Comprehensive Plans

Village of Howard Resident Survey Report (20/September 2013)document

The purpose of the survey was to gather residents' opinions about the quality of services and land use in the Village.  

Village of Summit Community Survey Report (26/November 2013)document

The purpose of the survey was to gather residents' opinions about the quality of services and land use in the Village.

City of Columbus Citizen Survey Report (27/December 2011)document

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions from Columbus residents about city functions, services, and facilities. A similar survey project was completed in 2009.  This report contains comparisons between the responses to identical questions on the two questionnaires.

City of Chippewa Falls Citizen Survey Report, 2011 (14/June 2011)document

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions regarding issues to be considered in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Chippewa Falls.

Lac du Flambeau Community Survey Report (11/June 2011)document

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of Lac du Flambeau Tribal members about a number of important issues facing the Tribe.

Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission Regional Comprehensive Plan Public Opinion Survey Report for the Counties of Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Trempealeau, and Vernondocument (9/June 2011)

The purpose of this study was to gather public input for the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission comprehensive plan.

Village of Oregon Citizen Surveydocument (17/September 2010)

The purpose of this study was to gather public input for a strategic plan for the Village of Oregon government.  In August 2010, the SRC mailed surveys to a random sample of 1,488 households with addresses in the Oregon ZIP code (53575), which includes the Village of Oregon and portions of the City of Fitchburg, Town of Oregon, Town of Dunn, and Town of Rutland.

Jefferson County Citizen Surveydocument (13/July 2010)

The purpose of this study was to gather public input for a strategic plan for Jefferson County government.

City of Columbus Citizen Survey Reportdocument (30/November 2009)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions regarding issues to be considered in the development of the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Columbus.

Sauk County Comprehensive Plan Survey Reportdocument (27/October 2009) 

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions regarding issues to be considered in the development of the Sauk County Comprehensive Plan.

Burnett County Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument  (24/September 2009)

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of residents and property owners about the future direction of development in Burnett County.  Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC and Burnett County chose to work with the SRC to process, compile, and analyze the results of this survey.

Southwest Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC) Comprehensive Planning Surveys (July 2009)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions regarding issues to be considered in the development of the Town of Millvilledocument, the Village of Cobbdocument, and the Village of Reweydocument comprehensive plans.

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (WCWRPC) Comprehensive Planning Surveys

The purpose of these surveys was to understand public opinions about a range of important land use issues facing nine jurisdictions in Barron, Chippewa, and St. Croix Counties. Survey results will provide input into the comprehensive land use plan that each jurisdiction is developing.

Barron County

Chippewa County

St. Croix County

Town of Richmond Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument, 2008 (31/ December, 2008)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions of residents about community planning issues regarding the future of the Town of Richmond. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Town.

St. Croix County Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument, 2008 (30/ December, 2008)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions of residents about community planning issues regarding the future of St. Croix County. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the County.

Village of Deer Park Community Planning Survey Reportdocument (25/November 2008)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions of residents about community planning issues regarding the future of the Village of Deer Park. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Village.

Chippewa County Comprehensive Plan Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (23/November 2008)

The main purpose of this survey was to understand public opinions about a range of important land use issues facing Chippewa County Towns. One of the initial goals of the survey was to obtain results that would provide input into the comprehensive planning process for Chippewa County.
As part of the West Central Wisconsin Regional Plan Commission Comprehensive Planning grant, Chippewa County was required to provide a statistically valid survey.

Barron County Comprehensive Plan Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (22/October 2008)

The purpose of this survey was to understand public opinions about a range of important land use issues facing Barron County. The results of this survey will provide input into the comprehensive plan that the County is developing.

City of Sun Prairie Community Planning Survey Reportdocument (13/ June, 2008)

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions of residents about land use and other planning issues regarding the future of the City of Sun Prairie. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the City.

