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City Attorney

Roger Baker
Tooele City Attorney

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2120
Fax: 435.843.2129

Title 6. Chapter 10. Wild Animals

6-10-1. Wild animals.

It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, barter, give away, keep, own, purchase, or otherwise harbor any wild animal as defined in Section 6-2-1, except that the animal shelter, zoological park, veterinary hospital, humane society shelter, public laboratory, circus, sideshow, amusement show, or facility for education or scientific purposes may keep such an animal if protective devices adequate to prevent such animal from escaping or injuring the public are provided.

(Ord. 2017-07, 03-15-2017) (Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003) (Ord. 1988-17, 08-03-1988)

6-10-2. Protected species.

It is unlawful for any person to keep an animal of a species prohibited or protected by Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations or by any regulation or law of the State of Utah.

(Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003) (Ord. 1981-14, 05-25-1981)

6-10-3. Penalties.

Any person who violates any provision of this Chapter is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.

(Ord. 2017-07, 03-15-2017) (Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003)


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Please Note:  Every attempt has been made to keep this online Tooele City Code up-to-date; however, there may be discrepancies between this online code and that which is actually adopted.  If you have questions about the Tooele City Code or for the most recent update, please call (435) 843-2120 or email


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