[Tagging] Landuse for vacant lots

Wolfgang Zenker wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Mon Mar 13 00:51:51 UTC 2017

* Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com> [170312 23:51]:
> On 03/12/2017 04:42 PM, 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.

> Any of landuse=grass, natural=grassland, nautral=scrub, natural=wood
> depending on just how overgrown it is. Unless someone has a better idea?

As that land is apparently unused, how about NOT tagging any landuse
at all?


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