Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17. How does your jurisdiction’s current staff capacity for planning and zoning compare to 10 years ago (before the Great Recession)? (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How does your jurisdiction’s current staff capacity for planning and zoning compare to 10 years ago (before the Great Recession)? (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Has significantly increased 2% 3% 6% 3% 3%
Has somewhat increased 2% 13% 15% 16% 14%
Has not changed 54% 64% 43% 64% 60%
Has somewhat decreased 16% 6% 20% 6% 9%
Has significantly decreased 12% 3% 11% 2% 5%
Don't Know 13% 12% 4% 10% 10%
*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
How does your jurisdiction’s current staff capacity for planning and zoning compare to 10 years ago (before the Great Recession)? (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Has significantly increased 3% 3% 3% 8% 4% 3%
Has somewhat increased 10% 14% 16% 22% 12% 14%
Has not changed 66% 66% 52% 36% 35% 60%
Has somewhat decreased 3% 6% 16% 25% 17% 9%
Has significantly decreased 2% 3% 5% 7% 25% 5%
Don't Know 17% 8% 8% 2% 7% 10%
*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
How does your jurisdiction’s current staff capacity for planning and zoning compare to 10 years ago (before the Great Recession)? (Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Has significantly increased 1% 4% 3% 3% 4% 4% 3%
Has somewhat increased 9% 13% 16% 9% 15% 17% 14%
Has not changed 63% 64% 62% 63% 59% 50% 60%
Has somewhat decreased 9% 6% 7% 6% 8% 14% 9%
Has significantly decreased 4% 1% 2% 7% 3% 9% 5%
Don't Know 14% 12% 9% 13% 11% 5% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.