Construction & Remodeling

​If you want to construct a building or make changes to your property, you will likely need approval from the City in the form of a permit. Before you build or begin to develop the site, you will want to know about the three general components of property development: land use, public infrastructure, and building permits.

What’s happening
Jul. 21
West Salem Library Closed for RenovationWest Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Jul. 22
West Salem Library Closed for RenovationWest Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Jul. 23
West Salem Library Closed for RenovationWest Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Jul. 24
West Salem Library Closed for RenovationWest Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Jul. 25
West Salem Library Closed for RenovationWest Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
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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
Mail payments to:
PO Box 3405
Portland OR 97208
Phone: