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.
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-n.d. (1 binder);
Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information-with index], 1957-present (1.50 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.);
[Zoning Maps-on assessor's map base], n.d.-present (4 volumes);
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 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);
Property Research Tool [includes maps as well as assessment, tax, tax lot card, road, zoning and related information-searchable] n.d.-present (Internet).