|Subtag of landuse=residential used to denote urban from rural areas|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
|residential=urban||Urban residential landuse.|
|residential=rural||Rural, mostly undeveloped residential landuse.|
|residential=apartments||The outline of an apartment complex. Implies residential=urban.
Note: this tag is for an apartment complex consisting of apartment buildings, car parking, landscaping, etc, on one site. For a stand-alone apartment building, which may or may not form part of a larger apartment complex, use building=apartments.
Minor values / other usages
There is no strong consensus on which categories to use in this subtag. See the taginfo list of current values used.
Proposed approaches include:
- Proposed features/residential=gated - Residential community with strictly controlled entrances, enclosed by a perimeter of walls/fences/etc.