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
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
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

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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