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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1852-[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.

Older subdivision plats were filed in the Deed Record (Deeds and Indexes).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office:
[Partitions], 1990-present (22 inches of aperture cards);
[Subdivision Plats-alphabetical arrangement], ca.1905-present (22 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
Index to Town Plats, ca.1858-ca.1950 (1 volume);
Index to Town Plats, vol. 1, 1888-1990 (1 volume);
Land Use [Maps-includes drainage, subdivision and partitions, urban areas, forest, industrial, trends-rolled], ca.1945-1990 (2 cu.ft.);
Partitions [Plats-Clerk's Copy], 1990-present (ca.1500 plats);
Partitions [Plats-Surveyor's Copy], 1990-2001 (ca.600 plats);
Plats [Subdivision Plats-Surveyor's Copy-numerical arrangement], vol. 1-12, ca.1882-2001 (ca.1500 plats);
[Subdivision Plat Book-large format-very worn], 1909-1914 (1 volume);
[Subdivision Plats-Clerk's Copy-alphabetical arrangement], ca.1882-present (ca.2000 plats).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Archives Room:
[Subdivision Index], ca.1861-ca.1970 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Extra Room:
Paper Partitions [Plats-small format-includes major and minor partitions], ca.1975-ca.1989 (2.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room:
[Planning Dockets-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning ordinance changes, and other actions], 1966-1996 (7 reels of microfilm);
[Tax Lot Files-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning ordinance changes, and other actions], ca.1966-present (ca.450 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, Lance Wood's Office:
Past Land Division Ordinances, 1959, 1968, 1973, 1979, 1989, 1992 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room Surveyor's Storage:
PT [Partition Plats], 2010-present (ca.400 plats);
Subdivision [Plats], vol. 14-15, 2007-present (ca.300 plats).

Records at the Yamhill County 4th Street (Stanard) Building, Archives Room:
Docket Books [Planning-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning ordinance changes, and other actions-shelf G.G1], 1994-1999 (1 cu.ft.);
Land Use Dockets [Planning-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning ordinance changes, and other actions-shelf B.4C], ca.1977-ca.1999 (1 cu.ft.);
[Partition Plats], 2002-2009 (ca.400 plats);
Planning Docket Book [documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning ordinance changes, and other actions-shelf D.5A], 2000-2008 (1 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Plats], vol. 11-13, 1999-2006 (ca.250 plats);
Surveyor Maps on Microfilm [includes survey plats, subdivision and partition plats, road survey records, and Donation Land Claim records-shelf D.1C], ca.1856-ca.2006 (ca.60 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Yamhill County Web Site:
Administrative Ordinances [includes zoning, subdivision, and other ordinances], 1959-present (Internet);
Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division documents], n.d.-present (Internet);
Yamhill County Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division documents], n.d.-present (Internet);
Yamhill County Survey Search [includes filed land surveys, road surveys, subdivisions, partitions, corner restorations, and related records], 1852-present (Internet).

 

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