Loading

Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions

1862-[ongoing]

Series documents orders, ordinances, and resolutions passed by the board of county commissioners and the county court regulating and establishing guidelines for specific activities within the county. Information includes activity covered by order, ordinance, or resolution; administrative action number; who introduced; findings of fact; conclusions; recommendations; date heard; and hearings officer name and signature. Activities include noise abatement, nuisances, zoning, animal control, solid waste management, land division regulations, elections, comprehensive plan, and road and bridge use limits.

Records at the Marion County Courthouse, County Clerk's Recording Office Vault:
Cities [Board of Commissioners Case Files-includes some county commissioners orders, resolutions, and other records related to cities], ca.1949-ca.1990 (7.50 cu.ft.);
Commissioners Court Petitions, Reports, Orders, Etc. [Proceedings-includes resolutions, county officials reports, road petitions, a small number of coroner's inquest records, and other records], 1897-1944 (14 cu.ft.);
Commissioners Proceedings [includes minutes, orders, resolutions, proclamations, county officials reports, etc.], 1975-present (25 cu.ft.);
County Court Proceedings [includes minutes, orders, resolutions, county officials reports and other records], 1944-1984 (25 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes zoning ordinances], no. 1-1250, 1957-present (7.50 cu.ft.);
Planning & Zoning [Case Files-includes resolutions and other records related to comprehensive plan amendments, zone changes, subdivisions, partitions, and other subjects], no. 2600PZ-4649PZ, 1978-1997 (25 cu.ft.);
[Planning & Zoning-Case Files-includes resolutions and other records related to comprehensive plan amendments, zone changes, subdivisions, partitions, and other subjects], no. 4651PZ-5554PZ, 1997-present (8 cu.ft.);
Register Planning and Zoning [includes references to resolutions related to zone changes, comprehensive plan amendments, subdivisions, partitions, and other subjects], vol. 1, 1958-1984 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Courthouse, County Clerk's Recording Office:
[Board of Commissioners Ordinances-includes zoning ordinances], no. 1-1106, 1957-1999 (6 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Courthouse Square Building, Planning Division Conference Room, Room 2150:
[County Ordinances-includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information], 1957-1978 (4 binders);
Marion County Subdivision Ordinance, 1974 (1 binder);
Marion County Zone Code, 1970 (1 binder);
[Marion County Zoning Ordinance], 1960 (1 binder); 1970 (1 binder);
Marion County Zoning Ordinance, 1982 (1 binder);
Marion County Zoning Ordinance No. 24 [Amended], 1969 (1 binder);
Ordinances & Amendments [Description Register-briefly describes ordinances related to comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivisions], no. 1-1212, 1957-2005 (.05 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information], 1978-present (21 binders);
Subdivision & Partitioning Ordinance, 1962-1995 (1 binder);
Zone Code [Marion County], 1975 (1 binder); 1976 (1 binder); 1977 (2 binders).

Records at the Marion County Public Works Office Building, Surveyor's Vault:
Road Proceedings [includes petitions, orders, resolutions and related records], 1862-1880 (2 cu.ft.);
Road Proceedings [includes petitions, orders, resolutions, vacations, and related records], no. 1-2059, 1881-2002 (41 cu.ft.).

Records at the Marion County Public Works Office Building, Surveyor's Public Research Area:
Road Proceedings [includes petitions, orders, resolutions, vacations, and related records], no. 586-1975R, 1930-1995 (27 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Marion County Public Works Office Building, Second Floor Copy Center Room:
[Road Files-Traffic Control and Engineering Case Files-includes maps, plans, reports, correspondence, commissioners orders and resolutions, and related records], ca.1960-present (80 cu.ft.).

Records at the Marion County Archives:
Commissioners Proceedings [includes county officials reports, orders, resolutions, road petitions, old age pension fund claims, and other records], ca.1921-ca.1936 (1 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes zoning ordinances- no. 1 to 319-copies], vol. 1-2, 1957-1971 (2 volumes).

Records at the Marion County Web Site:
Marion County Ordinances Online [not all ordinances represented], n.d.-present (Internet);
Marion County Rural Zone Code, n.d.-present (Internet);
Marion County Urban Zone Code, n.d.-present (Internet).

Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722

© 2014 State of Oregon All Rights Reserved​