Green belts

Green belts guidance:

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out strong protections of the green belt. It notes that the government attaches great importance to green belts and...

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Introduction The planning systems in England and Wales have become increasingly distinct in recent years, both in terms of policy and legislation. The diversification...

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The fundamental aim of green belt policy is to prevent urban sprawl by keeping land permanently open. The essential characteristics of green belts are their openness and...

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