Proposed features/apiary

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Apiary
Status: Proposed (under way)
Proposed by: tormi
Tagging: landuse=apiary
Applies to: Area Node
Definition: An Wikipedia-16px.png apiary is a place where Wikipedia-16px.png beehives of honey bees are kept.
Drafted on: 2012-07-04
RFC start: 2012-07-04

Motivation

An apiary in Harju County, Estonia

Having information about locations of Wikipedia-16px.png apiaries is important for several reasons, incl for the safety of humans (to avoid stinging) and also of bees (to avoid pesticide usage near apiaries).

There are millions of apiaries worldwide of which only a few are mapped at OSM. Seems like it's not clear enough for mappers, which tags should be used to describe an apiary (see "Tags currently in use").

For insect/bee hotels go to: Tag:man_made=insect_hotel

Proposed Tag

landuse=apiary

Key Value Element Comment
landuse apiary Area Node If an area is smaller than 5 m by 5 m, it would not be mapped as an area, but as a node.

Related keys

Key Value Comment
capacity=* number Number of beehives.
operator=* * Beekeeper's name.
seasonal=* yes Beehives are located seasonally (migratory beekeeping).
building=* yes Beehives are kept within the building.


Tags currently in use


man_made=beehive building=beehive landuse=beehive amenity=beehive


landuse=apiary man_made=apiary shop=apiary building=apiary


man_made=beehive + capacity=* man_made=beehive + seasonal=* man_made=beehive + operator=* landuse=apiary + building=*
5 nodes + 5 ways + 0 relations (2018-01-20 overpass-turbo.eu) 3 nodes + 0 ways + 0 relations (2018-01-20 overpass-turbo.eu) 7 nodes + 7 ways + 0 relations (2018-01-20 overpass-turbo.eu) 1 nodes + 9 ways + 0 relations (2018-01-20 overpass-turbo.eu)


man_made=beehive + building=* man_made=bee_shed man_made=bee_house building=beehouse
3 nodes + 81 ways + 0 relations (2018-01-20 overpass-turbo.eu)


craft=beekeeper shop=beekeeper shop=honey animal=bee


man_made=bee_mating_station museum=apis mellifera taxon=apis mellifera mellifera


beehive:type=* apiary=* beehive=* bees_nest=*