Posted on: October 19, 2016

City Unveils Little Free Libraries Public Art

Roanoke, VA – On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the city unveiled one of six Little Free Libraries next to the Hurt Park Bus Shelter. The Roanoke Arts Commission selected artist Dan Kuehl, a teacher at Breckinridge Middle School, to create six Little Free Libraries...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Online Forms Are Now Available!

If so, online forms are available to submit these requests. Criteria and additional information are also available at on the City Clerk and City Council webpages. Check it out!

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Social Services to Close Early Friday

Roanoke, VA – The city’s Department of Social Services will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. During this time, there will be a drop box outside of the building for benefit program applications and other paperwork. Individuals will still be able to call...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

City Plans Public Meetings to Update Downtown Plan

Roanoke, VA – The City of Roanoke’s Department of Planning, Building, and Development is currently in the process of updating the Downtown Plan. Public meetings to gather input will be held on Oct. 27 and Nov. 28 at the City Market Building beginning at 6...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Permit Center to Close Temporarily for Software Transition

Roanoke, VA – Installation of a new software system will make it necessary to close the city’s Permit Center Monday, Oct. 17, through Thursday, Oct. 20. The Permit Center will reopen on Friday, Oct. 21, at 9 a.m.

Staff’s highest priority is to minimiz...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – Several streets will be closed for the following events occurring Saturday October 22nd and Sunday October 23rd.

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The following streets will be closed on Saturday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM:- Salem Avenue bet...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

VDOT 10th Street Project - Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – Beginning on Monday, June 27th, a section of 10th Street NW will be closed to through traffic from Fairfax Avenue to Orange Avenue. This work marks the beginning of phase one for the VDOT 10th Street Improvement Project and it is expected to...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

2016 Leaf Collection Begins Nov. 14

Roanoke, VA - The City of Roanoke will begin collecting bagged leaves in biodegradable paper leaf bags starting the week of Nov. 14. Residents should put their bagged leaves at the curb on the same day as their regular trash collection.

The city will ...Read on...