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The County does not have an ordinance regulating picketing or peaceful demonstrations on public properties or rights-of-way, however:
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Any publicly-owned park or government-owned property provided that freedom of movement, ingress or egress, or the ability by other persons to conduct business or other lawful activities are not interfered with:
The County always recommends that you are courteous and use good manners. Participants may not threaten or use violence. Title 182, Chapter 9, Article 1 of the Code of Virginia sets forth Virginia's criminal code regarding riot and unlawful assembly. The following actions would violate the law:
Please be sure that all trash and rubbish is properly disposed of during and following your event. There should be no unlawful disposal of trash on a public road or on a neighboring property. (Section 13-13, Roanoke County Ordinance). The Police Department will enforce any court orders and violations of law as required by the Code of Virginia.