The following are Yamhill County’s administrative ordinances. The remaining ordinances, most of which are land use
ordinances for individual properties, are available for review by contacting the Commissioners’ Office.


ORD # B.O./DATE DESCRIPTION RELATED
907 18-219 Zoning Map Amend from EF-40 to AF-40
906 18-248 Zoning Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's)
905 18-216 Zoning Map Amend from F-80 to AF-80
904 18-156 Transportation System Plan Amendment-Yamhelas Trail
903 18-138 Siting of Commercial Solar Generation Facilities
900 16-465 Board meeting procedures & county business Repeals 868
897 16-91 Create OACES government entity
896 15-471 Repeal Newberg Urban Growth Boundary Amendment Repeals 882
895 15-453 2015 Yamhill County Transportation System Plan
892 15-245 Amend Lafayette Urban Growth Boundary
889 14-243 Extend temp. prohibition of medical marijuana disp. Amends 888
888 14-101 Temporary prohibition of medical marijuana dispensaries
887 14-83 Rezoning of Riverbend Landfill property
884 13-658 Zoning Ord amendment-floodplain overlay district
883 13-540 Emergency Operations Ordinance Repeals 759
882 13-458 Amend Newberg Urban Growth Boundary
881 13-103 Discontinue practice of electing County Surveyor Repeals 840
880 12-677 Add "Rail With Trails" Project to TSP
879 12-680 Baker Rock Resources, gravel mining on Grand Island
878 12-639 20-Year Coordinated Population Projection Rescinds 877
877 12-616 20-Year Coordinated Population Projection Rescinded by 878
875 12-463 Modifications to bypass corridor, authorize Phase 1  
874 12-303 Decrease fee for Corner Preservation Fund Amends 485
873 12-271 Baker Rock Resources, gravel mining on Grand Island
868 11-605 Board meeting procedures & county business Repeals 860, Repealed by 900
867 11-591 Solid waste disposal facilities in EFU zone  
866 11-242 Modifications to goal exceptions for bypass  
865 11-173 Baker Rock Resources, gravel mining on Grand Island  
860 10-613 Board meeting procedures - change formal session day Repeals 754, Repealed by 868
859 10-505 Financial assurance for post-closure Newberg Landfill  
851 10-107 Zoning Ord amendment-FEMA flood insurance rate maps  
849 09-848 Riverbend Landfill Expansion-Land Use Findings  
848 09-810 Create office of County Administrator  
843 09-692 Ambulance Service Area ORD amendment Amends 723 et al
840 09-545 Continue practice of electing County Surveyor Repealed by 881
838 09-289 Comp Plan/Zoning Ord amendments for bypass  
836 09-590 Ambulance Service Area ORD amendment Amends 723 et al
832 09-154 Term Limits Amendment - Exempt Surveyor Amends 587
823 07-1081 M37 Vesting Ordinance  
822 07-1055 Noise Ordinance  
796 06-967 Measure 37 implementation Amends 749
788 06-386 Removal of Fair Board members (Implementing ORS 565)225)
787 06-662 Public Works Road Improvement Ord  
785 06-283 Towing Ordinance Repeals 782
783 06-244 Non-preference towing system  
782 06-243 Towing Ordinance Repealed by 785
778 06-56 UGB Amendment / City of McMinnville  
776 05-994 Public Works General Provisions ORD Replaces 766, 763, 558
771 05-521 Dog Control fee schedule Amends 692
770 05-587 Rogers Landing Launch Fees  
766 05-203 Public Works General Provisions ORD Repeals 763, Reinstates 558, Replaced by 776
763 05-163 Public Works General Provisions ORD Repeals 558, Repealed by 766
762 05-135 Measure 37 implementation Amends 749
761 05-124 Public Contracting Ordinance Repeals 646, 744
