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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Zoning Records

1960-[ongoing]

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 Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Linn County Code [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division information], vol. 1-3, ca.2004-present (3 binders).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Public Area:
Zoning Ordinance, 1972 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Moveable Shelving Room:
[Planning Files-includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance amendments], 2000-present (2.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's South Basement Records Storage Room:
Zone Amendments [Ordinance], 1977-1998 (2.50 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [Amendments], 1978-1999 (.30 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [Linn County-includes draft and interim versions], 1967-1969 (.10 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [Linn County Zoning Ordinance], 1972 (1 binder).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office:
[Land Use Permit Case Files-includes zone amendments and subdivision and partition case files], 2007-present (20 cu.ft.);
Land Use Permits [Case Files-includes zone amendments and subdivision and partition case files], 2006 (4 cu.ft.);
[Land Use Permits-Case Files-includes zone amendments and subdivision and partition case files], 2000-2005 (18 reels of microfilm);
[Zone Amendments-Ordinance], 1969-2000 (9 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office, Library:
Interim Zoning Ordinance, 1969-1970 (1 binder);
Linn County Zoning Ordinance, 1980 (1 volume);
Linn County Zoning Ordinance [includes orders, resolutions, and amendments], 1973-1980 (1 binder);
Linn County Zoning Ord [Ordinance], 1972-1977 (1 binder);
Linn County Zoning Ordinance [with index], 1969 (1 volume);
Ordinance Chronology [Records-includes zoning, land division, and other planning-related ordinances-photocopies], 1969-2004 (6 binders);
Orig 1980 Zoning Ord [Original Zoning Ordinance], 1980 (1 binder);
Interim Zoning Ordinance, 1969-1970 (1 binder).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office, Map Cabinet:
[Zoning Map Replacement Pages], ca.1981-ca.1982 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office, Rolled Map Cabinets:
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Background and Historical Maps-includes flood hazard, riparian, wildlife, wetlands, and other topics], ca.1960-present (ca.300 maps).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office, Counter:
[Zone Maps-includes related information-on assessor's map base], ca.1980-present (20 volumes);
[Zone Maps-pre-comprehensive plan acknowledgement], ca.1972-ca.1979 (15 volumes).

Records at the Hurd Building, Planning and Building Department Storage Room 11:
[Zoning Maps], ca.1972 (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Historical Museum:
Comprehensive Plan, Zoning and Land Division Ordinances, 1980-1993 (1 binder).

Records at the Linn County Web Site:
ELLA Maps [Easy Land Locator Application Maps-includes searchable Geographical Information System mapping with survey, land corner, zoning, road, soil, tax lot, floodplain, Donation Land Claim, orthophoto, relief, district boundaries, and other information], n.d.-present (Internet);
Linn County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code
[includes land division and zoning information-PDF documents], ca.1980-present (Internet);
Linn County Code [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division information], vol. 1-3, ca.1981-present (Internet);
Linn County Zoning Map [General Zoning-PDF map], 2000 (Internet);
Linn County Zoning Maps [PDF maps-with index], 2000 (Internet).

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