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"Fast-food and drive-in establishments" means those food service establishments offering any quick food service or goods for immediate consumption in vehicles, out-of-doors, or off the premises, in addition to such service within the establishment, characterized by two or more of (a) and any of (b).

(a) (1) Limited and standardized fare; (2) food served in edible or disposable containers; and (3) predominantly self-service.

(b) (1) A drive-up service window; (2) greater than four on-site employees; (3) greater than 500 square feet of public service area; and (4) greater than 1,200 square feet of gross floor area.