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Building & Safety Division 
 
 Accreditation Award 2012 The Building and Safety Division of the Community Development Department encompasses construction plans review, inspection services, and permitting; business and vocational licensing; chicken and 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!

 

NOTE:  For information on the new Medical Marijuana Facility Application, click here.

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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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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, 2014

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!

Notable Information regarding FEES:

  • The DWELLING permit for a NEW Single Family Dwelling does NOT include the Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing portions of the work - separate permits must be purchased.  This method is based on a square footage valuation method.
  • MECHANICAL Permit - Commercial and Multifamily Mechanical permit fees are calculated based on mechanical project valuation; other types of Mechanical permit fees are based on per appliance/equipment.
  • PLUMBING Permit - NEW 1 & 2 Family Dwelling permit fees are calculated based on number of bathrooms and kitchens; other types of Plumbing permit fees are based on per fixture/service.  Also Residential Fire Supression permits are calculated based on the square footage of area to be covered by the fire suppression system - Medical Gas Installation permits are calculated based on the valuation of the install.
  • ELECTRICAL Permit - NEW 1 & 2 Family Dwelling and NEW Multifamily permit fees are calculated based on square footage, all other Electrical permit type fees are calculated based on per equipment/service.
  • CUSTOMIZED PERMIT SERVICES includes Expedited Plan Review and/or Expedited Inspections for services performed outside of normal timeframes; Project Coordinator for all major projects valued at $10,000,000 or greater; Phased Permitting allows construction to begin on a portion or portions of an individual structure/building; and Deferred Plans Submittal where portions of a building design are allowed to be submitted separately at a later date.  All of these require an application to request them, advance notice, and the fees are in addition to standard permit/review fees.

Building and Safety Application Forms:

