§ 12.121  EXCEPTIONS; PERMITS AND LICENSES.
   (a)   Temporary events. A traveling circus, or show which keeps for a temporary exhibition must obtain city approvals for allowing such animals within the city for a period not to exceed 30 days; provided the , traveling circus, or show has obtained a state permit or is exempt from such requirement pursuant to M.S. § 97A.401, as it may be amended from time to time. The city approval shall specify the conditions to protect the general public and to prevent or neglect to such animals. Temporary events shall meet all of the requirement of Division B of Chapter 14 of this code.
   (b)   Permanent exhibitions. A or other institution engaged in a permanent display of may be issued a conditional use permit by the city provided applicable zoning requirements are met and may be issued a license pursuant to Division B of Chapter 14 provided the applicable licensing requirements are met.
   (c)    . Any bona fide is exempt from this Division E and may hold such , provided protective devices adequate to prevent such animals from escaping or injuring the public are provided.
   (d)   Wildlife rehabilitators. keeping as part of a bona fide institutional program to return such animals to the wild are exempt from the requirements of this section, provided the location of the premises complies with all zoning requirements of Chapter 19 or 21 of this code.
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010)