Wasco County 2040

The Wasco County Planning Department is currently in the initial stages of a Comprehensive Plan update (Wasco County 2040).  The Comprehensive Plan is a long range vision document helping to guide development for the County for the next 20 years. 

This survey is intended to be one initial method to understand community visions for Wasco County development over the next 20 years.  The information provided will be analyzed along with other public input to develop a more focused work plan for the three year update process.  For more opportunities to participate, please visit the project page at wasco2040.com.

Thank you! 

* 1. When I think of the future of Wasco County its mostly

* 2. Would you encourage or discourage the following land uses in Wasco County?  This is for areas outside incorporated communities.  Incorporated communities include Antelope, The Dalles, Dufur, Maupin, Mosier and Shaniko.

  Encourage Discourage Neutral/Stay Same
Residential - single family homes
Residential - multiple unit family homes (townhouses, apartment buildings)
Residential - alternative housing types (tiny homes, mother in law suites)
Senior/assisted living housing 
Small scale agriculture (niche or specialty farms)
Large scale agriculture
Agricultural tourism (Farms with tourist component)
Agriculture secondary processing/industrial (crop to oil, crop to food, etc)
Public outdoor recreation sites/attractions
Public recreation camping/lodging
Private recreation camping/lodging
Home based businesses
Commercial renewable energy facilities (wind farms, solar farms)
Rural commercial (rural stores and businesses)
Rural industrial 
Logging/forestry

* 3. Can you think of other land uses you would like to encourage or discourage in Wasco County?

* 4. Please indicate how important the following is when considering housing/residential development (not important, somewhat important, important, very important).

  Not Important Somewhat Important Important Very Important I don't know/I don't care
Affordability
Rural character
Proximity to shops
Proximity to public facilities (schools, parks)
Proximity to medical services
Proximity to employment
Accessibility of technology networks (mobile, cable, etc)
Ability for alternative housing types (tiny homes, in home care, RV living, seasonal living)

* 5. When I think about Wasco County's future what most concerns me is....(pick top answer only)

* 6. Do you think agricultural tourism would be positive or negative for Wasco County?  Agricultural tourism is most broadly an agricultural operation or activity that brings visitors to the farm or ranch. This could be, for instance, visiting farm stands or tasting rooms, farm stays, u-pick, farm to table dinners, or harvest festivals.

* 7. What do you think is important for Wasco County to consider when crafting a long range planning vision?

* 8. What is your primary source for news about community events, meetings, etc?

* 9. Are you a resident of Wasco County?

* 10. Please select your age range

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