Hondoq ‘tool shed’ has Qala councillors worried
The Qala local council is objecting to an application to build a small 'tool shed' in Hondoq ir-Rummien, under the pretext of rebuilding a 20sq.m room of which only a pile...
[WATCH] Bike lane accompanies completion of Luqa Road in Santa Lucija
The completion of Luqa Road in eight months cost Infrastructure Malta €2 million and comes with a bike lane that also serves as a pedestrian walkway
Carpark in Carmelite convent approved despite Order’s objection

Commission chairperson Elizabeth Ellul votes against the Balluta development...

Commission chairperson Elizabeth Ellul votes against the...

ERA gives cold shoulder to proposed 26-storey hotel outside Regional Road tunnels

A proposed hotel just outside the Regional Road tunnels is in breach of the local plan that identifies the location as an open space, the environment authority...

A proposed hotel just outside the Regional Road tunnels is...

St George’s Bay developer to pay €500,000 less to environment fund

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is cut down to €116,000 after PA appeals tribunal finds planning board’s hike went...

Villa Rosa developer’s €623,000 planning gain is...

Five-storey home near 17th century chapel 'totally unacceptable'

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly in Zebbug

Superintendence objects to five-storey home for the elderly...

Ad hoc policy invented for Halland development on Wied Ghomor, residents claim

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have been developed as a villa and bungalow area, yet developers got 10-storey block permit

Residents and councils contend that hotel could only have...

Photomontages reveal extent of Zebbug Lidl’s penetration outside development zones

A visual assessment of the proposed Lidl supermarket in Zebbug has been presented to the Planning Authority, confirming an increased volume of development when...

A visual assessment of the proposed Lidl supermarket in...

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...

Pembroke residents urge Planning Authority to reject applications for 'towering blocks'

A group of 200 residents, together with Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, have urged the authority to reject a ‘barage’ of 5 or 6 storey applications

A group of 200 residents, together with Flimkien ghal...

PA to support new transport museum with €400,000

The Planning Authority will be providing the Birkirkara local council with...

The Planning Authority will be providing the Birkirkara...

PA approves two dwellings and pool in Wied Ghomor valley

The Planning Authority approved two brand new dwellings in the Wied Ghomor...

The Planning Authority approved two brand new...

If you don’t make it the first four times, the PA’s rural policy can shift goalposts…

A full-blown dwelling will replace four old rooms inside a rural hamlet, in yet another textbook case of shifting the goalposts at the Planning Authority

A full-blown dwelling will replace four old rooms inside a...

Floating restaurant will impact on Macina view

A floating restaurant that will be set in front of the historic Macina in...

A floating restaurant that will be set in front of the...