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Section 3. Section 5-1 (Definitions) of the SAMC is hereby amended to read <br />as follows: <br />Sec. 5-1. — Definitions <br />Unless the particular provisions or the context otherwise requires the definitions and <br />provisions contained in this section shall govern the construction meaning and <br />application of words and phrases used in this chapter. <br />(a) Animal includes, but not limited to, birds, cats, dogs, fishes, fowl, rabbits, reptiles <br />and nonhuman mammals. <br />(b) Apiary means the place where bees are kept and maintained, usually in a collection <br />of hives or colonies. <br />(c) Bee means any stage of the common domestic honey bee, Apis Mellifera. <br />(d) Bird includes, but is not limited to, budgies, canaries, cardinals, cockatiels, <br />cockatoos, doves, finches, lories, lorikeets, lovebirds, macaws, parakeets, parrots, <br />pigeons, sparrows, toucans and weavers. <br />(e) Commercial kennels means any lot, building, structure, or premises where more <br />than three (3) dogs over the age of four (4) months are kept or maintained for any <br />purpose, including but not limited to boarding, training, or breeding, exclusive of <br />dental, medical, or surgical care, or for quarantine purposes. <br />(f) Domesticated animal means any dog, housecat (felis catus), livestock, rabbit, poultry <br />or bird. <br />(g) Dog includes any male, female, or neuter domesticated member of the species canis <br />familiaris, but excludes other members of the family canidae. <br />(h) Estray means any animal found running at large upon any land within the city. <br />(i) Fowl means any larger domestic bird generally used for food and includes, but is not <br />limited to, the chicken, duck, goose and turkey. <br />(j) Hive means a structure for the housing of a bee colony. <br />(k) Livestock means animals kept for use on a farm and includes, but is not limited to, <br />any swine, sheep, goat, horse, cattle, equine or bovine animal. <br />(1) Owner means any person having title to any animal, or a person who has, harbors, <br />or keeps, or who causes or permits to be harbored or kept, an animal in his care, or <br />Ordinance No. NS -2932 <br />Page 2 of 6 <br />