Bear Valley Community


The overall service review and sphere study area is located in the mountain region of the County. Within the general Bear Valley community is the City of Big Bear Lake and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Bear City, Baldwin Lake, Erwin Lake, Lake Williams, Fawnskin, Sugarloaf and Moonridge.

Service Reviews and Sphere Updates were performed for the following agencies/districts:
  • City of Big Bear Lake
  • Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District
  • Big Bear City Community Services District
  • County Service Area 53
  • Big Bear Municipal Water District
  • Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District
  • Big Bear Airport District
Service Reviews were also performed for the following entities:
  • Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency


Resolution and Map


Resolution and Map:

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3141 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3125 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for City of Big Bear Lake

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3142 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3112 – Service Review and sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3143 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3150 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear City Community Services

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3144 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3129 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Municipal Water District

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3145 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3124 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 53

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3146 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3109 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3147 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3130 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Airport District


Staff Report


August 15, 2012

Staff Report Service Review for the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power and Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3125; and (2) LAFCO 3125 -Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for City of Big Bear Lake (Continued Hearing)

September 28, 2011

Staff Report Review and Adoption of the Following Resolutions Reflecting the Commission’s Determinations and Approval for the Bear Valley Community
  1. Resolution No. 3142 For LAFCO 3112 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District

  2. Resolution No. 3143 For LAFCO 3150 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear City Community Services

  3. Resolution No. 3144 For LAFCO 3129 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Municipal Water District

  4. Resolution No. 3145 For LAFCO 3124 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 53

  5. Resolution No. 3146 For LAFCO 3109 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District

  6. Resolution No. 3147 For LAFCO 3130 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Big Bear Airport District

August 17, 2011

Staff Report Service Review for the Bear Valley Community which includes the review of County Service Area 53 Zones A , B, and C, City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power, and the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Authority and Sphere of Influence Update/ Amendment Reviews for the following:
  1. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3125; and (2) LAFCO 3125 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for City of Big Bear Lake (CONTINUED TO NOVEMBER 16, 2011 HEARING)

  2. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3109; and (2) LAFCO 3109 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District

  3. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3112; and (2) LAFCO 3112 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District

  4. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3129; and (2) LAFCO 3129 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Big Bear Municipal Water District

  5. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3124; and (2) LAFCO 3124 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 53

  6. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3130; and (2) LAFCO 3130 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Big Bear Airport District

  7. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3150; and (2) LAFCO 3150 - Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Big Bear City Community Services District