Are bees allowed? No. Per http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=486
1. Livestock Allowed: No livestock, with the exception of permitted fowl, shall be allowed within the city of Knoxville, Iowa. (Ord. 13-09, 9-16-2013)
Additional Notes: Applications for Urban Livestock Permit required; chickens were added to city ordinance in 2014.
Title: Assistant City Manager
Phone: 641-828-0550 ext. 3