Planning Notices and Decisions

Development in Salem is guided by the Salem Area Comprehensive Plan. Planning applications have been reviewed for conformance to the Salem Revised Code.

​Planning land use notices

Comments for administrative land use applications and public hearings can be submitted to staff, as identified in the land use notice. Comments for administrative reviews will be evaluated and addressed in the Planning Administrator's decision. For public hearings, comments received prior to the publication of the staff report will be addressed in the staff report; all comments will be submitted to the decision body. The staff report for public hearings will be available seven days prior to the hearing date.

Land use applications are reviewed by the following:

For more information on processing of land use applications, review authority and appeals please see SRC Chapter 300.

For more information about active land use applications in the City, check out the Land Use Applications Map.

  
  
  
  
  
  
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12/15/2020 5:30 PMMinor Comprehensive Map Amendment / Neighborhood Plan Change / Zone Change700 Block of Lockwood Lane SSalem Planning Commission12/15/2020Sunnyslope; Ward 7
12/9/2020 5:00 PMModification of Phased Subdivision255 Cordon Road NEPlanning AdministratorEast Lancaster; Ward 6
12/9/2020 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment / Class 2 Driveway Approach Permit255 Cordon Road NEPlanning AdministratorEast Lancaster; Ward 6
12/9/2020 5:00 PMPlanned Unit Development Final Plan255 Cordon Road NEPlanning AdministratorEast Lancaster; Ward
12/7/2020 5:00 PMValidation of Unit of Land867 Hawthorne Ave SEPlanning AdministratorWard 2; South East Salem; Southeast Mill Creek
12/1/2020 5:30 PMClass 3 Design Review / Class 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment220 Kingwood Ave NWSalem Planning Commission12/1/2020West Salem; Ward 1
11/23/2020 6:00 PMMinor Comp Plan Map Amendment / Neighborhood Plan Change / Zone Change / Class 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment / Class 1 Design Review 905 & 925 Cottage St NECity Council11/23/2020Central Area; Grant; Ward 1
11/23/2020 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment / Class 2 Driveway Approach Permit / Class 1 Design Review4696 Center Street NEPlanning AdministratorWard 6; East Lancaster
11/19/2020 5:30 PMHistoric Design Review900 Court St NEHistoric Landmarks Commission11/19/2020Ward 1; Central Area
11/18/2020 5:30 PMConitional Use / Variance4195 Aumsville Highway SEHearings Officer11/18/2020Ward 3; Southeast Mill Creek
11/18/2020 5:30 PMConditional Use5775 Commercial Street SEHearings Officer11/18/2020South Gateway; Ward 4
11/12/2020 5:00 PMPartition4204 Kurth St SPlanning AdministratorSunnyslope; Ward 7
10/20/2020 5:30 PMMinor Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Neighborhood Plan Change / Zone change 4800 Block of Battle Creek Road SE Salem Planning Commission10/20/2020Morningside; South Gateway; Ward 3
10/20/2020 5:30 PMMinor Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Neighborhood Plan Map Amendment / Zone Change 4200 Block of Strong Road SESalem Planning Commission10/20/2020Morningside; South Gateway; Ward 3
10/15/2020 5:30 PMMajor Historic Design Review234 Liberty St NEHistoric Landmarks Commission10/15/2020Central Area; Ward 1
10/15/2020 5:30 PMMajor Historic Design Review1705 Court St NEHistoric Landmarks Commission10/15/2020Northeast Neighbors; Ward 1
10/14/2020 5:30 PMSign Variance/Sign Permit827 Lancaster Dr NEHearings Officer10/14/2020North East Salem; East Lancaster; Ward 6
10/12/2020 6:00 PMMinor Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Neighborhood Plan Map Amendment / Zone Change 2400 Block of Commercial Street NE & Liberty Street NECity Council10/12/2020Highland; Ward 5
9/23/2020 5:30 PMConditional Use, Site Plan Review, Driveway Approach Permit, Design Review5600 Block Woodside Dr SEHearings Officer9/23/2020South Gateway; Ward 4
9/17/2020 5:30 PMMajor Historic Design Review388 State StHistoric Landmarks Commission9/17/2020Central Area; Ward 1
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​Hearings Officer meeting documents

Information for upcoming Hearings Officer meetings.

  
  
  
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Planning decision reports 

​The reports below summarize recent planning decisions. You can click the address in the report to display a map showing the location of the case.

Monthly Planning Decisions - October 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - September 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - August 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - July 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - June 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - May 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - April 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - March 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - February 2020
Monthly Planning Decisions - January 2020
2019 Planning Decisions Report

Proposed Kuebler Gateway Shopping Center – Costco

The proposed Kuebler Gateway Shopping Center development web page provides a timeline and all information submitted into the record for the proposed shopping center which includes a Costco store, a retail fueling station, and four new retail shell buildings.

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