Chapter 6.04
DEFINITIONS

Sections:

6.04.010    Generally.

6.04.020    Aviary.

6.04.030    Cattery.

6.04.040    Dog kennel.

6.04.050    Pet shop.

6.04.060    Stray dogs.

6.04.010 Generally.

The words and phrases defined herein shall have the meanings set forth in this chapter. (Prior code § 4003)

6.04.020 Aviary.

“Aviary” means any lot, building, pen, structure, enclosure or premises where a total of six or more birds are kept. (Prior code § 4003.4)

6.04.030 Cattery.

“Cattery” means any lot, building, structure, enclosures or premises where six or more cats are kept. (Prior code § 4003.3)

6.04.040 Dog kennel.

“Dog kennel” means any lot, building, structure, enclosure or premises whereon or wherein four or more dogs, four months of age or older, are kept or maintained for any purpose whatsoever, provided, however, that if other animals or birds or fowl are bought, sold or bartered, the classification to apply shall be that of a pet shop; and provided further, that this definition of dog kennel shall not be construed as applying to a duly licensed veterinary hospital nor to the San Luis Obispo County Humane Society. (Prior code § 4003.1)

6.04.050 Pet shop.

“Pet shop” means any lot, building, structure, enclosure or premises whereon or wherein is carried on a business of buying and selling or bartering birds, animals or fowl; but this definition shall not be construed as applying to the buying or selling of livestock, nor to the business or activities of a duly licensed veterinary hospital, nor to the business or activities of the San Luis Obispo County Humane Society. (Prior code § 4003.2)

6.04.060 Stray dogs.

It is unlawful for any person owning, having interest in, harboring or having charge, care, control, custody or possession of any dog, licensed or unlicensed, to allow, cause or permit such dog to be in or on any public road, highway, street, alley, square, park, school ground or other public place, or in or upon any lot, premises, or property of another. Any dog found running at large in violation of the provisions of any law of the state or of the city shall be deemed a “stray dog,” and for all purposes shall be immediately seized and impounded. (Prior code § 4110)