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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1909-[ongoing]

Series documents the subdividing and partitioning of land within the county. Records include survey notes, correspondence, photographs, satisfaction of agreements, maps of subdivided and partitioned land, and contracts and permits. Information includes subdivision names; lot, street, and alley dimensions; and township, range, and section numbers of land to be subdivided or partitioned.

Filed subdivision and partition plats are indexed with the clerk's Recorded Documents (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Land Development Ordinance-includes subdivision and partition], 1995 (3 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats-Originals], 1909-present (ca.500 plats);
Wallowa County Land Development Ordinance 1993 Major Amendments [includes subdivision and partition], 1993 (1 volume);
Wallowa County Land Development Ordinance [includes subdivision and partition], 1995 (1 volume);
Wallowa County Oregon Subdivision Ordinance of 1977, 1977 (1 volume);
Wallowa County's Land Development Ordinances [includes subdivision and partition], 1998 (1 volume);
Wallowa County Zoning Articles [Land Development Ordinance-includes subdivision and partition], 1987 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Planning Department Office, Records Room:
Minor Partitions Major Partitions Zone Change requests [Card Index-two boxes-includes subdivisions], 1966-1986 (.20 cu.ft.);
Partitions [Land-Case Files], 1978-1995 (2.75 cu.ft.);
Permits [Land Use Action Case Files-includes zoning, partition, conditional use, variance, and other actions], 1996-2004 (18 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions [Land-Case Files], 1972-1991 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
Permits [Land Use Action Case Files-includes zoning, partition, conditional use, variance, and other actions], 2005-present (18 cu.ft.);
Wallowa County Land Use Plan and Ordinance Articles for 1987 [includes zoning and land division information], 1987 (1 binder);
Wallowa County Land Use Plan and Ordinance Articles for 1995 [includes zoning and land division information], 1995 (1 binder).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Planning Department Office Vault:
[Miscellaneous Maps, Plans, and Drawings-includes subdivisions, Wallowa Park, Summary of Ownership Wallowa Lake, hydropower projects, tax code, vicinity, and hospital], 1912 -1983 (ca.200 maps).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Attic, Main Records Storage Room:
Research/Survey Reports [Box 5-includes subdivision and zoning ordinances], 1977 (2 volumes).

Records at the Wallowa County Web Site:
Comprehensive Land Use Plan [includes zoning and land division information], n.d.-present (Internet).

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