Zoning & Land Use

​Zoning classifications in the Salem Revised Code determine how you can use and develop property. The land use process refers to the steps you take to have your building and land development plans reviewed and approved by the City. Your land use process may be as simple as filling out an application and having it reviewed by City staff. It may also involve public notice and hearings and reviews by the Salem Planning Commission or the City Council.

What's happening
May 18
Salem Planning Commission Meeting5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This regular meeting of the Salem Planning Commission will take place digitally. Staff Reports for this meeting will be available at this link, see “Agendas and Meeting Minutes”: https://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/salem-planning-commission.aspx Visit our YouTube channel for viewing: http://bit.ly/planningpublicmeetings Please see the agenda for information on how to provide testimony for this digital public hearing.

Agenda:

​Agenda

Phone: 503-540-2315

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2315 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 20
Historic Landmarks Commission5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the third thursday of every month.

Agenda:

​Agenda

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 26
Hearings Officer5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Public meeting held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 5035402304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 5035402304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 31
Memorial Day Observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jun. 01
Salem Planning Commission Meeting5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Public meeting held the first and third Tuesday of every month. Please visit our YouTube channel for viewing: http://bit.ly/planningpublicmeetings

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2315

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2315 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

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8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 320
Salem OR 97301
Mailing address:
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Salem OR 97301
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