Section 5-1 Definitions.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20549 on 02/01/2010, Section 5-1 read as follows.
The following words and terms, as used in this chapter, shall be deemed to have
Domesticated animals are those animals which have reproduced while in
captivity in the U.S.
for at least two hundred (200) generations (with the burden of such proof resting entirely on the
owner). A particular animal shall not be regarded as domesticated unless both parents are
Exotic animal includes the following:
(1) Any mammal not generally accustomed to live in or
near human populations.
(2) Any mammal not considered to be a member of the class
generally referred to as
(3) Poisonous reptiles and poisonous arthropods.
(4) All nonhuman primates.
(5) All animals listed on the endangered species list
as designated by the U.S. Department of
Interior in the Endangered Species Act of 1969.
(6) All animals protected from hunting and capture by
federal and state law.
(7) All predatory birds.
Livestock shall include cattle, horses, mules, goats, sheep, hogs
and chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, lamas, emu, ostriches, camels or any other domestic fowl
or fowl but shall not include chickens
Person shall include natural persons and business entities, their agents,
officers, and anyone
having an ownership interest therein.
Rabies Compendium shall mean the most current edition of a document by
published by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, which serves as the
standard for rabies vaccine, treatment and policy.
(Code 1964, § 5.031; Ord. No. 10427, § 1, 1-21-85; Ord. No. 11055, § 1, 5-19-86; Ord.
11910, § 1, 6-6-88; Ord. No. 15069, § 1, 12-2-96; Ord. No. 17381, § 1, 7-15-02)
Cross reference(s)--Rules of construction and definitions generally,