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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions

1964-[ongoing]

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 Chaplin Building, Clerk's Confidential Room:
Orders [Commissioners], 1969-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [Commissioners], 1969-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
Resolutions [Commissioners], 1967-present (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Clerk's Resource Room:
County Court Orders [includes minutes, resolutions, and ordinances], 1991-2000 (1.50 inches of microfilm jackets);
County Court Orders [includes resolutions and ordinances], 1985-1988 (1.50 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Joseph Building East, County Commissioners Office:
[Court Orders-County Commissioners], 1981-present (3 cu.ft.);
[Ordinances-County], 1970-present (1.75 cu.ft.);
[Resolutions-County Commissioners], 1981-present (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Planning Department Office:
County Ordinances [includes zoning ordinance amendments], 1995-present (.30 cu.ft.);
Land Use Plan & Implementing Ordinance Amendments [includes comprehensive plan and zoning], 1979-1994 (.30 cu.ft.);
Resolutions & Court Orders [Commissioners-planning related], 1989-present (.25 cu.ft.);
Union County Zoning, Partition Subdivision Ordinance Old Language, 1983-1996 (.10 cu.ft.).

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.);
Union County Zoning Ordinance Planning Commission & County Court Revisions, 1983 (.30 cu.ft.);
Union Co. Zoning & Partition Ord. [County Ordinances], 1964-1977 (.35 cu.ft.);
Union Co. Zoning, Partition Subdivision [County Ordinances], 1977 (1 binder).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Planning Department Office, Counter Area:
Union County Zoning, Partition & Subdivision Ordinance, ca.1977-present (1 binder).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
[Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, Resolutions, and Minutes-includes related records], 1989-2000 (2 inches of microfilm jackets).

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