Henry County adopts car wash moratorium

Photo of a new car wash under construction at state route 81 and North Ola Road (Clayton Carte photo).
Several new car washes are either under construction or have been proposed in recent months, like this location in the Ola area. (Clayton Carte photo)

Henry County commissioners adopted a car wash moratorium earlier this month while the board considers whether to add a buffer requirement between new locations. The moratorium prohibits new requests to develop car washes for up to six months.

Henry County staff are recommending a buffer requirement of 2.5 miles between car washes. Several new locations have proposed or started construction in recent months — often in close proximity to an existing car wash.

Car Wash Moratorium

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