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PostSubject: Virginia Herp Regulations/Restrictions   Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:55 pm

Virginia State Regulations:

4VAC15-20-50. Definitions; "wild animal," "native animal," "naturalized animal," "nonnative (exotic) animal" and "domestic animal."
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-20-50


4VAC15-30-10. Possession, importation, sale, etc., of wild animals.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-30-10

4VAC15-360-10. Taking aquatic invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, and nongame fish for private use.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-360-10

4VAC15-20-130. Endangered and threatened species; adoption of federal list; additional species enumerated.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-20-130

4VAC15-30-20. Permit required to import, liberate or possess predatory or undesirable animals or birds.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-30-20

4VAC15-360-50. Propagation and sale of certain amphibians and reptiles.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-360-50

4VAC15-30-40. Importation requirements, possession and sale of nonnative (exotic) animals.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+4VAC15-30-40

Educators and Virginia's Wildlife Laws
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/education/wildlife-laws-educators.pdf



County/City Restrictions:

Arlington County - No possession of venomous snakes.
Chesterfield County - No possession of venomous snakes.
Fairfax County (including the City of Alexandria) - No possession of venomous snakes.
Gloucester County - No possession of venomous or poisonous animals. - http://www.gloucesterva.info/AnimalControl/AnimalLaws/tabid/671/Default.aspx
Newport News - No possession of venomous snakes.
Norfolk - Poisonous (venomous) animals require a permit.
Middlesex County - No possession of venomous or poisonous animals, no harmless snakes over 6 ft and no "constrictor type snakes".
Portsmouth - No possession of venomous snakes.
Prince William County - No possession of venomous snakes.
Spotsylvania County (including the City of Fredericksburg) - No possession of venomous snakes.
Stafford County - No possession of venomous snakes.

* Please Note: Regulations are dynamic and can change often. This list does not include restrictions that my be imposed by homeowner associations and other governing bodies. Check with your local county or city government for local ordinances on the possession of reptiles and amphibians.

If you find any errors or have any suggestions, comments let me know.



Last edited by jw on Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:19 pm; edited 3 times in total (Reason for editing : Add info for Gloucester County, Middlesex Co., Norfolk)
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PostSubject: Re: Virginia Herp Regulations/Restrictions   Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:42 pm

Very good information, thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Virginia Herp Regulations/Restrictions   Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:10 pm

That is some good info that I can use at work or for myself. What is your job? You come up with a lot of usefully stuff. Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Virginia Herp Regulations/Restrictions   Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:24 pm

Info for Gloucester Co, Middlesex Co. & Norfolk added.
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PostSubject: Re: Virginia Herp Regulations/Restrictions   Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:27 pm

Thanks JW, at my least city is only permitted and not banned!
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