Public Records

​Under state and federal law, you have the right to inspect and copy certain public records maintained by the City. Some records, such as building permits and business licenses, can be searched online. Others must be requested from a specific department to ensure that exempt public records are not disclosed.

Public records include handwritten, typed, photographed, electronic, or otherwise recorded words, letters, pictures, sounds, symbols, or combinations of any of these. These records can be anything created in the course of City business.

What’s happening
Feb. 18
West Salem Neighborhood Association7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Roth’s Fresh Markets
1130 Wallace RD NW
Salem OR 97304
President’s DayCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Center 50+ closed for holidayCenter 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Feb. 19
Urban Renewal Agency Work Session6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
Library Upgrade Design Open House6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Salem Public Library Main Branch
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

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City Recorder
Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 205
Salem OR 97301
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