City of Salem – The “Main Entrance” to the City website. Click on “How do I…” in the blue banner.
…or Connect To:
City of Salem Community Priorities: A telephone survey conducted in December 2016 and prepared by DHM Research (PDF)
- City Calendar – A “Master Calendar” for city affairs and local events of interest. There are other community calendar resources, especially.
- City of Salem on Facebook
- City Government – Salem operates under the council-manager form of city government. The Mayor and the City Councilors are elected by the citizens and develop the policies that will direct the operation of the city.
- Community Development – Here you’ll find Building and Safety, Planning Division and Neighborhood Enhancement.
- Planning Division
- Neighborhood Enhancement Division – focuses on the City Council goals related to quality of life, as well as public safety through prevention, code compliance, civic involvement, social justice, and strong neighborhoods.
- Salem Neighborhood Associations – Learn about plans and projects affecting your neighborhood. Offer encouragement or report problems.
- Salem Residents – Links to way you can get involved with the community and your neighborhood.
- Salem Heritage – Oregon Heritage All-Star Community
- What is a Sharrow?
Emergency Information – In times of emergency, Salem area residents will be directed to this webpage for the latest information regarding flooding, road closures, evacuations, shelters, sandbag locations, and other important information.
Salem Maps Online – City of Salem Oregon Maps and Applications
- Public Works
- Environmental Services
- Parks & Activities
- Battle Creek Park Master Plan Web Page
- Fairview Community Park Master Plan
- Salem Parks Go Smoke-Free August 22, 2015
- Building the Peter Courtney Minto-Brown Pedestrian Bridge
- Find a Park – Interactive Map
- Salem Park Improvement Fund (SPIF) – Neighborhood associations can apply for matching funds to make improvements to their neighborhood parks.
- Salem Parks Foundation
- Parks and Transportation Services
- Transportation Planning
- Active Construction Projects – Interactive Map
- Historic Landmarks Commission – Established in 1986 with the City’s adoption of a Historic Preservation Program.
- Public Hearing Notices – Another convenient way to stay informed and involved (ex. public hearings for zone changes).
- Salem Public Library – Simply, one of the finest community libraries in the nation.
- Salem Revised Codes – Easy access to the rules that govern us.