|Proposal status:||Draft (under way)|
|Definition:||A civil parish - administrative division below municipality level.|
place=civil_parish is proposed as a way to tag a central node for an administrative division below municipality level.
See also the more common tag boundary=administrative + admin_level=* and the relation type type=boundary used to define the borders of an administrative area.
For nodes it is common to tag a place=village, place=neighbourhood or place=hamlet as the admin_centre of the boundary relation.
Place a node at the main reunion site of the parish (like the square in front of the church or the festival/fair grounds), or the geographical center of the territory if the reunion site is not clear, and tag it place=civil_parish. Draw the boundary of the territory and create a Relation:boundary with the following tags: boundary=administrative, admin_level=9 (in most countries) and include the ways of the boundary as role= outer/ inner and the previous node as role= label. You can also include the node of the predominant hamlet as role= admin_centre.
See Parish (administrative division) on Wikipedia