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   2004 SURVEY RESULTS

Uploaded February 9 2005

                     NOTE: The results of the survey are one of many items to be considered in the formulation of the Carr's Landing Sector Plan.  

 

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

Agree

Strongly

Agree

Somewhat

Disagree

Somewhat

Disagree Strongly

No

Opinion

1.       An important aspect of the sector plan for Carrs Landing is that it protects the rural and natural form and character of the community.

73.85%

19.95%

2.70%

0.81%

2.70%

2.       Parklands and green spaces are an important part of the Carrs Landing community.

78.44%

19.41%

1.35%

0.27%

0.54%

3.       In the District of Lake Country, the subdivision of large holdings requires a parkland dedication of five percent. The sector plan for Carrs Landing should recommend that this 5% parkland dedication be in the form of linked, linear green space corridors that will accommodate trail networks and wildlife access.

62.80%

27.76%

3.77%

2.70%

2.96%

4.       The current five percent dedication for parkland should be increased to ten percent.

34.50%

28.30%

12.94%

18.33%

5.93%

5.       It is important to preserve key crown lands now as conservation areas for future generations (e.g. Glacier Glades, Spion Kop Mountain).

71.97%

21.02%

2.70%

0.54%

3.77%

6.       Waterfront parks and road ends are vital community assets, as they provide access to the lakeshore. They should remain publicly owned.

82.21%

14.56%

0.81%

1.08%

1.35%

7.       Within Carrs Landing, there are dedicated public beach access points.  Some of these areas should be developed into neighbourhood parks for public use.

53.91%

28.84%

8.63%

4.85%

3.77%

8.       Carrs Landing should have a community centre.

25.07%

36.12%

11.59%

18.06%

9.16%

9.       To increase the use of Kopje Regional Park, a community centre should be located there.

18.60%

33.42%

16.71%

18.60%

12.67%

10.   Priority should be given to upgrading sanitary facilities at Coral Beach Park.

30.19%

43.13%

7.55%

5.93%

13.21%

11.   To decrease congestion at Coral Beach Park, the tennis courts should be moved to the park property at Terrace View and Carrs Landing Roads. This property would be developed as a tennis/basketball facility.

17.25%

24.80%

11.32%

20.75%

25.88%

12.   An additional boat ramp is needed in Carrs Landing for motorized watercraft. 

35.85%

25.88%

8.09%

14.56%

15.63%

13.   A boat ramp is needed in Carrs Landing for non-motorized watercraft.

26.68%

33.69%

8.36%

11.05%

20.22%

14.   If a boat ramp is built on public foreshore property, reasonable public access to the ramp should be provided.

60.38%

28.03%

1.62%

3.23%

6.74%

15.   Unhindered access to the foreshore should be maintained.

63.07%

26.42%

4.85%

2.43%

3.23%

16.   Existing encroachments on the foreshore, road ends and parks (e.g. fences, retaining walls and driveways) should be removed.

47.71%

28.84%

6.47%

9.70%

7.28%

 

ENVIRONMENT

Agree

Strongly

Agree

Somewhat

Disagree Somewhat

Disagree Strongly

No

Opinion

17.   The natural environment of Carrs Landing (e.g. fish wildlife, and bird habitats) should be enhanced and protected by legislation.  

 

 56.3%

 

 30.2%

 

  6.7%

 

  3.5%

 

  3.2 %

18.  The sector plan should support and promote environmentally sound farming practices.

 64.7%

 25.1%

  2.4%

  3.2%

  4.6%

19.  Environmentally sensitive areas should be inventoried and protected from incompatible development. 

 61.5%

 22.6%

 10.0%

  1.3%

  4.6%

20.  The sector plan should promote the protection and establishment of wildlife corridors connecting lakeshore, parks, open spaces, and wildlife habitat areas. 

 

 66.6%

 

 23.7%

 

  5.1%

 

  2.2%

 

  2.4%

21.  Environmental awareness and stewardship should be promoted through initiatives such as Environmental Watch Neighbourhoods. 

 

 36.1%

 

 37.2%

 

 13.2%

 

  6.7%

 

  6.7%

22.  Public access to the lakeshore and other natural features should be promoted where feasible and not detrimental to the environment.

 

 56.9%

 

 36.1%

 

  4.3%

 

  1.3%

 

  1.3%

23.  Lakeshore ecosystems (e.g. Grant Island gull sanctuary) and all watercourses should be preserved in their natural states.  

 66.8%

 24.0%

  6.7%

  0.8%

  1.6%

24.  The sector plan should include recommendations to protect air quality. 

 56.9%

 27.5%

  6.7%

  3.5%

  5.4%

25.  The sector plan should discourage “light pollution” (i.e. unnecessary and excessive use of lighting) so as to maintain the rural esthetic

 

 43.4%

 

 28.6%

 

 17.0%

 

  7.8%

 

  3.2%

26.  Okanagan Lake water quality is a serious community issue and should be considered in all zoning and development decisions. 

 

 85.2%

 

  9.7%

 

  4.0%

 

  0.0%

 

  1.1%

27.  Xeriscape (drought-tolerant) gardening and other water conservation measures should be promoted in the sector plan to conserve water.

 

 46.6%

 

 35.8%

 

  9.2%

 

  5.4%

 

  3.0%

28.  Alternative sewage treatment technologies (e.g. composting toilets and treatment systems) should be considered where appropriate.

