Proposed Ta’ Qali retail hub breaches PA’s supermarket policy
A proposed zoning policy to permit the development of supermarkets on an industrial site in Ta’ Qali near the American embassy, contradicts the Planning Authority’s...
Convent parking set for approval despite Carmelites’ objection
The Carmelite Order is currently suing applicant Joe Cilia to rescind a lease agreement signed by its former prior, who is also his brother, which foresees commercial development...
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...

The Planning Authority is appealing a decision by its...

PA tightens ODZ screws as Bahrija permit set for refusal

In a clear sign of cautiousness from the Planning Authority in the aftermath of...

In a clear sign of cautiousness from the Planning Authority...

Cottonera rejoices as AUM extension is rejected by Planning Authority board

Plans for students' residence in Bormla for the American University have been rejected by the Planning Authority

Plans for students' residence in Bormla for the...

Two villas proposed instead of Maghtab petrol station

Abelcare proposes ‘recreation’ of farmhouses demolished to make way...

Abelcare proposes ‘recreation’ of farmhouses...

Marsa office hub to replace Edible Oil factory

A new commercial hub is being proposed on a 43,500sq.m site currently occupied...

A new commercial hub is being proposed on a 43,500sq.m site...

‘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...

No cost estimate yet for President’s Gozo ‘residence’

Days after she was nominated to the Presidency and even before being officially...

Days after she was nominated to the Presidency and even...

ERA still can’t replace Victor Axiak at PA meetings, even in case of sick leave

The government had promised to change the law to enable ERA to send a substitute after a controversial vote in August 2016 in which a narrow seven votes in...

The government had promised to change the law to enable ERA...

Luqa mega petrol station set for approval despite policy review

Since the 2017 general elections the PA has approved large petrol stations in...

Since the 2017 general elections the PA has approved large...

Proposed university village to rise up to nine floors

The residences will be built in five blocks, three of which will be rising to...

The residences will be built in five blocks, three of which...

Billboard mayhem endangering Mdina views

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to safeguard the natural and cultural landscape' and refuse the application

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to...

Case officer recommends refusal of Kalkara villas

According to ERA the development will disrupt the rural setting and adversely...

According to ERA the development will disrupt the rural...

Gzira tower’s 9m mast ‘excessive’, PA design committee concedes

The cultural watchdog called on the PA to ensure this further increase in...

The cultural watchdog called on the PA to ensure this...

More agricultural land earmarked for relocated Burmarrad petrol station

​The Planning Authority is considering a second application for an ODZ petrol station in Burmarrad 1.2 km away from the one approved last year

​The Planning Authority is considering a second...

Kiosk gets outside seating permit in breach of PA policy

A Gozo mobile kiosk was granted a permit for tables and chairs in breach of the...

A Gozo mobile kiosk was granted a permit for tables and...

Qormi local council objects to 13-floor high rise

The council warned against any increase in traffic in the area, noting that the...

The council warned against any increase in traffic in the...

Luqa development grows to 144 dwellings after owners ‘split’ project

Using ‘piecemeal’ applications, the scale of development on a green area in Luqa is now vaster than before after the PA opened the floodgates of...

Using ‘piecemeal’ applications, the scale of...

Wied Ghomor hotel set for refusal

The Planning Commission has declared that a proposed 23-room hotel in St Julian's Wied Ghomor valley is in breach of planning policies and should...

The Planning Commission has declared that a...