Apiary Registration Details

Apiary Registration

General Info - Statewide Registration


Maryland Law requires everyone who keeps bees to register their colonies within 30 days of first obtaining a honey bee colony and then annually thereafter.


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    Approval time

  • $0.00

    Application cost

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  • Online Application
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Agency/Contact

Registration Issuer - Information

Who issues the registration?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

Plant Protection and Weed Management

Email: ppwm.mda@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 841-5920

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Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Agriculture the legal authority to issue this approval?

Title 15 Agriculture - 15.07.01.02