Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
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 Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Sherman County Zoning Ordinance, 1968 (1 volume); 1979 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Community Development Department Office:
Comprehensive Plan Map [and Zoning], 1979 (1 map);
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning amendment information and planning commission minutes], 1993-present (5 cu.ft.);
Sherman County Zoning, Subdivision, Partitioning, and Land Development Ordinances, 1994 (1 volume);
Zoning Designations [Map-includes comprehensive plan information], 1994 (1 map);
Zoning Ordinance, 1968 (.05 cu.ft.); 1979 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Community Development Department Lower Floor Storage
Planning [Miscellaneous Records-includes comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, and subdivision ordinance development and amendment records], ca.1968-ca.1979 (1.50 cu.ft.).