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A. Hives: All colonies shall be kept in inspectable type hives, with removable combs, which shall be kept in sound, usable and sanitary condition.
B. Setback And Fencing Of Flyways: Colonies shall not be located within any required front or side yards, or within ten feet (10') of the rear yard property line. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any colony is situated within twenty feet (20') of any property line, as measured from the nearest point on the hive to the property line, the beekeeper shall establish and maintain a flyway barrier, which may consist of a solid wall, fence, dense vegetation, or combination thereof, that completely encloses the apiary, or forms an effective barrier, so that the bees are forced to fly at an elevation of at least six feet (6') above ground level when crossing the property line to reach the hives. Any such flyway barrier shall be constructed in compliance with applicable village ordinances.
C. Water: Each beekeeper shall provide a convenient source of water to the bees at all times.
D. Colony Density: Lots having less than eighty thousand (80,000) square feet of lot area shall not have more than two (2) colonies. Lots having eighty thousand (80,000) square feet or more of lot area shall not have more than four (4) colonies. A nucleus colony shall be considered a colony when determining the number of colonies on a lot. (Ord. 13-12-43)