Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17381 on 07/15/2002, Section 5-1 read as follows.


    The following words and terms, as used in this chapter, shall be deemed to have the following meanings:

     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 domesticated animals.

     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 domesticated animals.

    (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, rabbits and chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys , lamas, emu, ostriches, camels  or any other domestic fowl or domestic beast.

     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 that name 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. No. 11910, § 1, 6-6-88; Ord. No. 15069, § 1, 12-2-96)
     Cross reference(s)--Rules of construction and definitions generally, § 1-2.