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No Permits Issued Yet for Ohio Exotic Animal Owners in 2014

COLUMBUS ZOO EXOTIC RESCUE
File photo of one of three panthers rescued by the Columbus Zoo from Terry Thompson's farm near Zanesville.
11:16AM
December 31, 2013

Ohio officials have issued no permits to owners of dangerous wild animals, though they are required to have them to keep their creatures starting Wednesday.

Owners Of Exotic Animals Can Soon Get Ohio Permits

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In October, 2011 farm owner Terry Thompson released dozens of lions, tigers and other animals shortly before committing suicide. The incident pushed state lawmakers to tighten restrictions on owning exotic animals.
3:51PM
September
27, 2013

Keeping bears, tigers, jaguars or other exotic animals in Ohio will soon require a new state-issued permit.

State reports Record High Number of Concealed Carry Permits in 2009

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

It’s been legal in Ohio for six years now to carry concealed weapons….and new numbers — just released — show a record-high number of concealed carry PERMITS were issued last year.

Liquor permit holders file petition

12:00AM
June
4, 2007

Some groups that represent liquor permit holders in Ohio want to repeal the new statewide smoking ban.