Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q2a. Does your jurisdiction currently have a Master Plan that addresses land use? (Among cities, townships, and villages)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Does your jurisdiction currently have a Master Plan that addresses land use? (Among cities, townships, and villages) Yes, our jurisdiction currently has its own Master Plan * 67% 91% 64% 70%
Yes, we have a joint Master Plan under an agreement with other jurisdictions * 4% 4% 7% 5%
Yes, we rely on the county’s Master Plan for our jurisdiction * 10% 0% 4% 8%
No, our jurisdiction does not currently have a Master Plan (either our own, a joint plan, or a county plan) * 13% 4% 15% 12%
Don't Know * 6% 1% 10% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


*Counties were asked Q2b instead of q2a.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Does your jurisdiction currently have a Master Plan that addresses land use? (Among cities, townships, and villages) Yes, our jurisdiction currently has its own Master Plan 52% 76% 92% 99% 98% 70%
Yes, we have a joint Master Plan under an agreement with other jurisdictions 4% 6% 3% 1% 0% 5%
Yes, we rely on the county’s Master Plan for our jurisdiction 14% 5% 1% 0% 0% 8%
No, our jurisdiction does not currently have a Master Plan (either our own, a joint plan, or a county plan) 22% 7% 2% 0% 0% 12%
Don't Know 8% 6% 2% 0% 2% 6%
*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
Does your jurisdiction currently have a Master Plan that addresses land use? (Among cities, townships, and villages) Yes, our jurisdiction currently has its own Master Plan56% 59% 68% 63% 77% 94% 70%
Yes, we have a joint Master Plan under an agreement with other jurisdictions 3% 6% 3% 7% 6% 2% 5%
Yes, we rely on the county’s Master Plan for our jurisdiction 14% 15% 6% 11% 3% 0% 8%
No, our jurisdiction does not currently have a Master Plan (either our own, a joint plan, or a county plan) 23% 13% 15% 12% 8% 2% 12%
Don't Know 5% 6% 8% 6% 6% 2% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.