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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.

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], 1990-present (12 cu.ft.);
Index Plat Book 1 and 2 and Road Plats, 1900-1988 (1 binder);
K to Z [Subdivision Ordinance], 1971 (1 volume);
[Partition Plat Register], 1997-2008 (1 binder);
[Partition Plats], 1990-present (ca.350 plats);
Record of Town Plats Tracings [Subdivision], vol. 1-2, 1900-present (2 volumes);
Top Ranch [Subdivision Plats and Descriptions-rolled], 1972 (14 maps).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
[Comprehensive Plan and Ordinance Compilation-includes historical comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision ordinances, and related documents], ca. 1969-present (1 binder);
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes partitions, subdivisions, zoning permits, conditional uses, variances, lot line adjustments, and related actions], 2008-present (3.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Office Break Room:
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes partitions, subdivisions, zoning permits, conditional uses, variances, lot line adjustments, and related actions], 1996-2006 (25 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, Planning Department Director's Office:
Grant County LDC [Land Development Code-includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 2001 (1 binder); 2002 (1 binder);
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes partitions, subdivisions, zoning permits, conditional uses, variances, lot line adjustments, and related actions], 2007 (2 cu.ft.);
LDC [Land Development Code-includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], 1997 (.20 cu.ft.); 1999 (.20 cu.ft.); 2000 (.20 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 Partitions [Case Files], 1981-1986 (2 cu.ft.); 1989-1994 (1 cu.ft.);
Partition Files [Case], 1987-1988 (.40 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Ordinance, 1971-1979 (1 volume);
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 (2.25 cu.ft.).

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