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Parcel Fabric Dataset properties

Summary

The Describe function returns the following properties for parcel fabrics. Dataset Properties are also supported.

A parcel fabric dataset returns a dataType of "DEParcelDataset".

The Describe function also works against the parcel fabric layer.

A parcel fabric dataset is used to manage land records and parcel data networks.

Learn more about the parcel fabric

Properties

PropertyExplanationData Type
connectionsFeatureClass
(Read Only)

The Describe object of the Connections feature class that is associated with the parcel fabric.

Describe
parcelTypeNames
(Read Only)

Returns a list of parcel type names associated with the parcel fabric.

List
parcelTypes
(Read Only)

Returns a list of parcel type objects that are associated with the parcel fabric dataset. Each parcel type object is a list with four elements:

  • The name of the parcel type
  • The name of the parcel type polygon feature class
  • The name of the parcel type line feature class
  • True if the parcel type is a large, administrative parcel

List
pointsFeatureClass
(Read Only)

The Describe object of the Points feature class that is associated with the parcel fabric.

Describe
recordsFeatureClass
(Read Only)

The Describe object of the Records feature class that is associated with the parcel fabric.

Describe
release
(Read Only)

Returns the schema version of the parcel fabric system tables.

Schema versionArcGIS Pro version

1

2.4

Integer
topology
(Read Only)

The Describe object of the topology that is associated with the parcel fabric.

Describe
topologyEnabled
(Read Only)

Returns whether or not the parcel topology is enabled.

Boolean

Code sample

Parcel Fabric properties example (stand-alone script)

The following stand-alone script prints the parcel type names associated with the parcel fabric and accesses parcel type elements. It also prints the name of the topology associated with the parcel fabric.

import arcpy

# Create a Describe object from the parcel fabric dataset
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/Data/Parcels.gdb/County/ParcelFabric")

# Print parcel type names associated with the parcel fabric
for p in desc.parcelTypeNames:
    print ("Parcel type: " + p)

# Print parcel type lists
for p in desc.parcelTypes:
    print(p)

# Print the name for the Lots parcel type
for i in desc.parcelTypes:
    if i[0] == 'Lot':
        print(i[0])

# Print topology name associated with the parcel fabric
print("topology: " + desc.topology.name)