|access = private|
|The way is not to be used by the general public.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
The access=private tag is generally used in combination with the road network tags to indicate that the road is not to be used by the general public, and on other facilities. Access is only with permission on an individual basis.
Routing programs are able to detect this tag, and know to avoid these roads when routing.
The value indicates that access is allowed only for a closed group of users, such as employees of a company, members of an association or club, or individuals.
Examples for the access=private tag include:
- amenity=parking + access=private for private parking, such as company employees
- leisure=swimming_pool + access=private for a swimming pool in a private backyard.
- leisure=playground + access=private for a playground in a school or kindergarten.