green belt


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green belt

a zone of farmland, parks, and open country surrounding a town or city: usually officially designated as such and preserved from urban development

Green belt

Areas of green land around urban areas to prevent further expansion; they are kept open by severs and normally permanent planning restrictions.

green belt

[′grēn ‚belt]
(meteorology)
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More specifically, 1,500 will be built on green belt land in and around Ryton, Crawcrook, and Dunston Hill.
Mr Mitchell also paid tribute to former councillor Dennis Birbeck who, at the age of 90, attended the protest and is a veteran of a successful campaign against green belt development at Peddimore during the late 1990s.
Coun Cook said the "preserved crescent" of land would be narrow compared to the green belt around London, with some parts not much bigger than the width of a park.
Yet the Green Belt is regarded as one of the most successful European planning schemes and was set up from the 1930s to the 1950s, now covering some 13% of the country.
The group said the figures raised serious concerns about whether ministers were keeping their promises to safeguard the Green Belt.
Part of the green belt by Peddimore that is set to be developed
The motion called for the council to commit to "support the green belt and protect the green lungs of Cardiff and oppose a green wedge".
Debate continues over the future role of the green belt in light of pressure from developers and local residents and the requirement to meet increased housing demand.
He also discussed roles and responsibilities of Black Belts, Green Belts, team members, project sponsors, and command deployment champions.
Even more than growing up in the Kenyan countryside, it was the experience of these women still living close to the land that launched the Green Belt Movement.