Licenses

​​You need a business license to operate certain types of businesses in Salem. You also need a license to operate a special event at your property when you charge a fee for that event.
What’s happening
Aug. 21
Center 50+ closed for maintenance Aug 21-Sept 4Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Sep. 04
Labor Day
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day
Nov. 23
ThanksgivingCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 24
Center 50+ closed at 5 p.m.5:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

Contact us

Permit Application Center
General Questions
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Permit/License Processing
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Plans Intake
Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 320
Salem OR 97301
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