Roanoke Avenue from 10th Street to 11th Street will be closed on Wednesday, October 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. for the CycleNC community concert featuring The Holiday Band.
Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing Thursday October 16, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC to hear the following item:
1. Request by Dan Bailey (applicant) and Stonewall Group, Inc. (property owner of record of 730 Julian R. Allsbrook Highway) for a variance from the provisions of City of Roanoke Rapids Land Use Ordinance Section 151-171 Electronic Gaming Operations, (a) Location for the purpose of operating an electronic gaming operation or internet café/sweepstakes within five hundred (500) feet from any residence or residential zoning district and within one-thousand (1,000) feet from any church day care center, school, public park, public library, video arcade, or motion picture theater. The property and commercial building at 730 Julian R. Allsbrook Highway has a B-4 Commercial Zoning Classification and is located at the intersection of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway and Georgia Avenue.
Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids Area Planning Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC to hear the following item:
1. A request from Justin Albertson (applicant) and Triledo Premier LLC (owner) for a Conditional Use Permit to operate an Electronic Gaming Operation (Internet Café/Sweepstakes) located at 430 Premier Boulevard, Roanoke Rapids, NC. The property at 430 Premier Boulevard has a B-4 Commercial Zoning Classification and is currently developed as a shopping center; the tenant space has no previously approved uses.
Related information is available for public inspection in the Planning & Development office at the J. Reuben Daniel City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue. Any persons, firms, organizations or corporations interested in the two above matters are urged to attend the meetings.
The City of Roanoke Rapids will provide reasonable accommodations and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the meetings. To request the above, you may call the Planning & Development office at (252) 533-2844 no later than three (3) days prior to the date of the meetings.
The City's Public Access Channel on Charter is back up. It can be found on Channel 193.
The regular business meeting schedule for the Roanoke Rapids City Council has been amended as follows:
City Council shall meet the first Tuesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall at 700 Jackson Street.
City Council shall meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall at 700 Jackson Street.
Notice of any changes in meetings shall be posted on the primary bulletin board at City Hall.
CITY OF ROANOKE RAPIDS
By: Lisa B. Vincent, MMC
The City of Roanoke Rapids now has a recycling container at the Public Works facility located at 1313 Hinson Street. The public will have 24-hour access to this facility for combined recycable materials.
For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (252) 533-2846.
PRESS RELEASE - SWIMMING POOL BARRIERS
Given the recent changes in local weather conditions, the City of Roanoke Rapids announces today details on Roanoke Rapids Land Use Ordinance and North Carolina Building Code compliance for swimming pool barriers.
"All swimming pools shall be completely surrounded by a fence or other barrier having a minimum height of four feet. When the sides of an above ground pool are used as the barrier, the ladder or steps shall be capable of being secured, locked or removed to prevent access; or the ladder or steps shall be surrounded by a barrier which meets these requirements."
A safety barrier is essential to reduce the number of drowning and serious immersion injuries of young children in swimming pools. Property and pool owners are responsible for ensuring safety barriers are maintained and that damaged fencing or barriers are fixed immediately.
The Planning & Development Department requests that all citizens take the steps necessary to provide a safe environment for swimmers of all ages.
For more information, contact Planning & Development Director Kelly Lasky or Code Enforcement Supervisor Brian Duhadaway at (252) 533-2844.
(All City meetings are open to the public)
Recreation Advisory Committee
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at T. J. Davis Recreation Center
Roanoke Rapids City Council
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 5:15 p.m. at Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall
Senior Center Advisory Committee
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Jo Story Senior Center
ZONING PERMIT REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION OF FENCE OR WALL:
Section 151-168 of the Roanoke Rapids Land Use Ordinance requires that prior to the installation of a fence or wall, the applicant shall obtain a Zoning Permit from the Office of Planning & Development in order to ensure proper location, setbacks, heights, sight clearances, etc. Please call the Planning & Development Department at (252) 533-2844 with any questions.
PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING YARD SALES ON COMMERCIAL PROPERTY:
The Planning & Development Department would like to remind the citizens of Roanoke Rapids that in order to conduct a yard sale on a commercial piece of property two items are required. An individual must have written permission from the property owner and obtain an itinerant merchant license from the City of Roanoke Rapids Tax Collector. The Office of the Tax Collector is located at 1040 Roanoke Avenue and is open between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. If an individual does not have written permission from the property owner and an itinerant merchant license, they will be asked to leave the property immediately. Please contact the Planning & Development Department at (252) 533-2844 with any questions.
SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING BUILDING PERMITS:
Please be advised if anyone is doing work--commercial or residential--without being issued the proper permits from the Planning & Development Department, there is a penalty of $100.00 in addition to the required permit cost. Please contact the Planning & Development Department at 1040 Roanoke Avenue between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or call (252) 533-2844 with any questions.
COMMITTEE VACANCIES: Contact Lisa Vincent, City Clerk, at 533-2840 for committee information.