Delete projects in Project Server

Summary: When a project is no longer needed, you can delete it from Project Web App using the Delete Enterprise Objects option.
Applies to: Project Server 2016, Project Server 2013

Use the following procedure to delete a project from Project Web App.


The project is permanently deleted from Project Web App and it cannot be retrieved.

To delete a project

  1. On the Project Web App home page, on the Settings menu, click Project Web App Settings.

  2. On the Server Settings page, in the Queue and Database Administration section, click Delete Enterprise Objects.

  3. On the Delete Enterprise Objects page, select the Projects option.

  4. Select one of the following options:

    • Delete draft and published projects to display a list of both Draft and Published projects.

    • Delete only published projects to display a list of Published projects.

    • Delete archived projects to display a list of Archived projects.

  5. To delete the associated SharePoint site, select the Delete the connected SharePoint sites check box.


    If you do not delete the associated SharePoint site and you save and publish a new project with the same name as the deleted project, the SharePoint site publishing process will fail.

  6. Select the project that you want to delete.

  7. Click Delete.