What is the procedure to appear before City Council? Do I need to complete a form?
Citizens may address any agenda item(s), public hearing and non-agenda items during the regular meetings of Council which are held on the first and third Mondays.

Citizens who wish to speak may register on the date of the meeting at the entrance of the City Council Chamber before 2:00 p.m. Citizens may also pre-register by calling the City Clerk's Office at (540) 853-2541, Monday through Friday, (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), prior to and including the date of the Council meeting.

Speaker forms will not be accepted for the Council Meeting once the meeting has convened. Any material needing to be distributed to City Council Members must be reviewed by the City Clerk before the start of the meeting.

Speakers appearing before City Council will not be allowed to: Campaign for public office, promote private business ventures, engage in personal attacks, use profanity or vulgar language. Speakers who violate these rules will be declared out of order and shall immediately yield the floor and be seated.

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1. How do I contact the City Council Members?
2. Who is the Council Member for my area?
3. When and where are Roanoke City Council meetings held?
4. What is the procedure to appear before City Council? Do I need to complete a form?
5. How can I obtain an Ordinance or Resolution adopted by City Council?
6. How do I apply to serve on a Council-Appointed Board, Commission, Committee or Authority?
7. What is the procedure to rezone a property, alter or vacate a street or an alley?
8. What is the procedure to apply for real estate tax exemption?