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 villas
Mercury Tower: 92% of apartments on promise-of-sale
Joseph Portelli’s Mercury Tower already has 92% of its prospective apartments placed under promise-of-sale agreements
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...

ERA opposes Marsaskala shopping mall, ‘quarry should be reverted to agriculture’

The Environment and Resources Authority is objecting to a commercial and retail complex proposed in a long disused quarry opposite the Marsaskala Family Park

The Environment and Resources Authority is objecting to a...

Hotel proposed next to site of ecological importance in Dingli

The Planning Directorate is recommending approval to convert a farm...

The Planning Directorate is recommending approval to...

Qawra hotels target coastline for new development

The application includes a proposal to change the use of existing...

The application includes a proposal to change the use...

Shopping mad: Over 107,000 square metres of retail space awaits green light

New commercial projects and megastores could add floor areas of over 107,000 square metres to Malta’s heaving retail business: twice the area of...

New commercial projects and megastores could add floor...

On White Rocks, minister pledges ‘good deal or no deal at all’

Chris Cardona refuses to confirm whether White Rocks deal will be reached...

Chris Cardona refuses to confirm whether White Rocks deal...

Farsons opt against high-rise to construct seven office blocks in Mriehel

Farsons have deliberately opted out the policy allowing over 10-storey buildings in Mriehel and have instead proposed seven office blocks of five storeys each...

Farsons have deliberately opted out the policy allowing...

Environment Authority calls for limits on fireworks factories in countryside

A policy facilitating the approval of ODZ fireworks factories is being questioned by the Environment and Resources Authority which is now calling for...

A policy facilitating the approval of ODZ fireworks...

18-storey tower proposed in Gzira, stone’s throw away from new tower

An application has been presented to the Planning Authority to demolish the existing vacant and dilapidated Wembley ice-cream factory in Gzira and...

An application has been presented to the Planning...

ODZ permits already up by 74% over last year

The number of Outside Development Zone permits granted by the Planning...

The number of Outside Development Zone permits granted by...

'Don't demolish Marsa power station,' architects urge government

The Chamber of Architects has called on the government to halt the demolition...

The Chamber of Architects has called on the government to...

PA committee grants blessing for five more storeys on Gzira tower

Despite Gzira tower’s marked impact on views to Valletta, Planning...

Despite Gzira tower’s marked impact on views to Valletta,...

Retired judge to review ERA, PA working relationship

A MaltaToday probe had found that 69% of ODZ application approved by the...

A MaltaToday probe had found that 69% of ODZ application...