Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12d. Which of the following, if any, are reasons why your jurisdiction may not strictly adhere to its Master Plan when making rezoning decisions? (check all that apply) (Among jurisdictions that generally follow the spirit of the Master Plan or rarely consider the Master Plan when rezoning properties)

d. Some parts of the Master Plan are in conflict with other parts of the Master Plan

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions that do not strictly adhere to their Master Plan when making zoning decisions because some parts of the Master Plan are in conflict with other parts of the Master Plan: (Among jurisdictions that generally follow the spirit of the Master Plan or rarely consider the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 9% 4% 7% 5% 5%
*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 do not strictly adhere to their Master Plan when making zoning decisions because some parts of the Master Plan are in conflict with other parts of the Master Plan: (Among jurisdictions that generally follow the spirit of the Master Plan or rarely consider the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 2% 5% 5% 11% 9% 5%
*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 do not strictly adhere to their Master Plan when making zoning decisions because some parts of the Master Plan are in conflict with other parts of the Master Plan: (Among jurisdictions that generally follow the spirit of the Master Plan or rarely consider the Master Plan when rezoning properties) 4% 4% 4% 4% 5% 7% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.