What is your age? (Optional)

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* 1. What is your age? (Optional)

What is your current residency status in Cape May?

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* 2. What is your current residency status in Cape May?

How long have you lived in or visited Cape May?

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* 3. How long have you lived in or visited Cape May?

Please rate the following issues using the following scale:
Not Important -- Important -- Very Important

LAND USE, ZONING, AND HOUSING
Assess the importance of maintaining and stabilizing a full time residential base. Cape May’s trend of losing full time residential units to secondary homes continues.

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* 4. Assess the importance of maintaining and stabilizing a full time residential base. Cape May’s trend of losing full time residential units to secondary homes continues.

Examine and adopt measures to curtail the loss of Bed and Breakfast building usage.

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* 5. Examine and adopt measures to curtail the loss of Bed and Breakfast building usage.

Facilitate new forms of year round business to extend the season.

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* 6. Facilitate new forms of year round business to extend the season.

Increase density in certain areas to facilitate the availability of affordable housing, including workforce and senior housing.

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* 7. Increase density in certain areas to facilitate the availability of affordable housing, including workforce and senior housing.

Modify zoning regulations on commercial development.

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* 8. Modify zoning regulations on commercial development.

Modify zoning regulations on residential development.

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* 9. Modify zoning regulations on residential development.

Reevaluate and revise the current residential zoning districts.

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* 10. Reevaluate and revise the current residential zoning districts.

Reevaluate and revise current sign regulations.

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* 11. Reevaluate and revise current sign regulations.

Develop strategies to protect commercial public amenities (mini-golf, arcades, etc).

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* 12. Develop strategies to protect commercial public amenities (mini-golf, arcades, etc).

TRAFFIC, PARKING, AND TRANSPORTATION
Create incentives to encourage access to the City by means of alternative forms of transportation other than cars.

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* 13. Create incentives to encourage access to the City by means of alternative forms of transportation other than cars.

Evaluate the adequacy of parking in the City’s commercial and residential districts and facilitate corrections as feasible, including acquiring land through City funding for parking purposes.

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* 14. Evaluate the adequacy of parking in the City’s commercial and residential districts and facilitate corrections as feasible, including acquiring land through City funding for parking purposes.

Facilitate authorization of City funding for a public parking garage.

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* 15. Facilitate authorization of City funding for a public parking garage.

The current Master Plan recommends modifying traffic directions on Washington and Lafayette Streets as one way in and one way out. Facilitate implementation of that recommendation.

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* 16. The current Master Plan recommends modifying traffic directions on Washington and Lafayette Streets as one way in and one way out. Facilitate implementation of that recommendation.

Develop ways to increase public transportation.

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* 17. Develop ways to increase public transportation.

Assess the adequacy of and need to increase the number of parking meters/kiosks.

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* 18. Assess the adequacy of and need to increase the number of parking meters/kiosks.

Assess the potential to increase permit parking for residents.

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* 19. Assess the potential to increase permit parking for residents.

Increase available electric car charging ports.

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* 20. Increase available electric car charging ports.

Increase accessible parking.

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* 21. Increase accessible parking.

Regulate low speed vehicles, including parking provisions.

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* 22. Regulate low speed vehicles, including parking provisions.

Expand the shuttle service to include West Cape May and Cape May Point.

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* 23. Expand the shuttle service to include West Cape May and Cape May Point.

Create a satellite parking and shuttle service from the DRBA Ferry.

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* 24. Create a satellite parking and shuttle service from the DRBA Ferry.

Increase the number and quality of bike lanes.

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* 25. Increase the number and quality of bike lanes.

Analyze transportation signage for clarity and ease of understanding.

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* 26. Analyze transportation signage for clarity and ease of understanding.

Facilitate improvements to crosswalks and sidewalks.

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* 27. Facilitate improvements to crosswalks and sidewalks.

Analyze and improve Cape May’s traffic flow in coordination with County and adjoining municipal authorities.

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* 28. Analyze and improve Cape May’s traffic flow in coordination with County and adjoining municipal authorities.

COMMUNITY, FACILITIES, AND RECREATION
Utilize City funds to insure beach safety.

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* 29. Utilize City funds to insure beach safety.

Assess adequacy of existing parks within the City.

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* 30. Assess adequacy of existing parks within the City.

Maintain public parks.

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* 31. Maintain public parks.

