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Niagara Growth Management Survey

1. When it comes to balancing growth, what are your priorities? Please rank the following priorities based on your interests. Note: for the following table each column is restricted to a single answer across all rows.
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2. Do you want to provide more feedback on the "Population Distribution" priority? 
3. Population growth has a positive impact on the community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
3. Population growth should be accommodated in more dense forms of housing, such as multi-unit dwellings and apartments. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
3. Population growth should be directed to areas that make better use of existing services and infrastructure. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
3. Specific areas within municipalities should be identified to accommodate a majority of future population growth. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
3. Detailed planning studies, such as secondary plans, should be undertaken to direct growth in the context of local priorities. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
3. Do you want to provide more feedback on the "Housing" priority? 
4. Neighbourhoods should contain housing for people at all stages of life and economic levels. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
4. Neighbourhoods should contain a mix of housing types, including single-family detached dwellings, townhouses and apartments.  
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
4. More dense forms of housing, such as multi-unit dwellings and apartments, is needed to house Niagara's future population. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
4. My neighbourhood would benefit from the introduction of well-designed, denser forms of housing. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
4. Adding new units to a basement, garage, or separate structure on an existing property is a good way to provide more housing options for the community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
4. Do you want to provide more feedback on the "Housing Affordability" priority? 
 
5. Providing a diverse mix of housing, including affordable housing, is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
5. Providing a range of transportation options to reduce our reliance on cars is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
5. Providing open space and recreational space is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
5. Having access to a variety of retail uses and public services and facilities is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
5. Do you want to provide more feedback on the "Complete Communities" priority? 
 
6. Providing a diverse mix of housing, including affordable housing, is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
6. Providing a range of transportation options to reduce our reliance on cars is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
6. Providing open space and recreational space is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
6. Having access to a variety of retail uses and public services and facilities is an important component in achieving a complete community. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
6. Do you want to provide more feedback on the "Climate Change" priority? 
 
7. Population growth should be directed to built up areas to reduce the expansion of municipal infrastructure outside of urban areas.  
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
7. Communities should be planned with a mix of land uses and transportation options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
7. Development should support the use of renewable energy systems in the community, such as geothermal, district heating, and solar power technology. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
7. Development should utilize green infrastructure such as green roofs, permeable surfaces, natural channels, and increased tree cover, to reduce flooding. 
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree
7. How should future growth be accommodated in Niagara Region? 
(Please move the slider closer to your preferred option).
Develop at the edge of cities; higher servicing costs per home; more urban sprawl
Redevelop built up areas; lower servicing costs per home; less urban sprawl
8. Where should population growth be directed in Niagara?
(Please move the slider closer to your preferred option).
Focus growth in core areas, such as major redevelopment, GO Stations, Downtowns.
Balance densities throughout existing residential and commercial areas.
9. Should neighbourhoods contain a variety of housing forms and options?
(Please move the slider closer to your preferred option).
Maintain form of existing communities; provides less housing options for residents.
Develop a variety of dwelling types; provides more housing options for residents.
10. Should public funding be used make our communities more sustainable and attractive? 
(Please move the slider closer to your preferred option).
Duty placed on private developments to invest in the public realm.
Duty placed on the Region and cities/towns to invest in the public realm.