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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = car_wash
A car wash station Edit or translate this description.
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Car wash-14.svg
Group: Amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

A car wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles. Car washes can be self-serve, fully automated, or full-service with attendants who wash the vehicle. There are also washing facilities for trucks, buses and trains.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Tag it with amenity=car_wash and name=*.

Tags used in combination

  • maxwidth=* - The legally restricted maximum width of a vehicle
  • maxheight=* - The legal maximum height in metres
  • truck_wash=yes/no - Indicates that a service station has a truck wash.

Similar tags

  • railway=wash - A Railroad car wash
  • car_wash=yes/no - if a car wash is integrated at a gas station

See also