Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14. Are there any full- or part-time planning employees on your jurisdiction’s own staff? (if your jurisdiction has no employees, please select “no planning staff”) (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Are there any full- or part-time planning employees on your jurisdiction’s own staff? (if your jurisdiction has no employees, please select “no planning staff”) (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) No planning staff 38% 57% 38% 66% 54%
Only part-time staff 20% 30% 26% 27% 28%
One full-time staff member 10% 7% 19% 6% 9%
More than one full-time planning staff 27% 5% 16% 1% 7%
Don't Know 4% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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
Are there any full- or part-time planning employees on your jurisdiction’s own staff? (if your jurisdiction has no employees, please select “no planning staff”) (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) No planning staff 67% 61% 41% 24% 15% 54%
Only part-time staff 28% 31% 35% 22% 10% 28%
One full-time staff member 3% 5% 19% 29% 17% 9%
More than one full-time planning staff 1% 2% 4% 23% 58% 7%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1%
*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
Are there any full- or part-time planning employees on your jurisdiction’s own staff? (if your jurisdiction has no employees, please select “no planning staff”) (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) No planning staff 62% 56% 44% 63% 58% 48% 54%
Only part-time staff 27% 30% 37% 27% 27% 22% 28%
One full-time staff member 7% 7% 11% 5% 8% 14% 9%
More than one full-time planning staff 3% 6% 7% 4% 5% 15% 7%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%