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* 1. Do you live within the town limits of West Jefferson?

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* 2. Do you live within the town's extraterritorial jurisdiction?

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* 3. How long have you lived in West Jefferson?

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* 4. Do you own a business in West Jefferson?

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* 5. What is your age?

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* 6. Do you own your home or rent?

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* 7. Do you support raising property maintenance standards (e.g. architectural standards, junk vehicles, lawn maintenance, etc.) and increasing enforcement for residential land uses? 

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* 8. Do you support raising property maintenance standards (e.g. architectural standards, junk vehicles, lawn maintenance, etc.) and increasing enforcement for commercial land uses?

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* 9. Please choose the degree to which you would like the Town to encourage or discourage the following residential land uses.

  Strongly Encourage Encourage Neutral Discourage Strongly Discourage
Single-family homes on large lots
Single-family homes on smaller lots in walkable neighborhoods
Small, separate dwelling units built as an accessory to a single family home (e.g. garage apartments, "granny" flats, or backyard cottages) used to accommodate family or to generate rental income
Tiny homes
Group housing (built close together; residents own their unit but share a communal yard)
Mobile homes on individual lots
Mobile home parks
Townhomes
Duplexes
Small scale multi-family housing that blends into the surrounding neighborhood (triplexes, fourplexes)
Apartment buildings
Downtown housing
Short-term rentals

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* 10. Please choose the degree to which you would like the Town to encourage or discourage the following commercial uses.

  Strongly Encourage Encourage Neutral Discourage Strongly Discourage
Downtown businesses
Convenience stores/drugstores
Big box retail stores
Grocery stores
Services (e.g. barber & beauty shops, auto repair, etc.)
Restaurants
Offices (e.g. medical, legal, accounting, etc.)
Shopping centers
Manufacturing
Food trucks/street vendors
Preservation & reuse of historic buildings

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* 11. Please indicate how much priority the Town should place on resolving or encouraging the issues below

  High Priority Medium Priority Low Priority Neutral
Traffic congestion
Parking availability
Stormwater and flooding of streets/yards
Walkability
Bicycle accessibility
Improving the design, scale, and character of residential development
Improving the design, scale, and character of commercial development
Workforce housing availability
Building/property upkeep
Keeping commercial and residential uses separate
Improving recreational opportunities
Encouraging development to increase the tax base and reduce the need for future tax hikes
Preserving the rural areas in and around town
Improving the appearance of commercial thoroughfares
Improving/maintaining the downtown streetscape
Encourage growth along the Hwy 221 corridor
Encourage tree planting
Preserving small town environment/image
Having sites available for future commercial development
Encourage growth within the Town's extraterritorial jurisdiction
Reduce the size of the Town's extraterritorial jurisdiction
Preserve, enhance, and/or create green space in town

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* 12. In your opinion, what past land use or development changes have had a positive impact on West Jefferson?

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* 13. In your opinion, what past land use or development changes have had a negative impact on West Jefferson?

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* 14. If requested, should the Town extend water and sewer service to new commercial development beyond the Town limits?

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* 15. If requested, should the Town extend water and sewer service to new residential development beyond the Town limits?

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* 16. If requested by a landowner, should the Town annex property (i.e. expand Town limits)?

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* 17. Is there another town anywhere that you think should be the model for how West Jefferson should develop, in terms of appearance, land use, development patterns, walkability, etc.?

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* 18. What characteristics of that town appeal to you?

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* 19. Do you think West Jefferson has enough recreational opportunities?

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* 20. If no, what additional types of recreation features would you like to see?

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* 21. Are you aware of any roadways, intersections, or blind spots in town that pose a safety concern? Be as specific as possible about the location and nature of the problem.

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* 22. Please tell us about any road sections, sidewalks, or other public infrastructure that need to be maintained better. Be as specific as possible about the location and nature of the problem.

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* 23. How much growth would you like to see in West Jefferson in the next 20 years?

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* 24. Do you have any other thoughts or concerns about land use and development that weren't addressed in this survey?

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