Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q35. Some jurisdictions have enacted local ordinances to address “dark stores” appeals (for example, requiring new commercial buildings to be constructed for more general reuse or addressing these issues in terms of deed restrictions). Which of the following best describes the actions — if any — your jurisdiction has taken to minimize the impact of “dark stores” tax appeals?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Some jurisdictions have enacted local ordinances to address “dark stores” appeals (for example, requiring new commercial buildings to be constructed for more general reuse or addressing these issues in terms of deed restrictions). Which of the following best describes the actions — if any — your jurisdiction has taken to minimize the impact of “dark stores” tax appeals? It has enacted a relevant local ordinance, or is in the process of enacting an ordinance. 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has decided not to. 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has not yet decided what to do. 1% 3% 5% 2% 4%
It has not discussed this issue, but is likely to consider it in the future. 41% 14% 36% 11% 18%
It has not discussed this issue, and is unlikely to discuss it in the future. 32% 57% 46% 61% 55%
Don't Know 24% 25% 11% 26% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Some jurisdictions have enacted local ordinances to address “dark stores” appeals (for example, requiring new commercial buildings to be constructed for more general reuse or addressing these issues in terms of deed restrictions). Which of the following best describes the actions — if any — your jurisdiction has taken to minimize the impact of “dark stores” tax appeals? It has enacted a relevant local ordinance, or is in the process of enacting an ordinance. 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has decided not to. 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has not yet decided what to do. 1% 3% 7% 7% 8% 4%
It has not discussed this issue, but is likely to consider it in the future. 7% 17% 28% 47% 38% 18%
It has not discussed this issue, and is unlikely to discuss it in the future. 63% 56% 49% 28% 36% 55%
Don't Know 28% 22% 15% 17% 17% 23%
*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
Some jurisdictions have enacted local ordinances to address “dark stores” appeals (for example, requiring new commercial buildings to be constructed for more general reuse or addressing these issues in terms of deed restrictions). Which of the following best describes the actions — if any — your jurisdiction has taken to minimize the impact of “dark stores” tax appeals? It has enacted a relevant local ordinance, or is in the process of enacting an ordinance. 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has decided not to. 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
It discussed enacting an ordinance, but has not yet decided what to do. 2% 4% 2% 3% 3% 7% 4%
It has not discussed this issue, but is likely to consider it in the future. 24% 17% 16% 15% 17% 21% 18%
It has not discussed this issue, and is unlikely to discuss it in the future. 59% 57% 51% 53% 61% 50% 55%
Don't Know 14% 22% 29% 29% 19% 22% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.