Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions
Series documents orders, ordinances, and resolutions passed by the board of county commissioners and the county court regulating and establishing guidelines for specific activities within the county. Information includes activity covered by order, ordinance, or resolution; administrative action number; who introduced; findings of fact; conclusions; recommendations; date heard; and hearings officer name and signature. Activities include noise abatement, nuisances, zoning, animal control, solid waste management, land division regulations, elections, comprehensive plan, and road and bridge use limits.
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
County Court [Administrative Case Files-includes orders, resolutions, budgets, correspondence, contracts, and related records], ca.1914-present (15 cu.ft.).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Sherman County Zoning Ordinance, 1968 (1 volume); 1979 (1 volume);
[Subdivision Ord. Amendments-Ordinance], 1979 (.20 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Ordinance Drafts and Revisions], ca.1979 (.25 cu.ft.).
Records at the Sherman County Community Development Department Office:
Sherman County Zoning, Subdivision, Partitioning, and Land Development Ordinances, 1994-2003 (1 volume).