[Tagging] Combining gas stations & convenience stores

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 09:52:39 UTC 2014

2014-12-05 10:49 GMT+01:00 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:

> In my opinion the "gas station" is not the building but the whole area.
> Also the address belongs to the whole area and that's the way I tag gas
> stations:
>    - Draw an area to cover the complete gas station and put amenity=fuel
>    together with additional tags like the address on it. In my region it is
>    usually quite clear on an aerial image where the station starts and where
>    it ends (some kind of fence, barrier, whatever, ...).
>    - Draw the roads (highway=service) and buildings (building=yes resp.
>    building=roof + layer=1)
>    - Additional attributes like amenity=car_wash, amenity=parking,
>    shop=convenience.... go to there actual position, i.e. if there is a
>    convenience store in one of the buildings I add the tag there.
>    - No need to provide the address more than once: the address belongs
>    to everything within the area tagged with amenity=fuel

+1, the same around here.
There is also an attribute "shop=yes" that some people add to the
amenity=fuel object to say that it's a gas station with a shop.

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