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2019 Fall Q2a

Thinking overall about topics related to energy, how relevant would you say regulating placement of energy infrastructure (e.g., solar panels, wind turbines) on private property in your community has been or currently is for your jurisdiction’s government?

2019 Fall Q9d

Now, thinking about your jurisdiction’s current planning and/or zoning on energy issues, as far as you know, how do your plans and/or ordinances treat compact residential development as an energy-saving strategy?

2019 Fall Q23

In which of the following ways, if any, does your jurisdiction use that data on energy use in public and private buildings?

2019 Fall Q32

What are some of the reasons energy audits have not been conducted on local public facilities?

2019 Fall Q2b

Thinking overall about topics related to energy, how relevant would you say siting energy infrastructure on public property in your jurisdiction has been or currently is for your jurisdiction’s government?

2019 Fall Q12

Looking ahead, how likely or unlikely is it that your jurisdiction will alter its approach to planning and/or zoning regarding energy issues within the next 12 months? 

2019 Fall Q24a

Which of the following factors, if any, would you say are barriers to your jurisdiction developing specific energy policies? Lack of interest among residents 

2019 Fall Q33

To the best of your knowledge, do you agree or disagree that building inspectors who operate in your jurisdiction struggle to enforce the current energy codes set by the State of Michigan?

2019 Fall Q2c

Thinking overall about topics related to energy, how relevant would you say planning for electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure (e.g.,charging stations) has been or currently is for your jurisdiction’s government?

2019 Fall Q14

Has your jurisdiction considered or adopted any policies to fund or incentivize the use of electric vehicles (EVs), either for your jurisdiction’s own vehicles or for the public (for example, installing/planning for charging stations)?

2019 Fall Q24b

Which of the following factors, if any, would you say are barriers to your jurisdiction developing specific energy policies? Lack of interest among local officials

2019 Fall Q35

 To what extent do you think the State of Michigan’s Energy Codes should be strengthened or eased?

2019 Fall Q2d

Thinking overall about topics related to energy, how relevant would you say improving energy efficiency for local businesses (including agriculture) or residents has been or currently is for your jurisdiction’s government?

2019 Fall Q15

Which of the following types of electric vehicles do your jurisdiction’s policies target?

2019 Fall Q24c

Which of the following factors, if any, would you say are barriers to your jurisdiction developing specific energy policies? Costs associated with developing energy policies

2019 Fall Q36

Currently, individual local governments do not have the authority to set energy codes that are more strict than the State of Michigan’s. But how interested would you say your jurisdiction might be in setting local energy codes that are stronger than the State’s if it had the authority to do so?

2019 Fall Q2e

Thinking overall about topics related to energy, how relevant would you say reducing your jurisdiction government’s use of fossil fuels (e.g., in its electricity use, vehicle fleet, etc.) has been or currently is for your jurisdiction’s government?

2019 Fall Q16

To the best of your knowledge, are there any publicly-accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in your jurisdiction?

2019 Fall Q24d

Which of the following factors, if any, would you say are barriers to your jurisdiction developing specific energy policies? Lack of expertise to develop energy policies

2019 Fall Q38a

Now we are interested in whether Michigan local governments collaborate with each other on energy and sustainability policy. Please identify which statement below best describes your jurisdiction's status on each issue. Green purchasing programs for the jurisdiction (e.g., for light bulbs, cleaning supplies, vehicles, etc.)