|highway = service|
|Generally for access to a building, service station, beach, campsite, industrial estate, business park, etc.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
Generally for access to a building, service station, beach, campsite, industrial estate, business park, etc. This is also commonly used for access to parking, driveways, and alleys.
Note: This is not a tag for frontage road, sometimes called a service road. That should be tagged depending on what function the frontage road serves.
How to map
To define a service way in more detail, see service=*.
|Service way for access to a fuel station|| amenity=fuel
also an area with
and a way with
|Subordinated service ways on a parking lot.||In an area with
often multiple ways with
The main ways on the parking lot, connecting multiple parking_aisle should be mapped with highway=service, only.
|A driveway is a service road leading to a residence, property or place of business|| highway=service
Even if there are a few parking spots on the property, it remains a driveway.
|An alley: A narrow road, alley or path between properties|| highway=service
- highway=services—not to be mixed up with! Use highway=services on a node or area to create a POI.