[OSM-talk] house numbers, new zealand style

colliar colliar4ever at aol.com
Fri Jul 8 16:24:21 BST 2011


Am 08.07.2011 04:59, schrieb Richard Weait:
> 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?

Have a look at:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/addr_keys_(2011-04)

Cheers colliar



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