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The Planning Commission advises and assists City Council in promoting the orderly development of the City. The Commission develops the plans and ordinances to guide future growth and serves as a sounding board for City Council in matters related to development issues. The Commission reviews and make recommendations to City Council on proposed amendments to the City's land development regulations (rezonings, zoning text amendments), street and alley closure requests and short- and long-range plans.

Correspondence should be directed through Tina M. Carr, Secretary to the Planning Commission, Room 166, Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24011, (540) 853-1730 or e-mail to Planning Office: tina.carr@roanokeva.gov


Active Applications

Below are the active applications to be considered by the Commission.

Description
Click below to view full application
Planning Commission Public Hearing Date
No applications have been received for September; therefore, there is NO public hearing.

Schedule and Agenda Packets

Regular Meetings and Public Hearings
Agenda Packet
October 12, 2015
Agenda packet to be available Monday, October 5, 2015.

Effective January 2015, Planning Commission Public Hearings are held in the City Council Chamber, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building at 1:30 p.m.on the 2nd Monday of each month.


Informal Work Sessions are held on the Friday before the Public Hearing at 12 noon in the EOC Conference Room (Room 159), 1st floor, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building.

Work session agenda item(s) pertain to the following month's Public Hearing (e.g., April Public Hearing items are discussed in March work session).


Work Session Schedule

Agenda

September 11, 2015

EOC Conference Room
(Room 159)

Agenda to be available Friday, September 4, 2015.


Deadlines for Applications

Please see below for filing deadlines. Applicants should schedule a pre-filing conference with the staff to determine the necessity, grounds, and completeness of the zoning amendment request. To schedule a pre-filing conference, please call (540) 853-1730.

Meeting Date
Filing Deadline
Tentative City Council Hearing
2015
January 12, 2015
December 4, 2014
January 20, 2015
February 9, 2015
December 29, 2014
February 17, 2015
March 9, 2015
January 26, 2015
March 16, 2015
April 13, 2015
February 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
May 11, 2015
March 30, 2015
May 18, 2015
June 8, 2015
April 27, 2015
June 15, 2015
July 13, 2015
May 26, 2015
July 20, 2015
August 10, 2015
June 29, 2015
August 17, 2015
September 14, 2015
July 27, 2015
September 21, 2015
October 12, 2015
August 31, 2015
October 19, 2015
November 9, 2015
September 28, 2015
November 16, 2015
December 14, 2015
October 26, 2015
December 21, 2015


Members

Name/Business Address/Phone
Initial
Appointment
Date
Term
Expiration
Date
Karri B. Atwood
karri.atwood@gmail.com
2/17/15
12/31/16
Kermit (Kit) Hale
2222 Blenheim Road, SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
343-1667
kithale@mkbrealtors.com
1/1/11

12/31/18

Lora J. Katz
Lora J. Katz, AIA, Architecture/Interior Design
225 23rd Street, SW, #303
Roanoke, VA 24014
597-8223
LJKAIA@cox.net
1/1/09
12/31/16
Angela S. Penn
506 12th Street, NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
344-8736
angela.penn@tapintohope.org
1/1/07
12/31/18
Anthony M. Russell
3282 Allendale Street, SW
Roanoke, VA 24014
989-5760
russell@gentrylocke.com
1/1/15
12/31/18
Chad A. Van Hyning
1823B Westover Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24015
798-5983
chad.vanhyning@gmail.com
1/1/09
12/31/16
James E. Smith
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
jesmith@virginiawestern.edu
540-857-6273
1/1/13
12/31/16
Tina M. Carr, Secretary
215 Church Avenue S.W.,Room 166
Roanoke VA 24011
853-1730

tina.carr@roanokeva.gov
Ian Shaw, Agent
215 Church Avenue S.W.,Room 166
Roanoke VA 24011
853-2356

ian.shaw@roanokeva.gov

Application Forms

Zoning Amendment Application

Zoning Amendment Process Guide

Guide to Proffered Conditions

Guide to Virginia Code Chapter 527 (Traffic Impact Analysis requirement for rezonings)

Street and Alley Closure Process Guide and Application


Annual Reports

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report