[Tagging] other landuse values?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 14 17:17:35 BST 2010

There seem to be a fair number of types of land use that don't fit
into the landuse values given on
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Landuse. I'm going to use
http://www.ocpafl.org/pls/webappI/get_codes?p_code=propuse to give
examples of uses that I can't figure out:
*vacant foo: is this always greenfield/brownfield (unless there's a
clear remnant of a former use like managed forest)?
*airports, transit terminals
*restaurants, banks, and offices and such open to the public: retail
or commercial?
*recreational/meeting (like a YMCA)
*tourist attraction, hotel, and other tourism/leisure uses
*agricultural uses other than those specifically listed on the wiki
*religious: is amenity=place_of_worship correct on the land or just
the building?
*hospital: amenity=hospital on the land? would doctors' offices be commercial?
*retirement community: always residential, even when it's set up more
like a hospital?
*conservation: just use the natural=* tags?

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