[OSM-talk] house numbers, new zealand style

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Jul 8 03:59:13 BST 2011

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com> wrote:
> i'm currently adding house numbers to some properties in my locality
> (and using this to prepare for an import).
> the problem is this: some blocks of houses have both a street address
> and a unit number. so we might have the situation of 12/8 mount eden
> road, auckland
> which means:
> property number 12
> unit 8
> mount eden road
> this will be attached to unit 1, unit 2, unit, ..., 7, unit 9, etc.
> i checked out the numbering schemes on the wiki and can't see anything
> which covers this. any suggestions?
> my idea was to label the building as number 12, mount eden road
> and then add points in the centre of each unit, with their full
> address, i.e. including the unit number. what do you think?

Perhaps on a building entrance node, on the building outline, rather
than in the center?

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