 Summary Link Web Part

Alternate Materials Request and Procedure.pdf
Alternate Materials Request and ProcedureUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:27 AM
Application for Tent or Canopy.pdf
Application for Tent or CanopyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/2/2012 10:45 AM
Business and Occupation Licensing Effective Sept 24, 2013.pdf
Business and Occupation Licensing Effective Sept 24, 2013Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/29/2014 1:41 PM
Certification Draft.pdf
Certification DraftUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/5/2014 1:12 PM
Chicken License Application.pdf
Chicken License ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/18/2014 9:14 AM
Commercial Building Permit Application fillable print only savable.pdf
Commercial Building Permit Application fillable print only savableUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
12/18/2014 11:05 AM
Commercial Building Permit Application.pdf
Commercial Building Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/21/2014 2:14 PM
Commercial Reroof Permit Application.pdf
Commercial Reroof Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/24/2014 11:14 AM
Deferred Submittal Application.pdf
Deferred Submittal ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/20/2014 6:36 AM
Electrical - Renewable Energy Permit Application.pdf
Electrical - Renewable Energy Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/2/2012 10:40 AM
Electrical Permit Application.pdf
Electrical Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/23/2014 2:42 PM
Expedited Services Application.pdf
Expedited Services ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/21/2014 12:55 PM
Fire System Permit Application.pdf
Fire System Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/17/2014 2:49 PM
ICC Building Valuation Data Table July 2014.pdf
ICC Building Valuation Data Table July 2014Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/7/2014 8:55 AM
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS.pdf
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONSUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:31 AM
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS.pdf
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - MECHANICAL INSPECTIONSUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:28 AM
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - PLUMBING INSPECTIONS.pdf
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - PLUMBING INSPECTIONSUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:32 AM
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONS.pdf
Inspection Checklist for Wood Framed Homes - STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONSUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:29 AM
Licensing - Background Check Advisory Form.pdf
Licensing - Background Check Advisory FormUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/6/2012 1:45 PM
Licensing Application for Dealers in Used Merchandise.pdf
Licensing Application for Dealers in Used MerchandiseUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/12/2014 6:26 AM
Licensing Application for Vehicle for Hire - Agency.pdf
Licensing Application for Vehicle for Hire - AgencyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/12/2014 6:27 AM
Licensing Application for Vehicle for Hire - Driver.pdf
Licensing Application for Vehicle for Hire - DriverUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/12/2014 6:28 AM
Licensing Application.pdf
Licensing ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/6/2012 3:08 PM
Manufactured Home Permit Application.pdf
Manufactured Home Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/7/2014 1:59 PM
Mechanical Permit Application.pdf
Mechanical Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/26/2014 4:06 PM
Medical Marijuana Facility - How to Prepare a Site Plan Resource Guide.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility - How to Prepare a Site Plan Resource GuideUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:44 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility Approved Fees Resolution 2014-59.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility Approved Fees Resolution 2014-59Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:45 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check Advisory Form.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check Advisory FormUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/3/2014 3:53 PM
Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check Form.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility Background Check FormUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:46 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility Checklist.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility ChecklistUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:47 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility fees.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility feesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:48 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility Filtration Informtion from SRC.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility Filtration Informtion from SRCUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:49 AM
Medical Marijuana Facility License How to Apply.pdf
Medical Marijuana Facility License How to ApplyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 11:19 AM
Medical Marijuna Facility Application.pdf
Medical Marijuna Facility ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/31/2014 9:50 AM
Multi Family License Application.pdf
Multi Family License ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/19/2014 5:05 PM
Parking Permit - Construction Maintenance and Temp On-Street.pdf
Parking Permit - Construction Maintenance and Temp On-StreetUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/1/2013 4:49 PM
Parking Permit - Facility and On-Street.pdf
Parking Permit - Facility and On-StreetUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/10/2013 6:24 AM
Parking Permit - Residential District and Guest.pdf
Parking Permit - Residential District and GuestUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/2/2012 11:08 AM
Parking Permit Policies.pdf
Parking Permit PoliciesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2013 11:50 AM
Phased Permitting Application.pdf
Phased Permitting ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/20/2014 6:37 AM
Plumbing Permit Application 2-13-14 js initial draft w dig sig Email and reset and save as fillable.pdf
Plumbing Permit Application 2-13-14 js initial draft w dig sig Email and reset and save as fillableUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/8/2014 3:19 PM
Plumbing Permit Application 2-13-14 js initial draft w dig sigEMAIL TEST.pdf
Plumbing Permit Application 2-13-14 js initial draft w dig sigEMAIL TESTUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/8/2014 4:11 PM
Plumbing Permit Application.pdf
Plumbing Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/14/2014 6:11 AM
Pre-Submittal Meeting Application.pdf
Pre-Submittal Meeting ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/20/2014 6:38 AM
Residential Building Permit Application fillable savable.pdf
Residential Building Permit Application fillable savableUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
12/17/2014 11:44 AM
Residential Building Permit Application.pdf
Residential Building Permit ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/20/2014 6:39 AM
Signage - Application - General.pdf
Signage - Application - GeneralUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/14/2014 6:13 AM
Signage - Application and Information - Liberty Parkade Banner.pdf
Signage - Application and Information - Liberty Parkade BannerUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2014 5:41 PM
Signage - Application and Information - Liberty Poles Banner.pdf
Signage - Application and Information - Liberty Poles BannerUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/31/2014 5:40 PM
Signage - Application and Iniformation - Right of Way Sidewalk Sign.pdf
Signage - Application and Iniformation - Right of Way Sidewalk SignUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/25/2014 4:30 PM
Signage - Information - Temporary Signs.pdf
Signage - Information - Temporary SignsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/12/2012 3:06 PM
Special Event Application.pdf
Special Event ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/10/2014 10:48 AM
Special Inspection and Testing Agreement.pdf
Special Inspection and Testing AgreementUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/18/2014 9:00 AM
State Building Code Modification Request and Procedure.pdf
State Building Code Modification Request and ProcedureUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/18/2014 10:07 AM
Structural Demolition Application.pdf
Structural Demolition ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/7/2014 2:00 PM
Temporary RV Placement Application.pdf
Temporary RV Placement ApplicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
7/2/2012 10:41 AM

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