Screen Reader Mode Icon Check SCREEN READER MODE to make this survey compatible with screen readers. Richmond County Comprehensive Land Use Plan Survey Question Title * 1. How would you describe your connection to Richmond County? Please check all that apply. I'm a resident I'm a property owner I'm a business owner I work In Richmond County Other (please specify) None of the above OK Question Title * 2. What best defines Richmond County's character and quality of life? Please select up to five (5) options. Sense of community Location in the region Transportation Access Schools Local businesses Health and wellness Natural environment Farming and agriculture Recreation and athletics Cultural assets and community facilities Housing choices Other (please specify) None of the above OK Question Title * 3. Is there a place that illustrates what you appreciate the most about Richmond County? It could be a downtown area, a neighborhood, a workplace, a natural area, etc. Please write the name of the place in the space provided below. OK Question Title * 4. Please identify how important you believe it is to conserve each of the following natural resources in Richmond County on a scale of 1 (most important) to 5 (least important). Most Important Somewhat Important Neutral Somewhat Unimportant Least Important Agricultural land Agricultural land Most Important Agricultural land Somewhat Important Agricultural land Neutral Agricultural land Somewhat Unimportant Agricultural land Least Important Forests Forests Most Important Forests Somewhat Important Forests Neutral Forests Somewhat Unimportant Forests Least Important Water bodies Water bodies Most Important Water bodies Somewhat Important Water bodies Neutral Water bodies Somewhat Unimportant Water bodies Least Important Open space for active recreation Open space for active recreation Most Important Open space for active recreation Somewhat Important Open space for active recreation Neutral Open space for active recreation Somewhat Unimportant Open space for active recreation Least Important Open space to preserve rural character Open space to preserve rural character Most Important Open space to preserve rural character Somewhat Important Open space to preserve rural character Neutral Open space to preserve rural character Somewhat Unimportant Open space to preserve rural character Least Important Other (please specify) OK Question Title * 5. Where do you want future growth to occur in Richmond County? All growth in the county Most growth in the county An even mix of growth in the county and municipalities Most growth in municipalities All growth in municipalities OK Question Title * 6. The future of Richmond County is dependent upon a variety of factors. Which of the following factors should a comprehensive land-use plan prioritize? (Select up the  five.) Increase public playgrounds Improve access to Internet/broadband Increase Parks & Recreation programming and events River access for boating and fishing Protect open spaces/forest Improve road networks In rural areas Develop incentives to attract large employers Increase access to public healthcare Maintaining/Improving water quality Promote the County to outside employers Farmland preservation OK Question Title * 7. Which of the following development types do you feel are missing from the County? (Select up to  three) Single-family homes Large-scale retail (shopping centers) Townhomes or condos Professional or medical offices Apartments Medical/rehabilitation facilities Parks and recreation Service (technical, automotive, etc.) Industrial/manufacturing Agriculture and agritourism Small-scale retail and restaurants Hotels and lodging Other (please specify) None of the above OK Question Title * 8. Which is the single most important role for Richmond County government in the land use and zoning process, If any? (Would not apply to incorporated towns or cities). Administer the current regulations on property land use Enhance regulations of property land use Lessen regulations of property land use Do not regulate any property land use OK Question Title * 9. In 5-10 words, what makes Richmond County unique or special? Please write your response in the space provided below. OK Question Title * 10. In 5-10 words, what is the biggest challenge facing Richmond County today? Please write your response in the space below. OK Question Title * 11. Fast forward 20 years. In 5-10 words, how would you like to be able to describe Richmond County? Please write your response in the space below. OK CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT THE SURVEY.