Note: The UNITED WAY of Salem County offers Income Tax Preparation Services at the John Campbell Family Center, for anyone with income LESS than $60,000. Available M-F from 9am to 4pm, until April 1st, 2017

2017 City Council Meeting Schedule is HERE

2017 Property Revaluation ~ City Of Salem

Entire 2017 Schedule of Rabies Clinics 

Pay your Property Tax, Water, and Sewer bills ONLINE!
Quick! Convenient!
HERE to go to the Online Payment Page!


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!


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!

2017 Council Meeting Schedule

Schedule of 2017 Regular Meetings Of the Common Council of the City of Salem All Meetings are held in the Municipal Building, #1 New Market Street, and start at 6:30 ...
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Department of Commerce in Salem

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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Under the Big Top!

Salem City recently had the circus come to town in a coordinated effort by Mayor Charles Washington Jr. and City Council to raise funds to support local youth through long ...
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Forman S. Acton Foundation – Money For College!

Financial and Educational Assistance for Salem Youth The Forman S. Acton Education Foundation was created to provide financial assistance for children living or attending public school in Salem City, with ...
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Important Phone Numbers

(all numbers are 856 area code unless otherwise noted) Municipal (City) Courts:   Ashley Criss  935 - 1734 County Courthouse:  878 - 5050 Police Department: 935 - 0057 City Clerk: ...
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Prescription Drug Takeback

Saturday, Oct 22nd is a Prescription Drug Take-Back day in Salem, and around the country. However, you can turn in old, expired, and unsafe prescription drugs ANY TIME. For Safety's ...
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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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Dense Fog Advisory

5:05 AM EST on February 23, 2017
10:00 AM EST on February 23, 2017

Marine Fog Advisory

3:00 AM EST on February 23, 2017
12:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017
Thursday 02/23 10%
Foggy this morning, then partly cloudy this afternoon. High around 70F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 02/24 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Near record high temperatures. High 71F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 02/25 90%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then windy with periods of thunderstorms later in the day. A few storms may be severe. High 69F. Winds SSE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90%.