Noise complaints can be filed with the Salem Police concerning loud gatherings or amplified music and loud idling engines.
Steps to take before reporting
We encourage you to attempt the following options when it is reasonable and safe to do so before calling the police:
Contact the involved party or property manager for resolution.
Involve a community resource, such as Neighbor-to-Neighbor.
Work through your neighborhood association.
Make a noise complaint
Noises in residential or public areas: Call the Salem Police Department’s non-emergency number.
Commercial or industrial noise: Contact Compliance Services at 503-588-6421 during business hours.