Little Traverse Township Community Survey

Little Traverse Township is in the process of updating its master plan. The updated master plan will guide future land use and zoning decisions throughout the community. The following questions are designed to gather public input on several key issues. The community's responses to the questions will inform the master plan's goals and objectives. Thank you for taking the time to provide input through this survey.

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* 1. What one word best describes Little Traverse Township?

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* 2. How would you rate the Township on the following quality of life issues?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Unsure / Doesn't Apply
Emergency services (police, fire and EMS)
Variety of parks and recreation facilities
Quality of schools
Access to shopping and dining opportunities
Cellular service
Internet service
Cost of living and affordability
Variety of transportation options
Quality of roads
Employment opportunities

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* 3. Which of the following housing options would you support adding in Little Traverse Township?

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Neutral Somewhat Unsupportive Very Unsupportive
Single family houses
Smaller housing options (400 - 800 sq. feet)
Tiny homes (less than 400 sq. feet)
Senior living centers or communities
Housing above storefronts
Accessory Dwelling Units (also called granny flats)
Apartments
Townhouses / row houses
Duplexes
Short term rentals
Seasonal housing
Mobile, manufactured, or modular homes

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* 4. Are you in support of any of the following alternative transportation improvements?

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Neutral Somewhat Unsupportive Very Unsupportive
Sidewalks and pathways connecting neighborhoods and businesses
More bike lanes throughout the Township
Sidewalks along collector roads
Sidewalks within existing subdivisions
Improvement to paved trails

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* 5. While the road network is a shared responsibility between levels of government, what types of road improvements would you support?

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* 6. How supportive are you of a tax-supported public transit system?

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* 7. How supportive are you of the following recreational improvements in the Township?

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Neutral Somewhat Unsupportive Very Unsupportive
Expanded hiking trails
Increased public access to Little Traverse Bay
Improvements to Township owned property
Improved access for people with mobility restraints
Expanded access at Crooked Lake
Expanded ATV and snowmobile trails
Expanded Wheelway connections
Expanded cross-country ski trails
Expanded access for camping
Additional nature preserves

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* 8. Please rate the importance for the following types of business in Little Traverse Township.

  Very Important Important Neutral Unimportant Very Unimportant
Farming
Agricultural Product Processing
Commercial / Retail / Service
Dining and Lodging
Resort and Recreation
Light Manufacturing
Health/social services
Construction

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* 9. Which of the following do you feel are zoning and / or land uses issues within Little Traverse Township?

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Blight and junk on private properties
Fluctuating water levels on inland lakes and Lake Michigan
Redevelopment and reuse of vacant or underutilized properties
Residential development pressure 
Short-term rentals
Limited development options in single family zoning districts

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* 10. Please indicate your views about growth in Little Traverse Township

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* 11. Medical and Recreational Marijuana are quickly becoming large industries in Michigan. Which of the following would you support in Little Traverse Township?

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Neutral Somewhat Unsupportive Very Unsupportive
Medical marijuana growing and processing facilities
Recreational marijuana growing and processing facilities
Medical marijuana dispensaries
Recreational marijuana dispensaries
Marijuana Microbusinesses

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* 12. Do you support the following renewable energy projects in the Township?

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Neutral Somewhat Unsupportive Very Unsupportive
Residential scale solar
Utility scale solar farms
Residential windmills
Utility windmills

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Little Traverse Township Community Survey Map

Little Traverse Township Community Survey Map

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* 13. Which subsection of Little Traverse Township do you reside? (Please refer to map provided)

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* 14. Where do you primarily reside?

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* 15. What is your age category?

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* 16. How long have you lived in Little Traverse Township, either part-time or full-time?

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* 17. Approximately how much of the year do you reside in Little Traverse Township?

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* 18. Do you have school-aged children? (18 years or younger)

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* 19. If you have school-aged children, which school district are they enrolled in? (Please skip if not applicable)

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* 20. What is your vision for Little Traverse Township? What should Little Traverse Township look like 20 years from now?

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