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NOTICE OF CHANGE IN REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING SCHEDULE FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

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

City Clerk

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

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.

 

 

CALENDAR OF UPCOMING MEETINGS

(All City meetings are open to the public)

 

Recreation Advisory Committee (Called Meeting)

Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at T. J. Davis Recreation Center

Roanoke Rapids City Council

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:15 p.m. at Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall 

 

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.

 

BRIEFS

COMMITTEE VACANCIES: Contact Lisa Vincent, City Clerk, at 533-2840 for committee information.

  • Historic Preservation Advisory Committee
  • Canal Museum Advisory Committee
  • Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (City & ETJ Members)
  • Senior Center Advisory Committee
  • Beautification Committee