Ghost applications: Planning Authority’s hot potatoes go off-radar
From agritourism projects to new roads in Gozo, the PA’s own geoserver is littered with applications whose details are, however, being withheld from the public
Dingli farmland lost to sports track to ‘promote health and well-being’
Foundation for Tomorrow's Schools insists the planned project will provide both students and the community with sports facilities
St Julian’s valley ruins to get green light for guesthouse

Ruins of two houses Wied Ghomor valley houses approved for rebuilding as...

Ruins of two houses Wied Ghomor valley houses approved...

Santa Lucija activists meet Borg with alternative design for Tal-Barrani entrance

Save Sta Lucija Open Spaces Network tell roads minister jogging track green area must be spared from roads project

Save Sta Lucija Open Spaces Network tell roads...

‘Magic wand’ treatment at Planning Authority turns Gozo rabbitry into villa

Controversial permits issued in 1999, 2014, 2018 and 2019 pave way for a villa with pool in a pristine location of Gozo

Controversial permits issued in 1999, 2014, 2018 and 2019...

74% of Planning Authority zoning applications not accessible to the public

Zoning applications not accessible to the public include a couple of large tracts of land within building zones, but located in sensitive areas of ecological...

Zoning applications not accessible to the public include a...

Planning Authority to make an incision in the bastions

The Planning Authority is set to approve its own application, to make an...

The Planning Authority is set to approve its own...

Planning Commission ‘clutching at straws’ to approve development, ERA says

The authority accused the Commission of intentionally turning a blind eye in order to approve a Zebbug villa permit which it said would eradicate a cliff edge...

The authority accused the Commission of intentionally...

PA to decide on petrol station set on agricultural land before policy revision

The PA will be deciding the fate of an application to relocate a miniscule kerbside petrol station in Burmarrad to 1,650 sq.m of certified ‘good’...

The PA will be deciding the fate of an application to...

Anton Refalo’s wife gets ‘yoga hotel’ permit

The Planning Authority has approved the change of use of a residential dwelling...

The Planning Authority has approved the change of use of a...

Naxxar trade fair owners submit new masterplan for 47 blocks

The latest plans represent slightly lower building heights in some areas over...

The latest plans represent slightly lower building heights...

Mercury House developer eyes Qormi 13-storey tower block

Area not scheduled for high-rise proposed for 13-storey office block by Mercury...

Area not scheduled for high-rise proposed for 13-storey...

Yana Mintoff files objection to American University expansion in Bormla

The daughter of former Maltese prime minister Dom Mintoff is objecting to the “privatisation” of public areas in Bormla

The daughter of former Maltese prime minister Dom Mintoff...

Gozo Ferries road to pass right through Chambray woodland

Plans show the proposed road passing right through designated woodland and...

Plans show the proposed road passing right through...

'Law-breaking' St Julian's coastal development given blessing by authorities, AD insists

AD accused the Planning Authority and Lands Authority from shirking their duty of protecting public land from private interest

AD accused the Planning Authority and Lands Authority from...

ERA keeps up opposition to rule-bending fuel stations

The Environment and Resources Authority is continuing to oppose proposed fuel...

The Environment and Resources Authority is continuing to...

Parking area threatens world heritage status of Ta’ Hagrat

The works in question, which were carried out just 60m off Ta' Hagrat, were...

The works in question, which were carried out just 60m off...

Ghadira carpark to be upgraded

Projects Malta is proposing an upgrade of the existing car park on the northern side of Ghadira Bay. The new car park will provide 324 car parking spaces, 5...

Projects Malta is proposing an upgrade of the existing car...

Tribunal confirms Jerma enforcement, excludes full demolition

Developers have been given 30 days to present a method statement on minimising...

Developers have been given 30 days to present a method...

Maghtab petrol station permit revoked

The applicaton will now have to be re-evaluated by the Planning Authority

The applicaton will now have to be re-evaluated by the...