The discussion carries on as to whether an automated car wash has a place beside the applicant’s existing business, Benedetti Tire Service & Express Lube, in Sebastopol’s downtown core.
City council members voiced their support following discussion, voting 4-0 at the Jan. 5 meeting to continue that night’s public hearing on an application to establish the car wash on Sebastopol Avenue to Feb. 16. The council directed staff to outline conditions of approval regarding noise and vapor standards and other measures for Mark Reece, applicant and owner of Benedetti Tire Service & Express Lube.
Councilmember Patrick Slayter recused himself from the proceedings, as he’s the car wash project’s lead architect.
An initial challenge for the envisioned car wash bobbed up as Planning Director Kari Svanstrom delivered the Planning Commission’s recommendation…