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.


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Wayne Bower
Hollins District

Jim Woltz
Windsor Hills District

Rick James
Vinton District

Troy Henderson
Catawba District

Kelly McMurray
Cave Spring District


Unless otherwise noted, all Planning Commission meetings are held at the Roanoke County Administration Center, 5204 Bernard Drive, typically on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. See the 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Dates for specific days.

Special Notice: August 4, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all are encouraged to view and participate in meetings through electronic means. The public hearing will be broadcast live, so members of the public may view the meeting on Roanoke Valley Television (RVTV3) - Channel 3 or online on the Roanoke County website

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Prior to and during the public hearing, citizens may share comments by email or by phone (540-776-7278). Please include your name and address. Comments will be read aloud during the meeting, subject to reasonable time limitations. 

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 

Application Deadlines

2020 Deadlines and Public Hearing Dates

Upcoming Land Use Applications

Planning Commission Public Hearing
Board of Supervisors
Public Hearing Date
ApplicationCommunity Meeting


March 3, 2020Date has not been determinedPC Packet Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Draft Floodplain Ordinance 
Philip Thompson 
December 2, 2019 (Monday)Postponed at the request of the petitionerBane International Company, LLC

Revised Concept Plan 11-22-2019

December 2, 2019 PCPH Packet

Letter from Petitioner Requesting to Postpone Petition 12/12/2019

Notice from County 12/12/2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019Rebecca James

July 7, 2020July 28, 2020Wild Partners (Ultimate Shine Car Wash)  
Alex Jones
August 4, 2020August 25, 2020MCE Owner Occupied, LLP
Alyssa Dunbar
August 4, 2020August 25, 2020Om Shree Hospitality, LLC
Cecile Newcomb
October 5, 2020 (Monday)October 20, 2020Engineering Concepts, Inc
Alyssa Dunbar