759 05-102 Emergency Operations Ordinance  
755 05-162 Citation Ordinance, revised Repeals 448 et al
754 05-031 Procedures Ordinance - BOC (mtg schedule) Repeals 616, 623, Repealed by 860
751 04-888 Ambulance Service Area ORD amendment Amends 723 et al
750 04-708 Newberg-Dundee Bypass  
749 04-827 Measure 37 implementation Amended by 762, 796
748 04-707 Newberg-Dundee Bypass 9/30/04  
747 04-706 Newberg-Dundee Bypass policies 9/30/04  
746 04-617 Zoning Ordinance amendments, updates  
744 04-577 Exempt liquid asphalt from competitive bidding Amends 646, Repealed by 761
743 04-512 Hardship dwellings in rural residential zones
742 04-494 Ambulance Service Area ORD amendment Amends ORD 723, 736, Amended by 751
741 04-302 Allow parks in VLDR zone  
736 04-126 Ambulance Service Amends ORD 723, Amended by 742, 751
732 03-934 Dog Control, increases fees Amends ORD 692
730 03-739 McMinnville Growth Mgmt & Urbanization Plan  
727 03-557 Niederberger Road / variance  
723 03-127 Ambulance Service Ordinance Amended by ORD 736, 742, 751, 836, 843
722 02-882 Exempt certain owner-built dwellings etc from structural code reqmnts  
721 02-896 Allow forest template dwellings in F-80 forestry district  
720 02-833 Reconcile changes in ORS and OARs  
716 02-568 Speed Racing, prohibition of  
708 01-954 explicitly affirm restitution of damage Amends ORD 692
707 01-925 Re: membership on Adv. Committee Amends ORD 692
705 01-780 Public Works Permit Extension  
704 01-729 Ratification of CARTS as ORS Chapter 190 entity  
701 01-389 allow explosive to MR1 & MR2 Amends YC Zoning ORD 310
700 01-305 Housing Authority 501(c)3 nonprofit  
698 01-201 Lifetime ban, Term Limits ORD Repeals ORD 688
695 01-107 Repeals Transportation SDC Repeals ORD 654,675,682
693 01-79 Riverbend License agreement Modification Amends ORD 578
692 01-533 Dog Control ORD Repeals ORD 449   Amended by 707, 708, 732, 771
691 01-40 Amendment to Newberg Urban Area Growth Management   
689 00-908 Referral of the Designation of BOC offices as nonpartisan  
688 00-907 Referral of the removal of lifetime ban in Term Limits ORD Repealed by ORD 698
687 00-835 Commissioners expending discretionary funds Amends ORD 616
685 00-649 YCOM Ordinance - Intergovernmental agreement  
683 01-41 Historical Landmarks  
682 00-404 Amendment Transportation SDC ORD to exempt Farm Help Dwellings Amends ORD 654, Repealed by ORD 695
677 00-157 Amendments to Term Limits, Ordinance 587 Amends ORD 587
676 99-877 Amendments to Solid Waste Ordinance (LCAC, SWAC) Amend SW ORD
675 99-876 Amendments to Transportation SDC ORD (Hardship dwellings) Amends ORD 654, Repealed by ORD 695
672 99-392 YCOM amendment to include fire districts as voting members  
669 99-254 Minor amendments Amend SW ORD
668 99-29 Minor amendments Amends Zoning ORD 310
666 99-61 Marijuana affirmative defenses Amends ORD 594,636 due to BM67
663 98-724 Clarification of laws enforceable by Citation ORD 448 Amends 448, Modifies 574 & 619, Repealed by 755
658 98-665 County Surveyor plat check establishing review & approval standards  
657 98-645 (items 1-11 & 13), optional changes & changes to admin. rules Amends Zoning ORD 310, Supercedes ORD 652
654 98-646 Systems Development Charge, transportation capital improvements Repealed by ORD 695
653 98-585 Inmate property inventory procedures  
652 98-589 Deleating FT dwelling in F-80 zone, January 1,2000  
648 98-530 “Round 4" Amends Zoning ORD 310
647 98-382 Solid Waste CPI Modification  