Town of Osceola Community Planning Survey Reportdocument (10/May 2008)

The purpose for this study was to gather opinions of residents and non-resident property owners about land use and other planning issues regarding the future of the Town of Osceola. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Town.

Lac du Flambeau Community Survey Reportdocument (9/May 2008)

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of Lac du Flambeau Tribal members about a number of important issues facing the Reservation.

Village of Black Earth Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (8/April 2008)

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of residents about the future direction of development in the Village of Black Earth. The survey is a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Village.

Village of Mazomanie Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (7/April 2008)

The purpose for this study was to gather opinions of residents about the future direction of development in the Village of Mazomanie. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Village.

Town of Black Earth Comprehensive Plan Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (6/April 2008)

The purpose of this survey was to understand public opinions about a range of important land use issues facing the Town of Black Earth. The results of this survey will provide input into the comprehensive land use plan that the Town is developing.

Village of Osceola Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (4/February 2008)

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of residents about the future direction of development in the Village of Osceola. The survey serves as a key component of the public participation portion of the comprehensive plan for the Village.

Grant County Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (20 / December, 2007)

In the fall of 2007, the South Western Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC) sent comprehensive planning public opinion surveys to 18,978 residents of Grant County. A total of 4,715 useable surveys were returned for an overall 25 percent return rate. From the returned surveys, the SRC constructed a random sample of 379 surveys as a balanced sample of public opinion for the County as a whole.

City of Delafield Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Survey: Survey Reportdocument (11 / December, 2007)

As part of their Comprehensive Planning process, in October 2006 Waukesha County and 27 individual governmental jurisdictions sought the input of County residents on land use issues via a mail-out survey. The City of Delafield was one of the 27 local governments that participated in the project. Jerry Braatz of UW-Extension and the Survey Research Center (SRC) at UW-River Falls assisted a local ad hoc Planning Committee with survey implementation. This report presents an analysis of the responses from the City of Delafield with a comparison to the responses from Waukesha County as a whole.

Saint Croix Falls Planning Public Opinion Survey Reportdocument (5 / March, 2007)

The motivation for this study was to gather opinions of residents about the future direction of development in St. Croix Falls. One specific area of interest of the elected and administrative leaders of the City was to determine the receptivity of the population to sustainable community development principles.

Waukesha County Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion Surveydocument (3 / February, 2007)

As part of their Smart Growth plan, in October, 2006 Waukesha County and 27 individual governmental jurisdictions sought the input of County residents on land issues via a mail-out survey.

City of Hudson Comprehensive Plan Survey Report- Businessesdocument (8 / May, 2006)

The City of Hudson conducted a survey to gather opinions of businesses about the future of the City. The study provided up-to-date information about the views of Hudson business owners regarding key planning issues.

City of Hudson Comprehensive Plan Survey Report- Residentsdocument (8 / May, 2006)

The City of Hudson conducted a survey to gather opinions of residents about the future of the City. The study provided decision-makers in Hudson with accurate, up-to-date information about the views of city residents regarding key planning issues.

Town of Warren Citizen Input Surveydocument (6 / May, 2006)

During the spring of 2006, the Town of Warren surveyed households to gather opinions about land use and other key issues facing the Town.

Town of Emerald Land Use Surveydocument (4 / March, 2006)

The Town of Emerald surveyed citizens to gather input regarding land use planning in their community.

Town of Star Prairie Comprehensive Planning Surveydocument (5 / March, 2006)

The Star Prairie Town Plan Commission and Town Board surveyed households to gather citizens' input concerning land use issues, housing, agriculture and natural resources, transportation, utilities and community services, economic development, and intergovernmental cooperation.

City of Fitchburg Comprehensive Survey Reportdocument (3 / February, 2006)

Between September and December of 2005, the citizens and business community in Fitchburg, Wisconsin received surveys from the city that requested their input on land use issues.

City of Washburn Community Planning Survey document(11 / May, 2005)

This mail-out survey gathered information from residents of Washburn, Wisconsin about planning issues that the city was facing.


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