Marion County Building InspectionA Division of Marion County Public Works
IMPORTANT NOTICEMarion County Building Inspection is Now Using the State of Oregon IVR System
For instructions to schedule an inspection using the IVR system download the IVR Inspection Codes and Instructions To schedule an inspection using the State E-permitting system go to: https://aca.oregon.accela.com/oregon/**Please note that if your permit number does not begin with 555-you will have to add the 555- prefix to your permit number search to find it in the ePermitting system.For example, if your permit number is 12-01234, you will search for permit number 555-12-01234 to find it in the ePermitting system. Oregon ePermitting web page
Location: 5155 Silverton Rd NE, Salem, Oregon 97305Mailing Address: PO Box 14500, Salem, OR 97309 (location map)Email: Building@co.marion.or.usPhone: (503) 588-5147 Oregon ePermitting Scheduling: 1-(888) 299-2821 (automated inspection scheduling)Current Hours: (Office & Phones); 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through FridayThe 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 which 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.
Handouts, Brochures, & Checklists
Check Permit Status Online - From our permitting program. Includes general information for individual permits applied for after Feb. 1995.
Link to Energy Forms on Oregon Building Code Website (for commercial construction)
Save a trip - Purchase Permits Online or Via Fax
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 Multifamily structures?
"Sustainable Building Guide"