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TWO LOCAL PLAN REVIEWS APPROVED

TWO LOCAL PLAN REVIEWS APPROVED

March, 08, 2019
Two local plan partial reviews have been approved by the Minister and are now available online. These include a partial review of the Gozo and Comino Local Plan (2006) for Triq San Pawl, Ic-Cnus Xewkija and a partial review of the Central Malta Local Plan (2006) for a Rationalisation Site at is-Sghajtar, Mosta. Read more

PA APPROVES REVISED MASTERPLAN FOR MANOEL ISLAND  GUARANTEEING MORE PUBLIC OPEN SPACES

PA APPROVES REVISED MASTERPLAN FOR MANOEL ISLAND GUARANTEEING MORE PUBLIC OPEN SPACES

March, 07, 2019
The Planning Board approved significant revisions to the 1999 Masterplan for the redevelopment of Manoel Island. The newly approved permit achieves a better balance between massing and open spaces through changes in the building configuration. The new masterplan includes a reduction in the total usable floor area of 8,000m2 and a reduction in the commercial aspect to allow for more residential units and public open spaces. Read more

PA REFUSES PLANNING PERMISSION FOR DEVELOPMENT OVER A GRADE 2 SCHEDULED HOUSE IN SLIEMA.

PA REFUSES PLANNING PERMISSION FOR DEVELOPMENT OVER A GRADE 2 SCHEDULED HOUSE IN SLIEMA.

March, 06, 2019
The PA Board refused planning permission for the development of additional floors over a grade 2 scheduled town house in Sliema. The Board cited that the proposed development would compromise the collective value of the five neo-classical design houses. Read more

PA GIVES THUMBS DOWN TO TWO PLANNING CONTROL APPLICATIONS IN GOZO

PA GIVES THUMBS DOWN TO TWO PLANNING CONTROL APPLICATIONS IN GOZO

March, 05, 2019
The Planning Authority’s Executive Council has unanimously rejected two planning control applications for development in Ta’ Lehfar, Triq it-Tamar, Ghasri, and Triq il-Qsajjem, Xlendi, both outside the development zone. Read more

PA ISSUES ENFORCEMENT NOTICE AGAINST ILLEGAL STRUCTURE

PA ISSUES ENFORCEMENT NOTICE AGAINST ILLEGAL STRUCTURE

February, 21, 2019
With reference to the front page story of the Times of Malta, and the article entitled ‘Turkish workers moved into quarry sleeping compound’, which alleged that Turkish workers are expected to start living in a quarry which will be converted in a sleeping compound, the Planning Authority would like to clarify the following points:- Read more

MARSAMXETT BALCONY GRANT SCHEME GETS EXTENDED

MARSAMXETT BALCONY GRANT SCHEME GETS EXTENDED

February, 04, 2019
The ‘window of opportunity’ for Valletta residents living in the Marsamxett area to benefit from the 100% grant scheme for restoration works to their balcony is being extended by a further two months, until the 31st March 2019 Read more

PA GIVES THUMBS DOWN TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WITHIN  THE GARDENS OF PALAZZO GIANNIN IN GHAXAQ

PA GIVES THUMBS DOWN TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WITHIN THE GARDENS OF PALAZZO GIANNIN IN GHAXAQ

January, 24, 2019
The Grade 2 protected Palazzo Giannin and its extensive gardens have been spared from losing their important heritage value after the Planning Board unanimously turned down a planning application development proposal on the site. Read more

PA STARTS DIRECT ACTION TO REMOVE TONS OF ILLEGALLY  DUMPED MATERIAL IN TA’ QALI

PA STARTS DIRECT ACTION TO REMOVE TONS OF ILLEGALLY DUMPED MATERIAL IN TA’ QALI

January, 18, 2019
Tons of illegally dumped construction material and abandoned structures, started being removed from a large site in Ta’ Qali by the Planning Authority’s Compliance & Enforcement Directorate. Read more

SMART CITY APARTMENT BLOCK GETS GREEN LIGHT

SMART CITY APARTMENT BLOCK GETS GREEN LIGHT

January, 17, 2019
The Planning Board granted planning permission for the construction of a mixed commercial and residential development within the existing Smart City project in Kalkara. Read more

PA GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW FOOTBRIDGE IN LUQA

PA GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW FOOTBRIDGE IN LUQA

January, 15, 2019
The Planning Authority has given planning permission for a new footbridge to be constructed across Vjal l-Avjazzjoni, in Luqa. The 11 meter bridge will ensure a safer environment for passenger movement around the Malta International Airport and students attending the new ITS campus which is sited at the former head office of AirMalta. Read more