Search Salem Permits and Licenses with SPLASH

​Online lookup

Use the City of Salem’s SPLASH page to look up permit and license actions taken after July 1, 2005.

Search for:

  • ›Business and home building permits (structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing)
  • Public Works permits (water, sewer, street closures, driveway construction, sidewalk construction, etc.)
  • ›Land use permits
  • ›Parking permits
  • ›Business licenses (vehicle for hire driver, mobile food vendor, etc.)
  • ›Multifamily licenses (apartments, motel, hotel, etc.)
  • ›Street opening licenses

To find:

  • ›Description of the work to be done
  • ›Status of the permit
  • ›Inspection dates and results
  • ›Names and addresses of applicants and contractors

Offline records

Use the public records request process to view:

  • ›Permits and licenses issued before July 1, 2005
  • ›Actual building plans
  • ›Application forms
  • ›Inspection forms
  • ›Other permit documents

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

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

Plans Intake
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 320
Salem OR 97301
Mail payments to:
PO Box 3405
Portland OR 97208