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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = construction
Construction Site.JPG
An area being built on. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Group: Lifecycle
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal


An area of land being built on.

How to map

Map an outline of the land being built area and add landuse=construction.

Additional tags

  • construction=residential (the kind of construction, usually what the landuse-tag should be when the construction is complete)
  • name=*
  • operator=The Building Company Ltd
  • end_date=*

Tags on additional objects

  • building=construction to map single buildings which are under construction. Usually you would use landuse=construction to tag the whole construction area, which is generally bigger than the building outline(s), and create new, separate objects for the under-construction buildings with this tag.

See also

Common Tagging Mistake

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