Small Business and Startup Business

The City of Salem helps support the growth and development of small and startup businesses in our community. Please contact City of Salem Economic Development Division staff at 503-588-6178 so that we may assist you in navigating the available resources.Women speaking to group meeting.

 Additional resources

  • Financial Incentives
    Salem offers a variety of services, resources, and financial incentives to help your business and support economic growth.
  • Building in Salem
    If you want to construct a building or make changes to your property, you will likely need approval from the City. The development process includes three general components: land use, public infrastructure, and building permits.