Registration is now open for the City of Roanoke’s free code enforcement workshop on Feb. 23. This workshop will cover common zoning and nuisance code enforcement issues and how to strengthen cooperation, partnership and compliance. Located at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, the workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is required and can be done online here.
Here is the press release from the City of Roanoke.
Roanoke, VA – Registrations are now being accepted for the City of Roanoke’s new Code Enforcement workshop titled, “Code Enforcement 103 – The Court Process,” scheduled for Saturday morning, Feb. 23, at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
This workshop is a continuation of previously offered workshops providing information to community groups and citizens that addresses common zoning and nuisance code enforcement issues and the tools and processes in place to strengthen cooperation, partnerships, and compliance. The workshop will lead participants through the court process of bringing a violation into compliance beginning with the initial summons, the courtroom experience, the case disposition, and case follow-up.
Codes Compliance Team Leader Barry Stacy will begin the session by providing a brief overview of the city’s codes as they apply to zoning and nuisance ordinances. Immediately following, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Bill Braxton will lead participants through an overview of the court process including procedural basics, General District Court versus Circuit Court, Code Enforcement’s role in court, and case substance and evidence illustrating how compliance is eventually achieved through the court process.
The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register online, use the following link:
For additional information, visit the Office of Neighborhood Services webpage at www.roanokeva.gov/neighborhoods, or call 540-853-5210.
Seating is limited, so register today.