CHAPTER 3. ANIMALS AND FOWL.*
Article IV. Domestic Animal Keeping.
Sec. 3-4-2. Definitions.
For the purposes of this article only, certain words and phrases used in
this article are defined as follows:
"Animal control officer" means the
chief of the animal control division of Yolo County or any person acting in
accordance with the instructions of the chief of animal control or any agent or
agency authorized to act by the Yolo County board of supervisors in the
enforcement of laws dealing with animals.
"Animal Enclosures." For purposes
of this chapter, enclosures include but are not limited to, pens, paddocks,
corrals, stalls, stables, barns, feeding/protective shelters or any other
facilities within which animals are permanently kept or which are intended
primarily for the keeping of animals.
"Health department" means the health
department of the county of Yolo.
"Health officer" means the health officer
of Yolo County or other person duly authorized by the health officer to act on
"Nuisance" shall be understood to mean anything which is
injurious to health, or an obstruction to the free use of property, so as to
interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property.
a person, who possesses, has title to or an interest in, keeps or has control,
custody or possession of an animal.
"Person" includes any person, firm,
association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation or
"Veterinarian" means a person licensed by the state of California
to practice veterinary medicine. (Ord. No. 1323, (part).)