Tag:building=service

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Public-images-osm logo.svg building = service
Service building.png
Description
Service building usually is a small umanned building with certain machinery (like pumps or transformers). Edit or translate this description.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

The tag building=service represents building specially designed to contain constantly working machinery like pumps, transformers or measuring equipment. Usually such building is not supposed for people being inside while machinery works normally.

How to map

Map the building and add the tag building=service.

If the building is used as a substation then it should also get the following tags:

Other optional tags for substation:

  • operator=* (the name of the power company)
  • ref=*, name=* (any reference number or name the power company may use to refer to this substation)

Example

Tags Description Image
area building=service
power=substation
substation=minor_distribution

voltage=10000;400

A Russian minor distribution electrical substation. The voltage is just a guess. Service building.png


See also

  • power=substation Tagging of substation properties and substation components like transformers.