Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Klamath 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 Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage
Board of Commissioners Final Adoption Hearing Exhibits "E" and "F" [Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Maps], 1982 (5 volumes);
[Commissioners Journal-Administrative Records-includes some county commission minutes, orders, ordinances, resolutions, and zone change records-arranged alphabetically by subject], ca.1949-1977 (15 cu.ft.);
Comprehensive Land Use Plan [Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Zoning Maps-folded], 1984 (.30 cu.ft.);
Land Use Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1981-present (2 cu.ft.);
[Zoning Maps-includes copies of ordinances adopting comprehensive plan and land development code], 1981-1982 (12 volumes).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office:
Ordinance Series [Records-includes historical comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, and related documents], ca.1961-present (4.50 cu.ft.);
ZC [Zone Change Records], 1983-present (15 cu.ft.).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Map Area:
[Miscellaneous Planning Division Library Binders-includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance information], ca.1980-present (ca.5 cu.ft.);
[Zone Maps], 1972 (2 cu.ft.).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Storage Room:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes vicinity, soils, highway, zoning, flood plain, big game habitat, etc.], ca.1980-ca.1995 (ca.50 maps);
Zoning Ordinance, 1972 (1 binder).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Measure 37 Officer's
Generalized Zoning Map [Wall], ca.1980 (1 map);
Klamath County Zoning Ordinance, 1972 (.10 cu.ft.);
Proposed Klamath County Zoning Map, 1964 (1 map).
Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Public Works Area 51 Basement Storage
ZC [Zone Change Case Files], 1973-1982 (10 cu.ft.).
Records at the Klamath County Library:
Comprehensive Plan for Klamath County Oregon, Atlas, 1981 (1 volume);
Comprehensive Plan for Klamath County Oregon, Comprehensive Plan and Policies, 1981-1984 (1 volume); 1981-1996 (1 volume);
Klamath County Land Development Code Preliminary Draft, 1980 (1 volume);
Land Dev. Code [Development], 1981 (1 volume).
Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Klamath County Ordinance Index [includes references to comprehensive plan amendments and zoning and subdivision ordinances-Microsoft Word document], ca.1960-present (Internet);
Klamath County Zoning Ordinance, 1975 (Internet).