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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1889-[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.

Records are included from Wasco County documenting the governance of the Hood River County area prior to the creation of the county in 1908.

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Records and Assessment Dept. Office:
[Hood River County Subdivision Ordinance], 1984 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Ordinance-County-includes subdivision and zoning information], 1965-1976 (.25 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes subdivision and comprehensive plan], vol. 3, 1966-1996 (1 volume);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats-with index], ca.1889-present (1042 plats);
[Subdivision-Plats], ca.1889-ca.1995 (3 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Records and Assessment Dept. Side Office:
Ordinances [County-includes zoning and subdivision ordinances], no. 1-294, 1965-present (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Planning Dept. Office:
Hood River County Ordinances Related to Land Use [includes comprehensive plan, zoning and land division information], no. 1-260, 1962-present (2 binders);
H.R. County Plan Elements Ordinance #125 [Hood River-includes a comprehensive plan policy document and zoning and subdivision ordinances], 1984 (1 binder);
[Measure 37 Case Files-includes actions related to zoning and subdivisions-contains copies of documents from planning files], ca.1965-present (27 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Planning Files-includes partition, zoning permit, variance, conditional use, and other actions-not microfilmed], 1973-1986 (3 cu.ft.);
[Planning Files-Land Use Case Files-includes partition, zoning permit, variance, conditional use, and other actions-title varies], 1988-present (119 cu.ft.);
[Planning Files-Land Use Case Files-includes partition, zoning permit, variance, conditional use, and other actions-title varies], 1975-1987 (28 reels of microfilm);
Rolodex [Legal Files Index Cards-indexes partition, zoning permit, variance, conditional use, and other actions], ca.1962-ca.1998 (2 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Case Files], ca.1969-present (12 cu.ft.).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., County Archives:
Diazo Film [Original Subdivision Plat Maps], 1908-n.d. (1 reel of microfilm);
Microfilm Permanent Survey Records [includes filed county surveys, subdivision, and partition plats as well as railroad maps], ca.1899-2006 (13 reels of microfilm);
Survey Microfilm Reels [includes filed county surveys and subdivision and partition plats], 2007-2008 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Hood River County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Storage Vault:
Hood River County Plat Book [Subdivision-large green volume], ca.1883-ca.1974 (1 volume);
Partitions [Plats], 1990-ca.2002 (3 inches of aperture cards);
Subdivisions [Plats], ca.1908-ca.2002 (6 inches of aperture cards);
[Survey and Subdivision Plats-copies-in green binders], ca.1908-ca.1965 (5 binders).

Records at the Hood River County Library:
Hood River County Ordinances Related to Land Use [includes comprehensive plan, zoning and land division information], no. 1-260, 1962-present (2 binders).

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