City of Malibu Statement in Response to Balcony Collapse in Malibu
(MAY 10, 2021) - The City of Malibu sends its wishes for a full and speedy recovery to the people who were injured during the collapse of a balcony at a house in Malibu on the evening of Saturday, May 8.
The property in question had a valid short-term rental permit with the City in line with the City's short-term rental ordinance. Malibu Code Enforcement is investigating any potential violations of occupancy limits of that permit or any other issues with that property, and Building and Safety staff are investigating the incident as well.
In response to the balcony collapse, the building has been red tagged in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.