Community Development

Salem Resilience Plan: Community Feedback Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. By taking it, you are helping us make the first move toward building a more flood resilient City. This means we are dedicated to becoming more prepared, ready to respond, able to cope and recover from flood events – and we can’t do it without you.

Building Salem's Future

The Department of Community Development is a multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to ensuring that the residents of Salem have the kind of future they deserve.

Our office houses the Building Inspections, Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Planning, and Zoning functions for Salem. It is your one-stop-shop for building permits, plan review, rezoning requests, community outreach planning activities, zoning questions, and more.