On November 3, 2020, the City of Big Bear Lake will conduct its General Municipal Election for District 1 & District 5. Several County, State, and Federal election contests will also be on the ballot.
In Big Bear Lake specifically, voters may cast their ballot in one of three ways:


All registered voters in San Bernardino County will be mailed a ballot in accordance with the Governor's Executive Order. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Election Day (November 3) and received no later than November 20, 2020. Seal it, sign it, and track it. Click here for more details!

Drop-Off Your Ballot

Drop off your ballot at the Big Bear Lake Civic Center located at 39707 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315.

Vote In-Person

Cast your ballot in-person at the Big Bear Lake Civic Center. The Civic Center will be open for in-person voting October 31- November 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Election Day (November 3) from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.


To register to vote, check voter status, learn about how to track your ballot, please click on the icons below. For specific questions regarding the upcoming municipal election, please contact City Clerk Erica Stephenson at or call (909) 866-5831.


                                  register to vote             voter status             how to vote           where is my ballot





The City Council of the City of Big Bear Lake is seeking qualified citizens who are interested in serving on the DWP’s Board of Commissioners.

The DWP Board has one (1) immediate vacancy with the term ending on June 30, 2021. The DWP Board meets at 9 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the DWP Offices located on Garstin Drive. Responsibilities include decisions related to water conservation, supply, generation, distribution, and sale of water and related services.  

Requirements: All applicants must be registered voters and reside in an area served by the DWP. 

The City Council will interview prospective candidates.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, October 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. You can submit your application in person at 39707 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA or you can submit it via email to


Alert #: 20-273
August 3, 2020


SR-18 Resurfacing Project Update from Apple Valley to Lucerne

San Bernardino – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a $1.3 million resurfacing on State Route 18 (SR-18). Work will be completed from Central Rd in Apple Valley to west of Fairlane Rd in Lucerne.



The contractor, Calmex Engineering, will begin placing road construction signs on July 27, 2020. On July 29, crews will begin restriping operations throughout the construction zone. Beginning August 3, 2020, crews will start the AC paving process on SR-18. This project is anticipated to end late September 2020.

Hours of operations will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Crews will conduct a traffic-controlled flagging operation at each work zone. Traffic is anticipated to held up to 10-15 minutes but can be held up to 30 minutes.

This schedule is subject to change. Know before you go! To stay on top of roadwork in the Inland Empire go to Caltrans District 8 and sign up for commuter alerts. Follow us for the latest information on Facebook and Twitter. To assist in planning your commute, view live traffic conditions using QuickMap and planned lane closures.

For those with sensory disabilities requiring alternate formats (i.e. Braille, large print, sign language interpreter, etc.) and those needing information in a language other than English, please contact Emily Leinen at 909-383-1910 or TTY 711 by August 7, 2020.


Search Our Site