[Tagging] "landuse=residential" in rural areas

David Fisher djfisher81 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 15:24:56 BST 2012

Thanks all.  In my current changeset (
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12777484) I've gone with
landuse=residential for the whole parcel (at least wherever its extent is
obvious) and with leisure=garden, garden=residential, access=private for
the grounds.

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:32 PM, David ``Smith'' <vidthekid at gmail.com>wrote:

> As others have said, I usually tag the entire parcel, as long as it's not
> used for farming.  I'd somewhat like a way to tag low-density rural
> residential land-use, but as it is I think the absence of a thick network
> of residential streets is a decent clue that one isn't looking at a
> built-up area.
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