NYC Health Code Article 161 requires persons keeping non-aggressive honeybees (Apis mellifera) to file a notice with
the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene containing the beekeeper’s contact information and location of the hive.
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To fill out the form, you will need your block and lot information, which you can find here.
Note: The parcel number will look like this: #-###-##. The first digit represents the borough, the middle number is the block, and the last number is the lot.
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