Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Zoning Records


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 Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Ordinances-includes subdivision, partition, zoning, and comprehensive plan changes], 1961-present (2 volumes).

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 Plan/Zone Maps [includes land use designations], vol. 1-14, 1980-present (14 binders);
Lake County Zoning [Map-Provisional], 2013 (1 map);
[Lake County Zoning Ordinance], 1980-present (1 binder);
Land Use [Case Files-includes zoning permits and partition case files], 2012-2013 (2 cu.ft.);
Land Use Files [Zoning Permits], 2015-present (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage Room:
Comp. Land Use Files and Periodic Review Files [Comprehensive Plan-includes 1980-1989 zoning ordinance], ca.1979-ca.1990 (2.50 cu.ft.);
Planning Commission Applications [includes zoning actions], 1972-1989 (1 cu.ft.);
Zoning Permits, 1990-1993 (.25 cu.ft.); 1994-2005 (1 cu.ft.); 2009-2011 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Web Site:
Lake County Zoning Ordinance [includes table of contents, full ordinance, and index], 1980-1989 (Internet);
Zone Maps [includes Adel, Christmas Valley, Paisley, Fort Rock, New Pine Creek, Plush, Silver Lake, and Summer Lake-scroll down], 2007-present (Internet).


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