State had no claim to register contested Qala lands, Joint Office says
Qala quarry once earmarked for cruise liner terminal is the subject of ongoing court case between private owners and business group
Lija garden threatened by development, left unprotected
A massive private garden inside Lija’s urban conservation area is being earmarked for the construction of a 10-apartment block and carpark
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...

Hondoq ‘tool shed’ has Qala councillors worried

The Qala local council is objecting to an application to build a small...

The Qala local council is objecting to an application to...

[WATCH] Bike lane accompanies completion of Luqa Road in Santa Lucija

The completion of Luqa Road in eight months cost Infrastructure Malta €2...

The completion of Luqa Road in eight months cost...

Expired permit from 1979 lives on thanks to Planning Authority’s magic wand

Expired permit from 1979 could get two-storey Dingli villa (and pool): how the Planning Authority’s magic wand can turn expired permits into countryside...

Expired permit from 1979 could get two-storey Dingli villa...

Mercury Tower: 92% of apartments on promise-of-sale

Joseph Portelli’s Mercury Tower already has 92% of its prospective...

Joseph Portelli’s Mercury Tower already has 92% of...

Spike in development permits since election announcement

The week period between 13 May and 19 May saw a total of 276 development...

The week period between 13 May and 19 May saw a total of...

PD, PN and AD condemn development plans for old Mtarfa hospital

Godfrey Farrugia hits out at government for not consulting with Mtarfa...

Godfrey Farrugia hits out at government for not consulting...

Bahrija landowners eyeing ODZ mega-project

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside development zones is eyeing...

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside...

[ANALYSIS] Land use on the electoral backburner?

After having left new local plans for completion till after the next election,...

After having left new local plans for completion till after...

ERA flags ‘telling example’ of PA’s piecemeal permitting

The Environment and Resources Authority described an application to extend a...

The Environment and Resources Authority described an...

Outdoors platform permit for Serkin

Rabat’s most famous pastizzi parlour has been granted a permit for a platform, to be developed along 9 metres of pavement on the parking spaces...

Rabat’s most famous pastizzi parlour has been granted...

Mriehel masterplan at least two years away, Transport Malta officer tells Court

A senior officer at Transport Malta testified that a masterplan for Mriehel would take at least another two years to finalise, despite the fact that the area...

A senior officer at Transport Malta testified that a...

PA issues permit for four ODZ villas

The PA has approved four villas in Kalkara which had been recommended for resusal by both ERA and the Planning Directorate

The PA has approved four villas in Kalkara which had been...

Qormi zoning change paves way for DIY store instead of elderly home

The zoning of an archeologically rich area opposite the park-and-ride facility...

The zoning of an archeologically rich area opposite the...

Gozo store sets ‘undesirable precedent’, ERA warns

The Planning Authority has approved a 15 square metre agricultural store with a...

The Planning Authority has approved a 15 square metre...

Land use: Fact checking Muscat’s ODZ pledge

Two years after announcing the American University of Malta project on ODZ land...

Two years after announcing the American University of Malta...

Showroom proposed on archaeological site

A four-storey block consisting of a showroom, five maisonettes, seven apartments, four penthouses and 18 basement garages is being proposed in an...

A four-storey block consisting of a showroom, five...