourhood

The Carmelite Order has denied issuing its consent for the...

Five-storey complex on archeologically sensitive site gets PA green light

The Planning Authority has approved the construction of a five-floor, 99-apartment complex on the archeologically sensitive site of Tal-Qares in Mosta

The Planning Authority has approved the construction of a...

Carmelite convent garden earmarked for 115-space parking project

A request has been made to green-light an underground car park with 115 spaces...

A request has been made to green-light an underground car...

Naxxar nine-storey block touted as solution to ‘over-exposed’ streetscape

The proponents of a nine-storey block in the Naxxar Trade Fair parking area claim their project provides “enclosure” for an...

The proponents of a nine-storey block in the Naxxar Trade...

[WATCH] Planning Authority can’t postpone pending fuel station applications to appease public - Ian Borg

Applicants can resort to legal remedies if the Planning Authority doesn’t adhere to standard procedures

Applicants can resort to legal remedies if the Planning...

Planning Authority hindering access to planning documents

Public none the wiser after PA decides to restrict documents on applications it...

Public none the wiser after PA decides to restrict...

Four underground tunnels in project to connect Coast Road to St George’s Bay

A 1.5km underground link will connect the end of the Coast Road and St George's Bay in Paceville

A 1.5km underground link will connect the end of the...

‘Piecemeal tactic’ to give ODZ home for the elderly in Gudja five floors

Owners of a home for the elderly in Gudja have presented a second, application to add two storeys to what was initially approved as a two-storey high home in...

Owners of a home for the elderly in Gudja have presented a...

Ramla Bay hotel to rise to seven storeys in Cirkewwa

The owners of the Ramla Bay resort have applied to demolish the existing...

The owners of the Ramla Bay resort have applied to demolish...