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DEADLINE JULY 31st: The purpose of this survey is to gather input, opinions, and ideas from residents and business owners on current and future Town issues. Results will be used in the development of the Pahrump Regional Planning District Master Plan.

109 registered responses


Assuming the population of the Pahrump Regional Planning District (PRPD) area grows over the next decade, please answer the following questions keeping in mind the image you see for Pahrump in 10 or 20 years.

1. I would like to see Pahrump become a hub for residential and commercial development
Response Percent Response Count
1 22.0% 24
2 14.7% 16
3 13.8% 15
4 14.7% 16
5 34.9% 38
2. I would like to see Pahrump limit its growth within the town boundaries, presuming that suburban-like development would occur in the areas surrounding Pahrump
Response Percent Response Count
1 23.9% 26
2 15.6% 17
3 17.4% 19
4 20.2% 22
5 21.1% 23
3. I would like to see Pahrump grow outside its boundaries through annexation
Response Percent Response Count
1 34.9% 38
2 11.0% 12
3 25.7% 28
4 11.9% 13
5 15.6% 17
4. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump stay the same (41,069 people as of 2019 estimate)
Response Percent Response Count
1 33.9% 37
2 14.7% 16
3 18.3% 20
4 10.1% 11
5 21.1% 23
5. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump increase
Response Percent Response Count
1 26.6% 29
2 5.5% 6
3 20.2% 22
4 18.3% 20
5 28.4% 31
6. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump decrease
Response Percent Response Count
1 55.0% 60
2 10.1% 11
3 20.2% 22
4 3.7% 4
5 10.1% 11

With regard to economic growth and vitality in Pahrump over the next 10 to 20 years, please indicate your opinion regarding the issues listed below.

7. I would like to see more commercial growth in Pahrump
Response Percent Response Count
1 7.3% 8
2 4.6% 5
3 8.3% 9
4 23.9% 26
5 55.0% 60
8. I would like to see more growth for the Town as a tourist destination
Response Percent Response Count
1 10.1% 11
2 11.9% 13
3 16.5% 18
4 22.0% 24
5 39.4% 43
9. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by encouraging businesses related to tourism
Response Percent Response Count
1 8.3% 9
2 9.2% 10
3 21.1% 23
4 24.8% 27
5 36.7% 40
10. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through Town initiatives to bring in clean, light manufacturing
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.4% 7
2 3.7% 4
3 14.7% 16
4 22.0% 24
5 53.2% 58
11. I would like to see economic vitality developed by encouraging heavy industrial uses (such as manufacturing) within an identified industrial park area
Response Percent Response Count
1 23.9% 26
2 8.3% 9
3 13.8% 15
4 20.2% 22
5 33.0% 36
12. I think all industrial development should be focused on and occur in a designated industrial park area
Response Percent Response Count
1 9.2% 10
2 6.4% 7
3 17.4% 19
4 25.7% 28
5 41.3% 45
13. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through a high technology campus (Google, Yahoo, Etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
1 14.7% 16
2 8.3% 9
3 20.2% 22
4 14.7% 16
5 41.3% 45
14. I would like to see the economy develop by encouraging both commercial and residential uses in a designated downtown area
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.9% 13
2 10.1% 11
3 20.2% 22
4 22.0% 24
5 34.9% 38
15. I would like to see new business growth and commercial or retail opportunities along Hwy 160 and or Hwy 372
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.7% 4
2 7.3% 8
3 9.2% 10
4 22.0% 24
5 56.9% 62
16. I would like to see a greater diversity in business and industrial growth
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 5.5% 6
3 11.9% 13
4 22.0% 24
5 55.0% 60
17. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by a common identity (theme, feel or look) among the various businesses or buildings
Response Percent Response Count
1 20.2% 22
2 5.5% 6
3 24.8% 27
4 22.9% 25
5 25.7% 28

Please indicate how important each of these qualities are as you consider the future of Pahrump.

