Ohio Revised Code requires for all active bee colonies to be registered. This helps our local bee population and helps prevent issues. The application fee is only $5.
Agricultural Research Service
Ohio Revised Code/Title 9 Agriculture-Animals-Fences
Whether this is your first year or 30th as a beekeeper, you must register your hives with the State of Ohio. There is a $5 fee for each apiary. This is a critically important part of keeping track of hives and bee health in our state.
Anyone proposing to keep farm animals or bees on a property in the City of Cleveland shall apply for a two-year license from the City of Cleveland through its Department of Public Health on a form provided by that office (See form attached). There is No Cost for the Application.
In order to be granted kosher certified status, a beekeeper or any food-maker must go through the process of inspection and certification by a recognized kosher certifier. OU Kosher is one of the most widely recognized certifier. The information you need to become kosher certifies is below.