1chiefly British An area of open land around a city, on which building is restricted: Darlington should preserve its green belt
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- In addition, the public generally may be affected if, for example, conservation areas or the green belt is affected.
- The owners of several sites have also carried out changes of use and minor building work on green belt land, without planning permission.
- Little can be built in the grounds of a Grade One listed building and the area is also in a conservation area and green belt.
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