Community Survey

Welcome to the survey for Spalding County's update to its Comprehensive Plan. The long-range Comprehensive Plan guides local goals and decisions related to land use, housing, economic development, natural and historic resources, and community facilities. Your responses to this 15-question survey will help County planners identify the issues that need to be addressed during the update to this important policy document.

To submit the completed survey click "Done" at the bottom of the page. Please note your responses are completely confidential. Thank you for your participation!

* 1. Do you live, work, or live and work in Spalding County?

* 2. Where do you live?  (please reference map below)

County Map

<strong><span style="color: #005eb8;">County Map</span></strong>

* 3. If you live in Spalding County, what best describes your current housing status?

* 4. What do you like about Spalding County?

* 5. What do you not like about Spalding County?

* 6a. Twenty (20) years from now, what kind of place would you like Spalding County to be?

* 6b. Do you think the development patterns and decisions of Spalding County are preventing it from becoming this type of place?

Please note: For questions 7 and 8, please identify locations in Spalding County that are suitable for the categories of development listed. To describe another type of development or a specific location, please use the space provided under question 13.

* 7. Which area(s) of Spalding County do you think are best suited for the following types of new residential development (check all that apply)?

  Birdie/Sunny Side Area Orchard Hill Area Ringgold Area Digby/Vaughn Area Carver Rd/Rover Area Griffin Area (outside of city limits) Inside Griffin city limits Nowhere in Spalding County
Apartments
Condominiums
Townhouses
Single-Family Homes
Retirement and Assisted Living Housing
Mobile Homes
Duplexes/Triplexes/Fourplexes

* 8. Which area(s) of Spalding County do you think are best suited for the following types of new commercial development (check all that apply)?

  Birdie/Sunny Side Area Orchard Hill Area Ringgold Area Carver Rd/Rover Area Digby/Vaughn Area Griffin Area (outside of city limits) Inside Griffin city limits Nowhere in Spalding County
Office buildings and business parks
Large-scale shopping centers ("big box", mall, etc.)
Small-scale neighborhood service and retail
Mixed-use development (live/work)
Chain restaurants
Local restaurants ("mom & pop")
Entertainment/attractions
Hotels and motels
Manufacturing businesses
Warehouses and distribution centers

* 9. Are there any areas in Spalding County where new development should be discouraged?

* 10. What type of policy do you think Spalding County should have regarding growth?

* 11. What do you think about the current growth rate in Spalding County?  Is it...

* 12. What are characteristics of quality development, in your opinion?

* 13. Please describe any specific issues or suggestions you have for each planning topic in the space provided.

* 14. How many people in each age group live in your household?

  0 1 2 3 4 or more
0-5 years old
6-12 years old
13-17 years old
18-24 years old
25-34 years old
35-44 years old
45-54 years old
55-64 years old
65+ years old

* 15. What are your sources for hearing about Spalding County news and events? (please list specific websites, social media sites, newspapers, etc.)

* To receive notices about community meetings pertaining to the Comprehensive Plan Update, please enter your email address below.  Or, visit the project website to stay informed: www.spaldingplan.com

Thank you for your participation.  Please click "Done" to submit your survey.

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