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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions

1919-[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.

County commissioners' orders, ordinances, and resolutions are also included in the County Court Proceedings and related records (County Commissioners Administrative Journals).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Planning Director's Office:
County LUDO [Land Use and Development Ordinance-includes zoning and subdivision information], 1956-present (8 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Planning Office:
Wasco County Zoning History Index [refers to ordinances] 1919-present (1 binder);
Wasco County Zoning Ordinances, 1953-2006 (22 binders);
Zoning History [Records-includes copies of ordinances and resolutions], 1951-2000 (22 binders).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
Various Board Meeting Minutes [Land Use and Development Ordinance-includes zoning and subdivision information], 1985 (.10 cu.ft.);
Wasco County Toll Bridge Records [includes orders, resolutions, maps, field notes, and related records], 1948-1974 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Courthouse [Records-includes plans, specifications, resolutions, bids, and related records], 1914, ca.1958-1962 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Web Site:
Wasco County Land Use and Development Ordinance [includes zoning and subdivision information], 1985-present (Internet).

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