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 nodes
should not be used on ways
may be used on areas
should not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

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


Related terms: <townhall>