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 OSU Extension Service Building, County Planning Department Office:
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes subdivision and partition case files as well as zoning amendment information and planning commission minutes], 1994-present (7 cu.ft.);
Zoning Designations [Wall Map], 2007 (1 map).
Records at the Sherman County OSU Extension Service Building, Extension Service Storage Room:
Comprehensive Plan Map [and Zoning], 1979 (1 map);
Draft Zoning/Subdivision Ordinance Update, 1993 (1 volume);
Ordinance 13-12-98 [Zoning, Subdivision, and Partitioning Ordinance Amendment], 1998-2003 (1 volume);
Sherman County Zoning Ordinance, 1979 (1 volume);
Sherman County Zoning, Subdivision, Partitioning and Land Development Ordinance of 1994, 1994 (1 binder).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse Records Storage Building, Planning Records Room:
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Development Records], ca.1968-ca.1979 (2 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, zoning, transportation, area, and topographic] ca.1980-ca.1999 (ca.40 maps);
Sherman County Zoning Ordinance, 1968 (1 volume); 1979 (1 volume);
Zoning Ord Amendments [County Ordinance-includes subdivision and land development ordinance], 1978-1979 (.15 cu.ft.).
Records at the Sherman County Web Site:
Zoning Ordinance [Microsoft Word document], 2003 (Internet).