Remove Parcel Type (Parcel)


Removes a parcel type from a parcel fabric.


  • The parcel polygon and parcel line feature classes are no longer controlled by the parcel fabric and are removed from the geodatabase topology. The parcel polygon and parcel line feature classes can be deleted.

  • 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.

  • The parcel fabric topology must be disabled.

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


RemoveParcelType(in_parcel_fabric, name)
ParameterExplanationData Type

The parcel fabric from which the parcel type will be removed. The parcel fabric can be from a file geodatabase or an enterprise geodatabase.

Parcel Layer

The name of the parcel type.


Derived Output

NameExplanationData Type

The updated parcel fabric.

Parcel Fabric

The updated parcel type polygon feature class.

Feature Class

The updated parcel type line feature class.

Feature Class

Code sample

RemoveParcelType example (Python window)

The following Python window script demonstrates how to remove a parcel type from a parcel fabric in immediate mode.

import arcpy
arcpy.parcel.RemoveParcelType("c:/Data/County.gdb/Parcels/CountyFabric", "Ownership")


This tool does not use any geoprocessing environments.

Licensing information

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

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