Exotic Animal Permits

Please fill out all of the forms that are linked below to obtain your 2023 Exotic Animal Permit.

All completed forms can be submitted by emailing jwilson@gloucesterva.info or drop them off in our office.

Please Note:

Exotic animal means any live monkey (nonhuman primate), raccoon, skunk, wolf, wolf-canine hybrid, squirrel, fox, and other non- domesticated porcine, leopard, tiger, lion, panther, or any other similar warm-blooded animal, venomous reptile to include, but not limited to: coral snakes, rattlesnakes, cottonmouth snakes, vipers and cobras, sea snakes, gila monsters, mexican bearded lizards, or nonvenomous reptiles six (6) feet or longer in length which can normally be found in the wild; all constrictor-type snakes, poisonous arachnids to include, but not limited to: black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, scorpions, poisonous amphibians to include, but not limited to: poison arrow frogs or any member of the crocodilian family including, but not limited to: alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and gavials; or any other animal that would require a standard of care and control greater than that required for customary household pets sold by commercial pet shops or domestic farm animals. Ferrets and birds which are normally purchased through pet stores, nonpoisonous reptiles less than six (6) feet in length, domestic rabbits, domestic rodents which have been bred in captivity and have not been kept in the wild, shall be excluded from the definitions of wild and exotic animals.