Guides for Doing Business in Salem

Salem offers a variety of services, resources, and financial incentives to support economic growth in our community.

Download resource guides available

GROW in Salem

Learn more about Salem’s target industries and companies within them, as well as examples of resources that have helped Salem companies expand.

Development Incentives

Learn more about grants, loans, and tax incentives for your traded sector business as well as funding to support business or building expansion in Salem’s urban renewal areas.

Downtown Salem Business Resource Guide

Learn about resources, parking, signage, and incentives applicable to Downtown Salem business owners and employees.

Grant Programs in Urban Renewal Areas

Salem offers grants for businesses in Riverfront Downtown, West Salem, Fairview, and North Gateway Urban Renewal Areas.

Small Business Support and Incentives

Learn more about services, resources, and support for businesses in Salem.

Site Plan Review Process Overview

Commercial and industrial development site plan review flowchart.