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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Economic Development Hosting ELEVATE 2026 Draft Plan Community Meetings

Roanoke County Economic Development is two hosting meetings to receive citizen feedback on the draft ELEVATE Roanoke County 2026 Strategic Plan. Citizens are encouraged to attend either session below to provide feedback for the draft plan. 

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Learn more about the ELEVATE 2026 Plan... County News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

October 21st: Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements Project Community Meeting

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On October 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a community meeting about planned Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements will be held at the Camp Roanoke Dining Hall, 6489 Dry Hollow Road. This meeting will be in an open house format meaning you will b...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Drug Takeback Event, Saturday, October 23

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The Roanoke Valley’s next Drug Takeback event will be Saturday, October 23. Multiple locations will be available across the valley to turn in unused, unwanted, and expired medications for safe disposal from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Downloa...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Community Vaccination Center to Open at Valley View Mall

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(ROANOKE, VA) – Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that a state-run Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open on October 14, 2021, at the former Sears location at Valley View Mall, located at 4812 Valley View Blvd., Roan...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

RCAHD Offering Booster Doses of Pfizer Vaccines

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(ROANOKE, VA) – The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) will offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters of the Pfizer vaccine in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Roanoke County 200 Plan Community Meeting Schedule

Roanoke County 200 Plan Spotlight

Please join us for a planning meeting in your community this Fall. All meetings will be open house-style from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

If you miss the meeting or prefer to participate online, you can find all of the meeting information and exercises on our w...

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County News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Roanoke County 200 Plan

Roanoke County 200 Plan Spotlight

The Roanoke County 200 Plan is a major update to the Comprehensive Plan. It belongs to every citizen of Roanoke County. The plan:

  • Expresses an overarching community vision as well as unique goals for 11 community planning areas within the County and the To...
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See the Roanoke County Plan 200 website. County Spotlights
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Roanoke County Administrator Set to Retire

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August 23, 2021 – Roanoke County Administrator Dan O’Donnell today announced that he will be retiring after more than 21 years of service in Roanoke County. O’Donnell notified the Board of Supervisors of his intent to retire,...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Roanoke County Make US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities List

2021 Healthy Communities Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. July 2, 2021)  Roanoke County has been selected as one of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities for 2021. The Healthiest Communities list is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, d...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure (5/24/21): Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Begins

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The Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway will be CLOSED for a major rehabilitation project starting Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 4:00 PM. The closure is expected to be in place through spring of 2022. As a result, the Blue Ridge ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

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Roanoke County’s new RoCo Mobile app for iPhone and Android devices puts County services and information at your fingertips! The app features one-touch access to easily view County News, Emergency Alerts, Calendars, Public Notices, and more! Just tap to g...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

NeighborhoodConcerns Spotlight

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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Submit Zoning Concerns... County News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings Online

Watch Board Meetings Online

Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas can be viewed online on our Meetings and Videos page

If a Board of Supervisors meeting is in progress, select the "LIVE MEETING" link at the top of the page to stream the meeting on your comput...

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Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings. County News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Roanoke County Recognized for Best Technology Practices

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August 2, 2021 – Roanoke County was recently recognized by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) as a top winner in the 19th annual Digital Counties Survey. The survey identifies the best technology practi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Roanoke County Recognized for Model Programs

VACo Awards 2021 Spotlight

(Roanoke County, VA—August 6, 2021) The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has awarded Roanoke County two Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in local government programs. Of the 100 submissions received from across the state, only 30 were...

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