[talk-au] Adding residential properties?

Will Rouesnel w.rouesnel at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 09:26:18 UTC 2013


I suspected I was ignoring a really obvious tag. Guess I'll see how far 
my feet can take me for a while - thanks for the advice all.

On Sat 07 Dec 2013 20:15:55 EST, Ross Scanlon wrote:
> 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
>>
>
> Looks pretty good.
>
> I'd add
>
> addr:suburb=Balmoral or where ever
>
> I also always add:
>
> addr:state=NSW or where ever
>
>
> Cheers
> Ross
>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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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>>>>
>>>
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