Interested in beekeeping?

You might be breaking the law.

No Buzz Cities


View NO BUZZ ZONES in a larger mapThis map relies on submissions from individuals living in the cities where beekeeping is allegedly illegal, and has not been independently verified. If you perceive an error, contact Kim Flottum at Kim@BeeCulture.com. Here’s the list, in alphabetical order by state and city:

Bull Shoals, Ark.
Antioch Calif.
Chico, Calif.*
Costa Mesa, Calif.
Eureka, Calif.
Garden Grove, Calif.
Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Hanford, Calif.
Lompac, Calif.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Los Gatos, Calif.
Orange, Calif.
Paso Robles, Calif.
San Diego County, Calif.*
San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Santa Monica, Calif.
Scotts Valley, Calif.
Vacaville, Calif.
Adams County, Colo.
Arvada, Colo.
Bloomfield, Colo.
Jefferson County, Colo.
Lone Tree, Colo.
Thornton, Colo.
Windsor Estates, Windsor, Colo.
Westminster, Colo.
Dover, Del.
Lake City, Ga.
Savannah, Ga.
Addison, Ill.
Forsyth, Ill.
Lombard, Ill.
Anderson, Ind.
Indianola, Iowa
Mount Hope, Ka.
Bossier City, La.
Lafayette, La.
Lewiston, Maine
South Portland, Maine**
Bel Air, Md.
Frederick, Md.
Chicopee, Mass.
New Bedford, Mass.
Bay City, Mich.
Caledonia, Mich.
Redford, Mich.
Eden Prairie, Minn.
Eagan, Minn.
Hutchinson City, Minn.
Luverne, Minn.
Red Wing, Minn.
Missoula, Mont.
Billings, Mont.
Helena, Mont.**
Chadron, Nebr.
Hastings, Neb.
Omaha, Neb.*
Concord, N.H.
Berlin, N.H.
Fair Haven, N.J.
Geneva, N.Y.
Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
Hempstead, N.Y.
N. Hempstead, N.Y.
Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Round Lake, N.Y.
Cape Carteret, N.C.
Cary, N.C.
Garner, N.C.
Raleigh, N.C.
North Dakota (most towns)
Akron, Ohio
Bellbrook, Ohio
Brook Park, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Bellbrook, Ohio
Hilliard, Ohio
Jenks, Ohio
Troy, Ohio
Worthington, Ohio
Broken Arrow, Okla.**
Hillsboro, Ore.
Bethlehem, Penn.
Elizabethtown, Penn.
Silversprings Township, Penn.*
Barrington, R.I.
East Providence, R.I.
Hartsville, S.C.
Fort Worth, Texas
Friendswood, Texas
Fredericksburg, Va.
Norfolk, Va.
Vienna, Va.
Princeton, W.Va.
Eau Claire, Wis.
Greendale, Wis.
Greenfield, Wis.
Kenosha, Wis.
Union Grove, Wis.

Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/blogs/bees/illegal-urban-beekeeping-0602#ixzz1BUtYEu1w

I know this is short and sweet (haha, honey reference) I’m deep in the throes of final edits for BOUNCE HOUSE. (and Karen Marie Moning’s 5th (final?) book of the DarkFever series came out yesterday…my priorities are conflicted.