Green spaces consider an important need in balancing urban activity on the one hand and the residential, health, and shapeliness environment of the city on the other hand, which requires planning studied vision to persevere the balance between population growth, urbanization, and green spaces in the city.
This study aims to identify the reality of planning in Palestinian cities (Tulkarm as a model ) and the extent to which green spaces are affected by Israeli measures and their ability to sufficient the requirements of the population, in addition to, give an aesthetic image to the city’s landscape.
This was done by conducting field surveys and interviews with the relevant authorities in institutions Planning, implementation, and use of Geomolg systems for geospatial information in Palestine.
The study reached the main conclusion that there is an increase in urban growth in the structural plan of the city, and a lack of green spaces as a result of, the inability to expand the structural plan, which was planned in the year (2006 AD) due to the Israeli measures, which led to a distortion of the aesthetic image of the city, and a decrease in the individual's possession of Green areas, which amounted to ( 0.4m²) of the area of the structural plan amounting to (13790.351) acres (dunums)also the study reached several recommendations to contribute to solving this problem.
Keywords: Planning, Structure Planning, Cities, Green Spaces, Tulkarm.
http://dx. doi. org/10. 47832/2717-8293. 2-3.10