Tag: PA

PA opens consultation period on solar farm development in disused quarries

Stakeholders, including Local Councils where quarries are located, government ministries, authorities and entities, various faculties of the University of Malta, and a wide spectrum of NGOs are being invited to read the SEA report.

PA proposes amendment to Ħal Ferħ Development Brief

In February 2013, the Planning Authority had granted planning permission for the demolition of the existing Ħal Ferħ complex and its re-construct into a new high quality low-lying and low-density tourist resort that complements the sensitive surrounding landscape.

4,854 ODZ applications approved in 5 years

This was confirmed in Parliament by Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia following a Parliamentary question by PN MP Edwin Vassallo.

PA to annul building height limitations in Imrieħel and Marsa industrial...

The PA said that to sustain economic growth, attract new investment and create new and better employment opportunities, the need to address the shortage of space for industrial and business uses is essential.

“Proposed developments will change the picturesque Xlendi forever” – Gozitan NGO

These include 3-level basement garages, 60 apartments, and a 4-star hotel

18-century villa in Żejtun given Grade 2 protection status

The PA said that the scheduling of this building was carried out in close collaboration with the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage and covers not only the residence but also the formal garden, a number of rural structures, a forecourt and an extensive buffer zone.

Mellieħa cross placed back on site

The Mellieħa Fireworks organisation Marija Bambina each year places the cross during the holy week and they remove it shortly after but this year they decided to keep it in place as a gesture during the challenging times our country is going through due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was also approved by the locals.

New promenade between Roman Villa and lower part of Rabat approved

The PA Board agreed with the concerns raised by the Rabat Local Council that it is not an option for Triq L-Għeriexem to remain in the dangerous state it currently is in.

Marsascala local council in favour of 13-storey replacement for Jerma hotel

Minister Herrera stated that, following discussions including with the community, the Marsascala local council is in favour of demolishing the current Jerma building inorder to be replaced by a 13 storey hotel.

Guidelines for visual integrity of scheduled buildings and protection of monuments...

Greater vigilance will be exercised when assessing and determining proposed development applications which fall in close proximity to a scheduled building or monument, the Minister for the Environment, Aaron Farrugia announced.