[talk-au] Adding residential properties?

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Sat Dec 7 09:12:43 UTC 2013

On 07/12/13 17:34, Will Rouesnel wrote:
> Ok this is what I got from a brief walk around the neighborhood with
> OSMPad on my phone:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/2569340857#map=17/-33.82359/151.25009&layers=ND
> The addresses line up to the post-box / domestic entrances where
> possible - my motivation here is to get places I travel to give
> accurate GPS coordinates from things like OSMAnd.

I'm of the opinion that this is where the address node should be.

> The biggest problem at the moment seems to be the Bing imagery has a
> couple meter shift in this area, so things line up but the roads are
> offset a bit - I can't decide whether to recenter my points around the
> roads or not, since presumably if it's ever correct a big shift would
> then line everything up nicely.

Read this in regards to bing imagery being offset


You need to reference the bing imagery to the gps traces or roads marked 
as source= survey or nearmap or agri.


> On Sat 07 Dec 2013 15:29:54 EST, Ross Scanlon wrote:
>>> But where should the node go? Referring to here
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_feature/associatedAddress
>>> it seems like the address node should be inside an area assocated
>>> with
>>> the object it assigns an address to, but in the case of parcels of
>>> land/buildings this wouldn't be the case
>> At the entrance to the property where known.  This would be just
>> inside the boundary so matches what is above and the above is only a
>> proposed feature.
>> Try adding some addresses then link to them to show what you've done.
>> Mind you there'll still be six different responses.
>> Cheers
>> Ross
>> On 07/12/13 13:32, Will Rouesnel wrote:
>>> I'm still a little confused about the separate node model (which seems
>>> to make more sense to me, in so far as it resolves better for dealing
>>> with some large areas like farms).
>>> i.e. my house's address node should logically be at the entrance where
>>> you can enter it, but that's outside a building and if I don't map land
>>> parcels is outside an area).
>>> I'm thinking just don't worry about it I guess - i.e. presumably at some
>>> point someone will get all the zoning from the local council and somehow
>>> upload that, at which point the address assignments would make sense
>>> provided I stuck address points at all the entrances?
>>> On 05/12/13 21:07, Ross Scanlon wrote:
>>>> I'd suggest you read these wiki pages:
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Addresses
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Address
>>>> My personal opinion is that the address should be on a separate node
>>>> at the entrance to the property. This is preferred for disability
>>>> access programs.
>>>> It also takes into consideration that the address is unlikely to
>>>> change but the building or landuse may.
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Ross
>>>> On 05/12/13 19:34, Will Rouesnel wrote:
>>>>> A simple example starting with my own house - how should residential
>>>>> buildings be tagged?
>>>>> The block they sit on is more of a land use concern, but the specific
>>>>> buildings don't occupy the entire block - and seem like they should be
>>>>> tagged "house".
>>>>> Is this a correct way to go about things? The goal here would be to
>>>>> get
>>>>> my local area updated with street numbers so generated addresses can
>>>>> provide navigation to specific locations.
>>>>> Would it be correct to trace the outline of the blocks, and label them
>>>>> with the address and tag the land as "residential" use? Would this be
>>>>> likely to accomplish the overall goal (provide street numbers for my
>>>>> area)?
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