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Public-images-osm logo.svg maxheight:physical
Nederlands verkeersbord L1.svg
The maximum height in metres Edit or translate this description.
Group: Restrictions
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use


maxheight:physical expresses a physical height limit for using the way to which the tag is added. If no unit is included, the value is assumed to be in metres.


Signs used for physical maxheight




Finland road sign 822.svg


Nederlands verkeersbord L1.svg


This tag is new, and still not supported by rendering or routing software, and should therefore be used together with maxheight=*.

See also

  • maxheight=* to be used in conjunction with :legal and :physical, or where no the difference is of no significant interest. the widely used and established way to tag legal restrictions
  • maxheight:legal=* for legal limits the height of traffic using the way. (This is an almost unused proposal, if you use this consider putting maxheight=* as well)
  • height=*
  • maxwidth=*
  • access=* for legal access restrictions