Palma.—The Calvia council has given the green light to plans to change the General Planning Law and and make a sizeable plot next to the motorway in Palmanova building land.

At present the land on the Ses Planes estate is classified as “rural.” However, following a council meeting this week it could soon become building land. The council said that it could become a large commercial centre.

The socialist opposition party slammed the move saying that it was just another example of the council change the planning laws to encourage yet more development.

In nearby Magalluf a major redevelopment plan is already under way with the construction of new hotels.
The Melia Hotel Group is investing many millions of euros in transforming its hotels in the Magalluf area.