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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 recorded surveys and indexes that include some subdivision surveys.

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Ordinances-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning], 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.280 plats);
Plat Cabinet P/B [Partition Plats-with index], 1990-present (375 plats).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office:
Lake County Comprehensive Plan [includes amendments and zoning and land development ordinances], 1980-1983 (1 binder);
Partition Permits Subdivision Permits [Case Files], no.1135-1476, 1994-present (6 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage Room:
Partition Files, no. 1002-1074, 1980-1986 (2 cu.ft.);
Partitions [Case Files], no. 1075-1134, 1986-1994 (1.60 cu.ft.);
Planning Cond. Use Partitioning [Applications], 1978-1983 (.65 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
Subdivision Plats, ca.1891-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions & Additions [Register of Filed Subdivisions], 1891-present (1 binder);
Subdivisions and Partitions, USFS and Geodetic [Index-USFS=United States Forest Service], 1891-present (1 binder);
Subdivisions [Card Index], 1891-1995 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Storage Room:
Book #1 [Town Lots Land Register], 1910-1913 (1 volume);
Town Lots [Plat Map and Legal Description Register], 1876-1914 (2 volumes).

Records at the Lake County Museum:
Journal [County Property Additions to Lakeview-Subdivision Register], 1912 (1 volume).

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