Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and improvements of the public infrastructure, including streets, traffic signals, City trees, storm drains, stormwater treatment facilities, wastewater and recycled water treatment facilities, and sidewalk and pathways within the public right-of-way. The department also manages the Capital Improvement Program, and assessment districts.  The department issues permits and provides field inspection for all activities within the public right-of-way, and is responsible for maintenance of the City's fleet vehicles.

The Public Works Department reviews all new development and redevelopment applications for traffic impacts, FEMA flood hazards, drainage impacts, new land subdivisions (Tract and Parcel Maps, Certificates of Compliance, Lot Mergers, and Lot Line Adjustments), and other improvement plans.

Department staff provide administrative support for the Public Works Commission and Public Safety Commission.

The Public Works Department is committed to providing the highest quality services to the community of Malibu.

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