Talk:Tag:place=neighbourhood

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Boundaries

putting this forth for information and discussion - and to keep me consistent

There was some discussion during the proposal period of using admin_level=* in conjunction with a boundary way used to map a subdivision with defined borders. As pointed out on the main page, subdivisions have a variety of statuses depending upon place. In my particular case, I am mapping in Delaware, United States and subdivisions are included in the county government GIS data, under the administrative care of the Department of Land Use (see http://www.nccde.org/parcel/search/ for search interface). In my case, I'm thinking that admin_level would not be apropos, but rather use of border_type=subdivision. I'm representing the subdivision itself as a relation:boundary:

For the relation:

border_type {subdivision}
name {Mayfield}
type {boundary}
wikipedia {en:Mayfield, Delaware}

For the boundary way itself:

boundary {administrative}
source {New Castle County eParcel Database}
source_ref {http://gismaps.nccde.org/NCCPortal/searchPage.jsf}
source:date _use the date on which the database was consulted_
(role = outer in relation)
(where a boundary is contiguous with a roadway, place either on road edge or shoulder; don't overlap with road way)

For the label node:

(various previously imported data)
name {Mayfield}
place {neighbourhood}
(role = label in relation)

--Ceyockey 15:47, 31 December 2012 (UTC)