[Imports] [Talk-us] Kansas City addresses from maps.kcmo.org

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Jul 30 19:55:06 UTC 2016


On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 5:12 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
wrote:

>
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:02 PM, teslas_moustache <
> teslas_moustache at riseup.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm not sure if property lines and ownership are useful. And I don't
>> think that building outlines are included, so I may need to continue
>> with drawing rectangles for a while. But hey, addresses!
>>
>> What needs to be done?
>>
>
> While property lines don't belong in OSM,
>

I barely understand this perspective at face value.  I get that these are
in flux, but they're commonly verifiable close enough to reflect
on-the-ground use, or the county wouldn't collect that as a data point to
start with.


> they can be useful. Having parcel boundaries can be useful to figure out
> the address of a building. Especially if you can get access to the
> property, i.e. the owner has no trespassing signs posted. Other tools such
> as QGIS and PostGIS come in handy for getting your data ready for import.
>

Basically this.  Both objectively for the vast majority of e911 plots and
subjectively for either multiple buildings for a single plot or multiple
addresses for a single building.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/imports/attachments/20160730/452fdf0b/attachment.html>


More information about the Imports mailing list