Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted Budget

The budget document is one of the most important documents produced by a locality.  The FY2019 Budget Document identifies the services to be provided (along with the funding), and the rationale behind key decisions for a year-long period between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Within each budget document you will find [...]

Roanoke’s Complete Streets Policy

In 2007, the City of Roanoke adopted a streets design guide approved by the Planning Commission. These design guidelines, in addition to the City’s “Complete Streets Policy” were recognized by the National Complete Streets Coalition of Smart Growth America. By adopting the policy, the City is committed to improving streetscapes by developing streets [...]

Downtown Plan 2017

The Downtown Roanoke 2017 plan establishes a vision for the future of downtown. While Downtown Roanoke has experienced rapid growth over the last several decades, this plan addresses a number of challenges that the community identified. Potential design and infrastructure changes that the Downtown Plan proposes to Salem Ave. The plan discusses the [...]

Roanoke Neighborhood Plans

While the City's Comprehensive Plan helps shape the big picture of what Roanoke will look like in 20 years, Neighborhood Plans are where urban planners and community members work together to focus on the fine details. The City currently has 27 neighborhood and area plans that cover a wide range of topics, ranging from [...]