646 98-406 Contract Review Board Amended by 744, Repealed by 761
644 98-257 Public Works, Weight Limit Variance Process  
643 98-190 housekeeping/new regulations Amends Zoning ORD 310
641 98-098 Uniform Building Codes / update  
636 97-828 Marijuana Possession Prohibition - Less than one ounce of Seeds Amended by ORD 666
634 97-636 Anti-Abortion Facilitation ORD  
633 97-656 Vehicle Registration Tax  
632 97-655 Gasoline Tax  
630 97-322 *Amends MR & PWS zones to allow parks  
627 97-299 Behavioral Care Network (MVBCN) Implementation ORD  
626 97-271 Rate Methodology Amends SW ORD
625 97-225 Property (road) Vacation Procedures Repeals ORD 418
624 97-206 height requirements Amends Zoning ORD 310
623 97-138 Commissioners Proc. - changes session days Amends 616, Repealed by 754
621 97-67 Enterprise Program - consolidation of Jobs Council programs
619 98-151 Parks ORD Repeals ORD 196
618 96-850 Periodic Review  
616 96-671 Commissioners Procedures ORD Repeals ORD 353, 379, 406, Amended by ORD 623, 687, Repealed by 754
615 96-672 Continuous ownership: clarification relating to LOR dockets  
610 96-529 Yamhill County Inventory ORD  
608 96-334 *Amends Forestry Zone (II)  
607 96-333 *Amends Forestry Zone (I)  
605 96-211 Transportation Master Plan  
603 95-191 second list - removal of properties Amends ORD 466
602 95-752 removal of "w/out owner consent"  properties Amends ORD 466
599 95-571 Fernwood Cemetery historic inventory addition  
598 95-570  Adopt Polk County Historic Landmarks ORD Repeals ORD 466 as amended by ORD 592
596 95-468 Newberg Urban Reserve Area boundaries  
594 95-398 Prohibiting marijuana/paraphernalia possession in unincorporated areas and county parks   
593 95-332 Systems development charge Amends ORD 573
592 95-282 adds owners consent Amends ORD 466
591 95-267 "owner" definition Amends Zoning ORD 310
590 95-266 Cherry Hill Road  
587 95-152 Term limit ORD - referred to May 1996 election Amended by ORD 677
586 95-055 One senator per county ballot "Sagebrush Coalition"  
582 94-794 Commercial Uses in Agricultural Zones  
580 94-743 Mass Gathering ORD Amends ORD 507
578 94-589 Solid Waste Amends SW ORD    Amended by ORD 693
574 94-372 General Provision, permits for work in county/public Rd.  Amends 448,558 Modified by 663, Repealed by 763
573 94-352 Systems Development Charge for Parks Amended by ORD 593
572 94-298 Adopting NW Newberg Specific Plan  
568 94-193 Voter's Pamphlet Revisions Repeals ORD 498
566 93-913 Goal 5, Walker Creek/Periodic Review Amends ORD 310
565 93-912 Farm/Forest Minimum Lot Sizes Amends ORD 310
558 93-652 Public Utilities Construction Regulation Amends 448  Amended by  574, Repealed by 763, Reinstated by 766, Replaced by 776
556 93-421 Conditional Farm Dwelling approval  
549 93-154 Monrovia Project Repeals ORD 540
548 93-121 Solid Waste recoupment surcharge  
545 92-858 Hist Landmarks Periodic Review, CPA  
544 92-877 Dog Control Amends ORD 692
543 92-786 *Amends Forest Zone   
542 92-785  *Amends Land Division  
541 92-784 Right to Farm  
540 92-799 Authorization to sign OEDD grant/loan agr. Monrovia Repealed by ORD 549
539 92-585 *Amends Farm Dwelling (# of animals)  
538 92-565 Repeals parts of ORD 535a (county paid legal fees) Amends ORD 535A
537 92-441 Amends COG Charter  
535 92-368 535a - Repeals Section 8 of Measure 36-1 (legal fees) Amends ORD 535, Amended by ORD 538
534 92-133 quorum Amends SW ORD
529 92-130 Land Division Ordinance Revision  
