Planning and building

Brownfield Land Register

We maintain a register of previously developed ('Brownfield') land in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017.

York's Brownfield Register is current to 1 December 2020.

Get information on York's Brownfield Register in CSV format from York Open Data.

For further information on brownfield sites included in this register, contact us.

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Background to the Brownfield Register

The purpose of the Register is to provide information in a standardised way across all planning authorities in England, and has to be updated annually.

The Register includes previously developed land that:

  • has an area of at least 0.2 hectares or is capable of supporting at least 5 dwellings
  • is suitable for residential development
  • is available for residential development
  • is achievable for residential development

Further information on Brownfield Registers can be found on GOV.UK, including relevant Legislation, Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions.

Also see

Forward Planning Team

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 552255