Setting permissions for deleting or transferring repositories

You can allow organization members with admin permissions to a repository to delete or transfer the repository, or limit the ability to delete or transfer repositories to organization owners only.

Owners can set permissions for deleting or transferring repositories in an organization.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations. Your organizations in the profile menu
  2. Click Settings next to the organization. The settings button
  3. In the left sidebar, click Member privileges. Member privileges option in org settings
  4. Under "Repository deletion and transfer", select or deselect Allow members to delete or transfer repositories for this organization. Checkbox to allow members to delete repositories
  5. Click Save.

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