Planning Commission

The Planning Commission, an advisory board to the Board of Supervisors, makes recommendations on a variety of land use issues. The Commission is also charged with preparing and maintaining the Comprehensive Plan and recommending changes to reflect new land use policies. One Commissioner is appointed for each Magisterial District.

Roanoke County Planning Commission Members

2019 Planning Commission


Unless otherwise noted, all Planning Commission meetings are held at the Roanoke County Administration Center, 5204 Bernard Drive. See the Planning Commission Work Session and Public Hearing Dates for specific days. Meetings are typically held as noted below except for November and December.

  • Public Hearings
    First Tuesday of Each Month, 7 p.m, First Floor Board Meeting Room
  • Work Sessions
    Third Tuesday of Each Month, 6 p.m, Fourth Floor Training Room

Meeting Packets

Meeting packets (agenda, draft minutes, applications, and other information) are available prior to the meetings (files may be large). 


Most Recent Meeting Packet

Sign up online to address the Planning Commission


Archived Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Packets

Planning Commission Records: Online


Planning Commission Bylaws, Amended 2009 

Meeting Schedule

2019 Planning Commission Meeting Dates

Application Deadlines

2019 Deadlines and Public Hearing Dates

Upcoming Land Use Applications

Planning Commission Public Hearing DateBoard of Supervisors Public Hearing DateApplicationCommunity Meeting InformationStaff Contact
March 5, 2019July 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment (419 Town Center Plan)N/APhilip Thompson
May 7, 2019May 28, 2019SRW Squared LLCN/ARebecca James
May 7, 2019May 28, 2019Lindor Development, LLC (PDF) Traffic Impact AnalysisN/ACecile Newcomb
May 7, 2019May 28, 2019Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments (Explore Park (EP) District)N/APhilip Thompson
July 9, 2019
July 23, 2019
Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council, Inc.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 
Rebecca James 
July 9, 2019Date has not been confirmed
Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments (Miscellaneous)

Philip Thompson 

September 3, 2019
September 24, 2019
Donald and Elaine Kepple

Rebecca James