Wastewater Management / Environmental Health
CITY HALL REOPENS WITH NEW STATE WORKPLACE RULES; FACEMASKS REQUIRED WHILE INSIDE
In-Person Counter Services
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schedule an appointment with the online Appointment Request Portal.
- In-Person Payment – Payment by check or VISA and MasterCard is accepted with an additional 2.36% credit card transaction fee. It is recommended that you bring an electronic device, such as a smart phone or tablet, in case staff needs the applicant to transfer files at the time of the visit. Mailed checks are also accepted.
- E-Payment by Credit Card – online payments have an additional 2.36% credit card transaction fee; payment by American Express, VISA or MasterCard is accepted. Once you submit through the online portal, staff will contact you with next steps.
EH Review Submittal Procedures
There are two separate submittal procedures: Planning stage reviews and Building Plan Check stage reviews, including first submittal, resubmittal, revision, or addendums. Both procedures are described below and all submittals must include the following information:
- Project site legal address
- Planning case number (if assigned)
- Property Owner Information: first/last name, LLC or trust, address, phone number and email
- Applicant: first/last name, business name, phone number and email
- Payor for fees: first/last name, email address and phone number
- Description of project scope and list of submittal contents (document types and dates of issue):
- Onsite wastewater treatment systems (new/repair/alteration)
- Structural (include if piles &/or grade beams proposed)
- Civil, if applicable
- Stage of Review: Planning or Plan Check
- Type of submittal: First or re-submittal
- Indicate whether the project is a Woolsey Fire Rebuild.
After the Environmental Health review application has been processed, an invoice will be emailed for electronic payment. After payment, the active Planning or Plan Check application(s) will be emailed to the Applicant with directions to upload all required submittal documents.
Planning Stage Reviews
- Offsite Review – Electronic: Email the requested information to firstname.lastname@example.org and the Environmental Health Administrator.
Plans and supporting design reports are referred by Planning to Environmental Health.
Building Plan Check Stage Reviews
- Onsite Review – Email the Environmental Health Administrator to coordinate a date and time to drop off the plans.
- Off-site Review – Email the requested information to the Environmental Health Administrator.
Plan Review Correction Pick-up
Onsite Review - Email the Environmental Health Administrator to coordinate a date and time to pick up the plans.
Offsite Review - Staff will notify Applicant by email of the following events:
- Conformance reviews completed or corrections (Planning stage)
- Construction plan approval stamps or corrections (Building Plan Check stage)
Construction Permit Issuance for Approved Plans
Once construction plans are approved, Permit Services staff will coordinate permit issuance. See the Building Safety webpage for instructions.
Operating Permit Submittal
Application forms (inspection report, transfer of ownership, certificate of inspection) and fees for Operating Permits now can be submitted by mail or electronically.
- Submittal by Mail – Applicant may send the application forms with a check payable to City of Malibu to: City of Malibu, c/o Environmental Health, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265.
- Electronic Submittal – Applicant may send the application forms by email to CDeLaCruz@malibucity.org. Staff will respond with electronic fee payment information. Or to submit payment in-person, schedule an appointment with the online Appointment Request Portal.
After processing the Permit application and fees, staff will email the Applicant.
City adopted 2019 LA County Plumbing Code, Chapter 18 of the Malibu Local Coastal Program/Local Implementation Plan, and Malibu Municipal Code Chapter 15.40 and 15.42.
- LA County Title 28, Plumbing Code
- Chapter 18 of the Malibu Local Coastal Program/Local Implementation Plan
- Malibu Municipal Code Chapter 15.40 and 15.42
- Malibu OWTS Manual