18. Locally owned businesses
Response Percent Response Count
2 1.8% 2
3 8.3% 9
4 22.0% 24
5 65.1% 71
19. Safe walking and biking along Town streets
Response Percent Response Count
2 10.1% 11
3 11.9% 13
4 22.0% 24
5 56.0% 61
20. Continuing educational opportunities (i.e. Great Basin/ UNR)
Response Percent Response Count
2 1.8% 2
3 6.4% 7
4 27.5% 30
5 63.3% 69
21. Commercial signs that are generally uniform in size
Response Percent Response Count
2 23.9% 26
3 26.6% 29
4 22.0% 24
5 27.5% 30
22. Infrastructure/funding for improvements (public transportation, utilities, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
2 8.3% 9
3 13.8% 15
4 18.3% 20
5 57.8% 63
23. Off Road Vehicle use on Town streets
Response Percent Response Count
2 42.2% 46
3 20.2% 22
4 13.8% 15
5 23.9% 26
24. Town/County-maintained recreational opportunities
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.4% 7
3 10.1% 11
4 26.6% 29
5 56.0% 61
25. Protection of habitats surrounding the Town
Response Percent Response Count
2 11.9% 13
3 13.8% 15
4 22.0% 24
5 51.4% 56
26. How important is a destination shopping area, fairgrounds or a civic center
Response Percent Response Count
2 7.3% 8
3 11.9% 13
4 25.7% 28
5 55.0% 60
27. Gateway signs or monuments welcoming people into the Town at its borders along its busiest streets.
Response Percent Response Count
2 19.3% 21
3 24.8% 27
4 23.9% 26
5 32.1% 35
28. Unique small town character
Response Percent Response Count
2 4.6% 5
3 13.8% 15
4 31.2% 34
5 48.6% 53
29. Green development policies and green buildings
Response Percent Response Count
2 29.4% 32
3 20.2% 22
4 20.2% 22
5 30.3% 33
30. Public Safety & Code Enforcement
Response Percent Response Count
2 5.5% 6
3 13.8% 15
4 26.6% 29
5 53.2% 58
31. Arts and cultural opportunities
Response Percent Response Count
2 9.2% 10
3 17.4% 19
4 29.4% 32
5 43.1% 47
32. Trees or Landscaping in the public right-of-way or along highways and streets
Response Percent Response Count
2 11.0% 12
3 20.2% 22
4 22.9% 25
5 43.1% 47

A. Residential

33. Mobile home parks
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.9% 13
2 28.4% 31
3 37.6% 41
4 13.8% 15
5 8.3% 9
34. Single family homes
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 1.8% 2
3 22.0% 24
4 33.9% 37
5 37.6% 41
35. Duplexes/Condominiums/Townhomes
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.9% 13
2 11.0% 12
3 28.4% 31
4 32.1% 35
5 16.5% 18
36. Apartment buildings or multi-family dwellings
Response Percent Response Count
1 17.4% 19
2 13.8% 15
3 30.3% 33
4 24.8% 27
5 13.8% 15
37. Tiny Homes
Response Percent Response Count
1 17.4% 19
2 13.8% 15
3 21.1% 23
4 21.1% 23
5 26.6% 29
38. Affordable housing for all groups
Response Percent Response Count
1 15.6% 17
2 9.2% 10
3 21.1% 23
4 25.7% 28
5 28.4% 31
39. Manufactured homes on residential lots
Response Percent Response Count
1 13.8% 15
2 12.8% 14
3 31.2% 34
4 20.2% 22
5 20.2% 22
40. Housing for elderly or senior citizens (assisted and/or independent living)
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.8% 2
2 6.4% 7
3 17.4% 19
4 33.0% 36
5 41.3% 45
41. Accessory dwelling units (i.e. casitas/mother-in-law apartments) on single family residential lots
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 4.6% 5
3 22.0% 24
4 29.4% 32
5 39.4% 43
42. Tourist accommodations in residential areas- Air B&B or Bed & Breakfast
Response Percent Response Count
1 22.0% 24
2 14.7% 16
3 17.4% 19
4 23.9% 26
5 22.0% 24
43. Improvements to overall housing quality
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
3 18.3% 20
4 24.8% 27
5 51.4% 56

