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State Specific Permit & Show Information

North Carolina

Information Potential and current vendors, please review these pages to become familiar with Repticon’s rules and show schedule, and also to review State and local laws and requirements. You may also register for tables using our online form or contact the appropriate vendor coordinator.


North Carolina Rules & Information

These Rules & Information are provided as a convenience to Repticon vendors and exhibitors, and may not be comprehensive for every animal. Each vendor is responsible for researching and complying with all current laws regarding their animals.

North Carolina State, Cabarrus County and the City of Concord Requirements

North Carolina Animal Restrictions

– No Venomous
– No Crocodilia
– No Tortoises or Turtles
– No Eastern or Southern Hognose Snakes
– No Outbanks Kingsnakes
– No Northern Pinesnakes
– No Dangerous Exotic Mammals (Carnivores)

*Please Note this list is for quick reference. For a full list of all North Carolina Protected Animal Species which are illegal to sell, please review the document HERE.

– Also Note a new North Carolina State Law regarding reptiles has just gone into effect for 2010 which we encourage you to view HERE.

– All native non venomous species coming from out of state must have a importation permit from NC State Wildlife Resources Department. 919-707-0050 and fax 919-707-0067

– All mammals coming from out of State must have a health certificate issued no more than 10 days prior to the Show. Please bring proof of USDA certification.

City of Asheville:

Sergeant R. J. Robinson
Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office
Animal Services

Animal Restrictions:

-Venomous snakes/reptiles/amphibians, large constrictor snakes (as defined in NCGS 14-417.1(a)), alligators and crocodiles are not to be sold within Buncombe County.

-Any venomous specimens are to be securely contained with labeling on their container which specifies any type of anti-venom that would be needed if there were to be a bite or exposure, as well as where the nearest facility is located that can provide that anti-venom.

-The public is not to be allowed to come into contact with any venomous specimens.

-Large constrictor snakes (over 6 feet in length), alligators, and crocodiles are to be securely contained when not being handled or supervised by a qualified handler.




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