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Planning Process Overview

Below is general information regarding the planning application review process:

Zoning and Land Use Documents

Planning Application Review Brochures & Handouts

Biological Requirements

The City Biologist is available on Tuesdays from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. The M.M.C. and LCP outline specific requirements for landscaping.

Additional Biology Resources

Plant species included on this list are prohibited from use anywhere in Malibu as they are known to be highly invasive and can easily spread.
This is a list of plant species native to the Santa Monica Mountains area. These species are encouraged to be utilized in landscape design; however, some of these species are not appropriate for use with the Fuel Modification Zones A and B due to their level of flammability. Ornamental species not included on the invasive species list may be utilized in the irrigated zones around habitable structures.

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310-456-2489, ext. 485

23825 Stuart Ranch Road
Malibu, CA 90265

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