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Current Projects

We are currently seeking community feedback for the following projects. Please take a minute and share your ideas!

Belmont-Fallon Target Area

What is the Belmont-Fallon Target Area? For nearly 20 years, the city has concentrated its community development funding into a single neighborhood to make more of an impact. In 2019, the City selected [...]

Welcoming Roanoke

What is Welcoming Roanoke? Roanoke is 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 [...]

City Plan 2040

What should Roanoke look like in 20 years? Every 20 years or so, City planners gather ideas and feedback from the community and develop a new Comprehensive Plan. This document [...]

All Roanoke Projects

Here are some of the recent community engagement projects that we’ve been working on.

Document Library

Looking for more background data? We’ve curated important planning information, resources, and documents for you here:

Past Plans

The Last 20 Years The most recent comprehensive plan, Vision 2020, was adopted in 2001 and it accomplished some impressive results. Vision 2020 helped reinvigorate downtown by designating it a historic district. This [...]

Downtown Plan

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 [...]

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 [...]

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