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The City of Roanoke's Zoning Ordinance is contained in Chapter 36.2 of the Roanoke City Code. To view the zoning ordinance, visit the City Code web page and search for Chapter 36.2.

 City Council approved an ordinance amending the text of the Zoning Ordinance on September 4, 2012. The amendments became effective immediately. These amendments are not yet reflected in the online ordinance referenced above but can be reviewed on the link below:

Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments (ordinance) (pdf)

Contact the Permit Center at 853-1090 if you have any questions.

Other useful links:
  • Request for Modification to Provision of Zoning Ordinance (Administrative modification approved by Zoning Administratror)
  • Download an application to request a Zoning Verification from the City's Zoning Administrator.