Marion County Building Inspection
The department's Building Inspection Division reviews new construction and remodeling plans for buildings in unincorporated areas of the county and in incorporated cities of Marion County that do not have their own building inspection programs.
The division also contracts with Oregon State Department of Environmental Quality to administer and operate 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 picking up 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)
Online ePermitting: Oregon ePermitting Website
Check Permit Status Online- From the Oregon Epermitting program. Includes general information for individual permits applied for after Feb. 1995.
Research online records - Scanned documents. Not all records are available; we are continually working to increase the number of records available.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS):
Asbestos: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Asbestos Program Website.
Building Codes Division (BCD) - The BCD website has a tremendous amount of information regarding building codes and the interpretation of certain code sections.
Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - On the CCB website you can check on a contractor's license. The CCB has an excellent website with links to numerous publications for consumers.
EPA Publication - Steps to Lead Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting
EPA Publication - The Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right
Pipeline Magazine - Useful publication with news and information related to onsite septic systems.
Permits Protect Web Site -Permits Protect is designed to serve as a central resource for answering your permitting questions and gathering valuable information from a range of sources in one location.