[Tagging] Mapping amenity=prison

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Wed Aug 10 00:23:26 UTC 2016


Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com> writes:

> If I have the cadastral information for the lands (which are usually posted
> to forbid entry, so visible "in the field"), what's a recommended way to
> tag? What I'm thinking is to put amenity=prison on the whole area and then
> barrier=wall or barrier=fence on the enclosure.

To me, prisons are not so different than schools or hospitals, in that
there is a land area for the facility and then buildings within.   So
your approach sounds right.
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