Permits for machinery, camping, barbeques and activities

Camping permits are only issued for l-Aħrax tal-Madonna (Zone A), l-Aħrax tat-Tunnara (Zone B) and l-Aħrax tar-Ramel (Zone C).

Every year, during the hunting season, camping Permits are only issued for Qortin it-Twil (Zone D).

An additional fee of thirty euro (30 Euro) shall be paid when an application reaches the Local Council in less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the activity/permit.  The normal fee of 10 Euro will also be chargeable.

For a licence, permit or authorisation to be issued from the Local Council to any person, an application shall be submitted on the prescribed form, or on-line through at least forty-eight hours prior to the activity, during office hours and office days. Our working hours are from Monday to Friday from 8.00am till 3.30pm and Saturday from 8.00am to 11.30am.

It is important that all details are entered correctly, including the size of the machine, space to be used, (exact m2), location, date and time. The Council reserves the right to verify the information listed. Application can be refused for various reasons, in that case a refusal note will be delivered via the platform to the applicant.  If there is need of road closure (for various streets), please note that issuing of permit depends on availability of wardens. Kindly apply at least one month before the date of the permit.

Note 1 : No online permits will be processed on Saturdays.

Note 2: Kindly note that no camping permits are being issued from 17th November to 19th November Zone D (Qortin it-Twil) as area is full.

Here are the instructions to apply for permits

  1. Sign up for an account
  2. Validate your account
  3. Send your request
  4. Wait for an approval/refusal from the Local Council via email
  5. Once approved, log on the platform and press on "Pay Online". Payment can be done via all major credit cards.
  6. Once payment is cleared, you can download and print the permit details.

Apply Online

Allocation of spaces for placing caravans

The Mellieħa Local Council is considering applications for the placing of caravans as provided in article 4(1) of Legal Notice 136 of 2023 in the following zones:

• The Long Court (20 caravans)

• The Little Armier (14 caravans)

• White Tower Sand (10 caravans)

Applications shall be submitted on the prescribed form at the Council office No. 126, Triq il-Mitħna l-Ġdida, Mellieħa or online through the website:

Applications will be refused/blocked, if on any given day, the number of requests exceeds the set maximum limit established for the respective site. The spaces conceded for this purpose are indicated on the plans that appear further down. The Council is not bound to retain the said spaces which may be changed at its discretion from time to time.


Placing of caravans in places other than those mentioned is prohibited and is subject to the penalties established in the legal notice.