Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman County Records Inventory

County Comprehensive Plans


Series documents the development and revision of a plan for the use of lands within the county. Series includes plans for transportation, energy, housing, population and economics, public facilities and services, urbanization, natural resources, greenways, recreation, agricultural and forest lands, land capability, resource quality, floodplains, landmarks, historic property, rural community center designation, and natural areas. Each plan includes background information about the subject; supporting documentation such as maps, charts, and diagrams; and a narrative description of each aspect of the plan and how it is to be implemented. Series may also include an overall "comprehensive plan" which contains both historical and current looks at county land practices and defines goals and policies adhered to during the creation and implementation of the plan.

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Resource Document, A Citizen's Guide to Sherman County [Comprehensive Plan Revision Record], ca.1978 (1 binder);
Sherman County Maps Original [Comprehensive Plan Maps-rolled], 1979 (22 maps).

Records at the Sherman County OSU Extension Service Building, Extension Service Storage Room:
City Comprehensive Plan Maps, ca.1999-ca.2004 (.15 cu.ft.);
Comprehensive Plan Map [and Zoning], 1979 (1 map);
Comprehensive Plan [Sherman County], 1968 (1 volume); 1979 (1 volume); 1994 (1 volume); 2007 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse Records Storage Building, Planning Records Room:
Comprehensive County-Wide Sewer & Water Planning and Engineering Study [Comprehensive Plan Development], 1970 (1 volume);
[Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Development Records], ca.1968-ca.1979 (2 cu.ft.);
First Draft Resource Document, A Citizen's Guide to Sherman County [Comprehensive Plan Revision Record], ca.1977 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman County Web Site:
Comprehensive Land Use Plan [Microsoft Word document], 2007 (Internet).


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