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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Zoning Records

1962-[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.

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Records and Assessment Dept. Office:
Hood River County Ordinances [includes zoning and comprehensive plan information], vol. 1-2, 1965-1990 (2 binders);
[Ordinance-County-includes subdivision and zoning information], 1965-1976 (.25 cu.ft.).

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:
Aerial Photos [drawer includes Zoning Map National Scenic Area-note reads "save county zoning maps in case NSA is rescinded"], ca.1980 (1 volume);
Historical Maps [includes zoning map overlays on assessor's plat base], 1980-1997 (ca.150 maps);
Hood River County Ordinances Related to Land Use [includes comprehensive plan, zoning and land division information], no. 1-260, 1962-present (2 binders);
Hood River County Zoning Ordinance, 2000 (1 binder); 2002 (1 binder); 2003 (1 binder);
H.R. County Plan Elements Ordinance #125 [Hood River-includes a comprehensive plan policy document and zoning and subdivision ordinances], 1984 (1 binder);
H.R. County Zoning Ordinance [Hood River], 1978 (1 binder); 1986 (1 binder); 1989 (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.);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes census, special district, forest, National Scenic Area recreation sites, city zoning, and comprehensive plan maps], ca.1980-ca.1997 (ca.75 maps);
[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.);
Zoning Maps [mylar], ca.1977-present (ca.200 plats).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Planning Dept. Office, Reception Area:
[Zoning Maps-includes new GIS maps], n.d.-present (3 volumes);
[Zoning Maps-includes traditional assessor's map base], ca.1980-present (3 volumes);
Zoning Map National Scenic Area, ca.1980 (1 volume).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Appraiser's Office:
Hood River City Limits and Urban Growth Boundary Zoning Map [Wall Map], 2007 (1 map);
Hood River County Zoning Ordinances, 1965-2003 (1 binder);
HRC Zoning Ordinance [Hood River County], 1965-2006 (1 binder);
Zone [Zoning Maps], ca.1980-n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., County Archives:
Administration Ordinance Files [includes zoning ordinances], 1986, 1995-1997 (1 cu.ft.);
Board of Comm. Planning Appeal Files [includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance changes], 1972-1992 (10 cu.ft.);
Comp Plan Docs [Hood River County Zoning Ordinance], 1965-1975 (.10 cu.ft.);
Comp Plan Docs [Proposed Hood River County Zoning Ordinance], ca.1974 (.10 cu.ft.);
NSA [National Scenic Area-Columbia Gorge-includes some county comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance information], 1984-1996 (7 cu.ft.);
Supporting Ord Documentation Ordinance #22-Ordinance #117 [includes zoning ordinance], 1970-1991 (1.20 cu.ft.).

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);
Hood River County Zoning Ordinance, 2004 (1 binder).

Records at the Hood River County Web Site:
Hood River County WebMaps [includes interactive GIS-based maps containing layers with information including parcels, townships, sections, elevation, towns, roads, railroads, city limits, urban growth boundaries, county boundaries, assessor's maps, National Scenic Area, water bodies, streams, high value farms, parks, major land owners, zoning, and aerial photography], n.d.-present (Internet);
Hood River County Zoning Ordinance, n.d.-present (Internet).

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