B. Commercial

44. General businesses/highway commercial
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.7% 4
2 5.5% 6
3 16.5% 18
4 24.8% 27
5 48.6% 53
45. Businesses located next to or intermingled within residential lots (i.e. home occupations)
Response Percent Response Count
1 30.3% 33
2 22.0% 24
3 27.5% 30
4 11.9% 13
5 8.3% 9
46. A combination of commercial businesses on ground floor with 1 to 2 stories of residential units located above the business
Response Percent Response Count
1 25.7% 28
2 11.0% 12
3 21.1% 23
4 23.9% 26
5 17.4% 19
47. Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfast facilities
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 6.4% 7
3 18.3% 20
4 30.3% 33
5 40.4% 44
48. Tourism-based businesses or activities
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.4% 7
2 6.4% 7
3 18.3% 20
4 30.3% 33
5 37.6% 41
49. Improvements to overall quality of commercial development and uses in the downtown area
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.4% 7
2 1.8% 2
3 13.8% 15
4 24.8% 27
5 53.2% 58
50. Façade or streetscape improvements for the downtown area and for highway/strip commercial areas
Response Percent Response Count
1 13.8% 15
2 5.5% 6
3 16.5% 18
4 20.2% 22
5 44.0% 48

C. Industrial

51. Storage and wholesale facilities
Response Percent Response Count
1 10.1% 11
2 12.8% 14
3 31.2% 34
4 25.7% 28
5 20.2% 22
52. Light industry (such as high tech electronics, computer-related manufacturing, software development)
Response Percent Response Count
1 5.5% 6
2 3.7% 4
3 15.6% 17
4 31.2% 34
5 43.1% 47
53. Heavy industry (such as large manufacturing plants, warehousing, mining)
Response Percent Response Count
1 20.2% 22
2 11.0% 12
3 21.1% 23
4 25.7% 28
5 22.0% 24
54. Agri-businesses/Agri-industry (such as food-related processing, Hemp, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
1 7.3% 8
2 6.4% 7
3 21.1% 23
4 30.3% 33
5 34.9% 38
55. Industrial parks outside the Town limits through the purchase of land for that purpose
Response Percent Response Count
1 17.4% 19
2 3.7% 4
3 12.8% 14
4 25.7% 28
5 39.4% 43
56. Solar Farms or other alternative energy production developed in close proximity to the Town or within the Town limits.
Response Percent Response Count
1 21.1% 23
2 6.4% 7
3 18.3% 20
4 24.8% 27
5 29.4% 32
57. Other alternative/renewable energy production
Response Percent Response Count
1 18.3% 20
2 9.2% 10
3 19.3% 21
4 19.3% 21
5 33.9% 37
58. General industrial/highway industrial development
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.8% 14
2 4.6% 5
3 23.9% 26
4 22.0% 24
5 35.8% 39

D. Culture and Recreation

59. Community-linking trail system (for example trails linking to other intersections of Pahrump)
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.9% 13
2 7.3% 8
3 13.8% 15
4 22.0% 24
5 45.0% 49
60. Improvements to existing parks (Ian Deutch Memorial, Simkins, Petrack etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
1 2.8% 3
2 6.4% 7
3 14.7% 16
4 23.9% 26
5 52.3% 57
61. Arena to continue to operate at the same level or higher than currently
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.8% 2
2 5.5% 6
3 22.0% 24
4 23.9% 26
5 45.9% 50
62. ATV, Horse, Bike, Walking trails
Response Percent Response Count
1 7.3% 8
2 8.3% 9
3 17.4% 19
4 21.1% 23
5 45.9% 50
63. Bike and or walking paths within the Town
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.0% 12
2 5.5% 6
3 14.7% 16
4 22.0% 24
5 45.9% 50
64. Bicycle lanes on or adjacent to streets
Response Percent Response Count
1 10.1% 11
2 10.1% 11
3 15.6% 17
4 13.8% 15
5 48.6% 53
65.“Active” parks including facilities such as an outdoor sports courts, shuffleboard, skateboarding, etc.
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 9.2% 10
3 17.4% 19
4 24.8% 27
5 44.0% 48
66. Natural area parks or trails for hiking, bird watching, cross-country biking
Response Percent Response Count
1 8.3% 9
2 6.4% 7
3 18.3% 20
4 22.9% 25
5 44.0% 48
67. Playgrounds
Response Percent Response Count
1 7.3% 8
2 8.3% 9
3 24.8% 27
4 19.3% 21
5 40.4% 44
68. Outdoor community arts
Response Percent Response Count
1 9.2% 10
2 9.2% 10
3 20.2% 22
4 23.9% 26
5 36.7% 40
69. Do you support the use of round-a-bouts at local intersections
Response Percent Response Count
1 27.5% 30
2 7.3% 8
3 15.6% 17
4 11.9% 13
5 37.6% 41
70. Outdoor theme parks or amusement parks
Response Percent Response Count
1 18.3% 20
2 11.0% 12
3 21.1% 23
4 14.7% 16
5 34.9% 38
71. Performing arts opportunities, i.e. community theater or band
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.9% 13
2 6.4% 7
3 17.4% 19
4 22.0% 24
5 41.3% 45
72. Enhance or expand community festivals
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.7% 4
2 2.8% 3
3 21.1% 23
4 23.9% 26
5 47.7% 52
73. Informal community gathering place or “third place”
Response Percent Response Count
1 7.3% 8
2 5.5% 6
3 30.3% 33
4 22.9% 25
5 31.2% 34

