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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Grant County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1900-[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.

Contact the county surveyor at (541) 575-1251 for access to surveyor's records in the assessor's office. The Surveyor Partitions feature on the Grant County Web site includes PDF copies of partition plats. The Surveyor Subdivisions feature on the Grant County Web site includes PDF copies of subdivision plats.

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Grant County Court Minutes, Resolutions, Orders, Leases, Deeds, Contracts, Agreements [includes 1997 land development code, planning commission decisions and orders, and records related to subdivisions, partitions, zoning, and road vacations], 1988-present (15 cu.ft.);
Index Plat Book 1 and 2 and Road Plats, 1900-1988 (1 binder);
[Partition Plats], 1990-present (ca.450 plats);
Record of Town Plats Tracings [Subdivision], vol. 1-2, 1900-present (2 volumes);
Top Ranch [Subdivision Plats and Descriptions-rolled], 1972 (14 maps);
Zoning [Subdivision Ordinance], 1971 (1 volume).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
Land Use Decisions [Register-includes zoning permit, subdivision, partition, conditional use, and other actions], 1972-1978 (2 binders);
Planning Files [Land Use Action Case Files-includes zoning permit, subdivision, partition, conditional use, and other actions], 1996-present (40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Director's Office:
Grant County Land Development Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 2000 (1 binder);
Grant County LDC [Land Development Code-includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 2001 (1 binder); 2002 (1 binder);
Grant County Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1949-2002 (1 binder);
LDC [Land Development Code-includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 1997 (.20 cu.ft.); 1999 (.20 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes zoning, highway, fish and game, soils, wetlands, forestry, flood zone, airport, subdivision, and partition], ca.1975-present (ca.100 maps);
Subdivision [Case Files], ca.1972-1997 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Land Development Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 1997-2001 (.50 cu.ft.);
Land Use Decisions Including Partitions, Conditional Use, Zoning Permits, Everything-Land Use Action Case Files], 1972-1995 (7 cu.ft.);
Transcripts New [Herberger Addition Plat], 1944 (1 map).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Surveyor's Storage Room:
Journal [Survey Index-includes subdivisions and partitions], 1955-1996 (1 volume);
Land Partition Index by Land Partition Number and by Township and Range, 1990-present (1 binder);
Partitions [Plats], 1990-present (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Web Site:
Grant County Land Development Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 2013-present (Internet).

 

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