Old Mellieha house gets the chop
A two-storey Mellieha farmhouse deemed to have 'vernacular value' by the Superintendence for Cultural Heritage will still be demolished to make way for a maisonette,...
Lombard takes former Dalli home for Balzan branch
Lombard Bank will turn a corner townhouse in Balzan’s Triq il-Kbira, formerly the house of former EU commissioner John Dalli, into its next branch
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Application withdrawn just a week before start of public consultation by...

Application withdrawn just a week before start...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

db project gets thumbs down from Guardian of Future Generations

Entrepreneur Maurice Mizzi, Malta's Guardian for Future...

Entrepreneur Maurice Mizzi, Malta's Guardian for Future...

Another supermarket… in Burmarrad, outside development zones

The site where the building and parking facilities are being proposed consists...

The site where the building and parking facilities are...

Lija residents object to six-townhouse development on 17th century garden

Over 50 objections to destruction of 17th-century citrus grove that will make way for six new townhouses

Over 50 objections to destruction of 17th-century citrus...

Pembroke towers will cast a long wintry shadow on housing estate

The PA’s case officer report recommending the approval of the project...

The PA’s case officer report recommending the...

Addolorata and tal-Barrani road works will see loss of 14,589 sqm of agricultural land

210 Mediterranean cypress trees and seven carob trees are expected to be permanently lost as a result of two road widening projects in the...

210 Mediterranean cypress trees and seven carob trees are...

Pembroke local council to vote against DB Group hotel development

Pembroke mayor Dean Hili said on Facebook that more of an effort should have...

Pembroke mayor Dean Hili said on Facebook that more of an...

Meridien hotel in Balluta to rise to 14 storeys

The Planning Authority has approved two new floors on the Le Meridien hotel in...

The Planning Authority has approved two new floors on the...

Telgha t’Alla u Ommu road-widening ‘runs through’ Victoria Lines

The works will widen part of the existing road from 4.6 metres to 8.8 metres to introduce another traffic lane 

The works will widen part of the existing road from 4.6...

Villa Bonici grounds: plans for hotel, old people’s home, offices in Sliema

A proposed ‘masterplan’ for Villa Bonici says 65% of the site, 7,470 sq.m will be built up, while 4,030 sq.m will be retained as open space

A proposed ‘masterplan’ for Villa Bonici says...

Hoteliers plan more development inside Balluta valley

Meridien hoteliers want to build inside agricultural area near valley

Meridien hoteliers want to build inside agricultural area...

DB Group’s 38 storey tower recommended for approval

A final decision will be taken on the 20 September

A final decision will be taken on the 20 September

Authorities risking lives with al fresco permits on busy roads, AD says

Alternattiva Demokrattika disputes lack of enforcement that they believe is allowing businesses along the promenades to get away with risking the lives of...

Alternattiva Demokrattika disputes lack of enforcement that...