​​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

Document TitleDeadlineCase TypeDescriptionHeard ByHearing Date
Salem Demographics
  
TypeFile SizeLast Updated
Conditional Use4055 Turner Rd SEHearings Officer12/4/2019Southeast Mill Creek; Ward 3cu19-07-hearing-notice-2019-12-04.pdf586 KBNovember 14, 2019

Agendas, minutes, and staff reports

  
  
  
  
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2019-12-11.pdf12/11/2019180 KB
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2019-12-04.pdf12/4/2019182 KB
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2019-11-20.pdf11/20/2019211 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-11-06.pdf11/6/201980 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-11-06.pdf11/6/20191526 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-10-23.pdf10/23/201975 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-10-23.pdf10/23/20191751 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-10-09.pdf10/9/201975 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-10-09.pdf10/9/20193155 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-09-25.pdf9/25/201983 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-09-25.pdf9/25/20193409 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2019-09-25.pdf9/25/20193355 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-c-2019-09-25.pdf9/25/20193151 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-08-14.pdf8/14/2019145 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-08-14.pdf8/14/20199656 KB
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What’s happening
Nov. 20
Cancelled - Hearings Officer Meeting5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Note: this meeting will take place the third Wednesday of November to accomodate holiday dates. This is usually a public meeting held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

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

Phone: 503-540-2347

Learn more

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 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Dec. 04
Hearings Officer Meeting5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Note: this meeting will take place the first Wednesday of December to accomodate holiday dates. This is usually a public meeting held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

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

Phone: 503-540-2347

Learn more

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 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Dec. 18
Hearings Officer Meeting5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Note: this meeting will take place the third Wednesday of December to accomodate holiday dates. This is usually a public meeting held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

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

Phone: 503-540-2347

Learn more

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 503-540-2347 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
Phone: