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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Zoning Records

1957-[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 Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Board of Commissioners Final Adoption Hearing Exhibits "E" and "F" [Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Maps], 1982 (5 volumes);
Comprehensive Land Use Plan [Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Zoning Maps-folded], 1984 (.30 cu.ft.);
Land Use Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1981-2008 (2 cu.ft.);
[Zoning Maps-includes copies of ordinances adopting comprehensive plan and land development code], 1981-1982 (12 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office:
CLUP/ZC [Comprehensive Land Use Plan/Zone Change Case Files], 1989-present (16 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Wall Maps], 1980-2012 (ca.20 maps);
Ordinance Series 44/45 [Records-includes historical comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, and related documents], ca.1961-present (4.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Storage Room:
CLUP/ZC [Comprehensive Land Use Plan/Zone Change Case Files], 1986-1989 (2 cu.ft.);
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Maps-includes general reference maps-rolled], ca.1957-present (ca.100 maps);
KCLDC [Klamath County Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], 1995 (1 binder);
KCLDC Revisions [Klamath County Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1991-1995 (1 binder);
KC Old Land Codes [Land Development Code Revisions-includes subdivision and partition information], 1981-1984 (1 binder); 1990-1995 (1 binder);
Land Development Code [includes subdivision and partition information], 1981-1982 (1 binder);
Zoning Ordinance, 1972 (1 binder).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office, Counter Area:
[Zoning Maps], n.d.-ca.2010 (11 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Map Area:
[Miscellaneous Planning Division Library Binders-includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance information], ca.1980-present (ca.5 cu.ft.);
Tax Lot Maps w/Zoning [Obsolete Zoning Maps-mylar], n.d. (ca.1800 maps);
[Zoning Maps], 1972 (2 cu.ft.);
[Zoning Maps-Obsolete-in green covers], n.d. (7 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Public Works Area 51 Basement Storage Cage:
CLUP/ZC [Comprehensive Land Use Plan/Zone Change Case Files], 1980-1986 (6 cu.ft.);
ZC [Zone Change Case Files], 1973-1979 (18 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Library:
Land Development Code [includes subdivision and partition information], 1981 (1 volume); 1995 (1 volume); 2002 (1 volume);
Vertical Files [Planning/Land Use-Proposed Zoning Ordinance], 1972 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Codes and Plans [Historic Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1981-ca.1995 (Internet);
Codes and Plans [Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1981-present (Internet);
Klamath County Online Maps [GIS-based-includes zoning, tax lot, service district, voter precincts, cities, communities, urban growth boundary, school districts, and other map layers], n.d.-present (Internet).

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