Appointments - Building Safety

The Environmental Sustainability Department is available for appointments Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Alternatively, questions can be answered by sending an email to Building Safety staff at: Mbuilding@malibucity.org. Reference the property address. Questions that can be answered via email include:

  • Submittal requirements and associated fees
  • Preliminary permit inquiries
  • Building code questions

If your question cannot be answered via email, staff will advise you to request an appointment.

IN-PERSON (AT CITY HALL): MONDAY THRU THURSDAY FROM 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Appointments are available in one-hour blocks, depending on the nature of the City services needed. Appointments will be conducted at City Hall. After your appointment request is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for the appointment. 

The appointment will be cancelled if Applicant is more than 10 minutes late. The appointment will be cancelled if Applicant fails to bring any of the required documents.

  • Obtain a Permit: Two approved sets of plans, energy report/calculations, structural design calculations, foundation feasibility report (if applicable), Contractor license information, fees
  • Plan Check Submittal Review: One set of Architectural and Structural Drawings (prior to electronic submittal)

COVID-19 Self Certification Questions

All visitors must be able to answer NO to all questions in order to enter City Hall. If your answer to any of the questions is YES, you must wait to schedule your appointment at a later date. 

1) Do you have any of the following symptoms? Cough, Muscle pain, Shortness of breath, Sore throat, Fever, New loss of taste or smell, Chills 

2) Have you had close contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19? Close contact means you were within six feet of or came in direct contact with secretions (e.g., sharing utensils, being coughed or sneezed on, etc.). The timeframe for having contact with an individual includes the 48 hours before the individual became symptomatic. 

3) Have you been asked to self-isolate or quarantine by your doctor or local public health official in the last two weeks?