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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

27.04.105 CAR WASH.

"Car wash" means an automated or nonautomated facility for and a process involving the washing and/or cleaning of motor vehicles, which may include drying facilities. To be designated a car wash, the use must constitute a major or principal use of the premises, rather than a casual or occasional use performed as an accommodation or convenience to customers.