Notice of adoption of the SAMDev Plan – December 2015

In accordance with Regulation 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, notice is given that Shropshire Council formally adopted its SAMDev Plan on 17 December 2015.

The SAMDev Plan covers the administrative County of Shropshire (excluding the Borough of Telford and Wrekin) and sets out proposals for the use of land and policies to guide future development in order to help to deliver the Vision and Objectives of the adopted Core Strategy for the period up to 2026. Together with the Core Strategy, the SAMDev Plan forms the Council’s Local Plan.

The SAMDev Plan has been subject to an Examination in Public by an independent Planning Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.  The adopted Plan incorporates the recommendations set out in the Planning Inspector’s Report and accompanying appendix.

The adopted SAMDev Plan, Sustainability Appraisal and the Inspector’s Report with accompanying appendices and this Adoption Statement are available to view on the Council’s website: http://shropshire.gov.uk/planning-policy and paper copies of the Plan documents will be available for inspection during normal opening hours at our principal office:

Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND

and during normal opening hours at:

Bridgnorth Library, Listley Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4AW

  • Ludlow Library, 7/9 Parkway, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2PG
  • Oswestry Library, Arthur Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1JN
  • Wem Library, High Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5AA


Copies of the accompanying Policies Maps are available to view on the Council’s website and paper copies will be made available at locations above as soon as reasonably practicable in January 2016.

For further information please contact Planning Policy on 0345 678 9004 or

[email protected].

Any person aggrieved by the SAMDev Plan may apply to the High Court under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) for leave to challenge the validity of the Plan on the grounds that:

  • The document is not within the appropriate power;
  • A procedural requirement has not been complied with.
  • Any such application for leave must be made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day after the date of the adoption of the Plan, which is 17th December 2015.