Town Image. In order to address areas discussed in this survey, public officials may need to develop new policies. Please indicate your opinion for each of the following.

74. Encourage high quality development through ordinances that emphasize architectural guidelines on new building/development
Response Percent Response Count
1 15.6% 17
2 10.1% 11
3 20.2% 22
4 28.4% 31
5 25.7% 28
75. Develop ordinances that would allow more variety in densities or types of housing
Response Percent Response Count
1 21.1% 23
2 11.9% 13
3 18.3% 20
4 24.8% 27
5 22.9% 25
76. The pride and spirit of the community shows as one drives through town
Response Percent Response Count
1 9.2% 10
2 5.5% 6
3 17.4% 19
4 20.2% 22
5 47.7% 52
77. There are too many signs along roadways
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.8% 14
2 11.0% 12
3 25.7% 28
4 16.5% 18
5 33.0% 36
78. Although Nye County has adopted the ability to regulate the location and type of signs, should the county consider strengthening the design standards
Response Percent Response Count
1 16.5% 18
2 7.3% 8
3 21.1% 23
4 22.9% 25
5 31.2% 34
79. Encourage a walking/biking community by connecting sidewalks and other Trailways throughout the Town, including to schools
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.8% 14
2 8.3% 9
3 11.0% 12
4 22.0% 24
5 45.0% 49
80. Add additional public transportation opportunities and options: Buses, etc.
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.0% 12
2 5.5% 6
3 21.1% 23
4 21.1% 23
5 41.3% 45
81. Do you support dark sky regulations
Response Percent Response Count
1 13.8% 15
2 5.5% 6
3 27.5% 30
4 16.5% 18
5 36.7% 40
82. Adopt the US Dept of Transportations “Complete Streets” policies to create additional and safer transportation choices (walking, driving, bicycling opportunities as part of all transportation improvements)
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.8% 14
2 8.3% 9
3 15.6% 17
4 19.3% 21
5 42.2% 46

Public officials in our Town wish to know your opinion on how we should grow and what changes are required for future growth.

83. Promotion of Pahrump as primarily residential/retirement community
Response Percent Response Count
1 9.3% 10
2 13.9% 15
3 14.8% 16
4 24.1% 26
5 38.0% 41
84. Growth and promotion of recreational opportunities and related businesses
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.7% 4
2 5.6% 6
3 13.0% 14
4 38.0% 41
5 39.8% 43
85. Growth and expansion as a regional educational and training center
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.7% 4
2 11.1% 12
3 19.4% 21
4 31.5% 34
5 33.3% 36
86. Growth/expansion/quality of the Health Care/Medical Services
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.9% 2
2 3.7% 4
3 9.3% 10
4 18.5% 20
5 65.7% 71
87. Growth of green industry, energy, and sustainable business
Response Percent Response Count
1 15.7% 17
2 8.3% 9
3 16.7% 18
4 19.4% 21
5 38.9% 42
88. Growth and promotion as the region’s Winery area
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.6% 5
2 7.4% 8
3 22.2% 24
4 25.0% 27
5 39.8% 43
89. Growth and promotion as the region’s industrial and distribution hub
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.1% 12
2 12.0% 13
3 22.2% 24
4 20.4% 22
5 32.4% 35

