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Peyia Development Probe

Interior Minister Andreas Christou has set up a three-member committee to examine possible building violations in the Coral Bay area near Paphos. Christou acknowledged yesterday during a visit to Peyia the existence of irregularities with a number of Cyprus property developments in the area. Peyia Municipality has come under attack over development in the Coral […]

Architects Blast Authorities for Building Permit Delays

Lengthy delays in obtaining town planning and building permits for new buildings can squarely be blamed on the antiquated practices of the Town Planning Department and local municipalities, the President of the Architects Association, Costantinos Costandi, said yesterday. The issue of town planning and building permits has long plagued construction in Cyprus, with lengthy delays […]

House Opens Way to Release Title Deeds

Parliament has unanimously approved a bill that would enable thousands of joint owners of illegitimate residences or land plots to secure building licences and title deeds, although under strict conditions. The bill, drafted primarily by deputies Demetris Syllouris (independent) and DISY’s Maria Kyriacou, hopes to set in order a “complex social and economic problem that […]

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