Assess accessibility to the public parks and improve as needed.

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* 32. Assess accessibility to the public parks and improve as needed.

Extend the Promenade eastward, utilizing public funds if necessary.

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* 33. Extend the Promenade eastward, utilizing public funds if necessary.

Assess adequacy of public access and utilization to the Harbor’s water and
coastline.

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* 34. Assess adequacy of public access and utilization to the Harbor’s water and
coastline.

Assess adequacy of public access to the beaches.

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* 35. Assess adequacy of public access to the beaches.

Assess adequacy of public access to the Promenade.

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* 36. Assess adequacy of public access to the Promenade.

Assess adequacy of number and quality of public restroom facilities.

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* 37. Assess adequacy of number and quality of public restroom facilities.

Assess adequacy of beach protection.

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* 38. Assess adequacy of beach protection.

Assess adequacy of public community facilities.

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* 39. Assess adequacy of public community facilities.

Develop additional community centers.

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* 40. Develop additional community centers.

Enhance use of the Franklin Street School as a community center and library.

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* 41. Enhance use of the Franklin Street School as a community center and library.

Standardize public fixtures and amenities including benches, lamp posts, and signs.

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* 42. Standardize public fixtures and amenities including benches, lamp posts, and signs.

Investigate redevelopment opportunities in commercial areas throughout
Cape May.

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* 43. Investigate redevelopment opportunities in commercial areas throughout
Cape May.

Construct a new integrated Police/Fire/Emergency Services Building.

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* 44. Construct a new integrated Police/Fire/Emergency Services Building.

Increase entertainment opportunities at Convention Hall aimed at community members.

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* 45. Increase entertainment opportunities at Convention Hall aimed at community members.

Investigate redevelopment of the City-owned Convention Hall Annex (which
currently includes an adjacent restaurant, beach tag office and box office).

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* 46. Investigate redevelopment of the City-owned Convention Hall Annex (which
currently includes an adjacent restaurant, beach tag office and box office).

HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Update historic regulations to incorporate new technologies and new building
materials.

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* 47. Update historic regulations to incorporate new technologies and new building
materials.

Develop street improvement standards.

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* 48. Develop street improvement standards.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Insure protection of Cape May’s wetlands.

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* 49. Insure protection of Cape May’s wetlands.

Insure protection of Cape May’s aquifers.

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* 50. Insure protection of Cape May’s aquifers.

Insure protection of Cape May’s wildlife habitats.

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* 51. Insure protection of Cape May’s wildlife habitats.

Incorporate the use of solar panels and/or other forms of alternative energy sources on all existing, retrofitted and new public buildings.

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* 52. Incorporate the use of solar panels and/or other forms of alternative energy sources on all existing, retrofitted and new public buildings.

Implement enforcement of water conservation measures, particularly the use of functioning shutoff valves to avoid activating sprinklers when it rains.

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* 53. Implement enforcement of water conservation measures, particularly the use of functioning shutoff valves to avoid activating sprinklers when it rains.

Promote eco- and agri- tourism.

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* 54. Promote eco- and agri- tourism.

Promote the use of reusables instead of plastics in Cape May businesses.

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* 55. Promote the use of reusables instead of plastics in Cape May businesses.

Encourage the preservation of the East Cape May (Sewell Point) wetlands by the City.

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* 56. Encourage the preservation of the East Cape May (Sewell Point) wetlands by the City.

STORM RESILIENCY AND MITIGATION
Assess the adequacy of the City’s plans to protect against floods, storm surge, and sea level rise.

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* 57. Assess the adequacy of the City’s plans to protect against floods, storm surge, and sea level rise.

Assess the adequacy of the City’s measures to decrease runoff in site redevelopment.

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* 58. Assess the adequacy of the City’s measures to decrease runoff in site redevelopment.

Adopt measures to lower flood insurance premiums, including the use of public expenditures.

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* 59. Adopt measures to lower flood insurance premiums, including the use of public expenditures.

COMMENTS
Share your vision for Cape May- In 5, 10, 20 years, and beyond.

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* 60. Share your vision for Cape May- In 5, 10, 20 years, and beyond.

Please provide any additional comments on any topic affecting Cape May’s future, whether or not it was included in this survey.

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* 61. Please provide any additional comments on any topic affecting Cape May’s future, whether or not it was included in this survey.

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