Required by any beekeeper upon bringing any colony into the city and must be renewed each year.
TERM: One year from the data of issuance.
FEE: Per application. $25
RENEWABLE: Yes. Applicant to submit renewal application and documentation no more than 2 weeks prior to the anniversary date of the current beekeeping license.
CONTACT: Ellyn Golden, Environmental Health License Coordinator, (847) 866-2947 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION: Beekeeping License Application (printable)
APPLY ONLINE GO TO: BEEKEEPING LICENSE APPLICATION (preferred method)
Apiary Inspection Standards
NOTE: Registration of the colonies with the Illinois Department of Agriculture is required. An inspection by the Evanston Health Department is also required.
- Title 9 Chapter 4 Section 19 Beekeeping
City Code Title 9, Chapter 4, Sections 19 and 20, Beekeeping – Effective July 28, 2016
Amendment includes new application requirement: Intent to Keep Bees - Adjacent Property Owner Notification Form
State of Illinois Department of Agriculture