[Tagging] Proposal for new tag: landuse=plot

Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 18:00:52 UTC 2013

On 18 September 2013 18:44, Jonathan Bennett <jonobennett at gmail.com> wrote:
> We already tag the whole site as landuse=allotments and we just need to
> mark individual plots with allotment[s]=plot(*). This makes it clear
> it's an allotment plot we're talking about, not anything else.
> Each plot will probably have a "number" (not necessarily a number) of
> some kind, and I'd suggest using ref=* for this.
> This appears to be about as complicated as it needs to get.


> (*) Although natural spoken English would suggest tagging as
> allotment=plot, I can see how using allotments=plot makes it clear it's
> a sub-division of landuse=allotments, so I'd accept the plural form in
> the tag. But that's getting into Bikeshedding again.

I'd probably favour allotments=plot for the reasons given.


Robert Whittaker

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