Please Note : Beginning Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the Salem City office at 17 New Market 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 0d18dcbbee9a6b99


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!

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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2016 City Council Meeting Minutes Available

This year's City Council meeting minutes are now available for public access and review. They are accessible by clicking the "GOVERNMENT" menu item on the top menu, then selecting "Public ...
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Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory

3:49 AM EDT on September 30, 2016
1:00 PM EDT on September 30, 2016
Chance of Rain
Friday 09/30 40%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers this morning with overcast skies during the afternoon hours. High around 65F. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday 10/01 90%
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High near 75F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 10/02 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High near 75F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.