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How do I tag a large field of mown grass, not marked out with any pitches, that is attached to a primary school for their use only? Currently I have it as landuse=grass.

asked 05 Feb '11, 09:23

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surface=grass/asphalt/sand/woodchip/artificial_turf ...

optionally, operator=School District name ...

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answered 28 Feb '11, 01:02

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Does anyone other than the Los Angeles Unified School District really consider a parking lot as a designated recreation ground?

(28 Feb '11, 01:11) Baloo Uriza

If, as you say, it's attached to the school then just extend the amenity=school polygon to cover the playing field too.

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answered 21 Feb '11, 18:52

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landuse=grass or maybe landuse=recreation_ground sounds about right to me. Either way I'd probably add access=private and possibly some tag (operator?) that relates it to the school if it isn't already within an amenity=school polygon.

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answered 05 Feb '11, 11:34

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Thanks for replying Ed. I'll leave it as landuse=grass and add the access=private tag as you suggest.

(05 Feb '11, 11:53) Molescott

So this is yet another problem with the landuse/landcover thingy.. I mean it's both recreation_ground and grass.

(05 Feb '11, 13:26) emj

Consider also leisure=park, access=private.

(06 Feb '11, 23:39) Ebenezer

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