Tag:amenity=townhall

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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = townhall
TownHall-Ljubljana.JPG
Description
A building where the administration of a village, town or city may be located, or it may just serve as a community meeting place.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: ApprovedPage for proposal

Use this for a village, town or city townhall, a building where the administration of a village, town or city may be located, or it may just serve as a community meeting place .

A townhall is not necessarily used (or having ever been used) for administrative function. The tag is also used for a "village hall", commonly in UK villages, and used for community events such as fundraising and Discos.

The same tag can be used for a "City hall", a building where the principal offices of a city administration are located. Another term is "Municipal hall", where the main offices of a municipal administration are Located.

How to Map

Add a node Node to the centre of the town hall or draw an area Area around the building outline. Tag the node or area with amenity=townhall.

Please also specify the type, townhall:type=village for a municipial office of a village or townhall:type=city for the town hall of a town.

Commonly you might also use the building=civic tag.

Similar tags

  • amenity=community_centre - a place mostly used for local events and festivities, and not used for administrative purposes

Common/Possible Tagging Mistakes

amenity=town_hall - If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag. Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!