ADPD appeals for immediate reversal of the 2006 local plans
Green Party says the environment and quality of life must be prioritised over economic gains
Plans for Xemxija marina foresee berthing for 168 boats
Xemxija marina will cover an area of four large football grounds and would impact on protected seagrasses
PA set to say no to ‘bad neighbour’ 10-storey Milner Street hotel

Case officer says proposed 10-storey hotel in Milner Street in Sliema...

Case officer says proposed 10-storey hotel in Milner...

Paceville: scheduled Wilga Street could be set for three-storey rise

An entire row of nine, scheduled townhouses on Paceville’s Wilġa Street...

An entire row of nine, scheduled townhouses on...

Sliema Tower Road: new 15-storey hotel proposed

Similar request twice previously refused, by planning commission and appeals...

Similar request twice previously refused, by planning...

PA’s case officer claims Dingli Cliffs hotel ‘more rural’ than disused building

A Planning Authority case officers has described a brand new hotel at the site of the disused Pulvich explosives factory at Dingli Cliffs, as 'far more...

A Planning Authority case officers has described a brand...

Heritage watchdog objects to 11-storey hotel abutting Villa Bonici gardens

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage decries unauthorized works carried out in 2019 on a garden behind old farmhouse in Parisio Street

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage decries unauthorized...

PA reduces maximum building height around Villa Barbaro in Tarxien

The building height in the buffer zone around Tarxien's Villa Barbaro has...

The building height in the buffer zone around Tarxien's...

Developer’s Lija folly in olive tree field gets thumbs-down

Anglu Xuereb took field of olive trees and turned it into ‘excessively...

Anglu Xuereb took field of olive trees and turned it into...

Jerma development brief: massive volume will dwarf historic tower and residences

Graffitti: Jerma development brief drafted with the primary intention to accommodate the interests of a few developers and with little concern for the...

Graffitti: Jerma development brief drafted with the...

Maligned rural policy fuelled increase in ODZ swimming pools

663 ODZ swimming pools approved in 10 years: approvals increased after 2014...

663 ODZ swimming pools approved in 10 years: approvals...

Rabat: 33 properties and monuments get high protection status – in pictures

Properties, monuments and visual corridors in Saqqajja and Howard Garden area given high protection status

Properties, monuments and visual corridors in Saqqajja and...

Planning Authority refuses St Julian’s project opposed by residents and mayor

PA strongly objected in principle to this project, saying residential and commerical project wou;d compromise character of St Julian’s village core area

PA strongly objected in principle to this project, saying...

Qormi high-rise ditched, Portelli presents plans for five-storey block

The Mercury House developer Joseph Portelli has officially abandoned plans for an imposing 14-storey tower set on Qormi’s gateway, and has now submitted...

The Mercury House developer Joseph Portelli has officially...

Could European Landscape Convention limit the way Maltese villages are changing?

After 20 years Malta set to ratify European Landscape Convention, obliging signatories to protect their landscapes – a body of law that could put limits...

After 20 years Malta set to ratify European Landscape...

Zebbug Lidl supermarket traffic studies shot down by Transport Malta

Transport Malta says Traffic Impact Assessment claiming 30% reduction in...

Transport Malta says Traffic Impact Assessment claiming 30%...

Blue Lagoon pier that will bring more visitors to Comino, resurrected by Transport Malta

Transport Malta has started environment impact studies for a 136m-long pier at Blue Lagoon

Transport Malta has started environment impact studies for...

‘Experimental’ decking on Xghajra’s rocky shore is dropped amid stern warning

Malta Tourism Authority withdraws ‘experimental’ decking on Xghajra’s rocky shore

Malta Tourism Authority withdraws...

Ain’t it bizarre? ERA says Fgura farmhouse can’t go to Bidnija

The Environment and Resources Authority has shot down plans by the owner of a...

The Environment and Resources Authority has shot down plans...

Rabat promenade approved as Planning Authority ignores ERA

ERA chairman Victor Axiak insists that any planning gain from Rabat promenade...

ERA chairman Victor Axiak insists that any planning gain...