​​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
Validation of Unit of Land4265 Claxter CtHearings Officer4/24/2019Northgate; Ward 5vul19-04-hearing-notice-2019-04-24.pdf1131 KBApril 05, 2019
Conditional Use, Partition, Urban Growth Preliminary Declaration, Site Plan Review, Adjustment, Driveway Approach 4910 Turner RD SEHearings Officer4/24/2019Southeast Mill Creek; Ward 2; Ward 3; Ward 4cu-par-uga-spr-adj-dap19-01-hearing-notice-2019-04-24.pdf3034 KBApril 05, 2019

Agendas, minutes, and staff reports

  
  
  
  
hearings-officer-hearing-notice-2019-05-08.pdf5/8/2019205 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-04-24.pdf4/24/2019250 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-04-24.pdf4/24/20193736 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2019-04-24.pdf4/24/20199149 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-04-10.pdf4/10/2019245 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-04-10.pdf4/10/20192208 KB
sud19-01-hearings-officer-decision-2019-04-08.pdf4/8/2019407 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-03-27.pdf3/27/2019146 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-03-27.pdf3/27/20197476 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2019-03-27.pdf3/27/20191079 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-02-13.pdf2/13/2019194 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-02-13.pdf2/13/20193794 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/2019198 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-a-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/20193177 KB
hearings-officer-agenda-addendum-b-2019-01-09.pdf1/9/20191952 KB
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Salem OR 97301

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Lisa Anderson-OgilviePlanning Admistrator
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