Marion County Building Inspection
Building Inspection Division reviews new construction and remodeling plans in unincorporated areas of the county and for cities that do not have building inspection programs.
The division also contracts with Oregon State Department of Environmental Quality to administer the Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Program within Marion County.
5155 Silverton Road NE
Salem, OR 97305
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Note: No new applications started or no picking up of permits with balance due after 4:30 p.m.
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Oregon ePermitting Info
Oregon ePermitting Scheduling: 1-888-299-2821 (automated inspection scheduling)
Oregon ePermitting Website: Check permit status online and general information for individual permits applied for after Feb. 1995.
Applications & Forms, Handouts & Checklists
IVR Inspection Codes and Instructions
Septic Information & Forms
Call Before You Dig
Design and Code Information
State Building Codes Online
Schedule an Inspection Online
Save a trip - purchase permits online or via fax
Research online records - Please note not all records are available; we are continually working to increase the number of records available.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS):
Do I need a structural (building) permit?
What is a zoning review?
Do I need an electrical permit?
Do I need a mechanical permit?
Do I need a plumbing permit?
What do I need for a septic permit?
When are structural (building) permits required for work on Commercial, Industrial and/or multi-family structures?
Asbestos: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Asbestos Program
Building Codes Division (BCD): Information regarding building codes and the interpretation of certain code sections.
Construction Contractors Board (CCB): Check on a contractor's license. The CCB has an excellent website with links to numerous publications for consumers.
Lead Paint: EPA Publication - Steps to Lead Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting
Lead Paint: EPA Publication - The Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right
Pipeline Magazine: News and information related to onsite septic systems.
Permits Protect : Serves as a central resource for answering permitting questions and gathering valuable information from a range of sources in one location.