Chapter 6.13


6.13.010    Purpose.

6.13.020    Permitted use – Beekeeping – Apiaries.

6.13.030    Exception.

6.13.040    Violation – Penalty.

6.13.010 Purpose.

To regulate the keeping of bees to protect public safety, health and welfare. [Ord. 737 § 1, 1985].

6.13.020 Permitted use – Beekeeping – Apiaries.

Not more than two bee colonies or beehives, with no more than two supers or honey-collecting cells per colony, shall be permitted provided the following conditions are met:

A. A hive or colony shall maintain a minimum distance of 50 feet from any neighboring property; and

B. Such hives or colonies shall be the property of, or maintained by, the resident/owner of the property upon which the hives or colonies are located; and

C. Adequate water supply shall be provided on site at all times; and

D. All hives or colonies are to be registered with the Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner. [Ord. 737 § 1, 1985].

6.13.030 Exception.

Exceptions to LEMC 6.13.020 may be made by the granting of a conditional use permit. [Ord. 737 § 1, 1985].

6.13.040 Violation – Penalty.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by fine(s) established by a resolution of the City Council. [Ord. 737 § 1, 1985].