In this section, one can find details of archived public consultations that have been carried out during an EIA process of a particular case. For further information on concluded cases, kindly click here.

Reference No. Project Title Location TOR Consultation Start Date TOR Consultation End Date Review Consultation Start Date Review Consultation End Date
PA 08969/19 Demolition of existing structures, ramp, gates, rubble and boundary walls. Uprooting and planting trees. Proposed rehabilitation of disused soft stone quarry, including filling of same and landscaping works. Proposed construction of old peoples home ( class 2A ) that comprises of basement (level -1 ), three floors (levels 0,1,2) above ground and roof structures at level 3. The basement level consists of a car park having 137 parking spaces, 6 accessible parking spaces and 1 accessible van space, an unloading/loading area, kitchen, dining areas and ancillary facilities. Level 0 consists of a reception area, lounge, multi purpose hall, accommodation (42-2-bedded guest rooms ) and ancillary facilities. It also includes a wandering garden, other gardens and a parking space, a space for a fire truck and minibuses, ramps leading to the basement level and a security room. Level 1 consists of a staff area, lounge, accommodation ( 42-2- bedded guestrooms) chapel and ancillary facilities. The roof level is an area for services. SM61, Triq il-Belt Valletta, Mqabba 04/02/2020 05/03/2020 07/02/2021 09/03/2021
PA/03816/18 Proposed internal addition to existing factory including a Bio. Diesel Production unit and an extension to the existing factory including a Bio. Plant with PV Panels on the roof. HHF29, Hal Far, Qasam Industrijali, Birzebbuga, Malta 06/09/2019 06/10/2019 31/01/2021 03/03/2021
PA/03012/20 The outline application for the construction of a Waste to Energy Plant at Maghtab Maghtab Land Fill Complex, Il-Maghtab, Naxxar 30/11/2018 05/01/2019 20/09/2020 21/10/2020
PA 01892/19 & PA 00055/17 (i) PA 1892/19 – To demolish the Go-Exchange building and excavate site to accommodate an entertainment arena, an extension to the existing car park and back of house facilities approved in PA 6955/17, and to construct a 9 storey (29m) residential block with retail (class 4B) facilities on the lower floors and a swimming pool at roof level. The redesign of the podium to include a 19- storey hotel (Class 3B), as an extension to the approved hotel. To restore and refurbish the underground vaults housing the Hotel Spa. To reorganise the uses in the approved main residential tower to incorporate the addition of a residential floor at level 31, an amenity floor at level 32 and receded roof structure capping the building. The resulting overall height is 121.66m above street level. (ii) PA 0055/17 – To demolish the Go-Exchange Building and excavate the site as part of the phase 1 works forming part of the Mercury Towers Project. To demolish the Go-Exchange Building and excavate the site as part of the phase 1 works forming part of the Mercury Towers Project. Mercury House Site and Go-Exchange Building, Triq San Gorg, Triq Sant Andrija, Triq Elija Zammit, Triq Gdida, fi Triq Sant' Andrija, San Giljan 05/09/2019 05/10/2019 05/07/2020 05/08/2020
PA/08757/17 Construction of the Malta-Italy gas pipeline EU Project of Common Interest, including a terminal station at DPS, an onshore HDD route through Delimara Peninsula and the laying of an offshore 22” diameter pipeline extending up to Gela, Sicily. Delimara Power Station and offshore route within the Malta Territorial Waters, Delimara, Marsaxlokk, Malta​ 29/01/2018 28/02/2018 15/03/2020 15/04/2020
PA/06044/17 and PA/06714/20 Redevelopment of the Grand Verdala Hotel Former Grand Hotel Verdala, Triq Inguanez across, Triq Ir-Rghajja, Rabat, Malta 20/06/2018 20/07/2018 13/05/2019 12/06/2019
PA/08089/19 To sanction changes from approved permits PA04236/08, DN/01094/18, DN00624/16; to change use approved in DN/01094/18 from general manufacturing (class 5B) to production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); to replace parking layout approved in PA03638/18 with waste containment area and including changes to landscaping; changes to boundary wall and access gates and extension of external warehouses. Site, at Ħal Far, Birzebbugia, Malta​ 12/03/2019 12/04/2019
PA/09890/17 Proposed junction upgrading and road widening to existing roads and construction of new schemed road​. Site at Several streets including and adjoining, Triq l-Imdina, Triq iz-Zaghfran, Triq Tumas Chetcuti, Triq Ferdinandu Inglott, Triq Haz-Zebbug, Triq In-Nutar Zarb, Triq Il-Belt Valletta, Triq Oliver Agius, Vjal Ir-Royal Malta Artillery, Triq L-Intornjatur, Qrib Sant' Anton, Vjal De Paule, Attard, Malta. 31/08/2018 30/09/2018 17/01/2019 20/02/2019
PA/04811/19 Proposed North Aquaculture Zone intended to relocate tuna farms in the North of Malta for a total biomass of approximately 5,000 tonnes of fish Sikka il-Bajda, Il-Bahar Mediterran, Mellieha 28/03/2017 18/04/2017 07/01/2019 06/02/2019
PA/05732/17 Outline Permit – Demolition of existing licensed explosives factory & re-development onto Eco-spa & resort Class 3A. Development includes excavation of site for accommodation of facilities. Pulvic Explosives Factory, off Triq il-Qaws, Dingli, Il-Qaws, Rabat, Malta​ 28/03/2018 27/04/2018 26/11/2018 07/01/2019
