Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

County Comprehensive Plans


Series documents the development and revision of a plan for the use of lands within the county. Series includes plans for transportation, energy, housing, population and economics, public facilities and services, urbanization, natural resources, greenways, recreation, agricultural and forest lands, land capability, resource quality, floodplains, landmarks, historic property, rural community center designation, and natural areas. Each plan includes background information about the subject; supporting documentation such as maps, charts, and diagrams; and a narrative description of each aspect of the plan and how it is to be implemented. Series may also include an overall "comprehensive plan" which contains both historical and current looks at county land practices and defines goals and policies adhered to during the creation and implementation of the plan.

The county comprehensive plan was published in 1979 and acknowledged by the state in 1985.

Records at the Chaplin Building, Planning Department Office:
[County Comprehensive Plan], 1985-present (1 volume);
Draft II Union County Land Use Plan [Comprehensive], 1978 (1 binder);
Land Use Plan & Implementing Ordinance Amendments [includes comprehensive plan and zoning], 1979-1994 (.30 cu.ft.);
Land Use Plan & Zoning Ordinance Maps [photocopies], 1985 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Land Use Plan Development and Acknowledgment Records-includes citizen involvement documentation, draft materials, acknowledgment changes, and related records], 1977-1985 (1.50 cu.ft.);
Land Use Plan Supplement Amendments, 1985 (.15 cu.ft.);
Land Use Plan [Union County], 1979 (1 binder);
Union County Atlas Land Use Plan Supplement, 1978 (1 volume);
Union County Land Use Plan Supplement, 1984 (1 binder).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Planning Department Director's Office:
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Development Records], ca.1978-ca.1985 (ca.2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Planning Department Conference/Storage Room:
[City and County Comprehensive Plan Development and Reference Maps-includes flood plain, timber, transportation, cities, parks, roads, etc.], ca.1973-ca.1995 (ca.100 maps and drawings).


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