Zoning, Planning, & Urban Design

The Planning Division oversees the administration of the City of Roanoke's Zoning Ordinance through regular review and updates, development review, and support of the Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission to promote the health, safety, and welfare of Roanoke's citizens.

The division also oversees the development of long-range planning policies and implementation of the City of Roanoke's Comprehensive Plan, Vision 2001-2020, through public outreach, education, and engagement; grant writing; and program administration.