Big Bear Lake, CA, January 13, 2013 – The California Department of Housing and Community Development is requiring the City of Big Bear Lake to update its Housing Element. The Housing Element is a document that analyzes existing and projected housing needs, and describes the City’s goals, policies, objectives and scheduled programs related to housing.

The City’s Planning Commission invites the public to learn about the Housing Element Update for the cycle ending in 2021, at a Community Workshop scheduled for January 16 at 1:15 p.m. at the Civic Center (39707 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake).

If you can’t attend but would like more information, contact Associate Planner Ruth Lorentz at (909) 866-5831 or

 If you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (909) 866-5831. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.