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Are bees allowed?  Yes, upon approval from Board of Adjustment. The City does not regulate honey bees. Call City Hall to learn approval process with contact information below.

If a nuisance was called: Staff would interpret complaints upon request.

Additional Notes: “Your mileage may vary.” Author strongly suggests calling city staff for assistance as it stated that beekeeping has not been considered deeply. When asked to interpret the lack of regulation as permissive or prohibitive, a borderline response was given. Staff was very hesitant to reply to research request and be part of BeeLaws.org. Administration appeared to lean toward bee keeping as an agricultural use of land.

Contact: John Lund

Department: Administration

Title: Zoning Official/City Administrator

Email: johnlund@cityofatlantic.com

Phone: 712-243-4810

County: Cass