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, 2019

July 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment (419 Town Center Plan)N/APhilip Thompson
July 9, 2019September 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments (Miscellaneous)
Philip Thompson 

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

Rebecca James   

October 1, 2019
October 22, 2019
Lewis Gale Medical Center

Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) 

Geotechnical Report
Monday, September 16, 2019
Rebecca James                                   
October 1, 2019
October 8, 2019
Balzer and Associates, Inc.

Cecile Newcomb
November 4, 2019 (Monday)
November 19, 2019
Roanoke Valley Resource Authority
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Philip Thompson 
November 4, 2019 (Monday)
November 19, 2019
Fellowship Community Church

Alex Jones
November 4, 2019 (Monday)
November 19, 2019
David and Stace Todd 

Rebecca James