[Tagging] Landuse=civic_admin

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 14:47:29 UTC 2014

> Am 17/mar/2014 um 11:51 schrieb johnw <johnw at mac.com>:
> But for building complexes that include the townhall, would you still default to commerical? isn't there a need for a tag like "landuse=institutional" or something?

well, commercial was suggested for areas with offices on them, out of the existing landuses, IMHO there would indeed be space for a new institutional landuse value. Alternatively it could also be achieved by sub tagging (e.g. add commercial = public_administration), an option that could also be used to refine other landuses without redefining the existing values or adding new ones. E.g. industrial could be amended (light/heavy), residential could (dense / sparse, only residential or also other stuff like shops, restaurants, petrol stations, etc) and so on.

this really requires further thought, until now it is not clear from the scheme how to do it more consistently, some landuses are very broad (commercial residential industrial), other are very specific (brownfield for instance)


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