90. What is your residential status in the Town of Pahrump?

Response Percent Response Count
Primary residence 97.2% 106
Seasonal or weekend 0.9% 1
I don’t live in the Town 1.8% 2

91. How many people live in your household?

Response Percent Response Count
1 16.5% 18
2 55.0% 60
3 12.8% 14
4-6 13.8% 15
More than 6 1.8% 2

92. What is your age?

Response Percent Response Count
Younger than 25 0.9% 1
25 – 44 15.6% 17
45 – 54 13.8% 15
55-64 27.5% 30
65 years or older 42.2% 46

93. Where do you mostly shop?

Response Percent Response Count
Pahrump 78.0% 85
Las Vegas 11.9% 13
Other 10.1% 11

94. Are you a business owner in the Town of Pahrump?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 17.6% 19
No 82.4% 89

95. Length of time as a resident?

Response Percent Response Count
Less than 1 Year 7.3% 8
1 Year-5 Years 24.8% 27
6 Years - 10 Years 20.2% 22
Over 10 Years 47.7% 52

96. Do you work in?

Response Percent Response Count
Pahrump 46.2% 48
Las Vegas 4.8% 5
Other 52.9% 55

97. How likely are you to support the following funding methods to improve Pahrump? Choose the number that best fits how much you would support funding methods to improve Pahrump.

Tax Commercial Vehicles
Response Percent Response Count
1 20.4% 22
2 5.6% 6
3 14.8% 16
4 29.6% 32
5 29.6% 32
New Development
Response Percent Response Count
1 15.7% 17
2 3.7% 4
3 16.7% 18
4 29.6% 32
5 32.4% 35
Sales Tax
Response Percent Response Count
1 34.3% 37
2 11.1% 12
3 27.8% 30
4 13.0% 14
5 13.0% 14
Tolls
Response Percent Response Count
1 64.8% 70
2 13.9% 15
3 10.2% 11
4 2.8% 3
5 4.6% 5
Gas Taxes
Response Percent Response Count
1 38.0% 41
2 13.9% 15
3 21.3% 23
4 11.1% 12
5 13.9% 15
Property Taxes
Response Percent Response Count
1 48.1% 52
2 13.0% 14
3 19.4% 21
4 9.3% 10
5 8.3% 9

98. Using the map above please indicate which Section below, best represents where you reside?

Response Percent Response Count
1 28.7% 31
2 6.5% 7
3 25.0% 27
4 39.8% 43

General Comments: Please feel free to express any additional comments below.

