Prohibitions against keeping of wild or exotic animals
Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS chapters 496, 497 and 498 relating to wildlife, and ORS 609.305 (“Exotic animal” defined) to 609.355 (Issuance of permit upon lapse of federal license or registration) and 609.992 (Penalties for ORS 609.319) relating to exotic animals, a city or county may prohibit by ordinance the keeping of wildlife, as defined in ORS 496.004 (Definitions), and may prohibit by ordinance the keeping of exotic animals as defined in ORS 609.305 (“Exotic animal” defined). [1977 c.802 §3; 1985 c.437 §9]
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