Bulldozed: Knights-era ‘replica’ on Qormi mall irks watchdog
A Knights-era farmhouse opposite the Maltapost headquarters in Qormi has been demolished instead of being carefully dismantled and reconstructed as specified in permit conditions...
Qala countryside villa development decision taken away from Elizabeth Ellul’s hands
The decision on a controversial application for a villa in Qala’s pristine countryside will now be taken by the planning board and not the commission chaired by architect...
‘No decline’ in Valletta market for boutique hotels, architect says

Newest project on Merchants’ Street prospects no slowdown in demand for luxury Valletta accommodation

Newest project on Merchants’ Street prospects no...

Carpark in Carmelite convent approved despite Order’s objection

Commission chairperson Elizabeth Ellul votes against the Balluta development...

Commission chairperson Elizabeth Ellul votes against the...

ERA gives cold shoulder to proposed 26-storey hotel outside Regional Road tunnels

A proposed hotel just outside the Regional Road tunnels is in breach of the local plan that identifies the location as an open space, the environment authority...

A proposed hotel just outside the Regional Road tunnels is...

St George’s Bay developer to pay €500,000 less to environment fund

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is cut down to €116,000 after PA appeals tribunal finds planning board’s hike went...

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is...

Five-storey home near 17th century chapel 'totally unacceptable'

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly in Zebbug

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly...

Ad hoc policy invented for Halland development on Wied Ghomor, residents claim

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have been developed as a villa and bungalow area, yet developers got 10-storey block permit

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have...

Floriana Ferris wheel photos show views from proposed ‘Malta Eye’

Eyesore or eyeful? Photomontages show Ferris wheel’s impact on views

Eyesore or eyeful? Photomontages show Ferris wheel’s...

Six-storey Tarxien nursing home may get two new floors

if approved, the nursing home – which also has five underground levels...

if approved, the nursing home – which also has five...

Bingemma farmers’ agritourism project deemed ‘excessive’

The project is seeking the green light for seven accommodation rooms in the...

The project is seeking the green light for seven...

Marsaskala petrol station could get even bigger before new policy is approved

A 1,500 sq.m petrol station opposite the Family Park wants to grow by a further 1,200 square metres

A 1,500 sq.m petrol station opposite the Family Park wants...

Gemxija Crown Ltd applies to renew controversial Mistra permit

Although the PA has issued the permit in Mistra, no development has taken place...

Although the PA has issued the permit in Mistra, no...

Unfinished ‘rationalisation’: Land the size of 22 football grounds still to be developed

The Planning Authority is still assessing development the size of 22 football grounds on land included in development boundaries in 2006

The Planning Authority is still assessing development the...

Developers want Zabbar fields included in fixed development zones

In an unprecedented move, developers CA&S Limited want to add yet another...

In an unprecedented move, developers CA&S Limited want...

Jogging through history in Cottonera

A regional park will provide numerous sports and recreational facilities including a zip line, a dog park, beach volley, picnic areas and other amenities

A regional park will provide numerous sports and...

Beach concession reappears in 12-storey hotel proposal at Bugibba

PA has already issued a permit for the demolition of the three-storey Seaview...

PA has already issued a permit for the demolition of the...

Gozo Ramla Madonna to get her arm back

A restoration project by the Xaghra local council will give the statue of Our Lady her arm back

A restoration project by the Xaghra local council will give...

Pembroke-St George’s tunnel will produce 100,000 cubic metres of waste

Together with the tunnel, the total amount of construction waste produced by the 37-storey tower project, will be increasing to 436,085 cubic...

Together with the tunnel, the total amount of...

Bulebel ODZ petrol station set for refusal as new one proposed in Zabbar

The latest proposal involves the relocation of an existing fuel station in Tal-Qroqq to a 1,795sq.m site in Triq Villabate which links Zabbar to Marsaskala

The latest proposal involves the relocation of an existing...