Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow 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 Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Boardman Zoning [Map], 1998 (1 map);
City of Heppner Floodplain and Zoning [Maps], 2000 (5 maps);
Heppner Zoning [Map], 1998 (1 map);
Ione Zoning [Map], 1998 (1 map); 1999 (1 map); 2000 (1 map);
Irrigon Zoning [Map], 1998 (1 map); 1999 (1 map);
Lexington Zoning [Map], 1998 (1 map).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Morrow County Code [includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance amendments-with index], ca.1986-n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the North Morrow County Courthouse Annex, Planning Department Office:
Comprehensive Plan Amendments [Records-includes zoning ordinance and map information], 1989-present (8 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Flat File Maps-includes city zoning, transportation, water, topographic, wetlands, floodplain, comprehensive plan, and zoning], ], ca.1961-present (ca.200 maps);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps and Plans-includes drainage, parks, floodplain, comprehensive plan, zoning, rural address, roads, heritage trail, Army depot, urban growth management], 1956-present (ca.100 maps);
[Miscellaneous Zoning-Related Ordinance Files-includes airport hazard, noise, nuisance, weed control, surface mining, and utilities], ca.1982-present (.40 cu.ft.);
Morrow County Code [includes amendments to comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances], 1986-n.d. (1 volume);
Morrow County Master Log Book [includes information about comprehensive plan, zoning, subdivision, and partition actions], ca.1984-present (1 binder);
Morrow County Planning Department Current and Past Zoning Ordinances, 2005-present (1 binder);
Morrow County Zoning Ordinance, 1986 (1 binder);
Zone Changes [Records], ca.1974-ca.1986 (.75 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [Morrow County], 1972 (.10 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [Morrow County-includes drafts], 1980 (1 binder).

Records at the North Morrow County Courthouse Annex, Planning Department Office Counter:
[Zoning Maps-on assessor map base], ca.1999-present (1 volume);
Zoning Ordinance Subdivision Ordinance, 1980-present (1 binder).

Records at the Morrow County Web Site:
Zoning Ordinances, ca.2001-present (Internet).


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