Anyone who would like to keep honeybees in Cambridge—or is currently keeping honeybees—must apply for a beekeeping permit from the Cambridge Public Health Department. The permit application requirements include:
- Consent from property owner(s)
- Written description of the beehive’s construction
- Detailed site sketch
- Site inspection
- Public hearing
If you have questions or concerns regarding permitting, human health, safety, inspections, site conditions, sanitation, or maintenance, please contact the Cambridge Public Health Department at email@example.com or 617-665-3826.
Updated: August 26, 2022