"61.08.010 Prohibited discharges.
A. Illegal Activity. It is unlawful for any person to cause either individually or jointly any discharge into or from the stormwater conveyance system which results in or contributes to a violation of NPDES Permit…"
"Madison, That is a good point. I think many areas have no storm drains, so to categorically say it is illegal to wash cars in driveways or on the street is a bit of a stretch. As an aside, I notice that for years, homeowners pay a supplement…"
"I haven't seen any storm drains anywhere and when folks wash their cars in the alleys, the dirty water sits in puddles and eventually dries up. I wonder how many gallons of dirty soapy water actually run into the ocean compared to the millions…"
"I am not sure the Mayor's response is "technically" correct. The last time I read the municipal code for Coronado, it didn't speak to washing cars. There was a code provision about allowing the waste water into the…"
"There is an easier way to wash your car while using very little water. Most cars needing washing simply because they have (mainly) dust and some dirt. Use a California Duster (a handheld fiber "mop" with paraffin, to…"
"Technically, it is illegal to wash your car in a driveway or on a city street because the water and various accompanying chemicals would eventually wash into our storm drains and then out into the ocean. The legal way to wash your car is to drive it…"
"I don't think so! I always see people washing their cars in the back alleys and in their driveways if they have one. A lot of people use the car wash on C Avenue or go down to Imperial Beach, city water is quite expensive here not to mention…"
What are some things you love about Coronado? Favorite places on the island?
This is my paradise for the golden years. There are so many places that I love (and a lot of places that I do not even know about) but my very first "gasp" moment was seeing the Coronado library for the first time..and the police station. All the way down Orange, my head was swirling as I was taking in the town..