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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
APIARY: A place where one or more bee colonies are kept.
BEE: Any stage of the common domestic honeybee, Apis mellifera species.
BEEKEEPER: A person who owns or has charge of one or more colonies of bees.
BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT: Anything used in the operation of an apiary, including, but not limited to, hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards and extractors.
COLONY (COLONIES): A hive and its equipment and appurtenances, including bees, comb, honey, pollen and brood.
HIVE: A structure intended for the housing of a bee colony.
HOBBY BEEKEEPING: The keeping of bees subject to the restrictions set forth in this chapter.
NUCLEUS COLONY: A small quantity of bees with a queen housed in a smaller than usual hive box designed for a particular purpose. (Ord. 13-12-43)