ORS 602.035¹
Beekeeping within residential areas

(1) The Oregon State University Extension Service, in consultation with the State Department of Agriculture and beekeeping organizations, shall establish by written policy best practices for beekeeping within residential areas.

(2) The policy set forth under subsection (1) of this section shall include recommendations to address:

(a) The application of local nuisance ordinances to manage conflicts that arise from beekeeping within residential areas;

(b) Methods for mitigating conflicts that arise from beekeeping within residential areas; and

(c) Local government oversight of beekeeping activities within residential areas.

(3) The Oregon State University Extension Service shall collaborate with the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties to:

(a) Disseminate the best practices described in subsection (1) of this section to local governments; and

(b) Make information about the activity of beekeeping in residential areas available to the governing bodies of local governments and the general public. [2015 c.823 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 602—Bees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors602.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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