Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Crook County Records Inventory
County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions
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 1882 county orders, ordinances, and resolutions were recorded in the Commissioners Journal (County Commissioners Administrative Journals).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Comp Plan Appendix A & B & City of Prineville-Ordinance 149 [Codified Comprehensive Plan], vol. 2, 2003-n.d. (1 binder);
Comp. Plan Ordinance 17 [Comprehensive], 1978-present (4 binders);
Crook County Code Ordinance 149, vol. 1, 2004-n.d. (1 binder);
Orders [County Court], 1908-present (3.50 cu.ft.);
Orders Ordinances [Planning Ordinances-includes zoning and comprehensive plan], 1957-1978 (4 inches of aperture cards);
Ordinance 18 [Zoning], 1978-present (1 binder);
Ordinance 19 [Land Development-includes subdivision information], 1978-present (1 binder);
Ordinance 145 [includes codified zoning, land development, and subdivision information], 2003-n.d. (1 binder);
Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information-with index], 1957-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
Resolutions [County Court], 1908-2001 (.75 cu.ft.).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Middle Vault:
Zoning [Crook County Zoning Ordinance], 1973 (1 volume);
Zoning [Regulations], 1973-1977 (.05 cu.ft.).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Community Development Department Office:
Old Ordinance Files [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division information], no. 3-134, 1972-present (2 cu.ft.);
Old Ordinance Files [includes mostly Comprehensive Plan Ordinance 17, Zoning Ordinance 18, and Partitioning Ordinance 19-with amendments], ca.1977-present (2 cu.ft.);
Ordinance #17 Comprehensive Plan, 1978-present (2 binders);
Zoning Ordinance 18 [Historic Versions], 1968, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1993 (1 binder).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Community Development Department Director's Office:
Comprehensive Plan-Various Versions and Amendments-includes zoning ordinances-mostly in binders in bookcase], ca.1969-present (4 cu.ft.);
Crook County Planning Commission [Records-includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land development ordinances], ca.1975-present (1 binder).
Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit A1:
[Resolutions, Ordinances & County Orders/Amendments], 1985-1990 (.25 inch microfilm jackets).
Records at the Crook County Web Site:
Crook County Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition ordinance information], n.d.-present (Internet);
Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information], n.d.-present (Internet).