Community

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 [...]

Heat Ready Roanoke

Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time and has major health and healthcare implications. Heatwaves are one of the most dangerous of all weather-related disasters. Climate change will increase their frequency, duration, and intensity. Heat exposure and health risks are closely linked to the built environment of cities and [...]

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 [...]

Belmont-Fallon Target Area

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 [...]

Welcoming Roanoke

What is Welcoming Roanoke? Roanoke was among 13 communities selected by New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America to receive awards through the Gateways for Growth Challenge. As part of this award, Roanoke received support to create the Welcoming Roanoke Plan, which serves as the City's multi-sector strategic plan for integration that highlights [...]

Brownfield Redevelopment Program

What is the Brownfield Redevelopment Program? Roanoke’s Brownfield Redevelopment Program is a component of the City’s efforts to encourage investment in and rejuvenation of its core neighborhoods. Brownfields are properties that have actual or perceived environmental impacts which complicate their future use or development. The Brownfield Program is a [...]

Roanoke’s Strategic Plan

Roanoke's Drafted Strategic Plan In Dec. 2018, City Council and the community were presented with a Strategic Plan to help guide city initiatives. The City would like to welcome community feedback on the drafted plan before January 15. To provide feedback and share your ideas, please review the document and fill out the [...]

Melrose-Orange Target Area (MOTA)

What is the Melrose-Orange Target Area (MOTA)? In 2014, the City began allocating HUD funds in the Melrose-Orange Target Area. The MOTA encompasses portions of the Loudon-Melrose and Melrose Rugby neighborhoods. The boundaries extend from 10th Street NW to 24th Street NW, from and Hanover Avenue NW to Loudon Avenue NW.  The intent [...]

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