Sa Pobla has experienced a holiday rentals' boom.
During the state of alarm, planning procedures have been quicker.
In Palma, only urgent licences are being processed.
The planning department at the town hall grinds to a halt at certain times of the year.
Deya has 1,138 tourist accommodation places; the resident population is only 617.
There were more licences for apartment building than house building in 2019.
Town halls can take up to eighteen months to process building permissions.
"The electronic administration is in diapers. We are working with systems from the nineteenth century."
Hotel renovations will continue to be undertaken. The proposal for local police to be issued with tasers was rejected.
A three-year moratorium on licences would not be possible as suspensions can only be for one year.