[Tagging] Power Tower Landuse = ?

Jean-Marc Liotier jm at liotier.org
Fri Jun 30 08:25:48 UTC 2017

On Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:37:52 +0900
John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
> Which landuse is appropriate for power towers? 
> here is a picture of some of the towers I am talking about. In this
> case, most are in or adjacent to a substation.The giant red-white
> towers in the picture are common in my area, and run across our
> region. they use a large 25mx25m piece of land for their base. I am
> talking about these towers when they are by themselves, in farmland
> or residential areas. 
> The giant power towers have a mappable (usually fenced) landuse - the
> tower bases are usually near some kind of access road, and the land
> for towers is as large as a housing plot. Farmers do not farm under
> the base, even if there isn’t a fence, making it a separate landuse
> from whatever is around it. 
> Somewhat related, micromapped solar panel installations [..]

And mobile network base stations, typically the same sort of fenced
square with a mast or a lattice tower, and a small shelter for network
& power equipement.

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