[Tagging] lost and found

phil at trigpoint.me.uk phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Apr 28 08:57:45 UTC 2015


This type of facility is usually called 'Lost Property' or a lost property office. 

amenity=lost_property would work here, or lost_property=yes could be added where it is a secondary function of something else such as an information desk.

Phil (trigpoint )

On Tue Apr 28 00:01:07 2015 GMT+0100, johnw wrote:
> Usually a mappable lost & found is for a large theme park (or large public complex - even large train stations) - so it would be a mappable node at high zoom levels.
> 
> There is a tiny tiny table at my community center that has had the same pencase and scarf for 8 months. But it is a mappable point if I really wanted to. 
> 
> But most of the time the place would be a mappable node - like at Disneyland or an airport, but occasionally it is part of an office, so lost_and_found=yes would be useful for which stationmaster’s office or service counter at the giant station has the lost and found.
> 
> so amenity=lost &found works well. Tourism is wrong, as it is for non-torust places (most large train stations in Tokyo (which are a block or two long) have a lost and found somewhere. 
> 
> so amenity=lost_and_found + lost_and_found=yes seems good to me, 
> 
> Javbw 
> 
> 
> > On Apr 27, 2015, at 10:15 PM, Florian LAINEZ <winnerflo at free.fr> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > How would you tag a place where all the lost and found items are collected?
> > Suggestions:
> > lost_and_found=yes
> > amenity=lost_and_found
> > office=lost_and_found
> > I don't like amenity=lost_and_found because it can't apply to already existing amenity POI like amenity=post_office. And the fact is that such an amenity can actually be the place where the lost and found items are collected.
> > 
> > It's not really a very popular topic for now ... http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=lost_and_found#values <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=lost_and_found#values>
> > 
> > What do you think?
> > 
> > 
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> > Florian Lainez
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