[Tagging] Proposal for new tag: landuse=plot

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 18:49:16 UTC 2013

2013/9/18 Jonathan Bennett <jonobennett at gmail.com>

> ...or alternatively: it's clear a tag for an individual plot is needed,
> but after that point it got bikeshedded to death.


> I will try stating what is needed as clearly as I can:
> A plot is the individual parcel of land within and allotment site that
> is let (rented, hired, or other synonym) to one tenant.
> 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.

+1, and it should be distinct from the parcel in terms of landownership,
because a plot in an allotment usually (at least in Germany) doesn't
represent a parcel in terms of ownership, but only a fraction of a real

> Each plot will probably have a "number" (not necessarily a number) of
> some kind, and I'd suggest using ref=* for this.


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