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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1868-[ongoing]

Series documents the subdividing and partitioning of land within the county. Records include survey notes, correspondence, photographs, satisfaction of agreements, maps of subdivided and partitioned land, and contracts and permits. Information includes subdivision names; lot, street, and alley dimensions; and township, range, and section numbers of land to be subdivided or partitioned.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Filed Plats-Towns, Subdivisions, and Partitions], 1868-present (ca.1500 plats);
Index of Plats, 1868-1990 (1 volume);
Partitions Plats and Subdivisions [Register], 1991-present (1 binder);
Plat Book Alpha [Subdivision-alphabetical arrangement], ca.1888-ca.1908 (1 volume);
Plat Index [Major and Minor Partitions], 1980-1990 (1 volume);
Record of Condominiums, vol. 1, 1981-1992 (1 volume);
Record of Major Partitions [Register], 1983-1991 (1 volume);
Record of Major Partitions, vol. 1, 1983-1987 (1 volume);
Record of Minor Partitions [Register], 1983-1991 (1 volume);
Record of Minor Partitions [title varies], vol. 1-2, 1983-1987 (2 volumes).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Downstairs Archives:
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.).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
Partition Plats, 1990-present (10 volumes);
Plat Index [Subdivision Card Index], ca.1868-present (.15 cu.ft.);
Town Plats [Card Index], 1868-n.d. (.50 cu.ft.);
Town Plats [Public Research Copies], n.d.-present (6 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Plats, vol. 13-14, 2005-present (2 volumes).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Drafting Office, Room 211:
Copies Record of Oyster Plats, 1942-1944 (1 volume);
Plat Index [Subdivision and Partition], ca.1868-n.d. (1 binder);
Record of Condominiums, vol. 1, 1981-present (1 volume);
Town Plats [title varies], vol. 5-12, 1924-2000 (8 volumes).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Storeroom 209:
Major Partitions Minor Partitions [Plats], 1972-1994 (6 inches of aperture cards);
Partitions [Plats], 1990-2001 (8 inches of aperture cards);
Subdivisions [Plats], vol. 1-13, 1868-2001 (10 inches of aperture cards).

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);
[Application Files-Land Use Action Case Files-includes subdivision and partition information-by township and range], ca.1975-present (300 cu.ft.);
CCZLDO [Coos County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance-includes subdivision and partition information], 1983 (1 binder); 1984 (1 binder); 1991 (1 binder);
Coos County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], 1985-present (1 binder); 1991-2001 (1 binder);
Subdivisions [Regulations-Ordinances], 1962 (1 binder).

Records at the Coos County Web Site:
Applications [Land Use Action Case Files-includes subdivision and partition information] 2010-present (Internet);
Coos County Land Development and Zoning Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition information], n.d.-present (Internet).

 

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