2017 ORS 602.045¹
Local ordinances
  • fees

A local government may:

(1) Adopt ordinances consistent with the best practices described in ORS 602.035 (Beekeeping within residential areas); and

(2) Charge a reasonable fee for registering hives in residential areas. The fee that a local government charges for registering hives in residential areas may not exceed the amount charged under State Department of Agriculture rules for the registration of colonies that are subject to fees under ORS 602.090 (Registration of bee colonies) (3). [2015 c.823 §3; 2017 c.52 §2]

Note: Section 4, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 4. A local government shall review existing ordinances and determine whether to adopt new ordinances relating to residential beekeeping within three years of the effective date of this 2015 Act [January 1, 2016]. [2015 c.823 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 602—Bees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors602.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.