Disable Parcel Topology (Parcel)


Disables topology on a parcel fabric. System-defined parcel rules and topology rules and parcel fabric feature classes will be removed from the topology.

Disable the parcel fabric topology before operations such as adding parcel types, adding attribute fields, and batch calculating attribute fields.

Learn more about the parcel fabric topology.


  • On an enterprise geodatabase, the input parcel fabric must be from a database connection established as the database parcel fabric owner.

  • The connected ArcGIS Enterprise portal account must be the parcel fabric owner.

  • On an enterprise geodatabase, this tool must be executed when connected to the default version.

  • The parcel fabric topology must be disabled when performing certain actions such as adding parcel types or batch calculations of attribute fields.

    Learn more about when to enable and disable parcel topology for parcel fabric

  • To enable a parcel fabric, run the Enable Parcel Topology tool.

  • To determine whether a parcel topology is enabled on a parcel fabric, right-click the parcel fabric in the Catalog pane and click Properties to open the Parcel Fabric Properties dialog box. Expand Parcel Fabric to view the Topology Enabled property.


ParameterExplanationData Type

The parcel fabric for which the topology will be disabled. The input parcel fabric can be from a file geodatabase or an enterprise geodatabase.

Parcel Layer

Derived Output

NameExplanationData Type

The updated parcel fabric.

Parcel Fabric

Code sample

DisableParcelTopology example (Python window)

The following Python window script demonstrates how to use the DisableParcelTopology function in immediate mode.

import arcpy


This tool does not use any geoprocessing environments.

Licensing information

  • Basic: No
  • Standard: Yes
  • Advanced: Yes

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