Pet birds aren’t “wild or ferocious” animals

March 24, 2016

  • 414 Zoning and Planning
  • 414V Construction, Operation, and Effect
  • 414V(C) Uses and Use Districts
  • 414V(C)1 In General
  • 414k1244 Animals;  stables and kennels

03-24-16.jpgVillage ordinance banning use of premises for keeping of “wild or ferocious” animals or fowls did not prohibit use of premises for operation of wholesale and retail pet bird aviary and pet bird import facility.

Novak’s Tropical Aviary, Inc. v. Brown, 403 N.Y.S.2d 538 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 1978)