Are bees allowed?  Yes. There are no restrictions. (No digital citation as there is no code regarding honey bees.) City staff encourages bee keepers in being a respectful neighbor, getting consent, using setbacks, supplying a water source, etc.

If a nuisance was called: There is no code on which to found a nuisance complaint. The contact for complaints and nuisances is Marie, Non-emergency Animal Control

Additional notes: For clarification on locations/zoning, make contact by email Building Official is hard of hearing:

City contracts with Lynch Dallas for Legal Services. Pat O’Connell 319-365-9101

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Mike Harmon

Department: Building and Neighborhood Services

Title: Building Official


Phone: 563-242-2144

County: Clinton