Method: projects.locations.taxonomies.delete

Deletes a taxonomy. This method will also delete all policy tags in this taxonomy, their associated policies, and the policy tags references from BigQuery columns.

HTTP request


Path parameters



Required. Resource name of the taxonomy to be deleted. All policy tags in this taxonomy will also be deleted. It takes the form projects/{project}/locations/{location}/taxonomies/{taxonomies}.

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

  • datacatalog.taxonomies.delete

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body will be empty.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.