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Special green zone preservation district, suburban green zone special preservation district

Last update date April 11, 2019

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About special green zone preservation district system

Based on "the urban greenbelt method," we permanently keep green tract of land with unity in city, and green zone preservation district system is system to maintain environment of town which is full of green especially. As of February 5, 2019, we appoint 164 district (about 486.8ha) (PDF: 144KB).

Grounds laws and ordinances

The urban greenbelt method (September, 1973 law No. 72, these days revision May 12, 2017 law No. 26)


Special green zone preservation district designation requirements

  1. Chaotic city area has appropriate position, scale and form for prevention, pollution of becoming or prevention of disaster as necessary block zone, neutral area or refuge zone
  2. It is with building, remains and one body such as Shinto shrine, temple and is tied to connections or tradition or manners and customs custom and has traditional or cultural significance in the area concerned
  3. Thing necessary we correspond to any of the following and to secure healthy living environment of the local inhabitants concerned
  • Natural beauty or scenery being superior.
  • Have to keep in good condition appropriately as habitat of the animals and plants or locality.

In Yokohama-shi, we perform city planning decision from landowner about green tract of land with unities almost more than 1, 000 square meters to correspond to one of such requirements after having had green zone preservation district-designated written consent especially and push forward designation.

About suburban green zone special preservation district system

Suburban green zone special preservation district system is system to permanently keep the large-scale forest ground having particularly good natural environments in good condition in suburban green zone preservation area based on "the metropolitan area suburbs green zone preservation method". As of February 5, 2019, we appoint 3 district (about 194ha) (PDF: 259KB).
Suburban green zone preservation area is metropolitan area scale, and country appoints main green belt. Suburban green zone preservation area in Yokohama-shi is 1 area of "Mt. Japanese yen sea, Kitakamakura suburban green zone preservation area".

Grounds laws and ordinances

The metropolitan area suburbs green zone preservation method (June, 1966 law No. 101, these days revision May 12, 2017 law No. 26)

Designated condition of suburban green zone special preservation district

Of the suburban green zone preservation area

  1. Effect of healthy mental and physical maintenance of local inhabitants of capital which is provided by establishing city planning about suburban green zone special preservation district and the outskirts and increase or pollution in these areas or prevention of disaster being particularly remarkable.
  2. Have environment of particularly good nature.

We make city planning decision and appoint after landowner gave suburban green zone special preservation district-designated written consent to about land corresponding to such a condition in Yokohama-shi.

Preferential treatment (green zone preservation district and suburban green zone special preservation district are common in particular) to landowner

  1. Property tax valuation becomes up to 1/2.
  2. In the case of the forest and the wilderness, valuation of inheritance tax and gift tax falls 80%.
  3. Act permission application in green zone preservation district becomes suppression especially, and is remarkable for the soil geographical advantages; when affect, it is possible for proposal of purchase for city.
  4. When we sell to Yokohama-shi, we may receive subtraction to 20 million yen about capital gain in particular.

Management form (green zone preservation district and suburban green zone special preservation district are common in particular)

Please keep designation area as the present green tract of land. As a general rule, by landowner is managed.

Limit (green zone preservation district and suburban green zone special preservation district are common in particular) of act

As a general rule, in designation area, act to affect the forest is prohibited.

Reference

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Reference and phone number

About overall system

Environmental Planning Bureau green up promotion part green zone preservation promotion section: 045-671-3534 (main)

About management, administration

Northern greenery office: 045-353-1166 (main)
Southern greenery office: 045-831-8484 (main)

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Environmental Planning Bureau green up promotion part green zone preservation promotion section

Telephone: 045-671-3534

Telephone: 045-671-3534

Fax: 045-224-6627

E-Mail address ks-ryokuchihozen@city.yokohama.jp

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