Allowing non-administrators to add projects

We are starting the rollout of JIRA across multiple sites and are struggling a little to allow the creation of projects for each team. 

Ideally we would like to allow people to create projects in the category they are in and not have admin rights to the whole system. Is this possible?

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Nope, that is not possible at the moment.

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Nov 05, 2014

The only project level control you can give out is assigning users to project roles.

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So how are multiple projects normally structured. We are currently using Categories to separate development locations, and then projects under there. 

Is there a more logical way to structure our projects to allow a handful of people the ability to make new projects, as lots of them are quite short in their runtime.

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Daniel Wester Community Champion Nov 05, 2014

It is possible but not out of the box. There are a couple of addons that do it for you. Take a look at ours ( https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.wittified.jira.project-creator ) which we feel it does it best (we're biased. wink ) by balancing your knowledge of how to configure JIRA and the mundane task of creating the projects. 

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