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Salem is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is considered a county-equivalent.
- Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites
- City council members are listed, but individual contact information is not provided for all of them.
- Meeting schedule and agenda are available.
- Building permits and zoning information available.
- Local tax information is available. Taxes can be paid online.
- Annual financial audit reports available.
- Administrative officials are listed under respective departments.
- Only the budget summary is published.
- Information on contracts not provided.
- Does not include information on Taxpayer-funded lobbying associations.
- Does not include information on how to request public records under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.