[Talk-ca] [OSM-talk-ca] Tagging "private" roads

Andrew MacKinnon andrewpmk at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 05:14:30 BST 2008

> For the named type, I have been tagging them highway=residential (I
> have yet to find a road that should be any other designation) with
> private=yes. For the latter I either tag them service or residential
> with the private=yes tag. The challenge is that there is the
> access=private tag, which doesn't really fit, as it implies you need
> owner permission, which for these types of streets you don't really
> need.

I tag them access=permissive.

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