Malibu Country Inn

Project Status

Updated 4/5/22 - On January 24, 2022, the City Council held a public hearing on the Malibu Country Inn project entitlements and land use and zoning map amendments and directed staff to come back with a resolution denying the project. On March 28, 2022, the City Council adopted the resolution. For previous meeting staff reports, see the Public Hearings section below. For previous meeting videos,

Project overview

An application to increase the lot area of the Malibu Country Inn lot with land from the Point Dume Club mobile home park, change the land use designation for the increased area of the Malibu Country Inn lot from Mobile Home Residential (MH) to Commercial Visitor Serving (CV), change the Zoning Map and Local Coastal Program maps from Commercial Visitor Serving–1 (CV-1) to Commercial Visitor Serving–2 (CV-2) and the increased area of the Malibu Country Inn lot from MH to CV-2, replace the existing restaurant, after-the-fact approval of a deck attached to the restaurant and replace a 200 square foot unpermitted storage shed with a 100 square foot storage shed. The project is proposed at 6506 Westward Beach Road. 

Coastal Commission Review

Since the project was denied by the City Council, the project is not appealable to the California Coastal Commission. The City's action is final. 

Public Hearings 

Staff reports will be available in the Agenda Center prior to meetings. To view instructions on how to view or participate in a meeting, or to view a previously held meeting, visit  

CEQA - environmental review

Pursuant to the authority and criteria contained in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Planning Director has analyzed this proposed project and found that it is listed among the classes of projects that have been determined not to have a significant adverse effect on the environment. Therefore, the project is categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061, 15302, 15301(e), and 15305. The Planning Director has further determined that none of the six exceptions to the use of a categorical exemption apply to this project (CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2). 


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