519 91-112 exclusive farm use zone Amends Zoning ORD 310
518 91-074 initiative/referendum petition election dates Repeals ORD 261
517 91-059 Comp Plan (transportation/economic development)  
514 90-671 Building Code  
511 90-523 Walker Creek  (Periodic Review)  
509 90-409 Reinstate out of county solid waste surcharge Amends ORD 490
507 90-316 institutes process for licensing of mass gatherings Repeals Mass Gathering ORD adopted 12/9/70, amended by ORD 580
499 90-026 Surplus property disposal Repeals ORD 380
498 90-027 Voter's Pamphlet Repealed by ORD 568 (see also ORD 459)
497 89-791 Form, style changes, conform to Oregon Laws 1989 Chapter 772 Repeals Land Divison ORD 205
493 89-725 Mobile Home placement standards  
492 89-660 Zoning districts Amends Zoning ORD 310
491 90-854 Periodic Review Amends Zoning ORD 310
490 89-522 decrease out of county surcharge Amends Solid Waste ORD, Amended by ORD 509
485 89-336 Corner Restoration account increase Amends ORD 483
483 89-309 Corner Restoration Amends ORD 423, Amended by ORD 485
479 89-226 Landmarks Amends ORD 466
477 89-071 Floodplain ORD Amends Zoning ORD 310
474 89-095 Voter's Pamphlet  
473 89-050 Voter's Pamphlet  
471 88-808 Amends goals & policies of YCCLUP, LCDC compliance Amends ORD 206
468 88-496 Periodic Review Amends ORD 310,205,444
466 8/3/88 Landmarks ORD Amended by ORD 592, Repealed by ORD 598
459 88-081 Voter's pamphlet ORD  
458 88-043 Surveyor appointed or elected ballot title  
457 1/6/88 Wheatland boat ramp parking regulations  
449 9/2/87 Dog Control ORD Repeals ORD 274    Repealed by ORD 692
448 7/1/87 Citation Procedures, enforcement Amended by 558,574,663, Repealed by 755
446 6/17/87 Adopt 1987 Bldg, Plumbing, Electrical codes Repeals ORD 436
444 4/15/87 Periodic Review:  ORD 310, 205  
441 2/11/87 Forfeiture ORD Amends ORD 424
440 2/11/87 Voters Pamphlet  
437 11/26/86 Re: ORD 310 Repeals ORD 435
436 10/8/86 Building, Plumbing, Electrical Code Repealed by ORD 446
435 10/15/86 Amend sections Amends Zoning ORD 310  Repealed by ORD 437
434 8/6/86 Re: surcharge Amend SW ORD
429 6/4/86 Voters Pamphlet mail Amends ORD 425
428 5/21/86 LA Water Co-op, service boundaries Repeals ORD 299
426 3/5/86 Dog kennels as conditional use  
425 1/29/86 Voters Pamphlet Amended by ORD 429
424 12/11/85 Civil Forfeiture district Amends ORD 419    Amended by ORD 441
423 11/20/85 Clerk's Office filing fees Repeals ORD 362
422 12/4/85 Dog Control, re: fees Amends ORD 274
421 11/20/85 Road renaming procedure Amends ORD 381
419 8/28/85 Civil Forfeiture Procedure Amended by ORD 424
418 8/21/85 Vacation procedures: public property Repealed by ORD 625
417 8/21/85 Undertaking req. re: public officials  
412 6/10/85 EF-40, AF-20 zones  
411 6/19/85 Re-establish Contract Review Board Repealed by ORD 628
409 6/5/85 Textual amendments re: permitted uses Amends ORD
408 5/15/85 Textual amendments re: districts Amends ORD
406 4/17/85 Re: consent agenda Amends ORD 353    Repealed by ORD 616
403 2/13/85 Dog Control Amends ORD 274,285,361,366a
401 1/2/85 Re: fees, etc. Amends SW ORD
382 6/27/84 Establish county accountant office  
381 6/20/84 Rural addressing Repeals ORD 300    Amended by ORD 421
380 6/20/84 Surplus property disposal procedures Repealed by ORD 499
379 6/20/84 Business Procedures, Re: informal sessions Amends ORD 353   Repealed by ORD 616
378 Textual amendments to 1974 Comp Plan Amends ORD 62
372 5/23/84 Licensing for secondhand dealers, etc.  
