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A colony established in accordance with this subchapter must be maintained in the following condition.
(A) All honey bee hives shall be registered with the State Department of Agriculture as required by 510 ILCS 20/2.
(B) Colonies shall be maintained in movable-frame or similar hives.
(C) Adequate techniques in handling bees, such as re-queening and providing adequate space in the hive, shall be maintained to prevent unprovoked stinging ten feet or more from the hive.
(D) No individual shall maintain more than two hives on a lot of 10,000 square feet or less at any time. Lots of 10,000 square feet or more shall not possess more than three hives at any time.
(E) Hives shall not be located within five feet of any property line, public street, sidewalk or alley.
(Ord. 2018-33, passed 7-10-2018)