The vision of the Office of Neighborhood Services is to be recognized as a strategic leader for developing all of Roanoke's neighborhoods into vibrant, sustainable places for people of all ages, ethnicity, lifestyles, and income to live, work, visit and play.
The Office of Neighborhood Services works collaboratively with citizens, neighborhood groups, government agencies, businesses and nonprofit organizations to strengthen the social fabric of our neighborhoods by fostering civic duty and responsibility, sharing information, administering programs, providing educational activities and serving as a liaison for connecting citizens to the services and information they need for improving their quality of life while using their input to ensure a comprehensive and effective response to the needs of their neighborhood are met.
Help Eliminate Neighborhood Eyesores
Help keep your neighborhood clean, safe and attractive by bringing to our attention anything that makes your neighborhood look bad...from potholes and broken sidewalks to junked cars, trash and overgrown vacant lots by submitting a Request For Service through our Citizen Service Center.
View the Status of Permits, Notices and Inspections
View the status and results of permits, notices and inspections taking place in your neighborhood through our Online Permit Center...your connection to the City's Department of Planning, Building & Development and the City's Division of Code Compliance!
Serve on a Volunteer Board or Commission
Help shape the future of Roanoke by volunteering to participate on a City Council-appointed Board or Commission such as the Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates, by submitting your application for appointment.
Roanoke's Vision 2001-2020 Comprehensive Plan calls for the development of “indicators for neighborhood health and sustainability”. Learn more about Roanoke's Neighborhood Indicators Project.
Office of Neighborhood Services
Neighborhood Services Coordinator
Visit Parks and Arts to see the schedule of exciting events taking place in a neighborhood park near you. All events are FREE. So pack a picnic lunch and make plans to attend!
New to Roanoke? Visit the 'Welcome Roanoke - Relocation Guide for information about our city. Our Community Portal also offers a wealth of information about our neighborhoods, our community and our surrounding region.
What is Solid Waste collecting - Bulk or Brush and Glass or Paper in your neighborhood this week? Download the 2013 Recycling Calendar that provides a recycling schedule for the entire year including those weeks when collection schedules may be altered due to holidays.
REGISTER TODAY to participate in the next Leadership College session scheduled to begin in March 2014.
Visit Roanoke City Public Schools for information on happenings taking place at schools in your neighborhood!
See the number of Crime Reports reported for any block of the city, receive alert messaging, and submit an anonymous tip.
WHATS YOUR IDEA ?? Join the online conversation to share your ideas that will help improve the Roanoke community. Visit Livable Roanoke website and let the ideas begin !!
Register your cell phone to receive voice and text messages on local emergency alert notifications, and pertinent information regarding the city's response to emergency situations.
Like us on Facebook to stay current on activities taking place in our city's neighborhoods