§ 90.110  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BEE DISEASES. Any infectious or contagious diseases of bees as specified by the Illinois Department of Agriculture, including but not limited to American foulbrood.
   BEE EQUIPMENT. Hives, supers, frames or any other devices customarily used in beekeeping.
   BEEKEEPING. The raising or producing of bees, beeswax, honey and byproducts and the transporting of bees, colonies or items of bee equipment.
   BEE PARASITES. Any parasite of bees specified by the State Department of Agriculture.
   COLONY. The entire honey bee family or social unit living together.
   HIVE. A frame hive, box hive, box, barrel, log gum, skep or any other receptacle or container, natural or artificial, or any part thereof, which is used or employed as a domicile for honey bees.
   HONEY BEES. Bees of any stage of the type customarily raised for honey domestically; such bees are known as apis mellifera species.
   NUISANCE. Bees, colonies or items of bee equipment where bee diseases, bee parasites or exotic strains of bees exist; or hives that cannot be readily inspected; or colonies that are not registered.
(Ord. 2018-33, passed 7-10-2018)