Planning Commission

Applications for November 8, 2021, Public Hearing:

All persons wishing to address the Planning Commission must sign-up with the Secretary to the Planning Commission by emailing or by calling (540)853-1330 by noon, Wednesday, November 3, 2021. 

Written comments of interested persons will be received by the Secretary to the Planning Commission at by noon, Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

Citizens are advised that the date on which citizens may register to speak or to make comment is a departure from the usual date.

Phillip Moore, Zoning Administrator, and Planning staff, in coordination with Lauren Waldron, Community Engagement Manager, and Josh Johnson, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, will produce a live event, "Zoning Text Amendments Q&A Session," on Thursday, October 28th, from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Other important dates regarding the Zoning Text Amendment are:

--November 1st, City Council Briefing

--November 8th, Planning Commission Public Hearing

--November 15th, City Council Public Hearing

These text amendments are the first in a series that will implement City Plan 2040 recommendations.

For more information, please see updates at the "Roanoke Department of Planning Building & Development" Facebook page:

Additional details regarding the Proposed Amendments to the Zoning Code may be found at

Agenda Package for November 8, 2021, Public Hearing:

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Work Session Agenda, November 5, 2021:

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The Planning Commission advises and assists City Council in promoting the orderly development of the City.
The commission develops the plans and ordinances to guide future growth and serves as a sounding board for City Council in matters
related to development issues.

The commission reviews and makes recommendations to City Council on proposed amendments to the City's land development
regulations (rezonings and zoning text amendments), street and alley closure requests and short- and long-range plans.

Correspondence should be directed through Tina M. Carr, Secretary to the Planning Commission.

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