Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Jefferson 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.
Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Commissioners' Office:
Commission Files [Register-references county orders and related records], 1998-2007 (1 binder);
Jefferson County Code, ca.1981-present (1 binder);
Orders [Commissioners], 2009-present (3 binders);
[Orders, Ordinances, Resolutions, and Miscellaneous Signed Commissioners Documents], 1994-present (24 cu.ft.);
Ordinances, Resolutions, and Miscellaneous [includes signed commissioners documents-title varies], 1971-1997 (19 binders);
Resolutions [Commissioners], 2009-present (3 binders);
Table of Contents and Index Only [to Ordinances, Resolutions, & Miscellaneous], 1971-1997 (1 binder).
Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Record Room:
County Commission [Journal-includes orders and resolutions], 1930-2003 (3 inches of microfiche);
County Court [Journal Documents-includes order and resolutions], 1975-1982 (16 inches of aperture cards).
Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Private Office:
[Comprehensive Plan and Ordinance Records-includes amendments of subdivision and zoning ordinances], ca.1964-present (2 cu.ft.).
Records at the Jefferson County Community Development Department Office, Break Room:
Interim Zoning Ordinance of Jefferson County, 1964 (.05 cu.ft.);
Jefferson County Subdivision Ordinance, 1995 (1 volume);
Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance, 1964 (1 volume); 2006 (.10 cu.ft.);
Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance [unadopted], 1999 (.10 cu.ft.);
Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivisions], n.d. (1 volume);
Subdivision Ordinance Jefferson County, 1981 (1 volume);
Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances, 2003 (1 binder);
Zoning Ord. Amendments [Ordinance], 1974-2003 (2 binders);
Zoning Ordinance Jefferson County, 1973 (1 volume); 1983 (1 volume).
Records at the Jefferson County Community Development Department Office:
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Related Maps-rolled], ca.1981-present (ca.25 maps);
Jeff Co Ordinances [Jefferson County Ordinances-includes comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, and subdivision ordinance information], 1977-present (7 binders);
ZO & Comp Plan [Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan-includes ordinances and related records], 2006-present (1.20 cu.ft.);
[Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan-Current Versions], 2007 (1 binder).
Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
Comp Plan Master Plan [Comprehensive Plan Development Records-includes zoning ordinance information], 1977-1985 (2 cu.ft.);
Comp Plan Re-Acknowledgement Materials [Comprehensive Plan Development Records-includes zoning ordinance information], 1983-1986 (1 cu.ft.);
From Elaine Old Files [Jefferson County Smoke Management Ordinance], 1994 (.15 cu.ft.).
Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
County Judges [Jefferson County Planning Commission-Subdivision Ordinance], 1962 (.05 cu.ft.);
Orders Ordinances Resolutions [also includes miscellaneous county court documents], 1971-1994 (5 cu.ft.);
Road Files [Case Files-includes maps, project documentation, correspondence, orders, petitions, and related records-boxed], ca.1965-ca.1996 (3 cu.ft.);
Roads [Alphabetical Case Files-includes survey maps, project documentation, correspondence, resolutions, financial documents, petitions, photographs, and related records], ca.1964-present (12 cu.ft.).