State of Oregon Landlord Tenant Consumer Protection (503) 378-4320 can help with consumer and business rights and consumer-related enforcement actions.
Marion-Polk Legal Aid (503) 581-5265 or 1-800-359-1845 provides legal advice and representation to low-income citizens.
Northwest Senior and Disability Services (503) 304-3400 coordinates service for seniors and people with disabilities to determine needs and eligibility including family caregiver support and long-term care services.
Neighbor-to-Neighbor (503) 585-0651 provides free and voluntary mediation for people in conflict with the help of a neutral third party. Issues covered include animals, noise and landlord/tenant.
Marion County Housing Authority (503) 373-4448 assists with low-income housing needs.
Resources for situations Code Enforcement does not handle
Violations inside cities contact each city directly. For contact information for Salem and Keizer, refer to the
Links and Brochures page.
Abandoned or illegally parked vehicles on the street contact the Sheriff's Office at the non-emergency number, (503) 588-5094, for vehicles parked on county roads. Contact the City of Salem Parking Services office, for vehicles parked on city streets, at (503) 5788-6133.
Please note Code Enforcement does handle complaints for RVs, boats, trailers and other larger vehicles parked on the street or driveway inside urban growth boundary areas.
Rats and other rodents contact the County Health Department, Vector Control, at (503) 588-5357
Illegal backyard burning outside the Salem/Keizer urban growth boundary contact your local fire department.
Excessive dog barking, dogs running loose and/or kennel operations contact Marion County Dog Control at (503) 588-5366.
Resources to help with property clean-up
Garbage Haulers: Contact Recycle Hotline at (503) 390-4000 for garbage service in your area. Garbage haulers also provide estimates to remove old furniture, tires, etc.
Recycling and Disposal Sites: All sites accept cardboard, newspaper, magazines, glass, tin cans, and plastic bottles. For a complete list of locations contact Marion County Environmental Services, (503) 588-5169
North Marion Recycle Station: (503) 981-4117; 17827 Whitney Lane NE, Woodburn. Also accepts scrap metal, used motor oil, consumer batteries. Tires, yard waste and appliances recycled for a fee.
Brown’s Island Landfill: 2895 Faragate St. S, Salem; (503) 588-5169. Also accepts ashes, asphalt, sheetrock, tile, vinyl flooring, sod, timbers, sand, plastic pipe, plaster, brick, etc.
Salem-Keizer Transfer Station: (503) 362-8358; 3250 Deer Park Dr. SE, Salem. Also accepts hazardous waste disposal for antifreeze, fuels, paint thinner, weed killer, etc.
Marion County’s “Paint Back Program”: provides free recycled household latex paint. Contact Environmental Services at (503) 588-5169 for more information.