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When moderating Place Update Requests (PURs), please be aware that they are not added to the map until the Wazer hits Done. This means that a passenger of a car may take a great photo of a business, but be a block or two down the road before it is added. Zoom into the map where the Place was added and ensure they are where they are supposed to be.

Chain Name Harmonization

In an effort to keep common Places the same across the region, the South Atlantic wiki page now has a list to reference. The list includes Names, Alt Names, Categories, and Websites of Chain companies across the region. If you do not see a Chain listed and feel it should be added, please fill out this form to submit it for review.

Place Locking

Places can be locked once they have enough information so trusted users trying to change the information that has already been verified will need to have the changes approved. As a rule we lock Hospitals and Airports at 5 and everything else can be locked at 3, but only after it minimally has the following information:

  • Correct Category
  • Name - Formatted with Title Case (Use capital letters for the first letter in each word)
  • Area or Point with Destination Point in the correct location
  • Address - House number and correct street name

Please try to fill in all information available, but those items are the minimum.

Additional Information

Phone Numbers

Kentucky currently observes the following South Atlantic Region format for phone numbers:

(xxx) xxx-xxx

External Providers

WME now allows editors rank 4 and above the ability to add Google linked places to Places in Waze. Linking Google places to Places in Waze should minimize Waze routing errors due to poorly placed location markers in Google. When adding or editing Waze Places, please search and link any Google places that represent the same Place in Waze. Google may also have multiple or duplicate places that represent the same Place in Waze; please add any relevant Google place.


Website addresses should be simplified to the format:
Please remove http://, https://, and www. from website addresses; they are unnecessary in most instances.