FACEMASKS REQUIRED INSIDE MALIBU CITY HALL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO RISE IN CASES
City Hall remains open, all services continue
Please make a virtual appointment, if possible
On Friday, July 1, 2022, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH) notified the City of Malibu that, due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the County and the resulting positive cases among City Hall staff, facemasks are required inside City Hall.
According to LADPH guidelines, which the City follows, a cluster of 3 or more cases of COVID-19 among workers in a workplace within a span of 14 days is considered an “outbreak,” which triggers additional safety protocols, including requiring the use of facemasks indoors. Malibu City Hall, which has approximately 85 employees, had 4 positive cases over a 14-day period, June 14 – 27. All of the cases were contracted outside of City Hall, and were not transmitted among staff inside City Hall.
A well-fitting facemask must be worn while inside City Hall, including the Senior Center, by visitors as well as staff at all times, except when eating or drinking or alone in a private office, room or vehicle, until further notice. This includes outdoor spaces when 6 ft. physical distancing cannot be maintained.
The City of Malibu is committed to protecting the public health of the community and the safety of the visiting public and the City staff in City Hall, and follows all LADPH COVID-19 guidelines. Please excuse any inconvenience.
All City services and programs continue as scheduled. City Hall is open 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday – Thursday, and 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Fridays. However, during this time, members of the public are encouraged to make use of the City’s services and appointments available online, over phone, video conference or email when possible. For information on making virtual appointments, visit the City's Appointments webpage.
LADPH had issued a revised Public Health Officer Order that significantly eased Los Angeles County’s mask mandate, effective March 4, 2022, and Malibu City Hall, following that guidance, “no longer required, but strongly recommended the use of facemasks while inside.”