Home » Help Inactive Location / Place What does it mean when a location/place is inactive? When a location is deemed as 'inactive', the location is inaccessible to the public. Example A A place of business may be inactive as we were informed that the business is closed until further notice. Example B A location may have had an access road washed away or it is under construction or deemed as dangerous to the public. ‹ GPS Devices & Points of Interest up Printer-friendly version Login to post comments Email this page Updated on Fri, 10/07/2011 - 10:24am.