Watchdog wants downsized Ramla Bay Resort in second phase of hotel development
The Environment and Resources Authority is calling for the downsizing of redevelopment plans of the Ramla Bay Resort
Still waiting: no sign of review of PA rules that turn countryside rubble into homes
Review of controversial 2014 rules requested after MaltaToday probe found Planning Authority ignored Environment and Resources Authority in 69% of approved ODZ applications, still...
First Marsa junction flyovers to open this weekend

Infrastructure Malta said that with the completion of the first two flyover...

Infrastructure Malta said that with the completion of the...

Manoel Island excavation works halted pending tribunal decision

Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar appealed the master plan for the island after it...

Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar appealed the master plan for...

12 northern councils unite against DB hotel project and Saqqajja developments

Councils call for rejection of DB’s excavation permit and for protection of Saqqajja townhouses from hotel development

Councils call for rejection of DB’s excavation permit...

Nationalist Party club on Gzira main road earmarked for nine-storey hotel

PN was paid to cut short its lease • new hotel will rise two storeys above local plan height limits

PN was paid to cut short its lease • new hotel...

Central Link: ODZ retail and office centre proposed in Attard

A retail and office development is being proposed outside development...

A retail and office development is being proposed outside...

Piecemeal strategy could turn Lija home into seven-storey building

In yet another case study on how developers are using piecemeal applications to...

In yet another case study on how developers are using...

Kalanka developer wants big agricultural store instead of three rural rooms

ERA is 'strongly' objecting to an application proposing the replacement of three separate rural rooms previously used as bird hides with one...

ERA is 'strongly' objecting to an application...

Planning Board gives green light to new home for the elderly in Naxxar

New old people’s home in ODZ area will have 117 rooms, a dining area, a chapel, a gymnasium and a morgue amongst other facilities

New old people’s home in ODZ area will have 117...

Burmarrad petrol station approved on €50,000 planning gain, ERA ignored

PA imposes €50,000 contribution to compensate for ODZ land take-up, setting a precedent for monetary compensations  for other ODZ developments.  

PA imposes €50,000 contribution to compensate for ODZ...

Bilom withdraws Wied Incita application

Construction group Bilom has withdrawn an application proposing the development of a huge industrial park for small- and medium-sized enterprises on the...

Construction group Bilom has withdrawn an application...

388 illegalities sanctioned during electoral campaign

A MaltaToday probe reveals a spike in the number of minor illegalities...

A MaltaToday probe reveals a spike in the number of minor...

No value for money in Fekruna Bay expropriation – NAO

The failure to apply planning policies on the expropriation of the land at...

The failure to apply planning policies on the expropriation...

PA expects €14,000 'planning gain' for ODZ fuel station

The Planning Directorate is recommending the approval of an ODZ petrol station...

The Planning Directorate is recommending the approval of an...

St Julian’s Wied Ghomor vista threatened by five-storey hotel proposal

An applicant who won a permit for a two-storey dwelling upon appeal is now asking for a five-storey hotel on the same site at Wied Ghomor in St Julian’s

An applicant who won a permit for a two-storey dwelling...

SmartCity master plan proposals ‘a land grab’, Din L-Art Helwa says

Environmental NGO Din l-Art Helwa has referred to proposed changes to the SmartCity master plan as a 'land grab', calling on the government...

Environmental NGO Din l-Art Helwa has referred to proposed...

PD urges Planning Authority to rehabilitate Kalanka to natural state

Partit Demokratiku has called on the Planning Authority to refuse the proposed...

Partit Demokratiku has called on the Planning Authority to...

64 parking spaces envisioned for Dingli hotel

Developers plan hotel development at site of abandoned explosives factory in...

Developers plan hotel development at site of abandoned...

McDonald's wants ODZ land near airport for relocation

A new McDonald's drive-in restaurant is being proposed on a massive 7,002...

A new McDonald's drive-in restaurant is being proposed...