No excavation or demolition works permitted in tourist areas during the summer months
The Planning Authority has announced that between 15 June and 30 September excavation and demolition works on building sites in tourist areas will not be permitted.
The locations identified by the Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Building Regulation Office include several roads in Birzebbuga, Gzira, Cottonera, Marsascala, Marsaxlokk, Mellieha, Rabat, Mdina, Sliema, Swieqi, St Julians, St Paul’s Bay, Wied iz-Zurrieq, Qrendi, Valletta, Floriana, Comino, Marsalforn, Mgarr, Ghajnsielem, Ramla, San Lawrenz, Victoria Gozo, Xaghra and Xlendi.
In a statement the Planning Authority said that people who come across any demolition and excavation works during this period can report this on 2292 7608 during office hours or at all other times on 9963 7508.
It said that while it understood the need for the carrying out of construction works, the inconvenience to residents and tourists who live in these areas was unacceptable.
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This footage shows excavation works held lately in Qawra: