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Building & Safety Division 
 
 
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The Building and Safety Division of the Community Development Department encompasses construction plans review, inspection services, and permitting; vocational business licensing; multifamily-housing licensing; parking permit services; and other development/permit application information. 

Our promise to our customers is ensure public safety while consistently honoring their need for professional service by offering predictable, friendly assistance and efficiency through streamlined processes  that promote positive community and business relationships.

Check out our Division Highlights while you're visiting and our Hours & Other Info for hours of operation and other important Division information.  Please stay tuned to our website and look for new information and services being posted all the time!

We are intentional about providing excellent customer service, and we appreciate your comments and feedback.  Please let us know how we are doing by completing our Customer Service Survey.  

Fees and valuation table information

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Important Note:  Site Plan Review is REQUIRED for Commercial Building Project submittals - this requirement may affect timelines on the building process.
 
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 Building and Safety Application Forms: 

* Fillable and Saveable PDF - requires Acrobat Reader XI or higher (Help creating a digital ID to sign the forms.)  Firefox users may need to change the default PDF plug-in in order to view the fillable forms.

 COMMERCIAL

 RESIDENTIAL

 ELECTRICAL

PLUMBING

 MECHANICAL

Commercial Building Permit Application*

Commercial Plan Review Checklist

Residential Building Permit Application*

Residential Plan Review Checklist

Electrical Permit Application* Plumbing Permit Application* Mechanical Permit Application*
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Commercial Reroof Permit Application*

Manufactured Home Permit Application*

Manufactured Home Plan Review Checklist

Electrical - Renewable Energy Permit Application    
O
Deferred Submittal Application Fire System Permit Application*    
O
Phased Permitting Application Temporary Occupancy Application                            
O
Pre-Submittal Meeting Application
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Fire System Permit Application*
O
Temporary Occupancy Application
Expedited Services Application

 

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Inspection Checklist for Wood Frames Homes - Structural Inspections Facility and On-Street Parking Permit*

Dealers in Used Merchandise License Application*

Street Vendor License Application

Signage Application*

Sign Plan Review Checklist

Alternate Materials Request & Procedure
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Inspection Checklist for Wood Frames Homes - Electrical Inspections Construction Maintenance and Temporary On-Street Parking Permit* Vehicle for Hire - Agency License Application* Liberty Parkade Banner Application and Information Application for Tent or Canopy 
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Inspection Checklist for Wood Frames Homes - Plumbing Inspections Residential District and Guest Parking Permit* Vehicle for Hire - Driver License Application* Liberty Poles Banner Application and Information Special Event Application
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Inspection Checklist for Wood Frames Homes - Mechanical Inspections  Parking Permit Policies Licensing Application Right-of-Way Sidewalk Sign Application and Information Special Inspection and Testing Agreement
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Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Commercial Structures - Structural Inspections   Licensing - Background Check Advisory Form Temporary Signs Information State Building Code Modifications Request
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Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Commercial Structures - Mechanical Inspections   Multi-Family License Application   Structural Demolition Application*
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Quality Assurance Plans Checklist for 1 & 2 Family Structures  

Medical Marijuana Facility License Application

  Temporary RV Placement Application
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Quality Assurance Program Audit Checkilst for Commercial Project  

Medical Marijuana Waiver form

  Moisture Content Certification
Potential Medical Marijuana Facility Locations In Salem   O

Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check Form

 

  Radon Model
Medical Marijuana Facility Checklist

Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check Renewal Form

Grease Pretreatment Survey
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Medical Marijuana Facility - How to Prepare a Site Plan

 CURRENT FEES ARE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

Adopted Building and Safety Fee Schedule - Effective September 24, 2013
Please call 503-588-6256, select option 1, then option 3, for fee estimates on your project.

Construction Valuation Table (ICC) - Effective July 1, 2015  New  (History of valuation tables adopted in Salem)

After review by the Building Codes Division, open public hearing, and approval through the City of Salem's public Council meeting process, our fees and methodology are adopted each fiscal year. As a result, all of our applications are also updated during that time. For this reason, please avoid keeping hardcopies on file and print from the application forms listing below, available for immediate use!

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We are located at Salem City Hall - 555 Liberty St SE, Room 320 - Salem, Oregon 97301 - Phone: 503-588-6256        Email:  bldgsafety@cityofsalem.net

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