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Building Safety Month

Celebrate Building Safety Month This May Building Safety Month is an international campaign celebrated in May to raise awareness about building safety. For more than 43 years, Building Safety Month has reinforced the need for the adoption of modern, regularly-updated building codes, and helps individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to [...]

Historic Preservation Month

Celebrate Preservation Month This May Celebrate Preservation Month this May by putting a spotlight on the people in our community who are doing the important work saving our places and building our communities through preservation! Historic place-savers pour their time, energy, resources (and sometimes a great deal of sweat and tears) into protecting [...]

Home Safe

Home Safe The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law on March 11, 2021, provided resources necessary for recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA authorized two critical funding streams: HOME-ARP, aimed at reducing homelessness and increasing housing stability; SLFRF, aimed to aid state, territorial, local, and [...]

Sign Campaign: Zoning Reform for Complete Neighborhoods

Sign Campaign: Zoning Reform for Complete Neighborhoods Say Yes to Housing! The City of Roanoke is using a sign campaign to promote text amendments that expand housing opportunities. If you would like to receive a free sign, they will be available at the September and October Open House Meetings. If you [...]

Open House Meetings: Zoning Reform for Complete Neighborhoods

Open House Meetings Unable to attend a meeting? Provide your feedback here. Click here to view meeting materials. Belmont Library Branch Wednesday, February 7 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Location: 1101 Morningside St. SE R.S.V.P on Facebook Melrose Library Branch Thursday, February 8 4:00 [...]

Accessory Apartments/ADUs

What is an Accessory Apartment? An accessory apartment, also known as 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 [...]

Lick Run Site Revitalization

Lick Run Site Revitalization The former CeeBreeze Nursing Home was an abandoned property with a history of flooding and flood damage, due to being built in the floodway of Lick Run. The goals of this project were to remove the flood damaged building, restore the property to open space, and create a green [...]

Traffic Safety Campaigns

Together we can make our streets safer Thank you for your involvement in the Change Lanes to Pass campaign! The City of Roanoke recently completed a Traffic Safety campaign that aimed to: Reduce car and bicycle collisions Increase awareness of the change lanes to pass law and the requirement to give 3’ minimum when [...]

Comprehensive Plans

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. [...]

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