§ 15-5. Beekeeping equipment, honeybee hives and honeybees prohibited; penalties.  

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  • It shall be unlawful for any person to maintain beekeeping equipment, honeybee hives or honeybees within one hundred (100) feet of an occupied premises within the city.

    A code or law enforcement officer is authorized to issue a citation to a person when, based upon personal investigation, the officer has reasonable cause to believe that the person has committed a civil infraction in violation of this section. The person shall pay within thirty (30) days from the date a citation was issued a civil penalty of fifty dollars ($50.00) to the police department in full satisfaction of the violation. If the person chooses to contest the citation, he or she must contact the clerk of the county court within the thirty (30) days and request a court hearing.

(Ord. No. 2007-27, § 1, 8-7-07)