A. No person shall possess, breed, import, export, barter, buy, sell, or attempt to buy or sell any exotic animals or “potentially dangerous wild animals” as defined by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), including but not limited to RCW 16.30.010. Not all exotic animals are prohibited. Refer to RCW and WAC for prohibited exotic animals or “potentially dangerous wild animals” including but not limited to RCW Ch. 16.30.
B. All other species to be determined by the City.
C. Exotics must be housed in accordance to specie/breed specific living standards. The reference used for living standard will be the most recent edition of both Reptile Medicine and Surgery by Douglas R. Mader MS DVM for reptiles and Exotic Companion Medicine Handbook for Veterinarians by Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney for other species. (Ord. 1915, 1999; Ord. 2193, 2010)