What is the process for requesting or directly modifying the land use/descriptions shown for a regional area or a specific county? Ex. OpenStreetMap describes land uses which are not correct for a particular county, such as farm areas being shown as industrial, residential areas as farms, farms as commercial areas etc.

asked 17 May '12, 21:18

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edited 17 May '12, 21:18


The best way would probably be to engage in modifying the area yourself. You can do that by clicking the "Edit"-tab at openstreetmap.org.

You can read up on the Beginner's Guide and if you're particular intrerested in landuse, I would recommend you to read the wiki on the subject.

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answered 17 May '12, 22:35

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If you don't feel like editing the map yourself, you can use the bug-reporting system at OpenStreetBugs to let others know of the problems.

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answered 18 May '12, 08:07

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