Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Wheeler 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 Wheeler County Courthouse, Planning Office:
Comprehensive Plan [with revisions to county comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1992 (1 binder); 2003 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Zoning Change Records], 2003-present (.10 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [includes comprehensive plan and subdivision and partition ordinance], 2001 (1 binder).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Land Use Zone Maps [rolled], 1970-1974 (4 maps);
Ordinances [County-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning ordinances], 1968-present (1 binder).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
Zoning Map [drawn on Metsker's map base], ca.1991-present (1 map).
Records at the Wheeler County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit:
Planning Old [Planning Department Records-includes zoning ordinance], 1970 (.05 cu.ft.).