The law requires a permit for keeping of backyard bees, and establishes regulations for beekeeping.
Refers to protecting public health (§ 62.10).
"This title is enacted to protect the public health and safety and to promote the general welfare of the animals residing within the City of Minneapolis by preventing cruelty, abuse, and neglect." (§ 62.10).
"The permit shall specify any restrictions, limitations, conditions, or prohibitions required by MACC as necessary to safeguard public health and the general welfare." §63.100 (b). "MACC may grant a permit pursuant to this section only after the applicant has met any educational requirements as established and published by MACC and has provided evidence of notification to all immediately adjacent property owners in a format supplied by or approved by and to the satisfaction of MACC." §63.100 (c).
Denial, suspenssion or revokation of any permit. (§ 63.100 (b)).
Title 4 (Animal Care and Control); Chapter 63 (Licenses and Permits); 63.100 - Honeybees. History: Ord. No. 2016-009 , § 1, 2-12-16.