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  • Assuming the population of the Pahrump Regional Planning District (PRPD) area grows over the next decade, please answer the following questions keeping in mind the image you see for Pahrump in 10 or 20 years.
    • 1. I would like to see Pahrump become a hub for residential and commercial development - 4
    • 2. I would like to see Pahrump limit its growth within the town boundaries, presuming that suburban-like development would occur in the areas surrounding Pahrump - 4
    • 3. I would like to see Pahrump grow outside its boundaries through annexation - 5
    • 4. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump stay the same (41,069 people as of 2019 estimate) - 3
    • 5. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump increase - 4
    • 6. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump decrease - 1
  • With regard to economic growth and vitality in Pahrump over the next 10 to 20 years, please indicate your opinion regarding the issues listed below.
    • 7. I would like to see more commercial growth in Pahrump - 5
    • 8. I would like to see more growth for the Town as a tourist destination - 5
    • 9. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by encouraging businesses related to tourism - 5
    • 10. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through Town initiatives to bring in clean, light manufacturing - 5
    • 11. I would like to see economic vitality developed by encouraging heavy industrial uses (such as manufacturing) within an identified industrial park area - 5
    • 12. I think all industrial development should be focused on and occur in a designated industrial park area - 5
    • 13. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through a high technology campus (Google, Yahoo, Etc.) - 5
    • 14. I would like to see the economy develop by encouraging both commercial and residential uses in a designated downtown area - 5
    • 15. I would like to see new business growth and commercial or retail opportunities along Hwy 160 and or Hwy 372 - 5
    • 16. I would like to see a greater diversity in business and industrial growth - 5
    • 17. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by a common identity (theme, feel or look) among the various businesses or buildings - 5
  • Please indicate how important each of these qualities are as you consider the future of Pahrump.
    • 18. Locally owned businesses - 5
    • 19. Safe walking and biking along Town streets - 5
    • 20. Continuing educational opportunities (i.e. Great Basin/ UNR) - 5
    • 21. Commercial signs that are generally uniform in size - 5
    • 23. Off Road Vehicle use on Town streets - 4
    • 24. Town/County-maintained recreational opportunities - 5
    • 25. Protection of habitats surrounding the Town - 5
    • 26. How important is a destination shopping area, fairgrounds or a civic center - 5
    • 27. Gateway signs or monuments welcoming people into the Town at its borders along its busiest streets. - 5
    • 28. Unique small town character - 5
    • 29. Green development policies and green buildings - 5
    • 30. Public Safety & Code Enforcement - 5
    • 31. Arts and cultural opportunities - 5
    • 32. Trees or Landscaping in the public right-of-way or along highways and streets - 5
  • A. Residential
    • 33. Mobile home parks - 3
    • 34. Single family homes - 4
    • 35. Duplexes/Condominiums/Townhomes - 3
    • 36. Apartment buildings or multi-family dwellings - 3
    • 37. Tiny Homes - 3
    • 38. Affordable housing for all groups - 4
    • 39. Manufactured homes on residential lots - 3
    • 40. Housing for elderly or senior citizens (assisted and/or independent living) - 4
    • 41. Accessory dwelling units (i.e. casitas/mother-in-law apartments) on single family residential lots - 4
    • 42. Tourist accommodations in residential areas- Air B&B or Bed & Breakfast - 3
    • 43. Improvements to overall housing quality - 5
  • B. Commercial
    • 44. General businesses/highway commercial - 5
    • 45. Businesses located next to or intermingled within residential lots (i.e. home occupations) - 3
    • 46. A combination of commercial businesses on ground floor with 1 to 2 stories of residential units located above the business - 4
    • 47. Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfast facilities - 5
    • 48. Tourism-based businesses or activities - 5
    • 49. Improvements to overall quality of commercial development and uses in the downtown area - 5
    • 50. Façade or streetscape improvements for the downtown area and for highway/strip commercial areas - 5
  • C. Industrial
    • 51. Storage and wholesale facilities - 4
    • 52. Light industry (such as high tech electronics, computer-related manufacturing, software development) - 4
    • 53. Heavy industry (such as large manufacturing plants, warehousing, mining) - 4
    • 54. Agri-businesses/Agri-industry (such as food-related processing, Hemp, etc.) - 5
    • 55. Industrial parks outside the Town limits through the purchase of land for that purpose - 5
    • 56. Solar Farms or other alternative energy production developed in close proximity to the Town or within the Town limits. - 5
    • 57. Other alternative/renewable energy production - 5
    • 58. General industrial/highway industrial development - 5
  • D. Culture and Recreation
    • 59. Community-linking trail system (for example trails linking to other intersections of Pahrump) - 5
    • 60. Improvements to existing parks (Ian Deutch Memorial, Simkins, Petrack etc.) - 5
    • 61. Arena to continue to operate at the same level or higher than currently - 5
    • 62. ATV, Horse, Bike, Walking trails - 5
    • 63. Bike and or walking paths within the Town - 5
    • 64. Bicycle lanes on or adjacent to streets - 5
    • 65.“Active” parks including facilities such as an outdoor sports courts, shuffleboard, skateboarding, etc. - 5
    • 66. Natural area parks or trails for hiking, bird watching, cross-country biking - 5
    • 67. Playgrounds - 5
    • 68. Outdoor community arts - 5
    • 69. Do you support the use of round-a-bouts at local intersections - 5
    • 70. Outdoor theme parks or amusement parks - 5
    • 71. Performing arts opportunities, i.e. community theater or band - 5
    • 72. Enhance or expand community festivals - 5
    • 73. Informal community gathering place or “third place” - 4
  • Town Image. In order to address areas discussed in this survey, public officials may need to develop new policies. Please indicate your opinion for each of the following.
    • 74. Encourage high quality development through ordinances that emphasize architectural guidelines on new building/development - 5
    • 75. Develop ordinances that would allow more variety in densities or types of housing - 5
    • 76. The pride and spirit of the community shows as one drives through town - 5
    • 77. There are too many signs along roadways - 5
    • 78. Although Nye County has adopted the ability to regulate the location and type of signs, should the county consider strengthening the design standards - 5
    • 79. Encourage a walking/biking community by connecting sidewalks and other Trailways throughout the Town, including to schools - 5
    • 80. Add additional public transportation opportunities and options: Buses, etc. - 5
    • 81. Do you support dark sky regulations - 5
    • 82. Adopt the US Dept of Transportations “Complete Streets” policies to create additional and safer transportation choices (walking, driving, bicycling opportunities as part of all transportation improvements) - 5
  • Public officials in our Town wish to know your opinion on how we should grow and what changes are required for future growth.
    • 83. Promotion of Pahrump as primarily residential/retirement community - 3
    • 84. Growth and promotion of recreational opportunities and related businesses - 5
    • 85. Growth and expansion as a regional educational and training center - 5
    • 86. Growth/expansion/quality of the Health Care/Medical Services - 5
    • 87. Growth of green industry, energy, and sustainable business - 5
    • 88. Growth and promotion as the region’s Winery area - 5
    • 89. Growth and promotion as the region’s industrial and distribution hub - 4
  • 90. What is your residential status in the Town of Pahrump?
    • Primary residence
  • 91. How many people live in your household?
    • 2
  • 92. What is your age?
    • 55-64
  • 93. Where do you mostly shop?
    • Pahrump
  • 94. Are you a business owner in the Town of Pahrump?
    • Yes
  • 95. Length of time as a resident?
    • Over 10 Years
  • 96. Do you work in?
    • Pahrump
  • 97. How likely are you to support the following funding methods to improve Pahrump? Choose the number that best fits how much you would support funding methods to improve Pahrump.
    • Tax Commercial Vehicles - 5
    • New Development - 3
    • Sales Tax - 4
    • Tolls - 4
    • Gas Taxes - 3
    • Property Taxes - 3
  • 98. Using the map above please indicate which Section below, best represents where you reside?
    • 3
  • General Comments: Please feel free to express any additional comments below.
    No response.
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I. Vision – Growth & Population