370 1/4/84 Repeal remainder of roads Repeals ORD 368
369 1/4/84 Repeal portion, some roads Amends ORD 368
368 12/30/83 Establish vehicle weight limit Amended by ORD 369  Repealed by ORD 370
366 1/4/84 366a - Dog Control Amends ORD 274
362 11/10/83 Clerk's Office filing fees Repeals ORD 329    Repealed by ORD 423
361 11/9/83 Dog Control, re: license fees Amends ORD 274
353 8/24/83 Business Procedures Repeals ORD 284, 313   Amended by ORD 379,406 Repealed by ORD 616
347 6/14/83 Grande Ronde Com. Water Assc., serv. bound  
341 6/8/83 Cove Orchard Water Assoc, establish district  
334 4/13/83 City of McMinnville, amend city plan Amends ORD 314
331 3/23/83 Textual amendments Amends Zoning ORD 310
329 1/5/83 Clerk's Office filing fees Repeals ORD 223   Repealed by ORD 362
314 12/8/82 City of McMinnville, amend city plan Amends ORD 270    Amended by ORD 334
313 12/8/82 Business Procedures Amends ORD 284    Repealed by ORD 353
310 12/1/82 Adopt Zoning ORD, repeal 15 ORDs Repeals 15 ORDs
302 9/1/82 CPA re: mineral resource zones  
301 9/1/82 CPA re: mineral resource zones  
300 8/11/82 Roadnaming policy Repealed by ORD 381
299 7/7/82 L.A. Water Co-op, srvc boundary,mgmt agmt Repealed by ORD 428
298 6/30/82 Re: Signage ORD Amends ORD
293 5/26/82 Re: oil & gas explorations Amends ORD 83
287 11/10/81 Sections 37,39 re: fees Amends ORD 83
286 11/25/81 Building, Mechanical, Plumbing Code Proc. Repeals ORD 254
285 11/4/81 Dog Control, re: fees Amends ORD 274
284 12/23/81 Business Procedures Amended by ORD 313  Repealed by ORD 353
280 10/28/81 Road vacation change Repeals ORD 110
276 8/5/81 City of McMinnville, UGB Amends ORD 270
274 8/26/81 Dog Control ORD Repeals ORD 150,168,188  Amended by 285,361,366a, 403,422
270 6/3/81 City of McMinnville, UGB, management Repeals ORD 226    Amended by ORD 276,314
267 5/6/81 City of Gaston, CPA Amends ORD 118,248
266 5/6/81 Re: Statewide goals Amends ORD 234
263 4/15/81 City of Newberg, CPA, UGB Repeals ORD 241, etc.  Amended by ORD 289
261 4/8/81 Set election dates re: initial petitions  
259 2/27/81 Solid Waste Ord, Re: scrap tires Amends SW ORD
258 1/21/80 Cable TV Repeals ORD 228
257 12/29/80 Nonconforming uses/fees  
254 12/31/80 Building, Mechanical, Plumbing Code Proc. Repeals ORD 173,170  Repealed by ORD 286
249 12/24/80 Jurisdiction re: ways of necessity  
248 7/2/80 City of Gaston, amend YC Comp Plan Amended by ORD 267
241 6/25/80 City of Newberg, Comp Plan Revisions Repealed by ORD 263
238 5/21/80 City of Sheridan, UGB, Atlas amends Amends ORD 211
234 4/23/80 Re: Statewide goals Amends ORD         Amended by ORD 266
233 4/9/80 Re: LCDC Amends Land Div ORD 205
228 1/30/80 Procedures to select cable TV franchise Repealed by ORD 258
226 9/19/79 City of McMinnville, CPA, establish UGB Repealed by ORD 270
223 8/1/79 Clerk's Office filing fees Repealed by ORD 329
214 6/20/79 City of Newberg, UGB, Atlas    
213 6/27/79 City of Yamhill, UGB, Atlas  
212 6/20/79 City of Willamina, UGB, Atlas  
211 6/20/79 City of Sheridan, UGB, Atlas  
206 6/27/79 Revise Goals and Policies  
205 6/28/79 Land Division Ordinance Repealed by ORD 497
200 5/23/79 Re: identifying forest/agriculture land  
196 3/21/79 Parks ORD Repealed by ORD 619
193 3/7/79 Building, Mechanical, Plumbing Code Proc. Amends ORD 173      Repeals ORD 179
