A small part of Southern Ryedale is in the York Green Belt.
The York Green Belt policies were kept by the Government when it partially revoked the Regional Spatial Strategy. Those saved policies are part of our Development Plan.
We use these specific policies, and the policies in our Ryedale Plan: Local Plan Strategy, and the criteria in the National Planning Policy Framework to assess planning applications made in the York Green Belt area.
They are to remain part of the Development Plan and have statutory weight, until City of York adopt their own Local Plan and define the Green Belt Boundaries for their area.
The key documents to look at are: