Community Survey of Leaf Blowers
The Richmond City Council is considering a potential ban on gas-powered leaf blowers. City Council directed staff to study the feasibility of banning gas-powered leaf blowers city-wide. City staff is soliciting community feedback to understand the opportunities and challenges of a possible ban.
Which best describes your personal experience with leaf blowers?
Yes, I own or use one
Yes, my landscape/maintenance services uses them
No personal experience
If yes, what type is it?
Gas-powered, 2-stroke engine
Gas-powered, 4-stroke engine
Gas-powered, but not sure which type
I don't know
When using a leaf blower, what is the main environmental impact that is of concern to you? (Choose 1)
Respiratory problems (caused by heavy metals, dust, fecal matter, fungus, toxins, pesticides, pathogens)
Are you aware of the current City of Richmond Noise Ordinance (RMC Section 9.52.050) prohibiting the operation of leaf blowers from 9 PM to 7 AM on weekdays and 7 PM to 9 AM on weekends?
If yes, are you satisfied with the current restrictions?
Do you support banning the use of gas-powered leaf blowers in Richmond?
If gas-powered leaf blowers were to be completely banned in Richmond, how should the ban be enforced?
Written warning, then if noise persists violator will receive fine
Only verbal or written warning. Violator will not receive fine.
Please provide your nearest cross streets.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. We appreciate your feedback. Please leave any additional comments regarding the use of leaf blowers in Richmond. If you would like to learn more and give additional feedback, a community workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 11th at 3:30 PM at 450 Civic Center Plaza in the Point Molate Room located on the 2nd floor.
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