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The MEPA Board has decided to invoke Article 77 and commence procedures for planning permission PA740/15 to be revoked, after the Authority received an investigation report from the Department of Agriculture.
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Last week, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) started investigating a report whereby ‘rock cutting’ was being carried out inside the area which leads to the inland sea at Dwejra in Gozo. From preliminary investigations, it seems that explosive material was probably used to carry out the rock cutting.
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An extension of 30 holiday units within the premises of the Mellieha Holiday Centre (also known as the Danish Village) has been granted by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board. This extension was granted in 2007 listed with the outline permit PA1157/06. In 2016, the principle of development has been re-assessed in-line to the parameters established by the outline permit.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board earlier today turned down a planning application for the relocation of an existing fuel station to an ODZ site in Maghtab, limits of Naxxar.
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The MEPA Board deferred a planning application decision related to the proposed fuel service station in Maghtab after Perit Carmelo Caccopardo publically accused the Planning Directorate of deliberately and intentionally excluding, in a report it compiled, any references to a planning policy to favour the proposed development. This after the planning directorate had presented an exhaustive exposition of the related policy during the public meeting.
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The Environment and Planning Commission (EPC) at the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has approved planning permission for the extension and development of 2,280 new graves at the Addolorata Cemetery, limits of Luqa.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board has given the green light for a new Lidl supermarket to be developed on the site of an existing concrete brick manufacturing plant in the limits of Mosta.
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Seven swimming pools with decking and soft landscaping proposed to be developed on agricultural land in a pristine ODZ area of Sannat, over an area of approximately 1,700m2, was thrown out by the MEPA Board, leaving the applicant with planning permission which restricted the project for 25 apartments to within the development boundaries.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is carrying out a review pertaining to the provision of policy 5.2 - Horse Stables and Horse Riding facilities/Establishments within the 2014 approved Rural Policy and Design Guidance.
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The MEPA Board, earlier this afternoon, approved planning permission for the extension and modernisation of the St. John’s Co-Cathedral Museum in Valletta. Through the completion of this project, the museum will be able to proficiently display nearly all of the priceless artefacts within the Cathedral that have either been hidden from the public view or inadequately displayed while significantly enhance the visitors’ experience.
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Following Government’s commitment to provide a higher quality of health service for the public at the Gozo General Hospital, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has carried out a review and drafted new planning policies which will permit the future implementation of investment projects for the overall upgrading of the hospital infrastructure and services.
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The Mepa Board decided in favour of safeguarding one of Nadur’s existing belvederes as it turned down a planning application which sought to demolish a stretch of over 12 metres of railing to be replaced by a 1.4 metre high party wall.
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Following Government’s commitment to transform the Mrieħel Industrial Area into a high quality enterprise hub, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has commenced the process of reviewing the current planning policies which guide development within the area of Mrieħel.
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The projected growth in economic activity and the demand for better industrial facilities has led the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) to carry out a partial review of the South Malta Local Plan primarily aimed at the re-designation of a site within the Hal Far Industrial Estate for new factory units.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has given the green light for works to commence on the full restoration of the internal steel and cast iron structure, the external facade, and the roof. Works will also include the removal of accretions, which have been added to the building during the 1980s. Following the completion of these works, the building, subject to a separate planning application, will be well-matched to re-open and revive the commercial activities it was well known for.
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