General Plan Survey

Sample Survey


   
 
1. Please identify your County:


 
   
2. Your County General Plan incorporates principles from these planning theories & concepts:
1
Strongly Disagree
2
Disagree
3
Neutral
4
Agree
5
Strongly Agree
Smart Growth
Sustainable Development
Rural Development
Best Use
Eco-Settlement
Compact Development
Environmental Preservation
Farmland Preservation
Urban Revitalization
Natural Resource Management
1
Strongly Disagree
2
Disagree
3
Neutral
4
Agree
5
Strongly Agree
Conventional Development
Regional Planning
Transit-Oriented Development
New Urbanism
Concurrency Planning
Community Planning
Master Planning
Village & Small Town Planning
 
   
3. Your County General Plan provides a framework designed to implement and/or accomplish the following:
1
Strongly Disagree
2
Disagree
3
Neutral
4
Agree
5
Strongly Agree
Diverse housing choices, styles and opportunities.
Incentives for agriculture operations and small economic ventures.
Architectural design and aesthetic guidelines consistent with the rural atmosphere.
Revitalization and expansion of existing residential and business areas.
Regulations to protect natural resources (shoreline, watersheds, etc.).
Unique infrastructure standards for new rural settlements.
Integrated management of prevalent economic, ecological and social issues.
Compact, high density and mixed use developments.
Sustained economic growth capable of supporting population projections.
Carrying capacity based development.
 
   
 
4. What are the major challenges facing your County? Please check all that apply:


 
Unemployment
 
Decreasing Agriculture Production
 
Increasing Population
 
Growth Management
 
Open Space Preservation
 
Rising Housing Costs
 
Infrastructure Demands
 
Traffic & Congestion
 
Crime & Drug Abuse
 
Urbanization Of Rural Areas
 
Homelessness
 
Land Use Conflicts
 
Lifestyle And/Or Culture Conflicts
 
Development Pressures

 
   
5. Does your General Plan address any of the challenges identified above?
Yes Somewhat No Unsure
 
   
6. Identify the number of Community Development Plans currently used to implement your County General Plan:
0 (None) 1 - 5 6 - 9 10 or more
 
   
7. These features and/or issues are evident in your County General Plan:
1
Strongly Disagree
2
Disagree
3
Neutral
4
Agree
5
Strongly Agree
Mandatory Functional Plans
Carrying capacity based development
Conflicting Objectives & Policies
County Operations & CIP Compliance
Emphasis on Coastal Protection
Utilization of Native Hawaiian Land Management Techniques
Adequate Urban Expansion Areas For Future Growth
Clear & Long-term Island wide Vision
Map Depicted Land Use Designations
Community Participation & Ownership
Plan Review & Amendment Methods
 
   
8. To date, has your County General Plan demonstrated success in managing growth and encouraging sustainable economic development?
Yes Somewhat No Not Sure
 
   
 
9. Does your County General Plan need revising or updating?


Yes Somewhat No Not Sure
 
 
 
 
10. Please share any additional comments about your County General Plan: