2019 Rabun County Joint Comprehensive Plan update

Want to tell your leaders what your community should be like in 20-30 years?

Want to tell them which issues you feel are most important?

Here’s your chance!

Rabun County and the municipalities of Clayton, Dillard, Mountain City, Sky Valley, Tallulah Falls and Tiger are updating their Comprehensive Plan to help guide development policies and capital improvement projects.  Your hometown can only achieve its vision if it knows what that vision is, so please take part in this process and tell us your vision for the future of your community!  Please take a few minutes to complete and return the following survey.  All comments will be confidential and incorporated into the Comprehensive Plan.   Be sure to also check the Rabun County web site: http://rabuncounty.ga.gov/ for announcements about future meetings and other opportunities to participate.

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* 1. Please tell us which part of Rabun County in which you live.

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* 2. please indicate which of the following applies to you.  (Mark all that apply)

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* 3. If you selected "OTHER" from Question #2 please explain why.

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* 4. Does your household have any school-age children? (18 years old or younger) 

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* 5. Does your household have any seniors age 65 or older?

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* 6. How long have you lived in Rabun County?

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* 7. Please rank the following characteristics that you consider the most important for why you live or work in Rabun County.

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* 8. If you selected "OTHER" from Question #7 please explain why.

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* 9. If Rabun County is expected to see some growth and development in the future, how much would you like to see?

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* 10. If you live in the unincorporated County, please express whether or not you agree or disagree with the following statements for the future of your community.

  Agree Disagree No opinion
Concentrate development in and around cities 
Concentrate development along the US 441 corridor
Concentrate development from Clayton southward
Direct new development to the north of Clayton
Encourage the development of vacant/underutilized properties 
Allow development with mixed residential and commercial uses

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* 11. If you live in a City/Town, please express whether or not you agree or disagree with the following statements for the future of your community.

  Agree Disagree No opinion
increase allowed densities of residential areas 
Encourage the development of vacant/underutilized properties 
Allow development with mixed residential and commercial uses
Limit residential growth

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* 12. My community's most important asset that should be preserved is...

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* 13. My community's biggest liability that should be changed is...

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* 14. With regards to housing, please indicate which options are important issues for your community.

  Agree No opinion/ Not applicable Disagree
Developing more affordable single-family housing ( < $180.000)
Developing more high-end housing ( > $350,000)
Developing more housing options for seniors
Developing more rental options
Work to address dilapidated properties
Concentrating development in/near the cities
Developing more housing for disabled/ special-needs residents

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* 15. Our top two priorities with regard to economic development should be...

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* 16. Our top two priorities regarding natural resources should be...

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* 17. Our top two priorities regarding cultural amenities should be...

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* 18. Please rank the following recreational facilities/services in order of importance for you?

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* 19. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your public water service.  (Leave blank if you do not use public water.)

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* 20. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your parks and recreation.

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* 21. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your local law enforcement.

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* 22. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your local fire protection services.

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* 23. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your local roads.

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* 24. On a scale of 1 (Poor) to 5 (Great) please rate the quality of your general local government services.

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* 25. How well do you rate your local government with regards to openness and communicating with the public? 

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* 26. For your local government, please rank the following objectives in terms of highest and lowest priority.

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* 27. If you listed "Other" in question #27 please note your suggested priority here.

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* 28. Thank you for your time and input!  It there is anything else you think your community leaders should know, please offer that below.  Thank you!

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