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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1875-[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.

Also see the Surveyor's Field Notes and Plats series for filed surveys and indexes that include some subdivision surveys.

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Ordinances-includes subdivision, partition, zoning, and comprehensive plan changes], 1961-present (2 volumes);
O.V.L. Co. Subdivisions [Oregon Valley Land Company Plats], 1909 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Index to Town Plats [indexes some road surveys and partitions from 1990-present], vol. 1, ca.1875-present (1 volume);
Plat Cabinet A [Subdivision Plats-includes road surveys], ca.1875-present (ca.300 plats);
Plat Cabinet P/B [Partition Plats-with index], 1990-present (400 plats).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office:
Lake County Comprehensive Plan [includes amendments and zoning and land development ordinances], 1980-1989 (1 binder);
[Lake County Land Development Ordinance-includes subdivision information], 1980-present (1 binder);
Land Use Files [Partition Case Files], 2015-present (.15 cu.ft.);
Partition [Case Files], no. 1463-1495, 2008-2011 (.60 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage Room:
Land Use [Case Files-includes zoning permits and partition case files], 2012-2013 (2 cu.ft.);
Partition Applications, 1980-1989 (.50 cu.ft.);
Partitions [Case Files-includes some subdivisions], no. 1075-1471, 1986-2008 (6 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Area:
All Record of Surveys By RS Number [Index-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by record of survey number], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
All Record of Surveys By TRS Number [Index-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by township, range, and section number], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
[Record of Survey Visual Reference Atlas-includes some subdivision and road survey references-on assessor's map base with overlays], ca.1920-ca.2006 (1 volume);
Subdivision Plats, ca.1891-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions & Additions [Register of Filed Subdivisions], 1891-present (1 binder);
Subdivisions [Card Index], 1891-1995 (.25 cu.ft.);
Survey Copies [Record of Surveys-includes surveys, field notes, narratives, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6446, ca.1920-present (6446 plats);
Township and Range [Record of Survey Index-also indexes some subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], ca.1920-present (1 binder).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement South Storage Room, Surveyor's Records:
[Record of Surveys-includes surveys, field notes, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6446, ca.1920-present (6446 plats).

Records at the Lake County Museum:
Book #1 [Town Lots Land Register], 1910-1913 (1 volume);
Journal [County Property Additions to Lakeview-Subdivision Register], 1912 (1 volume);
Town Lots [Plat Map and Legal Description Register], 1876-1914 (2 volumes).

Records at the Lake County Web Site:
All Record Surveys By TRSection [Register and Index-includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by township, range, and section number], ca.1920-present (Internet);
Lake County Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision information], 1980-present (Internet);
Record of Surveys [includes survey plats, field notes, narratives, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6448, ca.1920-present (Internet);
Record of Surveys [Register and Index-includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by survey number], 2009-2014 (Internet);
Subdivisions [Plats], ca.1875-present (Internet).

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