Estherville

Are bees allowed?  Yes, in A Agricultural District and with Special Use Permit in HI Heavy Industrial District. Excerpts below. Code also located at URL below. See Additional Notes.

ARTICLE 5/AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT (A) *Section 2. PRINCIPAL USES PERMITTED. Only the following uses and structures shall be permitted in the (A) District: 2.1 Agriculture including the raising of crops, horticultural uses, animal husbandry, poultry husbandry, but excluding commercial auction yards and barns and commercial feedlots;

ARTICLE 12/HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (HI)

Section 4. SPECIAL EXCEPTION USES AND STRUCTURES. The following uses and structures may be permitted in the (H-I) District subject to provisions of Articles 17 and 21 of this ordinance and with the approval of the Board of Adjustment: 4.1 Agricultural farming and the usual agricultural and farming buildings and structures, including the residences of the owners or their tenants;

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If a nuisance was called: A neighbor could call a Zoning violation if applicable. If the nuisance definition was met, a neighbor could have a valid complaint. For bee keepers with a special use permit, neighbor would have input before permit was approved.

Additional notes: TITLE VI – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT CHAPTER 5 – ZONING CODE

Article 4 Districts Section 5. ANNEXED TERRITORY. All territory which may hereafter be annexed to the city shall be in the Agricultural District.

Contact: Barb Mack

Department: Community Development

Title: Community Development Director

Email: estherville-admin@cityofestherville.org

Phone: 712-362-7771

County: Emmett