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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = grass
Traffic Island, Coulby Newham - geograph.org.uk - 91699.jpg
A smaller area of grass, usually mown and managed. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Landuse grass.png
Group: Landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
See also
Status: de factoPage for proposal


A tag for a smaller areas of mown and managed grass for example in the middle of a roundabout, verges beside a road or in the middle of a dual-carriageway.

There are also many instances of landuse=grass used for any areas of grass - for example patches of grass between tracks in railway corridor within area tagged with landuse=railway, or lawns within residential areas. This usage is considered controversial by some mappers.

More specific tags

There are often more appropriate tags for areas of grass. These include:

Other similar tags:

As an add-on tag for other features: