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Locking Standard

Do Not Lock a place if the following is not true:

Places should be completed as fully as possible any time they are created or updated. At a minimum, editors should:

  • Verify correct spelling of the name, using the guidelines below
  • Complete the address, to help when choosing among search results in the app, and
  • Ensure the correct location of the Point or Stop Point, to guide drivers to the correct location. Note that this may not always be on the street side of the location.

Phone numbers and opening hours are also particularly helpful to Wazers. Complete them whenever possible, using an online search, if necessary. Photos should help Wazers recognize the destination when they arrive.

MINNESOTA PLACE LOCK LEVEL STANDARDS
PLACE TYPE LOCK LEVEL
Commercial Service – Primary Airports 5
Military Airports 5
Reliever Airports 4
General Aviation Airports 3
Other Public-Use Airports 3
Hospitals / Urgent Care / Police & Fire Dept 4
National & State Parks and Monuments 4
Major Shopping Centers 4
Gas Stations / Charging Stations 3
Schools / Universities / Colleges 3
Government Buildings / Consulates 3
City Parks 3
All Places that have complete information (to include, at a minimum, address/city, hours of operation, phone number) are to be locked at Level 3. This is to prevent loss of data due to automatic acceptance of Place Update submissions from Trusted Users, or Place Update Request approvals from other editors without careful examination.
If you do not have a high enough enough rank to lock the place as indicated, please lock it as high as you can, and notify a higher rank AM, SM, CM, or Champ to lock it higher.

Place Name Harmonization

These name spellings are standardized so that Wazers will receive consistent results when searching in the client. Please use them when you edit one of these chain or franchise businesses.

If you don't find the business you're looking for, please use this form to submit the missing information.


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