Zejtun council calls for protection of villa targeted by developers
Developers are proposing a new road passing right through the gardens of an 18th century villa in Zejtun and its removal from the locality’s urban conservation area through...
Suq tal-Belt canopies hit by planning enforcement
The Planning Authority has issued an enforcement order on canopies outside the Suq tal-Belt for which a permit for ‘retractable awnings’ was issued in June 2018
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...

Updated | Fgura’s last open space threatened by road plans

Construction group Bilom has presented plans for a new road linking Triq...

Construction group Bilom has presented plans for a new road...

Don’t resurface Comino’s dirt road, heritage authorities tell Gozo

The Gozo Ministry warned that the road leading to Blue Lagoon is in such a dilapidated state that large boulders from the edge of the road frequently dislodge...

The Gozo Ministry warned that the road leading to Blue...

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...

Qormi retail complex will lose landscaped roof

The PA is changing local plans to do away with a public open space on the roof...

The PA is changing local plans to do away with a public...

Times building to make way for 50 apartments

The project includes five basement garage levels and a cafeteria, and promises...

The project includes five basement garage levels and a...

Planning Authority approves Sliema car park with overlying playground

The planning application was submitted by the Sliema Local Council and approved...

The planning application was submitted by the Sliema Local...

Illegal deer farm wants agritourism permit on unspoilt Dwejra farmland

The owner of land beneath the Dwejra fortification lines in Mgarr wants to regularise an illegal deer farm he built by creating an agritourism farm

The owner of land beneath the Dwejra fortification lines in...

Wied Ghomor 27-storey hotel too high, Planning Authority design panel warns

A proposed 27-story hotel overlooking Wied Ghomor in St Julian’s, by the Mikiel Anton Vassalli bridge has been shot down by the Planning...

A proposed 27-story hotel overlooking Wied Ghomor in St...

Fuel pump will be built over ‘good agricultural land’ in Burmarrad ODZ

A fuel service station, set outside development zones in Burmarrad, is set for approval under a controversial policy whose review started one year ago but was...

A fuel service station, set outside development zones in...

Marsaskala local council wants written guarantee from government on land reclamation

The Marsaskala local council said that land reclamation beyond the Marsaskala shoreline would be detrimental to the community

The Marsaskala local council said that land reclamation...