Forms, Information, and Useful Links

Apiary Registration Form

Tulare County Apiary Registration Form, including a summary of County Ordinances.

Bee Clearance Information

Online form to be used to submit requests for a Bee Clearance prior to applying pesticides toxic to bees on any site which has blooming plants (including weeds!).  Please complete all information. Include direction and distance from each Avenue and Road (as on your permit), then submit the completed form to the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner Pesticide Division.  We will check for registered apiaries Pinned within one mile of your planned application site and send the form back to you.  It is the applicator's / grower's responsibility to contact the beekeepers 48 hours prior to the proposed application time.  Please contact the Pesticide Division if you have any questions 559-684-3352

Bee Regulations - Summary of Tulare County Ordinances

Summary of Tulare County Bee Regulations and Department of Food and Ag Apiary Laws. 

Citrus Bloom Districts Map

Printable PDF map of the Citrus Bloom Districts. Tulare County is divided into 2 districts for the purposes of Citrus Bloom and Petal Fall.  District 1 is primarily the foothills area and south of Avenue 56.  District 2 is everything else.  The average declaration date for Citrus Bloom in District 1 is April 5.  District 2 is typically declared approximately 7 days after District 1.  The Citrus Bloom Period historically ranges from 10 -32 days long.  Declaration of Bloom/Petal Fall is highly weather dependent so the actual dates of declaration and the time between districts can vary.