Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q48b. Do you believe regulations such as sign ordinances, fire codes, and zoning laws, etc. are an obstacle to entrepreneurship in your community?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions reporting regulations such as sign ordinances, fire codes, and zoning laws, etc. are an obstacle to entrepreneurship in their community: 30% 16% 15% 14% 16%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Percentage of jurisdictions reporting regulations such as sign ordinances, fire codes, and zoning laws, etc. are an obstacle to entrepreneurship in their community: 12% 17% 19% 20% 27% 16%

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Percentage of jurisdictions reporting regulations such as sign ordinances, fire codes, and zoning laws, etc. are an obstacle to entrepreneurship in their community: 14% 15% 17% 13% 18% 20% 16%