Contact

City Recorder
555 Liberty St. SE
Room 225
Salem, OR 97301

503-588-6097
503-361-2202 (fax)
cityrecorder@cityofsalem.net

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Records Request

Trending Topics

If you would like to see a list of items that are of interest to the public, go to the Public Records Request Portal and select Trending Topics. Then click the Details button for the desired topic. If you want to receive email notifications when new information on that topic is posted, click the Follow button.

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Information concerning enforcement actions at 2792 Marietta St. SE

Right to Inspect Records

Under state and federal law, you have the right to inspect and copy certain public records maintained by the City. Some records, such as building permits and business licenses, can be searched online. Others must be requested from a specific department to ensure that exempt public records are not disclosed.

Types of Public Records

Public records include handwritten, typed, photographed, electronic, or otherwise recorded words, letters, pictures, sounds, symbols, or combinations of any of these. These records can be anything created in the course of City business.