Planning Authority mulling over sanctioning illegal hotel development in Sliema
A Sliema hotel fraught with construction illegalities – such
How commercial interests consumed your public space in Gżira, Sliema
On a 1.3km stretch of road marking the border
Planning Authority sanctions Joseph Portelli’s illegal ODZ pools in Qala
A planning application to sanction the illegal excavation of
Marsaskala Residents’ Network opposes extension of built footprint of abandoned Jerma site
The Marsaskala Residents Network has expressed strong objections to
Toothless Planning Authority fails to rein in rampant illegal development in Delimara
St Peter’s Pool in Delimara is promoted as “perfect
New Planning Authority Board chairman refused to answer basic questions about planning policies
The government’s nominee for Planning Authority Board chairman, Emanuel
‘I have no plans to open a night club in Mistra’ – Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando
Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando has denied plans to push for
Balzan residents fuming over development application close to San Anton Gardens
Balzan residents have filed objections to a proposed development
Development application filed for 60m-high mixed use complex in Smart City
The Smart City project, which was marketed as Malta’s
One of Blue Lagoon’s deckchair operators was Gozo minister’s canvasser
Mark Cutajar, one of two licensed deckchair operators at
Planning Authority assessing four new development applications in picturesque Għeriexem valley
Three fresh development applications awaiting a recommendation from the
Third of Construction Authority Chair’s permit applications linked to Joseph Portelli or associates
One-third of all the planning applications filed by the
The Valletta Green(washing) Festival and other fairy tales
As humanity faces the ever-present threat of climate change
Deferred: Planning Authority postpones hearing on Joseph Portelli’s ODZ swimming pool in Xaghra
The Planning Authority has deferred a board hearing which
‘The system is completely broken, works in favour of illegal development’ – Ramblers Association
After being prevented from holding a press conference to
Malta Chamber of Geologists: ‘people are not protected by the current regulations’
The president of the recently formed Chamber of Geologists
Planning application for residential complex in Birżebbugia may pose threat to Għar il-Friefet
A planning application proposing the construction of a maisonette
Five Labour-linked architects had more than 90% of development applications approved since 2013
Five architects closely tied to the Labour Party have
Joseph Portelli’s planned developments in Qrendi ‘ignore the rights of existing residents’
The Planning Authority’s evaluation process for two connected development
Qrendi developments linked with Joseph Portelli up for sale despite lack of permits
Two pending development applications filed by a company in
First impressions: the governing party’s raft of electoral promises
In another instalment of The Shift’s 2022 elections series,
PA, Wasteserv fail to explain appointment of blacklisted company’s sales director to their boards
More than a week after questions were sent regarding
Planning Authority silent on prime minister’s conflict of interest in property deals
The Planning Authority (PA) has not responded to questions
Gozo architect Alex Bigeni on livestock farm development spree
Architect Alex Bigeni, whose name is regularly associated with
New road at the centre of a 3 week protest in Dingli opens door for development application
A plot of agricultural land near a hotly-contested area
Ghasri local council, residents raise concerns over poultry farm application
An application to convert an agricultural field in a
Application for tourism complex on site of former explosives factory in Dingli withdrawn
The controversial planning application aiming to convert an abandoned
Din L-Art Helwa Gozo welcomes refusal of development application in Gharb
Gozo residents breathed a sigh of relief following the
Din l-Art Helwa files objection to Marsaxlokk FC development proposal on public land
Heritage organisation Din l-Art Ħelwa (DLH) has filed an

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