During the formulation of the planning policy for high-rise buildings, the location of Mrieħel was introduced at a final stage, at which point the public was deprived of its right to be consulted on the matter. We insist that the planning process should be transparent and hold all involved to account. Join us in requesting full details as to who is responsible for this sudden inclusion.
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Filling in the information above will send the following FOI request to the Planning Authority:
PUBLIC AUTHORITY TO WHOM REQUEST IS BEING SUBMITTED:
DETAILS OF APPLICANT:
DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT / INFORMATION BEING REQUESTED:
During the Planning Authority meeting held on the 20th of March 2014, PA CEO Johann Buttigieg informed the Board that according to submissions made by Government the location of Mrieħel was to be added to the sites which were to be considered suitable for the construction of high rise buildings, even though the said area / location had not been included in the publication of the draft policy of the Floor to Area Ratio applicability policy.
According to all relevant legislation, these submissions should have been published.
The present request is for the following:
CONTENTS/DESCRIPTION/FORMAT/DATE OF COMMUNICATION AND IDENTITY OF SENDER OF INSTRUCTION/SUBMISSIONS FROM GOVERNMENT TO THE PLANNING AUTHORITY FOR THE INCLUSION OF MRIEHEL AS A SITE SUITABLE FOR HIGH RISE BUILDINGS ACCORDING TO THE FAR POLICY.
I WOULD LIKE:
– an electronic copy of document to be received by e-mail.
DECLARATION OF APPLICANT’s ELIGIBILITY:
I hereby declare that I am an eligible person in terms of the Freedom of Information Act (Cap. 496), which defines an ‘eligible person’ as ‘a person who is resident in Mlta and who has been so resident in Malta for a period of at least 5 years, and who is either a citizen of Malta or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union or a citizen of any other state the citizens of which have a right, in virutre of any treaty between such state and the European Union, to be treated in Malta in the same manner as citizens of members states of the European Union.’