Beekeeping Laws

Austin City Code on Beekeeping or download pdf here: Austin City Code Beekeeping

TX STATE AGRICULTURE CODE – This is current as of 2014 on the TX State AG Code 131 for Beekeeping

Side-by-Side comparison of 2017 proposed changes to TX AG Code 131 – affects all beekeepers

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE – This is current as of 2014 on the TX Health and Safety Code

Exemption – This is the exemption for small honey producers to the Health and Safety Code, which passed in the 2015 legislative session

Texas Apiary Inspection Service – http://txbeeinspection.tamu.edu/

Travis County Tax Code for Appraisals – See Bees added on Page 77 – Travis County Tax Appraisal

TCAD Beekeeping Ag Policy_Rev 2015.2.5  – Info on Travis County AG Exemptions for Beekeeping (5-20 acres)