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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders and Ordinances

1845-[ongoing]

Series documents orders, ordinances, and resolutions passed by the board of county commissioners and the county court regulating and establishing guidelines for specific activities within the county. Information includes activity covered by order, ordinance, or resolution; administrative action number; who introduced; findings of fact; conclusions; recommendations; date heard; and hearings officer name and signature. Activities include noise abatement, nuisances, zoning, animal control, solid waste management, land division regulations, elections, comprehensive plan, and road and bridge use limits.

Beginning in 1879 orders, ordinances, and resolutions were included in the Commissioners Journal.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Minutes and Orders, 1845-1857 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Office, Counter Area:
1980 Zoning Ordinance, 1980 (1 binder).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Storage Room 120:
Ord [Land Use Ordinances-includes comprehensive plan, zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 1978-present (20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Storage Room 120, Map Area:
Original Maps Ordinance 83.17 [Comprehensive Plan Maps-map drawer 3], ca.1983 (ca.20 maps).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, County Manager's Office:
Commissioners Proceedings [includes minutes, resolutions and orders], 2014-present (4 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], 2004-present (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Main Floor Vault:
Planning Commission [Zoning Ordinance], 1963-1970 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
BCC Proceedings [Board of County Commissioners-includes minutes, orders, and resolutions], 1984-1989 (3 cu.ft.);
Board of Commissioners Meeting Records [includes minutes, orders, and resolutions], 2006-2009 (5 cu.ft.);
Board of Commissioners Proceedings [includes minutes, orders, and resolutions], 1992-2003 (10 cu.ft.); 2012-2013 (2 cu.ft.);
Board of Commissioners Records [includes minutes, orders, and resolutions], 1992-2003 (10 cu.ft.);
Comprehensive Plan Records [includes zoning and land division information, ordinances, periodic review documentation, and related records], 1966-2010 (15 cu.ft.);
County Court Orders, ca.1929-ca.1933 (.75 cu.ft.);
County Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 66.04-03.13, 1966-2003 (10 cu.ft.);
Meeting Records Governing Body [Board of Commissioners-includes minutes, orders, and resolutions], 2005 (2 cu.ft.); 2010-2012 (3 cu.ft.);
Orders Ordinances and Resolutions, 1967-1970 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Roads Division Office, Vault:
Recorded Documents, Deeds, Orders, and Easements [Road Related-includes petitions], ca.1890-ca.1960 (3 cu.ft.);
Road Book [includes survey and road order information], vol. 4, ca.1959-ca.1970 (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Web Site:
Old Zoning Ordinances [includes land division information], 1966, 1980-1981 (Internet).

 

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