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Roanoke County Holds Community Meetings for Major Plan Update

The public is invited to participate in the Roanoke County 200 Plan, a 15-year update to the Comprehensive Plan to mark the County’s bicentennial in 2038. A series of open house-style public meetings in ten communities around Roanoke County will be held this fall.

The Roanoke County 200 Plan will express an overarching community vision as well as unique goals for 11 community planning areas. It will provide guidance for public policies about land development, public services and resource protection. It will also allow decision makers to study the long-term consequences of current decisions and recognize how today’s actions will impact the county for many years to come.

Participants can comment on issues and trends in their communities. The meetings will include input exercises for land use, housing, natural and cultural resources, transportation and community facilities. Staff will share information about current conditions and local projects. Anyone who prefers a virtual option is invited to give input via the website at www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov/200Plan.

The community meetings will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with two additional meetings held in north and south County to address countywide topics. CORTRAN service is available for these meetings.

Meeting Schedule:

  1. Catawba and Masons Cove: Masons Cove Elementary School – Thursday, September 9
  2. Peters Creek: Green Ridge Recreation Center – Thursday, September 16
  3. Mount Pleasant: Mount Pleasant Elementary School – Thursday, September 23
  4. Bonsack/Vinton: Charles R. Hill Community Center – Thursday, September 30
  5. Clearbrook: Clearbrook Elementary School – Thursday, October 7
  6. Windsor Hills: Brambleton Center – Monday, October 11
  7. Cave Spring: South County Library – Monday, October 18
  8. Back Creek: Back Creek Elementary School – Thursday, October 28
  9. Bent Mountain: Bent Mountain Center – Thursday, November 4
  10. Glenvar: Fort Lewis Elementary School – Monday, November 8
  11. South County: South County Library – Wednesday, November 17
  12. North County: Green Ridge Recreation Center – Thursday, November 18

The meeting exercises and a survey will be available online starting on the meeting date and through the end of November. Information about each community planning area will be available online two weeks before the meeting is held. In addition, staff are available to speak or make presentations to groups about the 200 Plan upon request.

More information about the Roanoke County 200 Plan and upcoming meetings can be found online at https://www.roanokecountyva.gov/200plan. Sign up for the email list to stay in the loop about meeting updates and input opportunities.

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