PA/02175/18 Proposal to consolidate temporary tuna farming area at a parcel of sea approximately 5 kilometers from the shore (in general area approved for PA 3072/17 and PA 5858/17) for a total biomass of 3,300 tonnes of fish.​ Site off Sikka l-Bajda, Sikka l-Bajda, San Pawl il-Bahar 09/02/2018 11/03/2018 28/07/2018 03/09/2018
PA/01029/18 Excavation of site to sea level and construction of mixed use development consisting of the following elements: Underground car park on three levels, a commercial complex ( including Class 4B, 4C , 4D) over two partially below ground levels and with a frontage onto the existing Laguna Walk, an elevated residents plaza with communal pool and landscaping, and an overlying residential complex on eleven floors Plots 3 & 4, Smart City, Ricasoli, Kalkara, Malta​ 19/02/2018 21/03/2018 29/05/2018 28/06/2018
PA/09407/17 Development of Manoel Island comprising of a mixed use development incorporating residential, commercial and leisure facilities which will, in part, overlie subterranean parking facilities; upgrading of the existing marina including the installation of a floating breakwater; sports facilities for the local community; public amenities; a hospitality offering and a Centre for the Arts and Culture. The proposal includes the restoration, adaptive re-use and inclusion of the cultural heritage buildings and identified archaeological sites which will form an integral part of the development. The proposal also includes the development of large public open spaces, comprising predominantly of softscapes and hardscaped open areas, piazzas, streets, promenades and the regeneration of the glacis park around Fort Manoel. These public open spaces will make up a large proportion of the project’s footprint. The proposal also contemplates the development of a new bridge from Triq ix-Xatt onto Manoel Island and the dredging and widening of the channel between Manoel Island and the Gzira mainland to aide sea water circulation and seacraft access around the island. The development incorporates the restoration and re-use of part of the existing bridge to become a belvedere point. ​​Manoel Island, Gżira, Malta 03/11/2017 26/11/2017 18/05/2018
PA/07807/16 Proposed relocation of kerb-side fuel station and ancillary services (duly licensed) at 6, Valley Road Msida to site in Triq l-Imdina, Attard. Site at, Triq L-Imdina, Attard, Malta 02/05/2017 23/05/2017 03/04/2018 03/05/2018
PA/00977/17 Upgrading of the primary water network between Ta` Qali reservoir, San Gwann reservoir and Pembroke reverse osmosis plant via a proposed underground tunnel. ​Underground Tunnel Node 1 Att​ard, Node 2 Naxxar, Part between Mosta (Pantar Area). Nodes 3 & 4 Iklin, Nodes 5, 5b & 6 San Gwann, between Node 6 & 7 Swieqi, Node No.8 through Pembroke to Water Reverse Osmosis Plant off, Triq Il-Mediterran, Pembroke, Malta. 22/03/2018 22/04/2018 22/03/2018 22/04/2018
PA/02335/07 Relocation of kerbside pump and construction of ancillary office and servicing garage, car wash and landscaping Site at, Triq Burmarrad, Burmarrad 29/04/2016 24/05/2016 20/02/2018 23/03/2018
PA/03782/16 The proposed development consists of a 125 bedroom hotel Class 3B, amenities and semi-basement parking / service level inline with the brief guidelines stated in “Marsaxlokk inner harbour area environment and development brief” public consultation draft 2014. Hunters Tower Restaurant, Triq Il- Wilga, Marsaxlokk, Malta​ 21/02/2017 14/03/2017 02/02/2018 03/03/2018
PA/03347/16 Proposed construction of petrol station and auto repair and maintenance centre instead of an existing open storage yard. Site at L-Andar Ta' Fuq, Triq Valletta, Mqabba, Malta. 05/08/2016 26/08/2016 24/01/2018 24/02/2018
PA/02906/16 Retention of historic existing facades of the Fort Cambridge Barracks building, demolition of existing South West facade and internal structure. Proposed excavation of 4 basement levels for services and ancillary facilities to be connected to approved car park at basement 2 level and construction of multistorey Hotel Tower Class 3B including all ancillary facilities and amenities. Site at, Triq Tigne c/w, Triq Il- Ponta Ta' Dragut, Sliema, Malta. 04/12/2015 04/01/2016 23/01/2018
PA/03807/17 Proposed City Centre multi-use development, including excavation of former ITS site & Wesghet Lewis V. Farrugia/Wesghet George Portanier, demolition of modern structures, sanctioning of partly demolished non-scheduled building, retention of Grade 2 scheduled buildings and Cold War substation, construction of a 5 Star Hotel (386 rooms) Class 3B, 179 residences, commercial office space (Class 4A), shopping mall (Class 4B) and restaurants (Class 4C and 4D) and basement / surface car park. The proposal also includes the retention and integration of Grade 2 military blocks, Cold War substation and integration of other existing structures. Former ITS Site, Wesghet George Portanier & Wesghet Lewis V. Farrugia, Triq il-Profs. Walter Ganado, Triq Pietru D'Armenia, Pembroke & Triq il-Profs. Walter Ganado, Ix-Xatt ta' San Gorg, San Giljan, Malta 30/04/2017 21/05/2017 12/01/2018