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Ashleigh Fryer, Senior Editor
10:02 pm PDT July 14, 2014

Renovations planned in east Malibu

At its July 7 meeting, the Malibu Planning Commission approved a Coastal Development Permit for the renovation of parts of the shopping center at 22333 Pacific Coast Highway. 

The renovations will include demolition of exterior walls, addition of new restrooms and new fixture units, new parapet walls, second story walkways. An exterior staircase, removal of existing mechanical equipment for new equipment, parking lot restriping, re-roofing, landscaping, lighting, slope and retaining wall repair, and the installation of an alternative onsite wastewater treatment system.

Two Conditional Use Permits were also granted for the continued operation of two restaurants in the shopping Center; Thai Dishes and Johnnie’s New York Pizzeria.

New restaurant approved for Lumber Yard

In its meeting on July 7, the Malibu Planning Commission adopted a resolution to increase the permitted restaurant service area at the Malibu Lumber Yard, 3939 Cross Creek Road, by 900 square feet.

The Commission also approved the implementation of valet parking for the previously approved restaurant that will move into the Lumber Yard space. 


New hours for Coogie’s

The Malibu Planning Commission approved the extension of the operating hours for Coogie’s, 23841 Malibu Road, from 10 p.m. daily to 11 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and 1 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Conditional use Permit also allowed for the continued sale of beer and wine and for an upgrade to the existing beer and wine license to include the sale of spirits. 

New beach access

The Planning Commission approved a Coastal Development Permit to allow the Mountain Recreation and Conservation Authority to construct, to 24038 Malibu Road, a public beach access staircase, public parking and a visually permeable fence and gate, including variance for construction on slopes.

News Briefs compiled by Senior Editor Ashleigh Fryer.