Birds which are normally purchased through a pet store.
Non-Poisonous Snakes less then eight feet in length.
Rats which have been bred in captivity and which never have known the wild.
The city code states that unless the animal is listed in the exotic animal code, it is illegal to own the animal in this jurisdiction. If residents need further information concerning the ownership of exotic animals in the City of Falls Church, they may contact the Animal Control Officer. Please refer to City Code Part II, Chapter 4, Article 1, Sec. 4-3 for further information.