Public Records

Records Management

As the compliance officer for the Public Records Act, the City Clerk manages access to public records. The City of Malibu utilizes OnBase, a specialized software product that allows for the scanning and storage of City documents, as well as easy access to those documents by City staff and the public.

Catalog of Enterprise Systems as required by Government Code Section 6270.5.

Access Public Records Online

Through OnBase, the community can research and access a variety of City documents online, including recorded documents, City Council and Commission agendas, minutes, and resolutions, as well as building permits, geology reports, and septic approvals. 


For assistance using OnBase, contact the City Clerk's Office at

For questions specific to the Planning Department, contact Jason Ernst at