CALENDAR OF UPCOMING MEETINGS:
(All City meetings are open to the public)
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
at 5:30 p.m.
Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall
700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC
The public is invited to attend.
Meetings may now be viewed via our YouTube Channel. Click link below.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The public hearing was continued to April 4, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing is scheduled during the Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21st, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street.to hear the following item:
A Zoning Map Amendment (rezoning) request from M/K Properties, LLC (applicant and property owner) to rezone 1.726-acres of undeveloped property with approximately 1,574.5+/- feet of frontage combining both East 10th Street, Long Circle, and Kelly Street from B-3 Commercial to B-4 Commercial. The property is identified as Halifax County parcel 0906098 and is located within City Limits. The requested B-4 zoning is designed to accommodate a wide range of commercial, with larger scale developments attracting customers within the region is a common feature. Uses that primarily fall within the Section 151-149 in the Table of Permissible Uses includes (retail sales, office clerical, research services, educational, religious, social, fraternal uses, recreational and amusement, restaurants and bars, storage and parking facilities, and emergency stations.)
Any resident or property owner in the city’s zoning jurisdiction may submit written statements concerning this matter. Please include your name and address on all written statements and submit to City Clerk Traci Storey at least two business days prior to the City Council meeting (deadline of 12 p.m. Thursday, March 16th, 2023). After this deadline, citizens are encouraged to attend the public hearing to present comments.
Related information is available for public inspection in the Planning and Development office at the J. Reuben Daniel City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue. Any persons, firms, organizations or corporations interested in this matter are urged to attend the meeting.
The City of Roanoke Rapids will provide reasonable accommodations and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the meeting. To request the above you may call the Planning and Development Office at (252) 533-2844 no later than three (3) days prior to the date of the meeting.
CITY HALL IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station is open to the public. The City encourages visitors, if possible, to schedule an appointment prior to coming into City Hall.
Members of the public continue to have the option to conduct business with the City of Roanoke Rapids by phone at (252) 533-2800 or online at www.roanokerapidsnc.com. Examples of services that can be conducted online include the option to download permit applications (such as building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permit); employment applications; and departmental information.
DROP BOX. A collection drop-box is available in the foyer of City Hall for deliveries, permit applications and payments by check-only (please do not include cash). For immediate concerns, please call the intended department phone number listed so we may work with you on a solution for your operational needs.
The City of Roanoke Rapids remains committed to providing all essential services while limiting the impact of the COVID-19 virus in the community. We ask that all visitors wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting City Hall and other City facilities.
The Magistrate’s office is open for business with public access.
Below is a list of helpful phone numbers for those seeking to contact city staff. In case of emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
• Directory/Switchboard: (252) 533-2800
• City Manager: (252)533-2840
• Public Works: (252) 533-2846
• Planning & Development: (252) 533-2844
• Parks & Recreation: (252) 533-2847
• Police (non-emergency): (252) 533-2810
• Fire Department (non-emergency): Station 1 (252) 533-2880; Station 2 (252) 573-9032
• Finance: (252) 533-2841
• Tax / Revenue Collections: (252) 533-2842
• Human Resources: (252) 533-2845
• Main Street: (252) 533-2838
CITY RECYCLING CONTAINER SITES
The City of Roanoke Rapids has two recycling container sites. One is at the Public Works facility located at 1313 Hinson Street and the other is located at the Aquatic Center at TJ Davis Recreation at 500 E. 6th Street. The public will have 24-hour access to these facilities for combined recyclable materials.
For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (252) 533-2846.
Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at 533-2840 for committee information.
Roanoke Rapids Area Planning Board
Historic Preservation Advisory Committee