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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions

1889-[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 Oregon State Archives:
County Court Orders, Petitions, and Resolutions, 1889-1924 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office:
County [Court Orders], 1979 (1 reel of microfilm):
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 236-767, 1980-2005 (3 binders);
Ordinances [County Ordinance Master List], 1959-2008 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
Index to County Court Orders, 1933-1976 (1 volume);
Planning Comm. [Zoning Ordinance Records], 1961-1969 (.15 cu.ft.);
Standards and Specifications for Road Construction in Yamhill County, Oregon [Board of Commissioners Order], 1975 (1 volume);
Yamhill County Land Use Ordinances [includes zoning], 1976-1979 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County County Commissioners' Office:
Action List [County Commissioners' Board Order Register-includes information about minutes, orders, resolutions contracts, grants, and related documents], 2009-present (2 binders);
Board Orders [County Commissioners'-includes orders, resolutions contracts, grants, and related documents], 2009-present (11 binders);
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 1-859, 1961-present (7 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County County Commissioners' Office, Basement Board Archives:
Action List [County Commissioners' Board Order Register-includes information about minutes, orders, resolutions contracts, grants, and related documents], 1958-1974 (1 binder); 1990-2008 (19 binders):
Board Orders [County Commissioners'-includes orders, resolutions contracts, grants, and related documents], 1972-1989, 1991-2002 (20 cu.ft.); 2003-2008 (55 binders).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Office:
Large County Road Maps [includes zoning maps and ordinances], 1961, 1968 (ca.20 maps);
Old Zoning and Land Use Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and subdivision ordinances], 1975-1980 (1 volume);
[Subdivision Regulations], 1959-1968 (1 volume);
Yamhill County Land Division Ordinance, 1989 (1 volume); 1992 (1 volume); 1997 (1 volume);
[Yamhill County Land Division Ordinance], 1979 (1 volume);
Yamhill County Zoning Ordinance, 1975 (1 binder); 1976 (1 binder); 1982 (1 binder); 1988 (1 binder); 1989 (1 binder).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Office Counter Area:
Land Division Ordinance [Yamhill County], 1992-present (1 volume);
Measure 37 Zoning Ord. [Ordinance], ca.1976-present (1 binder);
[Yamhill County Zoning Ordinance], 1976 (1 binder);
Zoning Ordinance, 1982 (1 binder).

Records at the Yamhill County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Office:
Folders County Roads [Case Files-includes surveys, deeds, commissioners orders, ordinances, and resolutions], no. 39-573, ca.1890-present (5 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Public Works Building, Public Works Department Office:
[County Road Records-includes orders, resolutions, agreements, easements, field notes, bridge information, rights-of-way, maps, work requests, correspondence, and related records], no. MR1-MR8, CR9-CR573, ca.1930-present (40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Web Site:
Administrative Ordinances [includes zoning, subdivision, and other ordinances], 1959-present (Internet);
Land Division Ordinance, 1979-present (Internet);
Zoning Ordinance, n.d.-present (Internet).

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