Staff from the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will respond to questions or complaints regarding aggressive or excessive bee activity related to a specific apiary or set of beehives in San Luis Obispo County. The response will focus on ensuring that the requirements listed in the San Luis Obispo County Ordinance Title 5 Agriculture Chapter 5.04 BEES are met.
Our department is unable to remove wild bees, yellow jackets, or feral honeybee hives from walls, stumps, trees, or other like places. We are also unable to collect swarms of honeybees that may be at your property. If you suspect that you have a honeybee swarm on your property, please see the FAQ located below, under "What do I do if I see a swarm?
Contact the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures Office by phone or e-mail to file a complaint. For life threatening stinging incidents, please call 911.
Who can use this service?
Anyone can use this service.
Is there a charge for this service?
This service is provided free of charge.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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810 West Branch Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Tel: (805) 473-7090
Fax: (805) 473-7094
350 North Main Street Templeton, CA 93465
Tel: (805) 434-5950
Fax: (805) 434-5953
2156 Sierra Way San Luis Obispo , CA 93401
Tel: (805) 781-5910
Fax: (805) 781-1035