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1. I would like to see Pahrump become a hub for residential and commercial development
2. I would like to see Pahrump limit its growth within the town boundaries, presuming that suburban-like development would occur in the areas surrounding Pahrump
3. I would like to see Pahrump grow outside its boundaries through annexation
4. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump stay the same (41,069 people as of 2019 estimate)
5. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump increase
6. I would like to see the residential population of Pahrump decrease

II. Economic Growth & Vitality.


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7. I would like to see more commercial growth in Pahrump
8. I would like to see more growth for the Town as a tourist destination
9. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by encouraging businesses related to tourism
10. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through Town initiatives to bring in clean, light manufacturing
11. I would like to see economic vitality developed by encouraging heavy industrial uses (such as manufacturing) within an identified industrial park area
12. I think all industrial development should be focused on and occur in a designated industrial park area
13. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated through a high technology campus (Google, Yahoo, Etc.)
14. I would like to see the economy develop by encouraging both commercial and residential uses in a designated downtown area
15. I would like to see new business growth and commercial or retail opportunities along Hwy 160 and or Hwy 372
16. I would like to see a greater diversity in business and industrial growth
17. I would like to see economic vitality stimulated by a common identity (theme, feel or look) among the various businesses or buildings

III. Town Qualities 


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18. Locally owned businesses
19. Safe walking and biking along Town streets
20. Continuing educational opportunities (i.e. Great Basin/ UNR)
21. Commercial signs that are generally uniform in size
22. Infrastructure/funding for improvements (public transportation, utilities, etc.)
23. Off Road Vehicle use on Town streets
24. Town/County-maintained recreational opportunities
25. Protection of habitats surrounding the Town
26. How important is a destination shopping area, fairgrounds or a civic center
27. Gateway signs or monuments welcoming people into the Town at its borders along its busiest streets.
28. Unique small town character
29. Green development policies and green buildings
30. Public Safety & Code Enforcement
31. Arts and cultural opportunities
32. Trees or Landscaping in the public right-of-way or along highways and streets

IV. Future Land Use 

Indicate how you would like to see land use controlled or managed throughout the next several years.  Choose a number 1-5 that best fits how much land and resources you would like to see devoted to the various residential uses or activities identified.


