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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 Planning and Development Department Office:
Docket Book [documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zone changes, and other actions], 1994-2008 (15 binders);
Large County Road Maps [includes zoning maps and ordinances], 1961, 1968 (ca.20 maps);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, vicinity, topographic, zoning, comprehensive plan, census, roads, etc.], ca.1970-ca.1994 (ca.150 maps);
Old Zoning and Land Use Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and subdivision ordinances], 1975-1980 (1 binder);
[Planning Dockets-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zone changes, and other actions], 1966-1996 (7 reels of microfilm);
[Tax Lot Files-documents land use actions including subdivisions, partitions, comprehensive plan amendments, zone changes, and other actions], ca.1966-present (ca.400 cu.ft.);
Township Maps Forestry Maps [includes zoning, comprehensive plan, forest], ca.1965-1994 (ca.50 maps);
Yamhill County Zoning Ordinance, 1975 (1 binder); 1976 (1 binder); 1982 (1 binder); 1988 (1 binder); 1989 (1 binder);
[Zoning Base Maps], ca.1985-present (200 maps);
Zoning Maps, 1976 (2 binders); 1980 (2 binders).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Office Counter Area:
Measure 37 Zoning Ord. [Ordinance], ca.1976-present (1 binder);
[Yamhill County Zoning Ordinance], 1976 (1 binder);
[Zoning Counter Maps], n.d.-present (4 volumes);
Zoning Ordinance, 1982 (1 binder).

Records at the Yamhill County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Office:
Zoning Plats, n.d. (7 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Yamhill County County Commissioners' Office:
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 1-859, 1961-present (7 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office:
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], no. 236-767, 1980-2005 (3 binders).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
Planning Comm. [Zoning Ordinance Records], 1961-1969 (.15 cu.ft.);
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 Web Site:
Administrative Ordinances [includes zoning, subdivision, and other ordinances], 1959-present (Internet);
Yamhill County Zoning by Address
[includes parcel number, street address, and zoning designation], n.d.-present (Internet);
Zoning Ordinance, n.d.-present (Internet).

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