What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit? An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is an independent, residential living area that is on the same property as a larger, primary dwelling unit. The term accessory describes the unit as secondary to the primary unit, in the same way a garage is of secondary importance to a [...]
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Lick Run Site Revitalization The City of Roanoke was awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to acquire and remove the former CeeBreeze Nursing Home and create permanent open space. The City is looking for input from the surrounding neighborhoods on what the future of this area should look like. About the [...]
Thank you for your involvement in the 2022 Roanoke pedestrian safety campaign! The No Need to Speed®, Keep Students Safe campaign wrapped up on May 27, 2022. The campaign aimed to reduce speeding and improve pedestrian safety near school zones. Use the menu to the left to learn more about the campaign, and stay [...]
What is a Comprehensive Plan? Every 20 years or so, City planners gather ideas and feedback from the community and develop a new Comprehensive Plan. This document helps guide policy decisions and future investments in the City. Comprehensive plans provide a broad vision for the future of the community with recommendations for implementation. [...]
What is the Belmont-Fallon Target Area? For nearly 20 years, Roanoke has concentrated its community development funding into a single neighborhood to increase its impact. In 2019, the City selected the Belmont and Fallon neighborhoods as a focus for the next five years. Known as "Belmont-Fallon," this area is located between I-581 and [...]