The Malheur County Court will hold a public hearing on June 7, 2023 and June 21, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. to
consider adoption of An Ordinance Adding Title 3 Chapter 16 to the Malheur County Code Establishing
Use of County Property for Camping. The hearing will be held at the Malheur County Courthouse, 251 B
Street West, Room 106, Vale, OR 97918 and electronically at: Access Code: 299-510-653. All interested persons may appear and be heard. Written
comments may be emailed to prior to the hearing date and time. Oral
comments may be given at the public hearing. The ordinance is available for review on the County


Click here for PDF copy of Notice of Public Hearing

Click here for Campsite Removal Policy

Click here for Ordinance 222

Notice of Hearing – Ontario Sanitary Proposed Fee Schedule

The Malheur County Court will hold a public hearing to consider a rate increase proposal for Ontario Sanitary Service/Waste Connections, within the boundaries of Malheur County not to include the City of Ontario, on May 24, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) at the Malheur County Courthouse, 251 B Street W, Room 106, Vale, Oregon 97918. Interested persons may also participate in the hearing electronically via Go-To Meeting. Login by computer/tablet/smartphone: Access Code: 299-510-653. Oral comments may be given during the public hearing. Written comments will be received up to and including the date and time of the hearing and may be emailed to The proposed increases reflect an 8% increase to the current Residential Service rates; establishing new zones and rates for Roll-Off (Drop Box) Services; and establishing Commercial Service rates for front load containers. Implementation of the increase is July 1, 2023. The complete Rate Schedule is available for review at Ontario Sanitary Service, 540 SE 9th Avenue, Ontario, Oregon; or at


Please click here for a copy of the notice

Please click here for the proposed fee schedule

Second Amendment Rights for Malheur County Oregon

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IN THE MATTER OF SUPPORTING                              )

SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS                                  )  Resolution No. R15-23



WHEREAS, the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America states:  “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed;” and

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Welcome to Malheur County

Malheur Butte Welcome

It is the mission of Malheur County to administrate an economically sound local government, while maintaining the highest standards of leadership and service.

Malheur County is located in beautiful Eastern Oregon. It is a place filled with fascinating history, diverse landscape and friendly people. Malheur County is one of Oregon’s best-kept secrets! Located in Oregon’s southeast corner, the county is the state’s second largest. It is 94 percent rangeland, two-thirds of which is controlled by the Federal Bureau of Land Management. Today, irrigated fields in the county’s northeastern corner, 

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