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Codes & Standards
The City of Malibu adopted the 2013 California Building Codes, as amended by the County of Los Angeles, as amended by the City. The City also uses the California Energy Efficiency Standards. Building Safety Inspectors enforce minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, and location and maintenance of all buildings and structures.

Applicable Codes:
2013 California Building Code (Volume 1 & 2) 
2013 California Residential Code 
2013 California Electrical Code (2008 NEC)
2013 California Mechanical Code 
2013 California Plumbing Code 
2013 California Energy Code 
2013 California Green Building Standards Code

The codes itemized above have been adopted and maybe amended by the City of Malibu. Refer to Malibu Municipal Code Chapter 15 for any modifications.

Contact Us
Craig George
ESD Director/Building Official
310-456-2489 ext. 229

City of Malibu