Bee Policy

Harwich Town Council Bee Policy

Adopted by the Allotments Committee on 17th April 2013

  1. No bee hives on plots without the express written permission of Harwich Town Council.
  2. All applications to be in writing and will be considered on an individual basis and subject to individual conditions.
  3. Tenants must accept full responsibility in writing for the hive and either the tenant or the beekeeper must produce valid insurance and evidence they are suitably qualified to take care of a hive.
  4. The tenant/beekeeper is to remove the hive/s immediately if requested to do so by Harwich Town Council and, if circumstances dictate, without notice.