[Tagging] [How to tag a] Depot for sand, earth, and other bulk materials

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Tue May 18 11:03:57 UTC 2021

Example: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/51.95572/4.59787
Use Edit to see what I mean. It's not a temporary facility for a project,
nor a brownfield.

Peter Elderson

Op di 18 mei 2021 om 12:51 schreef Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com>:

> Many municipalities have a terrain designated for storage of sand, earth,
> clay, cleaned or to-be-cleaned soil, and other bulk materials for building
> and landscaping projects. Not for a particular project, but for all
> municipal projects involving bulk materials going in and going out.
> How to tag?
> They are called depots, and I guess landuse=depot could include bulk
> materials. It's not a big step from containers.
> I am unsure about a suitable value for depot=*.
> In Dutch, its is called a "grond-depot", that is "ground depot". Would
> depot=ground be a reasonable tag? Seems too easy to be true...
> Peter Elderson
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