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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = garages
Denotes areas occupied by multiple private garage buildings Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Rendering-area-landuse garages-mapnik.png
Group: landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal
For public car parking, use amenity=parking instead.

The tag landuse=garages is used to mark areas occupied by multiple private garage buildings. These areas are commonly found near the social housing or apartments they serve.

How to map

Draw a polygon around the area of garages and mark it with landuse=garages.

Tag the roads and alleys leading to the garages and between them with highway=service. Do not use service=parking_aisle, because that tag is used for access to surface parking bays within public parking areas. There is typically no need to connect each garage door up to the road network.

Draw the garage buildings in the usual way, and tag with

See also

Possible tagging mistakes

If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
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