[Tagging] Landuse for vacant lots

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 22:12:04 UTC 2017

On 12/03/17 21:42, Tristan Anderson wrote:
> What is the most appropriate landuse tag for vacant lots in urban 
> areas?  That is, land that was previously occupied by a house or other 
> building that has been demolished, no trace of the building remains, 
> and the land is currently overgrown or covered in untended grass.  In 
> the past I have used brownfield, but this is for land scheduled for 
> redevelopment, which is often not the case.

I'd use "brownfield", both in OSM and more generally, for land that 
isn't scheduled for redevelopment yet.



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