Chapter 13.6. Wild Or Domestic Animals In Traveling Circuses And Carnivals of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 20. >> Chapter 13.6.
(a) Any traveling circus or carnival that performs in this
state shall do both of the following:
(1) Notify each entity that provides animal control services for a
city, county, or city and county in which the traveling circus or
carnival intends to perform of its intent to perform within that
jurisdiction. Notice shall be given at least 14 days prior to the
first performance in that city, county, or city and county.
(2) Provide each entity that provides animal control services for
a city, county, or city and county in which the traveling circus or
carnival intends to perform with a schedule of its performances in
(b) For the purposes of this chapter, "traveling circus or
carnival" does not include any fair regulated under Chapter 4
(commencing with Section 19400) of Division 8 of the Business and
Professions Code, or any rodeo, horse, or school event.
(c) Any violation of subdivision (a) shall be punishable by a fine
of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) and not more than two
thousand dollars ($2,000) for a first violation, and not less than
one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) and not more than five
thousand dollars ($5,000) for any subsequent violation.