The Malta Environment and Planning Authority is issuing for public consultation amendments to the Grand Harbour Local Plan. These amendments follow Parliament's decision to include the area around and including Ricasoli Industrial Estate for specialized development.
Amendments are being proposed for eight policies. The document for public consultation proposes changes to the general policies GT 03 which deals with the South Harbour Link Road and to GD 04 which is about the upgrading of the existing Industrial Estate
With regards to the area policies which need amendment, the public consultation document is proposing changes to GK05 - Kalkara Transport Strategy, GK07 - Public Transport, GK13 - Rinella Recreational Area, GK20 - ICT and Media development City, GK21 - ICT and Media development City Building Heights and GK22 - Public Utilities Provision.
The proposed amendments may be viewed on www.mepa.org.mt. Comments in writing will be received at MEPA on the email address firstname.lastname@example.org and on the address The Director of Planning (Amendments to Grand Harbour Local Plan), Malta Environment and Planning Authority, St. Francis Ravellin, Floriana CMR02 until Wednesday 27th December 2006.