[Talk-GB] How to map new housing?

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Fri Mar 8 15:15:41 UTC 2019


Whilst being immensely useful, Planning Applications are usually heavily
annotated as Copyright,  both Crown Copyright and Developer Copyright- so
even if the developer gives you permission you're still lumbered with OS
encumbrance

Regards

Brian

On Fri, 8 Mar 2019 at 11:24, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> On 08/03/2019 10:35, Dave Abbott wrote:
> > I'm quite new to OSM, and am wondering how I might go about mapping new
> > housing plots in my area.
> >
> > In general, there is nothing on the imagery - I know I can walk the new
> > streets and map them with GPS - but how to go about mapping the new
> > buildings?
> >
> > Is there a guide I can look at?
>
> One source of information that I use is the planning application.
> Although it may also be necessary to ask the builders if you can use it
> directly. It's a useful background on josm ... when combined with a GPS
> walk around.
>
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