PA to appeal €500,000 ‘planning gain’ discount to  St George’s Bay developer
The Planning Authority is appealing a decision by its appeals tribunal to slash a planning gain of €623,325 for a St George’s Bay development, to just €116,187
PA tightens ODZ screws as Bahrija permit set for refusal
In a clear sign of cautiousness from the Planning Authority in the aftermath of the controversial Qala decision, a permit for a 200sq.m Bahrija dwelling is set for refusal because...
Manoel Island’s ‘phantom’ road blocks landowner's plans

Transport Malta has objected to the development of a five-storey apartment...

Transport Malta has objected to the development of a...

Updated | Planning Commission rejects attempt to turn Wardija car spraying garage  to become a villa

The Planning Commission has refused a large 200-sq.m villa opposite the Castello Dei Baroni wedding hall in Wardija

The Planning Commission has refused a large 200-sq.m villa...

Metropolis: Husni Bey renews Gzira high-rise permit

The developers of a proposed 33-storey high-rise in Gzira have submitted yet...

The developers of a proposed 33-storey high-rise in Gzira...

Private beach at Bahar ic-Caghaq off the table

The Environment and Resources Authority have objected to the...

The Environment and Resources Authority...

Balluta ferry berthing plans set to be rejected

Plans for a berthing facility for a hop-on hop-off ferry service in Balluta Bay...

Plans for a berthing facility for a hop-on hop-off ferry...

Land reclamation of 3,400 square metres proposed at St Julian’s waterpolo club

Expansion of waterpolo club is being proposed a stone’s throw away from a ferry berth for hop-on, hop-off service operated by the Fortina Group

Expansion of waterpolo club is being proposed a...

40-storey Tigné tower hotel: no objection from environment authority

Despite reservations on the visual impact of Fort Cambridge's 40-storey...

Despite reservations on the visual impact of Fort...

Tower games: How one high rise building justifies another

Mercury house and Fortina high-rises will reduce the visual impact of db tower,...

Mercury house and Fortina high-rises will reduce the visual...

Civic action in Malta: same old 'nimbyism' or a new awakening?

The social media is abuzz with civic action groups decrying over-development in...

The social media is abuzz with civic action groups decrying...

‘Rabat promenade will obliterate nature’ says ERA in missive against project

Environmental watchdog says promenade in Rabat should be limited to a two-metre-wide walkway shared between cyclists and pedestrians

Environmental watchdog says promenade in Rabat should be...

Superintendence alarmed by plans for holiday village near Wied iz-Zurrieq

The development consists of 14 holiday bungalows and is being proposed instead of the wedding halls but will extend over a larger area

The development consists of 14 holiday bungalows...

Marsa matchbox factory façade deserves protection

In total, the project will generate 3,560sq.m of retail and...

In total, the project will generate 3,560sq.m of...

ERA still considering appeal against Luqa petrol station

Authority’s appeal against petrol station in Burmarrad being challenged...

Authority’s appeal against petrol station in...

[WATCH] Law for land expropriation in afforestation efforts underway

The law, which would target degraded land which is subject to enforcement...

The law, which would target degraded land which is subject...

Delimara road works raise fears of mass ‘invasion’

The development has been described as a double-edged sword by environmentalist...

The development has been described as a double-edged sword...

Court upholds Planning Authority appeal against Tribunal decisions

The Tribunal had annulled enforcement notices issued by the Planning Authority...

The Tribunal had annulled enforcement notices issued by the...

Lidl wants to open supermarket in Zebbug

The supermarket chain is planning a new supermarket and underlying commercial development on the corner between Mdina Road and Attard Road

The supermarket chain is planning a new supermarket and...

Owners of abandoned Mellieha hotel fight demolition order

The ruins of the Festival Hotel is a buffer zone for an Area of Ecological...

The ruins of the Festival Hotel is a buffer zone for...