Exotic Animal Permits
HAVE AN EXOTIC PET?
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO GET AN EXOTIC ANIMAL PERMIT
Washoe County Code Chapter 55 definition:
"Exotic animal" includes any bear, canine, feline, hoofed animal, marsupial, primate, raptor and reptile.
"Canine" includes any member of the dog family not customarily domesticated by man.
"Feline" includes any member of the cat family not customarily domesticated by man.
"Hoofed animal" includes any ungulate animal not customarily domesticated by man.
"Marsupial" includes kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums and related animals.
"Primate" includes any mammal having more than four digits with nails on hands and feet, binocular vision, a large brainpan and other such characteristics. "Primate" does not include any homo sapien.
"Raptor" includes any bird of prey.
"Reptile" includes any venomous member of the family reptilia and any other member of that family which, when fully grown, is greater than five feet in length or weighs 10 or more pounds.