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Half Marathon
Half Marathon

Half Marathon

Half Marathon

Half Marathon

The Salem Half Marathon is Saturday! Click here for all the info you'll need about the race including how to register, road closures and more.
Leaf Collection
Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection

Crews are out collecting leaves from October 24 to December 30. Click here to see the progress.
Shop & Eat
Shop & Eat

Shop & Eat

Shop & Eat

Shop & Eat

Please do your part to support our local Salem restaurants and shops as they continue to reopen here in Salem.
Call Before You Dig
Call Before You Dig

Call Before You Dig

Call Before You Dig

Call Before You Dig

Contact Virginia 811 before you start your next digging project. Allow required time for marking. Respect and protect the marks. Excavate carefully.
Serve Your City
Serve Your City

Serve Your City

Serve Your City

Serve Your City

Share your time and talent by serving on a Board or Commission. Click Here for a list of openings.
GIS Portal
GIS Portal

GIS Portal

GIS Portal

GIS Portal

The City of Salem's platform for exploring and downloading GIS maps and data, discovering web applications and viewing story maps.
Downtown Plan
Downtown Plan

Downtown Plan

Downtown Plan

Downtown Plan

By working together we are building on our wonderful Downtown and ensuring that it has a bright future as the center of our community. Click here to see the planned phases.
Pay Building Permits
Pay Building Permits

Pay Building Permits

Pay Building Permits

Pay Building Permits

The City is now offering the ability to pay Community Development permits online. Click here to access the portal.
Meter Replacement
Meter Replacement

Meter Replacement

Meter Replacement

Meter Replacement

As part of our commitment to improve service and reliability, we are preparing to replace your electric & water meter. Below are some common questions about the process. Click here for more...
Rotary Dog Park
Rotary Dog Park

Rotary Dog Park

Rotary Dog Park

Rotary Dog Park

The park is located on Indiana Street beside the Salem Animal Shelter. It is open daily from 6am – 10pm and there are both large and small dog sections.
Historic Tour
Historic Tour

Historic Tour

Historic Tour

Historic Tour

Click here for an interactive map of the Downtown Salem Walking Tour
Sharing the Love
Sharing the Love

Sharing the Love

Sharing the Love

Sharing the Love

Salem's Love sign is always on the move! Where will it end up next? Find out more about the Commonwealth's only mobile Love sign.
Pay Utility Bills
Pay Utility Bills

Pay Utility Bills

Pay Utility Bills

Pay Utility Bills

The City of Salem is now offering the ability to pay online. It's easy, fast and free.
Mobile Alerts
Mobile Alerts

Mobile Alerts

Mobile Alerts

Mobile Alerts

Register to receive alerts from our Instant Info Citizens Alert system for important emergency alerts, notifications and updates on your devices – Free of charge.

Upcoming Events

Special Council Meeting Read more

Special Council Meeting

10/6/2022 1:45 PM

In accordance with Section 4.6(b) of the Charter of the City of Salem, Virginia, a special meeting of the Council of the City of Salem will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 1:45 p.m. in Parlor C, Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, Virginia. The purpose of the meetings are to hold a Closed Session in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.2-3711A(1) of the 1950 Code of Virginia, as amended, to discuss a personnel matter pertaining to School Board appointments, specifically for the purpose of interviewing the School Board Candidates.
Should you have any questions, please contact the City Manager's Office.

Salem Gun & Knife Sale Read more

Salem Gun & Knife Sale

10/8/2022 - 10/9/2022

Saturday, October 8: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 9: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission: Adult $10.00, Children under 12 with paying Adult - FREE. Saturday admission good for both days.

NO LOADED FIREARMS - NO EXCEPTIONS.

For more information, please visit www.cegunshows.com

Special Council Meeting Read more

Special Council Meeting

10/11/2022 5:30 PM

In accordance with Section 4.6(b) of the Charter of the City of Salem, Virginia, a special meeting of the Council of the City of Salem will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at Salem High School in the Commons (Cafeteria) Area, 400 Spartan Drive, Salem, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a joint meeting with the City of Salem School Board to tour the renovation at Salem High School.
If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager's Office.

Story Explorers Read more

Story Explorers

10/12/2022 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Create lifelong readers! Join us for stories, songs, and boisterous fun as we share our love of books with your child. Open to children ages 0-5 and their families.

Space is limited, so registration is required: https://salemva.libcal.com/.  Thank you!

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