Arizona Revised Statute 36-601(A)1
Any condition or place in populous areas that constitutes a breeding
place for flies, rodents, mosquitoes and other insects that are capable of
carrying and transmitting disease-causing organisms to any person or persons
or any condition or place that constitutes a feral colony of honeybees that
is not currently maintained by a beekeeper and that poses a health or safety
hazard to the public.
This statute grants the Maricopa County Vector Control the authority to
destroy a wild bee hive/swarm should it pose a health hazard.
Contact Maricopa County Vector Control at 602-506-6616 regarding this