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FAA FILES URGENT REQUEST FOR CATHEDRAL STR SCHEDULING

Environmental NGO Flimkien ghal Amjent Ahjar has formally submitted a request for the scheduling of a row of stately houses in Cathedral Street that form part of the Urban Conservation Area of Sliema. One of them, number 33, located right in the...

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FAA COMMENDS ENFORCEMENT ACTION ISSUED BY PA

Environmental NGO Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar commends the Planning Authority’s decision to issue an enforcement order following unauthorised works in the environs of the Pieta pinetum that were flagged by the eNGO earlier this year. The...

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DON’T DESTROY CATHEDRAL STREET STATELY HOME” FAA INSISTS

  The fate of a 19th century stately townhouse in the heart of Sliema lies in the hands of the Planning Commission. In a decision which is expected to be taken on the 16th November, the PA will decide whether to allow the building that forms...

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Greed’s Victory…Our Loss

FAA Coordinator Astrid Vella Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is in favour of the sensitive conversion and re-use of heritage buildings; however, there is a clear line between re-use and outright greed. When the authorities responsible for the...

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Corruption of Planning Systems

The approval of the application to build add a six-storey pencil development on top of a house that had been certified(*1) as being unstable, contravenes planning laws, regulations and past refusals. Development application PA 03552/15 had again...

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Planning Authority – Controlled Anarchy

I never thought that I would hear myself say that the Planning Authority (formerly MEPA) should be disbanded altogether. I had thought that imperfect as it was, the Planning Authority prevented Malta from sinking into uncontrolled anarchy.  I was...

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