Article posted on February 4, 2021

Let the pollinating begin: Lakewood City Council approves beekeeping ordinance


LAKEWOOD, Ohio — There’s a buzz in Lakewood after City Council last week passed a beekeeping ordinance.

“It’s a long time in the making that took a lot of work, with input from the community, including actual beekeepers,” Ward 2 City Councilman Jason Shachner said.

“We even had the county apiary inspector give some comments and provide some good input. The president of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association gave input into this ordinance, so it was really a team effort. I’m glad we were able to see it pass the finish line here.”

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