Proposed features/Fence attributes

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Fence attributes
Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: Tordanik
Applies to: Way
Definition: additional information for barrier=fence
Drafted on: 2010-02-03


Use height=* to tag the height of the fence - units other than metres should be explicit.

fence types

fence:type is a description of the construction type of the fence. Use fence:function to classify according the use-case (e.g. sheep-fence).

Key Value English description German description Picture
fence:type roundpole a wooden fence typical of Finland (riukuaita or pistoaita), Sweden (gärdesgård) and Norway (skigard); normally made from unbarked and unsplit youngish trees Fence from Smaland.JPG
fence:type split_rail a type of fence constructed out of timber logs, usually split lengthwise into "rails" Split rail fencing.jpg
fence:type trellis_work trellis-work fence Kreuzzaun, auch "Jägerzaun", "Scherenzaun". Siehe auch Wikipedia Jägerzaun.jpg
fence:type chain_link a type of woven fence Maschendraht Wallpaper group-p2-4.jpg
fence:type knotted_wire_netting knotted_wire_netting (leo calls it game or deer fence), often used as deer fence, found at motorways to prevent wild animals from entering the road Knotengeflecht auch als Wild- oder Wildschutzzaun bezeichnet. Siehe auch Wikipedia Wildzaun.jpg
fence:type bars Rundstahl Bonn UN Campus Fence.jpg
fence:type metal Metallzaun Ports of Auckland Fence Path.jpg
fence:type balustrade wikipedia:Balustrade Balustrade Bridgegate balustrade.jpg

fence materials

fence:material describes the material of the fence.

use fence:pole and fence:pole:material to describe the type and material of the pole:

Key Value English description German description Picture
fence:material barbed_wire fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand(s) Stacheldraht Barbed wire.jpg
fence:material barbed_tape Barbed tape or razor wire is a mesh of metal strips with sharp edges whose purpose is to prevent passage by humans. Widerhakensperrdraht, auch NATO-Draht, eine Stacheldrahtvariante, deren Aufgabe das Aufhalten von Personen und teilweise auch Fahrzeugen ist.

Natodraht 2 fcm.jpg

fence:material stainless_steel Edelstahl Bonn UN Campus Fence.jpg
fence:material wire Draht
fence:material chain_link Maschendraht Wallpaper group-p2-4.jpg
fence:material wood fence made from any variant of wood Holzzaun (hier Jägerzaun) Jägerzaun.jpg
fence:material (fence:pole) log Füllstäbe und Pfosten aus Rundholz Zaun Freilichtmuseum Salzburg 02.JPG
fence:pole concrete
fence:pole steel

fence functions

Key Value English description German description Picture
fence:function avalanche avalanche barrier Lawinenverbauung Lawinenverbauung.jpg

additional attributes

Key Value English description German description Picture
barrier:electric yes/(no) the fence uses electric shocks to deter animals or people from crossing a boundary Elektrozaun Elband.JPG
barrier:barbed_wire yes/(no) additional barbed wire is present. Use <material>=barbed_wire for fences made completely from barbed wire! zusätzlich angebrachter Stacheldraht. Bei reinen Stacheldrahtzäunen <material>=barbed_wire und entsprechenden Typ verwenden! 2008-08-01 No Tresspassing sign at RDU.jpg
barrier:barbed_tape yes/(no)/2/3/... additional barbed tape is present. Use numbers to describe the amount zusätzlich angebrachter NATO-Draht. Anzahl der Rollen als Zahlenwert möglich. ChartresOwlHeadSept08.jpg