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33. Mobile home parks
34. Single family homes
35. Duplexes/Condominiums/Townhomes
36. Apartment buildings or multi-family dwellings
37. Tiny Homes
38. Affordable housing for all groups
39. Manufactured homes on residential lots
40. Housing for elderly or senior citizens (assisted and/or independent living)
41. Accessory dwelling units (i.e. casitas/mother-in-law apartments) on single family residential lots
42. Tourist accommodations in residential areas- Air B&B or Bed & Breakfast
43. Improvements to overall housing quality
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44. General businesses/highway commercial
45. Businesses located next to or intermingled within residential lots (i.e. home occupations)
46. A combination of commercial businesses on ground floor with 1 to 2 stories of residential units located above the business
47. Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfast facilities
48. Tourism-based businesses or activities
49. Improvements to overall quality of commercial development and uses in the downtown area
50. Façade or streetscape improvements for the downtown area and for highway/strip commercial areas

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51. Storage and wholesale facilities
52. Light industry (such as high tech electronics, computer-related manufacturing, software development)
53. Heavy industry (such as large manufacturing plants, warehousing, mining)
54. Agri-businesses/Agri-industry (such as food-related processing, Hemp, etc.)
55. Industrial parks outside the Town limits through the purchase of land for that purpose
56. Solar Farms or other alternative energy production developed in close proximity to the Town or within the Town limits.
57. Other alternative/renewable energy production
58. General industrial/highway industrial development
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59. Community-linking trail system (for example trails linking to other intersections of Pahrump)
60. Improvements to existing parks (Ian Deutch Memorial, Simkins, Petrack etc.)
61. Arena to continue to operate at the same level or higher than currently
62. ATV, Horse, Bike, Walking trails
63. Bike and or walking paths within the Town
64. Bicycle lanes on or adjacent to streets
65.“Active” parks including facilities such as an outdoor sports courts, shuffleboard, skateboarding, etc.
66. Natural area parks or trails for hiking, bird watching, cross-country biking
67. Playgrounds
68. Outdoor community arts
69. Do you support the use of round-a-bouts at local intersections
70. Outdoor theme parks or amusement parks
71. Performing arts opportunities, i.e. community theater or band
72. Enhance or expand community festivals
73. Informal community gathering place or “third place”

V. New Policy Development 


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74. Encourage high quality development through ordinances that emphasize architectural guidelines on new building/development
75. Develop ordinances that would allow more variety in densities or types of housing
76. The pride and spirit of the community shows as one drives through town
77. There are too many signs along roadways
78. Although Nye County has adopted the ability to regulate the location and type of signs, should the county consider strengthening the design standards
79. Encourage a walking/biking community by connecting sidewalks and other Trailways throughout the Town, including to schools
80. Add additional public transportation opportunities and options: Buses, etc.
81. Do you support dark sky regulations
82. Adopt the US Dept of Transportations “Complete Streets” policies to create additional and safer transportation choices (walking, driving, bicycling opportunities as part of all transportation improvements)

VI. Promoting the Town


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83. Promotion of Pahrump as primarily residential/retirement community
84. Growth and promotion of recreational opportunities and related businesses
85. Growth and expansion as a regional educational and training center
86. Growth/expansion/quality of the Health Care/Medical Services
87. Growth of green industry, energy, and sustainable business
88. Growth and promotion as the region’s Winery area
89. Growth and promotion as the region’s industrial and distribution hub

VII. Demographic Information.

The following information will help us to analyze the results of this survey to make it more meaningful. For each of the following questions, please mark the ONE response that most closely describes your status.


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Tax Commercial Vehicles
New Development
Sales Tax
Tolls
Gas Taxes
Property Taxes


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