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.

Salem Demographics
7/2/2021 5:00 PMPartition4572 Swegle Rd NEPlanning AdministratorWard 6; East Lancaster
7/2/2021 5:00 PMHistoric Design Review495 State StPlanning AdministratorWard 1; Central Area
6/25/2021 5:00 PMPartition2410 & 2416 Fisher Rd NEPlanning AdministratorNorth Lancaster; Ward 6
6/24/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment2410 Mission St SEPlanning AdministratorSouth East Salem; Ward 2
6/21/2021 5:00 PMClass 2 Adjustment3200 Block of Boone Road SEPlanning AdministratorSoutheast Mill Creek; Ward 4
6/17/2021 5:00 PMClass 2 Adjustment / Property Boundary Verification220 Cottage St NEPlanning AdministratorCentral Area; Ward 1
6/15/2021 5:00 PMHistoric Design Review157 Commercial St SEPlanning AdministratorWard 1; Central Area
6/8/2021 5:00 PMMinor Historic Design Review630 Leffelle St SEPlanning AdministratorWard 2; South Central
5/28/2021 5:00 PMClass 2 Wireless Siting Permit2800-2999 Summer St SEPlanning AdministratorSouth Central; Ward 2
5/27/2021 5:00 PMPartition2872 Doaks Ferry Road NWPlanning AdministratorWard 8; West Salem
5/26/2021 6:30 PM(Proposed) Zone ChangesEast Lancaster Neighborhood Association - Proposed Zone ChangesPlanning Administrator5/26/2021East Lancaster
5/20/2021 5:00 PMPartition2635 Gilbert St SPlanning AdministratorSouthwest Association of Neighbors; Ward 7
5/19/2021 5:00 PMPhased Subdivision / Class 2 Adjustment4400 Block of Battle Creek Road SEPlanning AdministratorMorningside; South Gateway; Ward 3
5/19/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 2 Adjustment / Class 2 Driveway Approach Permit / Class 1 Design Review1610 Lancaster Dr SEPlanning AdministratorWard 3; Southeast Mill Creek
5/18/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review Modification / Class 2 Adjustment725 Market St NEPlanning AdministratorGrant; Ward 1
5/17/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review / Class 1 Adjustment / Class 1 Design Review226 Salem Heights Ave SEPlanning AdministratorFaye Wright; Ward 3
5/14/2021 5:00 PMClass 3 Site Plan Review, Class 2 Adjustment, Class 2 Driveway Approach Permit605, 610, 657 Cottage St NEPlanning AdministratorCentral Area; Ward 1
5/10/2021 5:00 PMComprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Zone Change681 Rees Hill Road SESalem Planning Commission5/18/2021South Gateway; Ward 4
5/10/2021 5:00 PMMinor Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment / Zone Change / Class 3 Site Plan Reivew / Class 2 Adjustment5191 Portland Road NE Salem Planning Commission5/18/2021Northgate; Ward 5
5/5/2021 5:00 PMMinor Historic Design Review600 Mission St SEPlanning AdministratorWard 2; South Central
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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 - April 2021
Monthly Planning Decisions - March 2021
Monthly Planning Decisions - February 2021
Monthly Planning Decisions - January 2021
2020 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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