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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla County Records Inventory

County Commissioners Orders, Ordinances, and Resolutions

1866-[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.

Since 1866 orders, ordinances, and resolutions have also been included in the County Court Journal and Commissioners Journal (County Commissioners Administrative Journals).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Plat Room 106:
Code of Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances], ca.1978-ca.2014 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Planning Department Office, Room 104:
Code of Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances], ca.1978-present (1 volume);
Umatilla County Land Use Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and land division information], 1957-present (4 binders);
Umatilla County Zoning Ordinance, 1972-1984 (1 binder).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Planning Department Old Basement Office Archives:
Original Development Code [Land-includes zoning and land division information], 1983-2003 (1 binder);
[Umatilla County Development Ordinance-includes zoning and land division information], 1983-1994 (.20 cu.ft.); 1984-1990 (1 binder).

Records at the Umatilla County Web Site:
County Road Records [Case Files-includes petitions, orders, viewers reports, field notes, and survey plats], no. 500-1488, ca.1866-present (Internet);
Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan and zoning information], 1983-present (Internet);
Umatilla County Development Code [includes zoning and land division information], 2016-present (Internet);
Umatilla County Zoning Ordinance, 1972-2013 (Internet).

 

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