Chapter 5 ANIMALS AND FOWL*
Section 5-10 Exotic animals restrictions.
No person shall sell, or offer for sale, within the limits of the city, any
exotic animal, as
defined in section 5-1 of this chapter.
(b) No person shall allow an exotic
animal to be in any public place. This subsection shall
not apply to:
(1) Animals owned by and properly
confined in a properly maintained and licensed
(2) Animals owned by a circus that
are properly confined or under the control of an animal
trainer or handler.
(3) Animals confined in a scientific
or educational institution, research laboratory or
(c) No person shall keep, harbor,
own or allow on the persons premises any exotic animal
unless the animal is not a dangerous exotic animal and is registered with and permitted by the
director. The registration shall contain the name and contact information of the person
registering the exotic animal. The director may place reasonable conditions on approval of an
exotic animal permit. The permit shall be in effect for one (1) year from the date it is issued.
director may deny or revoke a permit if the permit applicant or holder has violated any provision
of this chapter or any condition of an exotic animal permit. The applicant or permit holder is
entitled to a hearing under article VII to contest the denial or revocation.
(Code 1964, §§ 5.051, 5.052; Ord. No. 18576, § 1, 7-5-05
; Ord. No. 21015, § 1, 7-5-11
(Ord. 21015, Amended, 07/05/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 18576, Amended, 07/05/2005, Prior Text)