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Welcome to Shifnal Neighbourhood Plan



Shropshire Council have now determined that the Shifnal Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to a referendum. They have arranged for the referendum to take place on Thursday 15th September. You can read the formal notice – the Information Statement  by clicking here.

You can look at the Shropshire Council Elections page dealing with the referendum by clicking here.

People on the electoral register for Shifnal will be able to vote in the referendum. The voting arrangements will be similar to those for a local election including postal votes.

The question that will be asked is as follows

Do you want Shropshire Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Shifnal to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

If more than 50% of those voting in the referendum vote “yes” then Shropshire Council will bring the plan into force. It will then form part of Shropshire Council’s Local Development Plan.

A summary of the final Plan is going to be delivered to every household in the time leading up to the referendum. You can see a copy of it by clicking here.

If you would like to read the full documents they are available here by clicking on the document title

Shifnal Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Version

Shifnal Neighbourhood Plan Basic Conditions Statement

Shifnal Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Statement

All the key documents can also be found by clicking here to reach the planning policy section of the Shropshire Council website.




The latest Shifnal Parish Magazine article  is now available.