 

 49.9%

 

 35.6%

 

  5.1%

 

  2.4%

 

  7.0%

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Agree

Strongly

Agree

Somewhat

Disagree

Somewhat

Disagree

Strongly

No

Opinion

29.       For any additional R1 or higher density development it is recommended that all services be placed underground.

66.04%

23.18%

3.77%

2.16%

4.85%

30.       To provide reliable and cost-effective supply of safe potable water, all private Carrs Landing water systems should be integrated and operated by the District of Lake Country. 

38.54%

24.26%

12.40%

18.60%

6.20%

31.       To protect against interface wildfires and structural fires, all municipal water systems should meet DLC Fire Flow standards (approved by ULC). 

54.18%

25.61%

7.82%

4.85%

7.55%

32.       To conserve water and enable equitable billing, all municipal operated water connections should be metered.

24.80%

28.84%

20.75%

22.10%

3.50%

33.       A water master plan for potable water should be prepared for the Carrs Landing Community.

42.59%

34.23%

8.89%

4.31%

9.97%

34.       To minimize environmental and infrastructure impacts and to prevent inappropriate development, a Master Drainage Plan should be developed for the Carrs Landing sector.

43.67%

34.77%

8.89%

1.35%

11.32%

35.       A satellite sewage system services multiple properties with one common treatment area. Wherever practical and appropriate, satellite sewage systems should be required for new development.   

54.72%

30.73%

3.50%

2.70%

8.36%

36.       In the long term, sewage systems, wherever possible, should be integrated into the municipal system. 

52.56%

30.19%

5.66%

8.09%

3.50%

37.       A municipal sewer system should be a priority for properties adjacent to the lake.

54.72%

22.37%

9.43%

9.43%

4.04%

38.   Upgrades to Carrs Landing Road should be prioritized based on safety considerations. 

55.53%

29.92%

5.12%

6.47%

2.96%

39.   Parallel and buffered bike and/or pedestrian lanes should be added to Carrs Landing Road as upgrades are undertaken.

52.83%

28.03%

10.24%

8.09%

0.81%

40.   A high priority should be given to providing a second road access from Oceola to the Carrs Landing Community.

32.88%

25.07%

16.71%

16.17%

9.16%

41.   Police protection is adequate to meet current and future needs in the Carrs Landing sector.

20.49%

42.05%

16.71%

7.82%

12.94%

42.   Fire protection is adequate to meet current and future needs in the Carrs Landing sector

19.95%

41.78%

13.21%

8.89%

16.17%

                   

LAND USE

Agree

Strongl (%)y

Agree

Somewhat (%)y

Disagree Somewhat (%)y

Disagree

Strongly (%)y

No

Opinion (%)y

1.       Currently the maximum allowable density is R1 (175 acres). We should maintain this as the maximum allowable density.

38.54%

24.80%

12.40%

5.66%

18.60%

2.       Clustered housing provides higher-density development surrounded by more green space. This is in contrast to a subdivision divided into individual parcels and surrounded by less green space. The sector plan should enable and promote clustered housing

16.17%

28.57%

20.75%

25.61%

8.89%

3.       The sector plan should allow for adult living development (singles, couples, average age 55)

23.18%

30.46%

18.06%

18.06%

10.24%

4.       The sector plan should allow for a small    neighbourhood store.

40.97%

32.08%

9.16%

10.51%

7.28%

5.       Any subdivision adjacent to agricultural land should include a buffer zone (e.g. green space) to minimize the impact of different land uses.

49.87%

29.65%

7.28%

4.85%

8.36%

6.       Given the population density of Carrs Landing area, the cost of upgrading sewer and water can be onerous. An increase in zoning density in selected areas could be used to help defray those costs.

21.29%

33.15%

18.33%

20.22%

7.01%

7.       No changes in zoning density should be considered for the Pixie Beach area.

38.01%

17.52%

9.43%

8.36%

26.68%

8.       No changes in zoning density should be considered for the Lake Pine/Forest Hills area

33.42%

21.02%

12.67%

6.74%

26.15%

9.       No changes in zoning density should be considered for the Charolaise, Hereford, Angus, and Jersey area

31.27%

19.68%

12.40%

7.55%

29.11%

10.   No changes in zoning density should be considered for the Coral Beach area

48.79%

19.68%

6.47%

5.39%

19.68%

           

 

11.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for the Barkley Road area. Please refer to attachments for additional information.

18.06%

31.81%

10.78%

21.02%

18.33%

 

12.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for the area between Maki/Wentworth and Coral beach). Please refer to attachments for additional information.

11.86%

22.37%

16.44%

29.11%

20.22%

 

13.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for Juniper Cove.  Please refer to attachments for additional information.

14.56%

31.81%

9.97%

26.15%

17.52%

 

14.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for the South Commonage Extension to Carrs Landing Road.  Please refer to attachments for additional information.

15.90%

37.20%

12.13%

19.14%

15.63%

 

15.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for Carrs Landing Main (north of Whiskey Cove to Toby/Wentworth) Please refer to attachments for additional information.

11.86%

33.15%

10.78%

26.42%

17.79%

 

16.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for the areas between Pixton Road and McCreight Road and between Whiskey Cove and Postills’ Orchard.  Please refer to attachments for additional information.

9.70%

34.23%

12.94%

25.34%

17.79%

 

17.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for Moberly extension.  Please refer to attachments for additional information.

16.44%

42.05%

8.63%

15.63%

17.25%

 

18.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for Postills’ Orchard.  Please refer to attachments for additional information.

12.67%

33.96%

13.75%

21.29%

18.33%

 

19.   An increase in zoning density (with appropriate services) should be considered for Whiskey Cove.  Please refer to attachments for additional information

11.86%

28.84%

11.32%

28.84%

19.14%