[Tagging] maxstay=0

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Mon Jul 15 18:27:56 UTC 2019

On Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:33:46 +0200
joost schouppe <joost.schouppe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> The most common value for maxstay=* is 0. There is no guidance on the
> wiki on how to interpret this. However, the below is used to explain
> that you cannot use the parking on Sunday and public holidays.
> maxstay:conditional=0 @ (Su,PH)
> Looking at the data around me, I think maxstay=0 is used by mappers
> to say there is no signposted maxstay. So that would be synonymous
> with saying it is "default". Which we generally don't map. So I would
> just remove them in my area.

Looking at the instances in the US, apart from a cluster of parking
lots in Boston, every "maxstay=0" was added by a different user.
Additionally, there's no obvious consistency of meaning.  The best
thing to do is to define "maxstay=0" as a mapping error, with no


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