Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5. For some local governments, the Master Plan aims to preserve the current character of the community into the future. In other jurisdictions, the Master Plan envisions a future significantly different than the status quo. Thinking about the Master Plan for your jurisdiction, would you say it aims to…(Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
For some local governments, the Master Plan aims to preserve the current character of the community into the future. In other jurisdictions, the Master Plan envisions a future significantly different than the status quo. Thinking about the Master Plan for your jurisdiction, would you say it aims to…(Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Significantly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction 21% 32% 9% 20% 26%
Mostly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction (but still promote some change) 74% 59% 74% 67% 63%
Mostly transform the jurisdiction (but preserve some of the current character) 0% 4% 16% 7% 6%
Significantly transform the jurisdiction 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 4% 5% 0% 7% 4%
*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
For some local governments, the Master Plan aims to preserve the current character of the community into the future. In other jurisdictions, the Master Plan envisions a future significantly different than the status quo. Thinking about the Master Plan for your jurisdiction, would you say it aims to…(Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Significantly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction 35% 27% 17% 11% 14% 26%
Mostly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction (but still promote some change) 53% 65% 73% 72% 76% 63%
Mostly transform the jurisdiction (but preserve some of the current character) 3% 6% 7% 14% 10% 6%
Significanty transform the jurisdiction 1% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 8% 3% 2% 3% 0% 4%
*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
For some local governments, the Master Plan aims to preserve the current character of the community into the future. In other jurisdictions, the Master Plan envisions a future significantly different than the status quo. Thinking about the Master Plan for your jurisdiction, would you say it aims to…(Among jurisdictions that have any Master Plan) Significantly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction 23% 29% 24% 29% 28% 23% 26%
Mostly preserve the current character of the jurisdiction (but still promote some change) 61% 61% 64% 60% 65% 67% 63%
Mostly transform the jurisdiction (but preserve some of the current character) 9% 6% 7% 4% 3% 9% 6%
Significanty transform the jurisdiction 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 7% 4% 4% 7% 3% 1% 4%