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Your voice will make a difference. The Chamber is not affiliated with any governmental entity. The mission of the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce is to champion economic prosperity, foster a pro-business climate, and to improve the quality of life in our region.

What city is your business located in: 

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* 1. What city is your business located in: 

Check what best describes you:

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* 2. Check what best describes you:

What type of business are you?

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* 3. What type of business are you?

How have you communicated comments or concerns about the sign ordinances in you community? For Surprise businesses, indicate how you have participated in the current sign review process. 

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* 4. How have you communicated comments or concerns about the sign ordinances in you community? For Surprise businesses, indicate how you have participated in the current sign review process. 

How do you currently promote special business sales, etc.? Select all that apply

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* 5. How do you currently promote special business sales, etc.? Select all that apply

Please select your level of agreement with each of the following statements:

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* 6. Please select your level of agreement with each of the following statements:

  Strongly disagree Disagree Somewhat disagree Neither agree or or disagree Somewhat agree Agree Strongly agree
Communities and businesses should work together to establish design review standards that promote
well-designed and effective signs without censoring speech.
Most small businesses have small profit margins and cannot afford to spend excessive funds on advertising , so they must frequently rely solely upon on-premise temporary signs to advertise their goods and location to potential customers.
Businesses have a better chance to succeed if they are allowed to have a few, well-placed and well-designed signage.
It is important to balance aesthetics, the need desires of residents, property owners,  and the local business community.
In order to preserve the aesthetics of the business property, it is appropriate for a landlord to place limits on the size of signs, their locations, and the number of signs permitted.
Landlords/property owners bear some responsibility for providing entrance signage, directional signs, monuments signs, etc. 
Which statement do you agree with the most, as it may pertain to temporary signs? Please indicate ONLY one.

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* 7. Which statement do you agree with the most, as it may pertain to temporary signs? Please indicate ONLY one.

In addition to promoting our city, the Chamber wishes to build a community to which residents, visitors, businesses and investors are attracted. From this perspective, how would you rate the overall desirability of these types of temporary signs?

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* 8. In addition to promoting our city, the Chamber wishes to build a community to which residents, visitors, businesses and investors are attracted. From this perspective, how would you rate the overall desirability of these types of temporary signs?

  Very undesirable Undesirable  Neutral Desirable Very Desirable 
Digital or electronic
Sandwich board/A-Frame
Flags and parking-lot streamers 
Inflatables
Banners
Window Decal
Should a business have a limit on the quantity of temporary signs they can use:

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* 9. Should a business have a limit on the quantity of temporary signs they can use:

Regarding A-frame or sandwich boards - If there was to be a limit on the number of A-frame signs that could be used by a single business, what would you consider a reasonable number to be:

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* 10. Regarding A-frame or sandwich boards - If there was to be a limit on the number of A-frame signs that could be used by a single business, what would you consider a reasonable number to be:

Describe the importance level of each of the following types of temporary signs for your business? Rate all that apply.

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* 11. Describe the importance level of each of the following types of temporary signs for your business? Rate all that apply.

  Not at all important Low importance Slightly important Neutral Moderately important Very important Extremely important
Digital or Electronic
Sandwich Board/A-Frame
Flags
Inflatables
Banners
Window Decal
If you use temporary signs, what impact do they have on your overall businesses operations?

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* 12. If you use temporary signs, what impact do they have on your overall businesses operations?

Where do you use temporary signs now?

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* 13. Where do you use temporary signs now?

As a business owner, what type of sign frequency would you like to see in your immediate business area or complex?

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* 14. As a business owner, what type of sign frequency would you like to see in your immediate business area or complex?

  Never Rarely (1-2 times per year) Occasionally (3-4 times per year) Frequently (monthly) All the time (Daily)
Digital or Electronic
Sandwich Board/A-Frame
Flags
Inflatables
Banners
Window Decal

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Kiosk signage is a unique and aesthetically pleasing way to promote several businesses in one location.

Kiosk signage is a unique and aesthetically pleasing way to promote several businesses in one location.
Kiosks reduce the perception of clutter by providing an organized way to advertise local businesses. How acceptable is the Kiosk signage in addressing the needs of the business community for additional signage?

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* 15. Kiosks reduce the perception of clutter by providing an organized way to advertise local businesses. How acceptable is the Kiosk signage in addressing the needs of the business community for additional signage?

The cost of digital signs* has continued to drop, making them more accessible to retailers and institutions. How important is for the new sign code to make a provision for this new technology. (*Digital displays use technologies such as LCD, LED and Projection to display content such as digital images, video, streaming media, web pages, weather data, or text)

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* 16. The cost of digital signs* has continued to drop, making them more accessible to retailers and institutions. How important is for the new sign code to make a provision for this new technology. (*Digital displays use technologies such as LCD, LED and Projection to display content such as digital images, video, streaming media, web pages, weather data, or text)

Other Comments

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* 17. Other Comments

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