City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 11-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Keeping of wild animals: see § 3-509.5.
Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Code, Act of July 8, 1986, P.L. 442, as amended (34 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.).
No person, firm, association or corporation, or agent thereof, shall exhibit a carnivorous wild animal in a public setting unless the following safety precautions are met:
The animal is transported in and remains in a cage.
A barrier is erected no less than six feet away from the cage.
A qualified trainer is present at all times.
No person shall purchase, display, sell, or possess any wildlife in the City except as permitted by the Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Code.[1]
Editor's Note: See 34 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined $25, plus costs, if it is a first offense. Persons violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined $300, plus costs, for subsequent offenses.
Every separate act and every day of continued violation committed in violation of any other provision of this chapter shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense and shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, plus costs.