§ 91.036  BEES.
   The keeping of bees within the residential districts of the city is declared to be a public nuisance unless:
   (A)   A person has not more than 2 colonies of domestic honey bees (Apis Mellifera) with queens purchased from licensed breeders/beekeepers, and an aggressive colony must be re-queened immediately;
   (B)   A person places said colonies in a stable, appropriate apiary, kept in sound and usable conditions, which included hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards and extractors;
   (C)   A person encloses the property where the colonies live in a fence not less than 4 feet high and the apiaries must be entirely within the property of the owner and not near an adjoining property line, with sufficient wind screening;
   (D)   A person maintains the colony in such a manner so as to not cause any unhealthy conditions, interfere with normal use and enjoyment of public property or the property of others;
   (E)   A sign must be posted on the property warning persons of the apiary's presence.
   (F)   Nothing in this section shall prohibit members of the Beekeepers Association from entering the city to remove hives or swarms.
(Prior Code, § 91.26)  (Ord. 7431, passed 11-25-1991; Am. Ord. 9376, passed 6-12-2017)  Penalty, see § 91.999