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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders and Ordinances

1854-[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.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
BOC [Board of Commissioners Filings-includes minutes, orders, resolutions, agreements, contracts, correspondence, and related records], 2008-present (3 cu.ft.);
[BOC Filings-Board of Commissioners-includes minutes, orders, resolutions, agreements, contracts, correspondence, and related records], 1965-2003 (84 reels of microfilm);
B.O.C. Index [Index to Commissioners' Proceedings-also indexes orders and resolutions], no. 100-1100, ca.1967-2001 (2 volumes);
Coos County Code, 1991-present (1 binder);
Coos County Comprehensive Plan [Ordinance], 1987 (.45 cu.ft.);
County Court Orders Contracts Vacations [Rolodex Index Cards], ca.1906-ca.1983 (.25 cu.ft.);
Index Cities Special Districts Special Elections [includes index to commissioners proceedings-refers to orders, ordinances, and resolutions], ca.1938-2001 (1 volume);
Index to County Roads [includes road maps and register information about petitions, orders, survey field notes, viewers reports, and related records], no. 661-1067, 1916-1992 (1 volume);
Index to County Roads [indexes petitions, orders, reports, field notes, deeds, and related records], no. 1-660, 1854-1915 (1 volume);
Ordinance [County-includes comprehensive plan information-with index], no. 1-66, ca.1960-present (5 cu.ft.);
Ordinances County and Cities [Index], vol. 4, 1960-ca.1991 (1 volume);
[Road Case Files-includes road survey plats and notes, petitions, orders, road viewers reports, and related records], no. 24-273, 1868-1893 (6 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Road Case Files-includes road survey plats and notes, petitions, orders, road viewers reports, and related records], no. 274-363, ca.1893-ca.1903 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Downstairs Archives:
[Board of Commissioners Filings-includes minutes, orders, resolutions, agreements, contracts, correspondence, and related records], 1966-2007 (50 cu.ft.);
Comprehensive Land Use [Planning Documents-includes versions of the county comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, land development ordinance, and related documents-File No. 802-boxes 13 to 15], 1982-2001 (6 cu.ft.);
County Court Orders [includes related administrative records], 1941-1965 (5 cu.ft.);
County Court Orders Prior to 1949 [Board of Commissioners Administrative Records]. ca.1931-1948 (5 cu.ft.);
County Court Proceedings [includes mostly orders], 1937-1940 (1 cu.ft.);
Orders [Board of Commissioners-includes related administrative records], 1966-1981 (1 cu.ft.);
Road Cases [Files-includes plats, petitions, orders, bids, notices, contracts, reports, and related records], no. 364-1067, 1904-1992 (6 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
Land Development Ordinance [and Zoning-includes subdivision and partition information], 1992 (2 binders);
Zoning and Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], 1985 (1 binder).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse Annex (Owen Building), Planning Department Office:
Administrative Record for Adoption of Amendments to the Coos County Comprehensive Plan and Zoning & Land Development Ordinance, 1985 (1 binder);
CCZLDO [Coos County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance-includes subdivision and partition information], 1984 (1 binder); 1991 (1 binder);
Coos County Code, 2004 (1 binder);
Coos County Comprehensive Plan [Codified], vol. I-III, 2003 (3 binders);
Coos County Comprehensive Plan Policies Ordinance, 1978 (1 volume);
Coos County Interim Zoning Ordinance, 1975 (1 volume);
Coos County Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], 1974 (1 binder);
Coos County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], 1985-present (1 binder); 1991-2001 (1 binder);
Interim Ordinance Background [Records-Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance], 1974-1978 (8 binders);
Orders [Board of Commissioners], 1984-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
Original Coos County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], 1998-2000 (.40 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions [Regulations-Ordinances], 1962 (1 binder).

Records at the Coos County Web Site:
Coos County Land Development and Zoning Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], n.d.-present (Internet).

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