[Tagging] Addresses with PO Box, and other delivery type addresses.

Jan Michel jan at mueschelsoft.de
Fri Mar 20 10:38:50 UTC 2020

I don't think we need another tag here, but we have to define one common 
way to tag these.
There are several different keys already in use:

addr:postbox   (214)
addr:pobox     (185)
contact:pobox  (114)
contact:p.o.box (84)
addr:po_box     (16)
I'm personally in favor of contact:pobox - it's not an address, but a 
way of contact.
I'd disfavor any spelling of 'post box' in this context, because this 
term is already used in OSM to mark boxes letters are delivered to and 
might cause some confusion.

On 19.03.20 00:24, Warin wrote:
> Hi,
> While there are methods of entering street addresses there don't appear 
> to be any way to enter addresses that use Post Office Boxes and other 
> delivery types.
> There is a proposal to may the existence of PO Boxes but no way to enter the address data for those that use them.
> As well as PO Boxes there exits several types of delivery methods in Australia, below are listed all of the officially accepted types with their officially accepted abbreviations.

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