Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Crook County Records Inventory
Series documents the development and implementation of codes and policies relating to the zoning of county lands and to illustrate and locate the various zoned areas within the county. Records include uniform zone codes and ordinances depicting various zoned lands in the county. Information in codes and ordinances includes definition, code/ordinance numbers, purposes, uses, conditions for use, and changes made to codes/ordinances. Maps include area and/or zone descriptions, dates created, scales, and commissioners' signatures. Areas are typically zoned for residential, industrial, commercial, flood plain, agricultural, timber, public and government, and mineral extraction uses.
The searchable Map Research GIS tool includes layers related to livestock, wildlife, railroads, roads, sewer and water lines, elevations, federal land, school boundaries, fire and parks districts, subdivisions, precincts, zoning, urban growth boundary, rivers, lakes, flood plains, and other features.
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Orders Ordinances [Planning Commission Ordinances-includes zoning and comprehensive plan], 1957-1978 (4 inches of aperture cards);
Ordinance 18 [Zoning], 1978-present (1 binder);
Ordinance 145 [includes codified zoning, land development, and subdivision information], 2003-present (1 binder);
Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information-with index], 1957-present (1 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, Planning Department Reception Room:
Crook County Zoning [Map], n.d. (1 map);
[Zoning Maps-on assessor's map base], n.d.-present (4 volumes).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
Ordinance #18 Land Use Zoning, 1978-present (2 binders).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Planning Department Director's Office:
18 [County Zoning Ordinance Amendment Records], ca.1975-present (1 cu.ft.);
Crook County Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land development ordinances], ca.1975-present (1 binder).
Records at the Crook County Web Site:
Crook County Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition ordinance information], n.d.-present (Internet);
Download Maps [includes animal ranges, county zoning, destination resorts, enterprise zone, Prineville zoning and subdivisions], n.d.-present (Internet);
Property Research Tool [includes assessment, tax, tax lot, and zoning information-searchable] n.d.-present (Internet).