Method: projects.locations.taxonomies.create

Creates a taxonomy in a specified project.

The taxonomy is initially empty, that is, it doesn't contain policy tags.

HTTP request


Path parameters



Required. Resource name of the project that the taxonomy will belong to. It takes the form projects/{project}/locations/{location}.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource parent:

  • datacatalog.taxonomies.create

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Taxonomy.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Taxonomy.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.