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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

Zoning Records

1959-[ongoing]

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.

The GIS-based Yamhill County Web Maps include assessor, fire district, flood plain, soil, and survey maps as well as planning zone maps with comprehensive plan and zoning information.

Records at the Yamhill County County Commissioners' Office, Reception Area:
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 1-901, 1961-present (7.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
Yamhill County Land Use Ordinances [includes zoning], 1976-1979 (1 volume);
Zoning/Comp. Plan [Maps-rolled], ca.1968-ca.1986 (ca.3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room:
Base Maps [Comprehensive Plan, Zoning, and County], 1963-1984 (ca.30 maps);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, vicinity, topographic, zoning, comprehensive plan, census, roads, etc.], ca.1970-ca.1994 (ca.150 maps);
[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.);
Township Maps Forestry Maps [includes mostly 1994 zoning maps as well as comprehensive plan and forest maps], ca.1965-1994 (ca.50 maps).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, Scanning Room:
Zoning Ordinance, 1975 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, Stephanie's Office:
2005 Zoning Maps, 2005 (1 binder);
Yamhill County Zoning Ordinances, 1982-2012 (1 binder).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, Lance Wood's Office:
Composite Zoning Ordinance, 1989 (1 binder);
Zoning Maps, 1976 (2 binders); 1980 (2 binders);
Zoning Ordinance #310, 1982 (1 binder);
Zoning Ordinance, 1968, 1976 (1 binder).

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.);
Mylar Zoning Map [in hanging plat cabinet], ca.1979-ca.1998 (ca.500 maps);
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.).

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).

 

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