Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2017 Data Tables

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Q11c. What actions does your jurisdiction usually take to keep the zoning ordinance aligned with the Master Plan? (check all that apply) (Among jurisdictions that try to strictly adhere to the Master Plan when rezoning properties)

c. We consult the Master Plan goals and objectives when making zoning decisions (e.g., rezoning, zoning ordinance text amendments)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions that consult the Master Plan goals and objectives when making zoning decisions: (Among jurisdictions that try to strictly adhere to the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 33% 64% 70% 71% 65%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Percentage of jurisdictions that consult the Master Plan goals and objectives when making zoning decisions: (Among jurisdictions that try to strictly adhere to the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 65% 64% 63% 73% 63% 65%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Percentage of jurisdictions that consult the Master Plan goals and objectives when making zoning decisions: (Among jurisdictions that try to strictly adhere to the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 57% 61% 72% 59% 69% 66% 65%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.