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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Important Changes to Permit System Effective October 25

Beginning October 28, 2019, the Office of Building Safety will transition to a new permitting system. 

Effective Friday, October 25, 2019, ePermit Center, EZ-Trade Permits, and Inspections Portal will no longer be available. The Office of Building...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Urban Libraries Council Honors RCPL with Innovation Award

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The Urban Libraries Council announced Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2019 Innovations Celebration held on October 17 in Salt Lake City. The annual Innovations award program recognizes leading practices from ULC...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Contractor Appreciation Program Recognizes First Project in 2019

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(Roanoke County, VA - October 16, 2019) Roanoke County’s Department of Community Development has selected the Truck Enterprises parking lot expansion project, located at 4700 Kenworth Road, as the first recipient in 2019 of the Stormwater Clean Award.&...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Sheriff's Office Offers Child Safety Seat Installations

(Roanoke County, VA—September 16, 2019) The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting free monthly child safety seat installations on the third Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at two Roanoke County Fire & Rescue stations.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Roanoke County Police Chiefs Inducted into Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame

(Roanoke County, VA—September 9, 2019) Roanoke County’s Chief of Police Howard Hall and Assistant Chief of Police Jimmy Chapman were recently inducted into the Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame at the George Mason University’s Center for Evidence Based...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Census 2020: Roanoke County Complete Count Committee Created

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The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, only once, and in the right place. Ultimately, the success of the census depends on everyone’s participation. The Census Bureau relies on collaborations with organizations and individuals to...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office to Host DMV Connect Services

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DMV Connect services will be offered at the Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office located on the first floor of the Roanoke County Administration Center at 5204 Bernard Drive, Roanoke, Virginia, 24018.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Submit Zoning Violations through the Neighborhood Concerns Application

Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2013

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

In the event of a local emergency or natural disaster, Roanoke County’s public safety officials will use RoCo Alert to send recorded notifications to home telephones in Roanoke County. Cellular telephone numbers, email addresses and even VoIP t...Read on... Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today! County News

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Census 2020: Roanoke County Complete Count Committee

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The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, only once, and in the right place. Ultimately, the success of the census depends on everyone’s participation. The Census Bureau relies on collaborations with organizations and individuals to ensure th...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Director of Economic & Community Development Recruitment

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Roanoke County is seeking a leader for its newly created Department of Economic and Community Development to align the County’s economic development, planning, engineering and development services to create high-quality commercial, industrial and resident...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

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Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Reimagine Community Plans

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The Reimagine Planning Studies explore opportunities to develop higher density, mixed-use activity areas in existing commercial corridors. They examine commercial and residential development, multi-modal transportation, infrastructure improvements and des...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

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In the event of a local emergency or natural disaster, Roanoke County’s public safety officials will use RoCo Alert to send recorded notifications to home telephones in Roanoke County.

Cellular telephone numbers, email addresses and even VoIP telephone num...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Community Strategic Plan

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In 2016, Roanoke County residents were invited to participate in Roanoke County's first-ever community strategic planning process. The Community Strategic Plan engaged both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for our community. A Com...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Mountain Valley Pipeline

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Our Mountain Valley Pipeline website offers the latest information on the project in Roanoke County, including past progress notes, an interactive Mountain Valley Pipeline Viewer, and more.

Learn more about the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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Our RoCo Ready page features important safety and contact information in case of emergency situations. See our Roco Ready page for short safety videos, links to Emergency Agencies, and contact information for local utilities. In the event of an emergency,...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

About Our Banner Image

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Our iconic website banner image featuring hikers at McAfee Knob was taken by photographer Brent McGuirt. This image is owned and copyright Brent McGuirt / Splendor of Light Photography and licensed for use on Roanoke County's website. For more information...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Urban Libraries Council Honors RCPL with Innovation Award

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The Urban Libraries Council announced Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2019 Innovations Celebration held on October 17 in Salt Lake City. The annual Innovations award program recognizes leading practices from ULC...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

New Website URL

You can now visit rocolibrary.org to quickly access your virtual Roanoke County Public Library. As of November 1, 2019 yourlibrary.us will no longer be available. rocolibrary.org and www.roanokecountyva.gov/library will be available for you to use 24/7.

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Fall Calendar of Events

Stop by your favorite library and pick up a copy today! Or view on our website. Be sure to sign up for our calendar alerts so you'll never miss a favorite event.

Click here to view, print, and download the calendar.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

New Rentable Business Office at South County

Starting July 1, 2019 we will begin taking reservations for our Commons Office at South County Library. The space will rent for $50/half day and $100/full day (4+ hours). This space will comfortably hold 3 guests and has ample desk space. Call 540-777-878...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Passport Acceptance Facility

Roanoke County Public Library is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility. We process passport applications by appointment only.

Appointments will be taken during these hours: Monday - Saturday:  10a-4p // Tuesday & Wednesday evening...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Get Your Library Card!

We think everyone should have a library card! Visit your favorite RCPL location to sign up. If you already have one, tell your friends, sign up your kids, and shout it from the top of McAfee's Knob. Plus, who doesn't love free with hundreds of perks?

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

New Connections: "The Public" Movie and Community Panel Discussion

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As part of New Connections: Let’s Talk series, Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) is excited to announce movie screenings with post-viewing panel discussions. The first will be a screening of “The Public” followed by a panel discussion with local expert...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Urban Libraries Council Honors RCPL with Innovation Award

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The Urban Libraries Council announced Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2019 Innovations Celebration held on October 17 in Salt Lake City. The annual Innovations award program recognizes leading practices from ULC...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Shopping Plans? Check Consumer Reports Before You Buy!

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The holidays are right around the corner. If you've got important purchases to make, check out Consumer Reports first.

Consumer Reports provides ratings and buying advice for thousands of products. Find the best buys, most reliable brands and important saf...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

New Connections: Let's Talk

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In partnership with Book City Roanoke, RCPL will host lively book and movie discussions on a variety of social issues important to the community.

Schedule: Location for all meetings is at the South County Library

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Learn with Lynda.com

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Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills through video courses taught by industry experts. Choose from over 5,700 courses. All for free with your library card!

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Residential Burglary Suspect

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On Friday, October 4 there was a residential burglary in the 5700 block of Dry Hollow in Roanoke County. After the crime occurred a credit card from the residence was used at the Bedford Walmart by an individual that was unknown to the owner of the reside...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Roanoke County Police Chiefs Inducted into Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame

(Roanoke County, VA—September 9, 2019) Roanoke County’s Chief of Police Howard Hall and Assistant Chief of Police Jimmy Chapman were recently inducted into the Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame at the George Mason University’s Center for Evidence Based...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Traffic Alert: Expect delays as paving of Route 116 (Jae Valley Road) begins October 24

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As part of the ongoing work to replace the bridge on Route 116 (Jae Valley Road) over Back Creek in Roanoke County, paving on Route 116 (Jae Valley Road) is set to begin October 24 beginning at 9 a.m. Weather permitting, lane closures will be in place fro...
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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Carilion Children's Announced for Tanglewood Mall

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On September 26, Carilion Clinic announced the development of its new Carilion Children's facility at Tanglewood Mall.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Roanoke County Police Safe Firearms Storage

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Roanoke County Police has produced this Public Service Announcement to help promote firearms safety in our community.

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