​​The City Council appoints one or more members of the Oregon State Bar to serve as Hearings Officer. The Hearings Officer has the authority to hear any matter listed in the Salem Revised Code (SRC) as the responsibility of the Hearings Officer and any matter referred by the City Council.

Duties of the Hearings Officer

The Hearings Officers has the following powers (SRC 2.035):

  • Conduct quasi-judicial hearings
  • Serve as the expedited land division referee
  • Administer oaths or affirmations
  • Serve as a special master
  • Make findings of fact in matters referred by the City Council
  • Prepare a record of quasi-judicial proceedings
  • Make findings of act and conclusions of law in all quasi-judicial proceedings heard by the Hearings Officer.

Notices of public hearings


Agendas, minutes, and staff reports

  
  
  
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What’s happening
Jan. 26
Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the second and forth Wednesday of every month unless cancelled. Please see the agenda for information on how to sign up and provide live public comments.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Feb. 09
Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the second and forth Wednesday of every month unless cancelled. Please see the agenda for information on how to sign up and provide live public comments.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting
Feb. 23
Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the second and forth Wednesday of every month unless cancelled. Please see the agenda for information on how to sign up and provide live public comments.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Mar. 09
Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the second and forth Wednesday of every month unless cancelled. Please see the agenda for information on how to sign up and provide live public comments.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Contact us

Lisa Anderson-OgilviePlanning Administrator
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301
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