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Citizen Guide to Domestic Beekeeping Permits

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Things to know before submitting your permit application:


Am I allowed to keep bees?
If Cary allows me to have domestic bees, but my Homeowner’s Association (HOA) does not, whose rules do I follow?
Where can I keep the bees?
What special care requirements are there to have domestic bees?
How do I submit a permit application?
What documentation do I need to upload for a complete beekeeping permit application?
What is a plot plan?
How long does it take to get my permit once I have applied?
Is there a permit fee to have bees?
Will I be required to have my property inspected by the Town of Cary?