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For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ANIMAL. A dog or cat.
ANIMAL SHELTER. A facility designated or recognized by the city for the purpose of impounding and caring for animals.
AT LARGE. A dog or cat which is off the property of the owner and not under restraint.
CAT. Any domestic feline six (6) months of age or older.
DOG. Any domestic canine six (6) months of age or older.
LICENSING AUTHORITY. The City of Leitchfield.
OWNER. Every person having a right of property in the dog or cat and every person who keeps or harbors the dog or cat or has it in his care, or permits it to remain on or about premises owned or occupied by him.
RESTRAINT. This term means that the dog or cat is within the real property limits of its owner or secured by a leash or lead or is otherwise under the direct control of its owner.
(Ord. passed 5-15-89; Am. Ord. 2019-04, passed 2-18-19)