Approval to Keep Bee Hives - Tasmania

Service summary

You may keep bees on property greater than 400 metres squared. The amount of hives you may keep varies depending on the size of the property on which the bees will be kept. A person keeping bee hives must ensure:

  • The provision of a good and sufficient water supply on the land which is readily accessible by the bees on the land;
  • That each bee hive is located near a screen or other barrier so as to prevent the bees flying over a thoroughfare, public place or adjoining land;
  • That any bee hive is not within three metres of a property boundary.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Keep Bee Hives - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Health and Environmental Services By-Law 1 2008

Contact details

Hobart City Council


Phone:

03 6238 2711

Fax:

03 6234 7109
coh@hobartcity.com.au

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