350 State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Sessions: 1 Year
Convenes: Jan (4th Mon)
Adjourns: 45 calendar days
During Session: 5 days except Sun
After Session: 20 days after adj
Pocket Veto: No
Utah Constitution Art VII Sec 8
At least 60 days after adj except with 2/3 vote of legislature
Utah Constitution Art VI Sec 25
Wildlife Registration Office
1594 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6301
Board: Wildlife Board
Meets: Six times a year
NEXT MEETING: Aug 30
Usually in packets for Board meetings.
Zoological animals (all species): Has separate classifications for collection, importation and possession. Captive bred bobcats, lynx, and marten are prohibited for collection but controlled for importation and possession and may be propagated with a certificate of registration but not kept as pets. Individuals may file a request to have a species reclassified. Exempts animals transported through the state within 72 hours not used for commercial ventures.
(Utah Admin Code R657-3)
Reptiles and amphibians have specific rules regarding certificates of registration. (Utah Admin Code R657-53).
Furbearers (native canines, felines, mustelids, rodents, and procyonids except cougars and coyotes), may be propagated, reared, kept, and sold from a private wildlife farm (Utah Statutes 23-13-1 to 23-13-5, 23-13-8, 23-13-11, 23-13-13, 23-13-14).
There are regulations regarding taking certain nongame mammals (Utah Admin Code R657-19).
Possessing, importing and propagating game birds require a certificate of registration, and sales require a bill of sale (Utah Admin Code R657-4).
Coyotes and raccoons are regulated by the Department of Agriculture and Foods, and a permit is required to possess one for research, rehabilitation, education, zoos, circuses or other purposes.
(Utah Admin Code Tit. R58-14)
(Utah Admin Code Tit. R58-1-11, R657-20; Utah Statutes 23-17-7, 23-19-34.5, 23-19-34.7)
Importation of any animals requires a certificate of veterinary inspection and an entry permit number, which can be obtained by calling the Animal Health number between 7am-6pm.
(Utah Admin Code R657-3; Utah Admin Code Tit. R58-1-2, R58-1-4 R58-1-13 to R58-1-15)