Community board sides with 'noisy' carwash - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Community board sides with ‘noisy’ carwash

NEW YORK — There has been a flurry of noise complaints about Z Best Car Wash here that resulted in its closing.

NEW YORK — Even though there were a flurry of noise complaints about Z Best Car Wash here, the community board voted unanimously in support of the business, Sheepshead Bites reported.

The March 13 blog stated that angry residents had petitioned the board to ask that the carwash be closed for good. The carwash had been padlocked by the Department of Buildings and was not allowed to operate due to an expired zoning variance.

Embattled wash owner encloses loud dryers

Residents used information from Google Maps to show that the wash had been closed for two years and the previous business' zoning variance had expired. After voting unanimously to grant the carwash a new variance, the board wondered why there was so much animosity between both sides.

“It is a travesty and embarrassment that the Department of Building’s has acted this way, and I think it’s a travesty that the politicians can’t speak the same language — that you have a politician that strongly supports this business and a politician that’s strongly against it,” one board member said in the story. “I think it’s a shame that everybody has to come to this body just to speak with each other.”

NY wash damaged by vandals, not hurricane

Though many residents are still angry over the noise the carwash produces, the wash's next door neighbor stated that on-site improvements have reduced the problems. As a condition for the variance renewal, the wash owner promised in writing to install a canopy to help with noise concerns.

Read the entire article here.

You May Also Like

DRB appoints April Bertram as VP of product management

AKRON, Ohio — With over 30 years of experience in product innovation, Bertram joins DRB to shape the future of its product portfolio.

AKRON, Ohio — According to a press release, DRB has announced the appointment of April Bertram as the company's new vice president of product management.

This strategic move underscores DRB's dedication to innovation and helping customers maximize the performance of their carwash investments.

As vice president of product management, Bertram will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of DRB's product portfolio throughout the entire product lifecycle, stated the press release.

New detailing nonprofit to help underserved youth

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — Renowned automotive detailer Rigo Santana launched the New Generation Kids nonprofit to provide early training and career opportunities.

Splash welcomes Kathryn Rogers as chief financial officer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rogers brings extensive experience to Splash Car Wash, having worked with major firms and non-profits.

Splash Car Wash to build four new locations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Fayetteville Splash Car Wash opened in June 2024, featuring an express carwash tunnel with high-powered free vacuums.

Whistle Express opens Fairdale location with donation to hospital

FAIRDALE, Ky. — Celebration will include exclusive promotions, a $1 donation to Norton Children’s Hospital for every car washed and more.

Whistle Express car wash - magnolia holdings

Other Posts

The RipTide Car Wash acquires MILES Auto Spa

NASHVILLE — This strategic move enhances RipTide’s presence in the Southeast, particularly in the thriving Nashville market.

MILES Auto Spa logo
Lucas Oil facilities receive recertification for ISO 9001:2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Certification shows Lucas Oil’s commitment to quality proprietary solutions, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction.

Hanley Investment Group arranges sale of new Mister Car Wash

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The Mister Car Wash property, constructed in 2024, features a 5,381-square-foot facility on a 1.04-acre parcel.

Atlantic Street Capital invests additional money in ZIPS Car Wash

NEW YORK — The additional $70 million investment supports ZIPS’ operating strategy, member experience, leadership team and wash quality.