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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Roanoke County and Town of Vinton Launch $1M COVID Small Business Recovery Grant Program

CARES ACT Grant

Roanoke, Va. (July 6, 2020) – Roanoke County Economic Development Department announced a newly created $1,000,000 grant program aimed at helping small businesses in the County and Town of Vinton recover from the negative impacts of COVID-19 clos...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Roanoke County Modified Services Under Phase 3

Phase 3 Reopening Spotlight Image

(Roanoke County, VA - July 1, 2020)   Beginning July 1, Roanoke County will begin providing additional services to the public as part of its reopening plan under Phase 3. All County buildings have been closed to the public since March, with some ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Virginia Enters Phase 3, New Guidelines Issued

Forward Virginia Gov Phase 3 Image Template

On July 1, Virginia begins Phase 3 of its "Forward Virginia" Plan. The plan includes best practices for physical distancing, enhanced cleaning best practices for home and businesses, and guidelines for social gatherings.

Phase 3 also includes man...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Roanoke County Recognized for Model Program

NACo 2020 Oak Grove Award

(Roanoke County, VA—June 8, 2020) The National Association of Counties (NACo) has recognized Roanoke County with an Achievement Award for its Public Schools Planning Workshop program. A collaboration between Roanoke County, the City of Roanoke a...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Penalties for Late Personal Property Tax Payments Suspended Until August 1

Personal property taxes are due June 1, however, citizens have two additional months to pay without penalty charges assessed for late payments. Penalties for late payments will begin to accrue on August 1.

This change is the result of the April 14 approval...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Real Estate Valuation to Resume Field Inspections June 2

The Roanoke County Real Estate Valuation Department will begin inspecting and measuring new homes this week starting June 2. If you have built a new home recently or have a Building Permit for changes to your existing property, an appraiser will be in you...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Roanoke County Releases Phase 1 Guide for Restaurants

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Roanoke County is providing this guide related to outdoor dining for dining establishments operating under the Phase 1 Forward Virginia plan. Please be aware this information only applies to the temporary use of outdoor dining. Please use the contacts wit...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report Published

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

In conjunction with the 2019 State of the County Address, Roanoke County has published the 2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report that highlights progress towards the seven strategic initiatives developed through the County's 2016 Community Strategic...

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