drugsPrescription Drug Take Back Day! October 22nd!


2016 Leaf Pickup Schedule is HERE

Please Note : Beginning Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the Salem City office at 17 New Market Street will be CLOSED between 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM.

Salem Oak now largest White Oak in New Jersey!

Our distinctive city landmark has been judged the largest White Oak in the state.  Click here for the full story vintage-photo-fo-salem-countyjpg-a271ba0edb460fdb


The Salem County Community Shuttle is ready to help with your transportation needs.  Making several stops between Salem and Pennsville, Carneys Point, the Pureland Industrial Park, and the Commodore Barry Business Park, more information and a full schedule can be found HERE. Give it a try!

Remember ! – You can now pay your Property Tax, Water, and Sewer bills ONLINE!  Save time and money! Click HERE to go to the Online Payment Page!


Mayor-Charles-WashingtonWelcome to the great City of Salem!  A city full of rich history, great architecture, and a prominent future.

Salem City is located along the Salem River, with access to water and upgraded rail ways to support current and future industrial growth. Salem City occupies 2.8 square miles of residential, retail, commercial, and industrial community with great opportunities for private investment and city wide development.

Our City mission is to foster community pride that allows our residents to be active participants in the strategic, substantive and sustainable enhancement of resident’s quality of life, as the governing body stimulates citywide growth by demonstrating competent business savvy, transparent and trust worthy leadership and a commitment to delivering excellence in service.

Salem City is a reflection of the best Salem County and the State of New Jersey have to offer.  We look forward to you getting to know Salem City and invite you to make our home your home.

Mayor Charles Washington, Jr.


What’s Happening Now!

Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Saturday, Oct 22nd is a Prescription Drug Take-Back day in Salem, and around the country. For Safety's Sake, bring all your old, expired, or no longer used PRESCRIPTION drugs to ...
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Salem Department of Commerce

20 June 2016 Mayor Washington creates Salem Department of Commerce Mayor Charles Washington today announced the enactment of the newly established Salem Department of Commerce (SDOC). The Salem Department of ...
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2016 Council Meeting Schedule

Here is the schedule for the remaining Council Meetings of 2016: Sept 19th Oct 3rd & 17th Nov 21st Dec. 5th and 19th ...
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