Public Opinion Survey

The following public opinion survey is designed to give residents and business owners an opportunity to voice opinions on various topics in the community.  The survey results will be reviewed by the City and used to guide the direction of the Comprehensive Plan.

Thank you in advance for your participation.            

* 1. How old are you?

* 2. Where do you live?

* 3. How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?

* 4. If you live in Richmond Hill, do you plan to move away from the City during the next 5 years?

* 5. Are you or is someone in your household an active member of the military?

* 6. Which of the following best describes the age(s) of your children?
(select all that apply)

* 7. Which of the following statements is true?

* 8. Which of the categories best describes you?

* 9. How important are the following for making Richmond Hill a desirable place to live, work, and visit, with one (1) being most important?

* 10. Please rank the following environmental topics based on how important you feel they are, with one (1) being the most important.

* 11. Please rank the following recreational public facilities in accordance with how important you feel they are for the City, with one (1) being the most important.

* 12. Please rate your level of satisfaction with each of the following public services or facilities:

  Satisfied Dissatisfied No Opinion
Trash pickup
Stormwater drainage systems
Cleanliness of public spaces
Traffic congestion
Fire department services
Police department services
Traffic laws enforcement
Street and road signage
Disaster/emergency planning
Water and sewer services
Code enforcement / yard maintenance
Condition of streets
City Hall

* 13. How much of a priority do you feel the following issues are for the City of Richmond Hill?

  High Priority Low Priority Not a Priority
Beautification of public areas
Neighborhood revitalization
Historic preservation
Arts and theater
Public transportation
Plan for future development
Restaurants and shopping options
Sidewalks and trails
Preservation of natural areas
Parks and recreation
Attracting and keeping small businesses
Coordination between City and County
Lack of access to medical services
Aquatic center

* 14. How close is the nearest park to your home?

* 15. Do you think the City need more, less, or the same amount of the following types of housing?

  More Less Same Don't Know
Single-family residential
Town homes
Mobile homes

* 16. Do you feel there is a need for more of the following housing options in the City?

  More Less Same No Opinion
Entry level housing
Moderate level housing
Apartments and town homes mixed with commercial space
Retirement communities (55+)
Housing for disabled or individuals with special needs
Assisted Living

* 17. Please rank (with one being most important) which service related businesses do you feel are needed most in the City

* 18. Do you feel there are adequate employment opportunities in the City?

* 19. In order to have more restaurants and retail options, would you support increased residential density?

* 20. What do you think about sidewalks and trails in the City?

* 21. What is your favorite place in the City and why?

* 22. What is the greatest challenge facing Richmond Hill that the City should be planned for over the next 20 years?