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Honeybee Beekeeping Permits

City of Holland Michigan Official Website

The City of Holland now allows the keeping of honeybees within the city limits.  

Those wishing to keep honeybees must obtain the necessary permit and follow all restrictions set forth in the City Ordinance: http://ecode360.com/documents/HO3221/source/522187.pdf

Please read the City Ordinance for all detailed information on conditions.

Honeybee applications are available here (click here to download application) or see documents below) or go to the Community & Neighborhood Services Department at City Hall, 3rd Floor, 270 S. River Avenue, Holland.  

Permits are for 3 years and are $25.00.  For more information on fees see the application below.

For any questions about beekeeping in the City of Holland, please contact

Mark Vanderploeg (616-355-1494)
cns@cityofholland.com