Howard County Regulations

ZRA-117 - Howard County Planning Board's Recommendations

Zoning Regulation Amendment (ZRA) to Allow Beekeeping in Howard County

The recommendations made by the Howard County Planning Board is attached.

Motion: to recommend denial of the petitioner's proposal as written and subsequent language modification.  To make recommendations which permit Apiary use under specific conditions.

Action: Recommended denial of petition as written and to make recommendations; Vote 4 to 0

Recommendation

ZRA-117 to amend the Supplementary Zoning Regulations Section of the Zoning Ordinance to allow apiaries to be located within 25 ft of a property line and at least 10 ft with a flight path (barrier) 6 ft high.

Regulations found in other municipalities tends to support these findings. (See support data)

Government Report (Inquiry Into Beekeeping In Urban Areas - August 2000)

ZRA-117 Zoning Change

Zoning Regulation Amendment (ZRA) to Allow Beekeeping in Howard County

ZRA-117 to amend the Supplementary Zoning Regulations Section of the Zoning Ordinance to allow apiaries to be located within 25 ft of a property line and at least 10 ft with a flight path (barrier) 6 ft high.

Regulations found in other municipalities tends to support these findings. (See support data)

Government Report (Inquiry Into Beekeeping In Urban Areas - August 2000)

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Howard County Beekeepers Association Inc.

(A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization)

Our purpose is to promote honey beekeeping in Howard County, Md by providing a forum in which current honey beekeepers may become more knowledgeable of best practices and the public can become more, and accurately, informed on the benefits of honey bees.