Council places restrictions on keeping of bees in places where they may be a nuisance or danger to persons, and for the comfort and safety of the inhabitants of the area.
Bee Keeping Information
Bees should not be kept in those parts of the area which are within 50 metres of:
- Any building in the occupation of another person
- Any street, road or public place
- On any street, road or public place under the control of the Council.
Bees should not be kept in any part or parts of the area where the keeping of bees is or may be a nuisance or danger to persons therein.
Appropriate communications should be given to adjoining neighbours by the person(s) intending to keep bees outlining their intentions. This information should include location, number of hives, and the management and maintenance program to be put in place.