[Tagging] Proposal for new tag: landuse=plot

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Wed Sep 18 14:35:52 UTC 2013

On 09/18/2013 09:17 AM, fly wrote:
> Am 18.09.2013 11:26, schrieb Lukas Hornby:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for all your comments so far, very constructive.
>> I've updated the comments to hopefully answer all of your
>> concerns. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:landuse%3Dplot#Comments
>> In particular defnition seems to be key and I can confirm my definition
>> is from a British perspective.
>> Community garden is different in definition, both here and in the US
>> (and elsewhere) but a useful comparison, as the ethos and values are
>> usually similar.
>> I'm aware the title is too generic. being new to OSM i'm not sure
>> whether hierarchical tags (in a taxonomy) are encoraged or adjectival tags?
> First thing to consider would be that your intension is to map
> alloments' plots.
> As already mentioned this does not fit under landuse.
> Second; Should/Could this tag be used besides alloments ? There is
> ammenity=parking_space but I think it is the only tag describing
> "parcels/lots".
> If you decide to only use it for alloments a simple alloment:lot=yes
> would work as areas within landuse=alloment.
> Lots of alloments I know have fences between the single lots so be
> prepared to find lots of multipolygons as you would need one for each
> lot to proper define the ref=*.
Note that the word under discussion is "plot", not "lot".

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