Tag: Housing Element

City reviews housing objectives

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 bblplan@citybigbearlake.com  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...

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Big Bear Lake City Council Meeting Tonight

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 14, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear Lake City Council will meet in regular session tonight at 6:30pm in Hofert Hall. The council will get an update from the San Bernardino National Forest on US Forest Service activities in the area. On the consent calendar the council will consider an agreement with AEG for Big Bear Lake to serve as a Stage Finish for the Amgen Tour of California, and approval of a lease with  the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District for a BMX Bicycle Park Facility on Big Bear Boulevard. The city council will also discuss and take public input on the General Plan Amendment pertaining to the General Plan Housing Element...

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City Seeks Homeowner Input on Housing Element

 Big Bear, Ca, November 1, 2011, 12:00pm – The City of Big Bear Lake is seeking input from city homeowners.  Every five years, the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development mandates cities to update the Housing Element of their General Plan. According to the City, this is done to force local jurisdictions to have policies and practices in place that do not hinder the development of multifamily housing.  The City of Big Bear Lake Planning Department has completed a draft document of the Housing Element that includes a change that may have an effect on your property. This change proposes to increase the density from 12 units to 20 units per acre on selected parcels greater then 2 acres in size. The California Department of Housing and Community Development is requiring this change due to the lack of multifamily housing built in the City over the last 10 years.  If you would like to find out more information on the Draft Housing Element you may view the document on their website at www.citybigbearlake.com or at the Planning Counter in City...

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