bees in a hive making honeycomb

The table below shows how many bee hives you can have on your property with approval from us.

Property Size

Number of bee hives allowed

0 to 600


601 to 1,000


1,001 to 2,000


2,001 to 3,000


More than 3,000


To apply for a Bee keeping approval, please download our application form (PDF 338 KB).

If you want to keep more than 15 hives, you may need a development approval. For more information please see Development in Logan.

General Requirements

As a responsible beekeeper, you must make sure that the bees do not cause:

  • damage to property
  • harm to human health or safety
  • nuisance
  • disruption to a neighbour’s enjoyment

For more information about Animal Keeping Local Laws, please visit Local Law No. 4 (Animal Management) 2002, or Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002.