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Committee Decisions

33 COM 7B.113

City of Valletta (Malta) (C 131)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Notes the boundary definition of the property as provided in the report by the State Party;

3. Requests the State Party to:

a) Provide a clear map showing the boundary of the property,

b) Establish a declared buffer zone in accordance with Paragraph 103 of the Operational Guidelines, with height controls around the property as a means of protecting the skyline configuration of the city and prepare a "Views and Vistas Analysis" from strategic points within and outside the property,

c) Establish clear policies in relation to height controls within the property as a means of protecting the skyline configuration of the city, by means of a "Views and Vistas Analysis" covering key areas and streetscape,

d) Submit detailed information on the proposed large scale developments within the property to the World Heritage Centre in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines;

4. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2010, a state of conservation report on the issues above and in particular on the progress made with the establishment of a buffer zone and height controls within the property, together with information on the proposed large scale development projects.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-09/33.COM/7B
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Malta
Properties: City of Valletta
Session: 33COM