Orders & Actions

Details and links related to orders issued or actions taken by Federal, State, County, and City governments and their respective agencies in response to COVID-19 that impact residents and businesses of Malibu.

  • 3/30/2020 (State) - Governor issues Executive Order No. N-39-20 to relax rules on staffing ratios and "scope-of-practice" limits that would allow recently retired medical professionals or those who have expired/inactive licenses, and students reaching the end of their medical or nursing studies, to help meet the expected demand. 
  • 3/30/2020 (City) - In an effort to protect construction workers, inspection staff, and the community, the City mandates Social Distancing Standards for Construction Sites effective March 30, 2020.
  • 3/29/2020 (State) - California State Parks - Angeles Region announces closure of Point Mugu State Park effective March 30, 2020. 
  • 3/29/2020 (State) - California State Parks announces vehicle access to all 280 state parks is prohibited. https://www.parks.ca.gov/NewsRelease/947 
  • 3/28/2020 (National) The National Parks Service (NPS) Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) ordered all SMMNRA trails and restrooms closed effective March 28.The Visitors Center at King Gillette Ranch was closed effective March 21. View NPS SMMNRA active alerts.
  • 3/27/2020 (State) California State Parks announces the closure of all its beaches, trails, and their access points throughout Los Angeles County, effective immediately and until further notice. State Parks announcement
  • 3/27/2020 (City/Caltrans) - The City, in cooperation with Caltrans posted No Parking restrictions on sections of PCH and certain City streets to hinder violations of County order closing beaches and trails.
  • 3/27/2020 (County) LA County Health Officer issues Addendum to Safe at Home order for Temporary Closure of Public Trails and Trailheads, Beaches, Piers, Beach Bike Paths and Beach Access Points  
  • 3/22/2020 (State) Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC) announce closure of all parks, trails, and building facilities owned by MRCA and SMMC closed until further notice. MRCA press release
  • 3/20/2020 (State) Governor issues Executive Order No. N-34-20 suspending timeframes for district election public hearing timelines and certain responsibilities related to the Presidential Primary Election.
  • 3/20/2020 (State) State Health Officer publishes list of "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” to provide further definition of those affected by the Stay at Home Order (N-33-20.
  • 3/20/2020 (City) City of Malibu Emergency Services Director removed all restrictions on when stores in Malibu can receive deliveries.
  • 3/19/2020 (State) State Health Officer issues "Stay at Home" Executive Order No. N-33-20 requiring all living in California to stay at home with few exceptions for 16 critical infrastructure sectors are necessary for continuity of security, economic security, public health or safety.
  • 3/19/2020 (County) Los Angeles County Public Health Officer issues "Safer at Home" Order for Control of COVID-19" ordering temporary prohibition of events and gatherings of 10 persons or more and closure of non-essential businesses and areas.
  • 3/19/2020 (City) Extended deadline for submitting General Fund Grants Applications to April 10, 2020. www.MalibuCity.org/GeneralFund
  • 3/19/2020 (State) - Governor Newsom issued Executive Order No. N-31-20 to ease restrictions on commercial drivers delivering critical supplies and equipment to retailers throughout the state.
  • 3/17/2020 (State) The Governor placed the California National Guard on alert with direction to be prepared to perform humanitarian missions across the state, including food distribution and ensuring resiliency of supply lines, as well as supporting public safety, as required. 
  • 3/16/2020 (City) As part of the City’s emergency protective measures, all non-essential city services, programs and events are suspended or cancelled, and City Hall is closed to the public. The City Council and staff continue to work and are available to assist the community.
  • 3/16/2020 (City) At a Special meeting, the Malibu City Council: 1) Adopted Resolution No. 20-14 ratifying the proclamation of existence of a local emergency by the Director of Emergency Services; 2) expressed support for the City Manager imposing restrictions that mirror the restrictions imposed by the City of Los Angeles; and 3) directed staff to continue coordination with other agencies.
  • 3/16/2020 (County) The Los Angeles County Public Health Officer issued an Order for the Control of COVID-19, which:
    • imposed a temporary prohibition of group events and gatherings where at least 50 people are expected to be in attendance, 
    • required social distancing measures, 
    • ordered all restaurants to limit their services to only preparing and offering food provided to customers via delivery service, pick-up for takeout dining, and via drive-thru; and
    • Required all bars (that do not serve food), gyms, and live or movie theaters to be closed.
  • 3/15/2020 (City of LA) Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti announced an emergency action to close bars, nightclubs, entertainment venues, and gyms. Restaurants restaurants were to close all dining areas, but could continue to prepare and offer food for takeout or delivery. The order also placed a moratorium on evictions if a renter’s inability to pay rent was due to COVID-19.
  • 3/15/2020 (State) Governor Newsom provided an update on the State’s testing and hospital capabilities, and called for seniors and those with chronic conditions to home-isolate. He urged bars in California to close. For more information go to: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/covid19.
  • 3/14/2020 (City) - In an Executive Order in her role as Director of Emergency Services, City Manager Reva Feldman issued a Declaration of Local Emergency regarding the Coronavirus / COVID-19. The declaration was based on the rapidly evolving challenges to protect public health and safety related to the spread of COVID-19.
  • 3/13/2020 (City) City announced Malibu City Hall will be opened to the public by appointment only effective Monday, March 16.
  • 3/13/2020 (City) City activated its Emergency Operations Cener (EOC)
  • 3/12/2020 (City) The City cancelled or postponed all non-essential City-hosted and sponsored programs and events until April 30, 2020. City Announcement 3-12-2020
  • 3/11/2020 (City) The City cancelled or postponed all Senior Center Programs and Community Services Dept Special Events until the end of March 2020.
  • 3/4/2020 (Westside Cities) The Cities of Beverly Hills, Culver City, Malibu, Santa Monica, and West Hollywood issued a joint statement regarding current response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
  • 3/4/2020 (County) The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors and the Dept of Public Health declared a local and public health emergency in response to increased spread of coronavirus across the country and six additional cases in LA County. LA County Press Release - Emergency Declaration