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Last update date June 1, 2020

Photograph of Hitorizawa Shimin-no-Mori

Under the influence of typhoon generated in 2019, it is limiting the use such as suspension of traffic now in Shimin-no-Mori, some malls of wild Izawa Shimin-no-Mori in the shallows Hitorizawa Shimin-no-Mori, Asahina north Shimin-no-Mori. I would like understanding.

About Shimin-no-Mori system

In system to save Yokohama-shi original green tract of land that started in 1971, we protect green, and Shimin-no-Mori brings up and, by cooperation of various places of the forest owner, uses as citizen's oasis.
As of April 1, 2020, we appoint 47 places (about 550ha).

The grounds regulations

Designated standard, contract method

In about 2ha covered in forest or more land, we appoint civic walk and area that is available safely as oasis mainly. In addition, we may appoint forest place and united farmland. We have you bind Shimin-no-Mori contracts ten years or more together between the mayor with landowner about thing which adapted to standard after the submission of "Shimin-no-Mori-designated application (agreement) book" from landowner.

Preferential treatment to contractor

We pay green tract of land upbringing incentive wages from city in every end of the fiscal year. In addition, we pay continuation lump sum at the time of update contract. (as incentive wages become taxable, report to tax office is necessary.)
Property tax, urban planning tax is remitted.

The use, management form

After the designation, we would like toward the landowner about everyday maintenance sequentially. We maintain city while considering walk road or open space not to disturb scenery of nature. We almost examine organization of local explanation and protection society, maintenance plan of city, maintenance and management plan before maintenance start for around two years.
After the opening of the park, greenery office supports by trust to company about management or facility check such as withering and being damaged trees along mall, open space and asks "Shimin-no-Mori protection fair" formed in various places or the outskirts inhabitants of landowner about cleaning or patrol.

Limit of act

When is appointed in Shimin-no-Mori, development and change of form and essence of the land are prohibited. In addition, discussion with mayor (discussion monkey appearance book) is necessary when we do proprietary rights move, right setting.

About the use of Shimin-no-Mori

Each notice of Shimin-no-Mori and rule of the use

Welcome center

We send information of forest and install "welcome center" conveying charm in five places in the city.
We distribute Shimin-no-Mori and forest guide map of contact.

Contact information

Inquiry contentsReference 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) <Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Hodogaya, Asahi, Kohoku, green, green leaves, Tsuzuki Ward  >

Southern greenery office: 045-831-8484 (main) <Konan, Isogo, Tozuka, spring, Sakae, Kanazawa, Seya Ward>

About welcome centerGreen up promotion section: 045-671-2624

Page of green, park

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Environmental Planning Bureau green up promotion part green up promotion section

Telephone: 045-671-2712

Telephone: 045-671-2712

Fax: 045-224-6627

E-Mail address [email protected]

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