Wied Għomor guesthouse to be refused because of ‘illegal use’
Two successive permits issued in 2017 and 2018 had allowed a dilapidated structure to converted into residential villas in what was described as a steppingstone for their...
Plan for road-widening to link Paceville tunnel, but unavailable to public
Plans presented to the Planning Authority unavailable to the public but site suggests road-widening between Coast Road and St Andrews, with links to St George’s Bay tunnel
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...

Application filed for water polo pitch in Marsaskala bay

The domino effect set in motion by the planned campus for AUM has...

The domino effect set in motion by the planned campus for...

Planning Authority launches Magħtab planning strategy guidance for public consultation

The Planning Authority has issued for public consultation a new planning strategy guidance for the Magħtab area aimed at addressing 'planning...

The Planning Authority has issued for public...

Church urges government to commission own study on property development

The Church Environment Commission has expressed concern that the study commissioned by the Malta Developers Association will not go beyond the...

The Church Environment Commission has expressed concern...

Illegal ‘agricultural stores’ get a massive makeover and the PA’s green light

The regularisation of a 380-square metre site of illegally developed stores inside Rabat’s Dwejra ‘high landscape value’ area...

The regularisation of a 380-square metre site of...

An abuse-prone system allows horse stables to turn into private dwellings

Stables are still being approved through development guidelines, which do not contain a safeguard to prevent them from turning into dwellings

Stables are still being approved through development...

Planning Commission asks Labour MP to retain townhouse façade

The Environment and Planning Commission has called on Labour MP Clifton...

The Environment and Planning Commission has called on...

Planning Authority unanimously approves plans for Barts medical school in Gozo

The Planning Authority board this morning approved the full development permission application for the new Barts medical school at the Gozo General Hospital

The Planning Authority board this morning approved the full...

Paradise Bay fines dropped over ‘incorrect’ enforcement

The Planning Authority’s appeals board has annulled an enforcement...

The Planning Authority’s appeals board has...

No Xemxija-to-Mellieha road link before 2025

A new road between Xemxija and Mellieha is still included in the list of new...

A new road between Xemxija and Mellieha is still included...

Planning Authority signs €82,000 agreement for three local council embellishment projects

The Planning Authority has committed €82,000 to three  embellishment projects for three different local councils 

The Planning Authority has committed €82,000 to three...

DB paying €15 million cash, but property buyers will front €23.4 million for ground rents

A €60 million price tag for the land occupied by the outgoing Institute for Tourism Studies is split between a €15 million premium payable...

A €60 million price tag for the land occupied by...

ITS site development ‘excessive and will worsen Paceville situation,’ Din l-Art Ħelwa says

The scale and intensity of development proposed for the site occupied by ITS is excessive for the site and the area, and will only worsen the parking problem...

The scale and intensity of development proposed for the...