The Planning and Zoning Division manages applications for rezoning. Review the Rezoning Application and Procedures (PDF) for more information.
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Go to the Permits page for information on obtaining a building permit.
Access the 2022 to 2023 Paving Maintenance List on the Engineering page.
Review the Flood Zone map and other resources on the Flood Zones page to find if your property is in the flood zone.
Complete a Sign Application (PDF).
Provide the following:
After the review and approval, the sign permit can be issued.
Please note: Any electrical work associated with a sign will require a separate electrical permit. All electrical work must be performed by a licensed electrician and all signs must be listed and labeled as per the National Electric Code Article 110.3B and 600.3.
Go to the Planning and Zoning - Signs page for more information on obtaining a sign permit.
A land disturbing permit is required for any land disturbing activity equal to or greater than 5,000 square feet in the City of Salem. For land disturbing activities equal to or greater than 5,000 square feet but less than 10,000 square feet, an agreement in lieu of plan shall be required, and the cost is $50.
An erosion and sediment control (ESC) plan will be required for land disturbance equal to or greater than 10,000 square feet.The cost for a land disturbance permit with an ESC plan is $30.
Any land disturbance equal to or greater than 1 acre requires a General VPDES Permit (CGP) from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) along with obtaining a land disturbing permit with the City of Salem.The cost for a land disturbance permit from the City of Salem is $30.Additional cost for the CGP will range from $2,700 to $4,500 as determined by disturbed area and DEQ.
Erosion and Sediment Control Agreement in Lieu of Plan (PDF)
Email Community Development with any questions about the greenway.