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ORDINANCE NO. NS-1216 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SANTA ANA AMENDING SECTIONS 5-1 <br />AND 5-58 AND ADDING SECTION 5-100 TO THE <br />SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING <br />TO THE KEEPING OF ANIMALS WITHIN THE CITY <br />OF SANTA ANA <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN <br />AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Sections 5-1 and 5-58 of the Santa <br />Ana Municipal Code are amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 5-1. Definitions. <br /> <br /> For the purpose of this chapter the following words and <br />phrases shall be construed to have the meanings herein set <br />forth, unless it is apparent from the text that a different <br />meaning is intended: <br /> <br />(a) <br /> <br />Animal: Includes any mammal poultry, bird, rep- <br />tile, fish, or any other living creature, but shall <br />not be construed to include human beings. <br /> <br />(b) <br /> <br />Anima'l control man: The employee of the city who <br />charged with the enforcement of the provisions of <br />this chapter and his regularly appointed deputies. <br /> <br />is <br /> <br />(c) Domesticated animal: Any dog, housecat (felis <br /> catus~, livestock, rabbit, or poultry. <br /> <br />(d) <br /> <br />(e) <br /> <br />(f) <br /> <br />(g) <br /> <br />(h) <br /> <br />(i) <br /> <br />(j) <br /> <br />Dog: Any male, female, or neuter dog over the age <br />of four months. <br /> <br />Dog license: The printed or written permission <br />issued by the city manager or his agent authorizing <br />the holder to keep a dog within the city. <br /> <br />Estray:Any livestock found running at large upon <br />any land within the city. <br /> <br />Kennel, commercial: Any lot, building, structure, <br />establishment, or premises where dogs are maintained, <br />cared for, or kept for the purpose of boarding, room- <br />ing, breeding, training, or other purposes and pur- <br />suits, exclusive of dental, medical, or surgical <br />care, or for quarantine purposes. <br /> <br />Livestock: Any swine, sheep, goat, horse, pony, ass, <br />mule, or bovine animal. <br /> <br />Owner: Any person having title to any animal, or a <br />person who has, harbors, or keeps, or who causes <br />or permits to be harbored or kept, an animal in his <br />care, or who permits an animal to remain on or about <br />his premises for a period of seven (7) consecutive <br />days. <br /> <br />Person: Any person, individual, firm, partnership, <br />corporation, company, society, or association, and <br />every officer, agent, or employee thereof. <br /> <br /> <br />