[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Carport

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 20:25:24 UTC 2017

I see no difference from building=roof with amenity=parking... and I 
would think rendering would be the same.

On 05-Feb-17 06:40 AM, Yves wrote:
> I think here that no comment means not controversial, you should move 
> away the page from proposal to document an established tag and that's it.
> Yves
> Le 4 février 2017 18:56:29 GMT+01:00, Joachim <noreply at freedom-x.de> a 
> écrit :
>     This is the second RfC since the first one got no comments
>     (https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2016-September/030292.html).
>     The tag building=carport is used for one carport building. The carport
>     might provide more than one parking space. It is not necessary that
>     the carport is currently used for vehicle parking, the tag only
>     describes the building type.
>     A carport is distinctive enough from building=garage and building=roof
>     so that an own tag should be used. The plural (like building=garages)
>     is not defined since all wide carports I could find can be classified
>     as one structure. The key building=* is used since a carport is a type
>     of building=roof.
>     Add amenity=parking/motorcycle_parking/bicycle_parking +
>     building=carports to mark the parking facility. If there are multiple
>     carports at a parking site add the tags to an area surrounding them.
>     These tags are usually not necessary for private parking.
>     There are already 2 183 ways tagged with building=carport.
>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/carport_buildings
>     Regards Joachim
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