Permits

​A permit is an official document allowing you to do something such as park in a particular location or build something. The purpose of permits is to safeguard the community.

What’s happening
May 31
Memorial Day Observance

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

Jul. 05
Independence Day Observed

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

Sep. 06
Labor Day

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

Nov. 11
Veteran's Day - Some City offices closed for holiday observance

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

Nov. 25
Thanksgiving - Some City offices closed for holiday observance

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

Contact us

Permit Application Center
General Questions
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Permit/License Processing
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Plans Intake
Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 320
Salem OR 97301
Mail payments to:
PO Box 3405
Portland OR 97208
Phone: