Wild Animals

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Raptors are allowed by licensed Falconers
with valid state and federal Falconry
permits.
CONTACT INFORMATION 

Brent Marshall, Housing and
Code Enforcement Officer

Phone: 651.490.4687 | E-mail Brent

All wild animals, except the following, are prohibited within the City of Shoreview.
•Wild animals brought into the City for entertainment, exhibition or show purposes by persons keeping wild animals for a public zoo as volunteers.
•Wild animals which are part of a permanent display sponsored by a bona fide research institution, veterinary hospital, public zoo or other institution.
•Non-poisonous snakes, birds kept indoors, hamsters, mice, rabbits, gerbils, rats, guinea pigs, chinchillas, or lizards and similar small animals capable of being kept in cages continuously.
•Monkeys trained as personal helpers and kept by handicapped persons.
•Raptors owned by licensed Falconers holding valid state and federal Falconry permits.

Wild Animal License Process

1.A license application must be completed and a certificate of insurance must be provided in the amount of $200,000 liability coverage on the Wild Animal.
2.An Animal Control officer will review the application, conduct an investigation and prepare a written recommendation for the City Council.
3.City Council will then make the final decision on issuing a license.


Wild Animal License Application