192 3/7/79 Solid Waste Committee - Members Amends SW ORD
191 2/14/79 Naming of Hillside Drive  
190 2/7/79 Spaulding Pulp Co., heavy industrial  
189 2/7/79 Spaulding Pulp Co., heavy industrial  
188 11/22/78 Dog Control, re: late license Amends ORD 150
187 10/18/78 Roadnaming procedures  
182 9/27/78 Earl Compton, Patty Road, CR 454  
179 8/23/78 Re: mobile homes fee schedule Amends ORD 173    Repealed by ORD 193
178 3/28/78 City of Amity, CPA, Establish UGB  
176 1/9/78 City of Carlton, CPA, Establish UGB  
175 12/8/77 City of Willamina, CPA, Establish UGB  
174 10/12/77 City of Yamhill, CPA, Establish UGB  
173 7/19/78 Building, Mechanical, Plumbing Code Proc. Repealed by ORD 254
172 6/21/78 City of Dayton, CPA, Establish UGB  
171 5/31/78 Roadname - Columbia Drive, CR 58  
168 4/26/78 Dog Control, re: citation Amends ORD 150
167 4/19/78 City of Yamhill, public facilities  
156 3/29/78 Re: Special exceptions Amends Zoning ORD 1
155 3/22/78 City of Sheridan, CPA, Establish UGB  
154 3/15/78 Enforcement Amends SW ORD
152 2/22/78 State Voters Pamphlet  
150 1/18/78 Dog Control ORD Amended by ORD 168,188 Repealed by ORD 274
149 10/5/77 M. Hadley, Stringtown Road (MR 32)  
148 10/5/77 M. Blosser, Blanchard Lane (PR 3100)  
142 8/3/77 City of Newberg, CPA, Establish UGB  
141 7/20/77 City of Dundee, CPA, Establish UGB
138 6/1/77 Amend text, Sections 11,43 Amends Zoning ORD 1
135 5/4/77 Amend Zoning ORD re: filing fees Amends Zoning ORD 1
118 2/7/77 City of Gaston, CPA, Establish UGB Amended by ORD 248,267
111 12/21/76 Schedule "A" (AF-20,10) Amends Zoning ORD 1
110 9/8/76 Vacation procedure for roads Repealed by ORD 280
102 7/21/76 Re: Lot size variances Amends Zoning ORD 1
94 6/9/76 Amend Comp Plan re: Parks designation  
72 8/20/75 Amend Comp Plan re: lots of record  
69 7/9/75 Flood Hazard District ORD  
67 2/26/75 Prohibit smoking at public meetings  
62 9/25/74 Comprehensive Plan, 1974  
60 2/26/74 Allow social games per ORS 167.119  
59 6/26/74 Re: Home occupation Amends ORD 1
56 6/26/74 Subdivision ORD Amends ORD 1
55 6/26/74 Subdivision ORD Amends ORD 50
54 5/29/74 Uniform Plumbing Code, 1973 ed.  
53 5/29/74 Uniform Mechanical Code, 1973 ed.  
52 5/29/74 Uniform Building Code, 1973 ed. Amends ORD 28
49 12/12/73 Subdivision ORD, 1959 Amends ORD 1
43 10/?/1972 Building Ordinance, 1972  
42 5/2/72 Zone ORD, Re: Provisions Amends ORD 1
38 2/24/71 Uniform Building Code Amends ORD 28
36 11/19/69 Brd Comm, amend Zone Ord Re: Provisions  
33 7/2/69 Brd Comm, amend zone map  
30 12/4/68 Amend zoning district map of 1968  
29 11/1/68 YC Court, Amend Subdivision Regs of 1959 Amends ORD 1
28 5/10/68 Uniform Building Codes, 1964  
26 10/25/67 YC Court, Re: Procedures  
21 1/4/67 Definitions Amends ORD 1
20 8/16/66 Procedures Amends ORD 1
19 8/16/66 Heavy industrial Amends ORD 1,10
18 5/4/66 Fire Prevention Code  
17 4/11/66 Building Code  
15 12/7/65 Portion of Three Mile Lane Amends ORD 1,13
13 9/1/65 Zoning Ordinance - county areas  
12 Zoning Ordinance Amends ORD 1,4,5,6
10 12/16/64 Areas & surrounding cities of Yamhill County Amends ORD 1
6 11/6/63 Zoning Ordinance Limited Commercial  
5 8/30/63 Zoning Ordinance R-S (Res-Suburban)  
4 1/13/65 Zoning Ordinance Amends ORD 1
1 4/?/1959 Yamhill County Zoning Ordinance #1