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Pueblo Colorado City Bee Hive Laws

Pueblo Colorado City Bee Hive Laws 1

In Pueblo City, up to two beehives may be kept on a property as of May 19, 2016. No laws were found for Pueblo West, Pueblo County, etc. Per the Pueblo City Code of Ordinances:


(a) It is hereby declared to be a nuisance, and it shall be unlawful and a municipal offense for any person to keep, pasture or maintain in the City any wild animal…

SEC. 11-1-405. – NUISANCES.

(a) Definitions. As used in this Section:

(2) Wild or dangerous animal shall mean and include any and all species of: (i) poisonous reptiles; (ii) lizards belonging to the family Varanidae; (iii) crocodilians with a length greater than one (1) foot; (iv) all species of nonhuman mammals excepting the: (A) domestic cat (Felis catus); (B) Chinchilla (Chinchilla laniger); (C) domestic dog (Canus familiaris); (D) domestic ferret (Mustelaputoris furo); (E) Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguicularus); (F) guinea pig (Cavia porcellus); (G) hamster (Mesocricetus auratus); (H) domestic mouse (Mus domesticus); (I) domestic rabbit (Orycholagus cuniculus); (J) domestic rat (Rattus rattus albino strain); (K) squirrel monkey (Saimiri scuirous); (L) owl monkey (Aotus trivirgatus); (M) wooley monkey (Lagothrix lagothrica); (N) horse; (O) mule; (P) donkey; (Q) burro; (R) cow or bull; (S) sheep; (T) goat; (U) pig; (V) chicken; (W) goose; (X) duck; (Y) turkey; or (Z) honeybee, provided, however, that the number of honeybees does not exceed the number contained in two (2) beehives located on the same property. For purposes of subparagraph (Z), a beehive shall mean any container housing no more than one (1) colony of honeybees including one (1) queen bee.

Source: Pueblo County Government Codes and Ordinances

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