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For the purpose of this code, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ACTION. Includes all proceedings in any court of the state.
AND. May be read OR and OR may be read AND, if the sense requires it.
ANIMAL. Includes every warm-blooded living creature, except a human being.
AVIS. The automated vehicle information system established and maintained by the Transportation Cabinet to collect titling and registration information on vehicles and boats and information on holders of motor vehicle operator’s licenses and personal identification cards.
CITY,MUNICIPAL CORPORATION or MUNICIPALITY. When used in this code, the City of Ludlow, irrespective of its population or legal classification.
COMPANY. May extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company or association.
CORPORATION. May extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company or association.
COUNCIL. The city legislative body.
COUNTY. Kenton County, Kentucky.
CRUELTY. As applied to animals, includes every act or omission whereby unjustifiable physical pain, suffering or death is caused or permitted.
DIRECTORS. When applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees.
DOMESTIC. When applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of the state.
DOMESTIC ANIMAL. Any animal converted to domestic habitat.
EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY. The Mayor of the City of Ludlow.
FEDERAL. Refers to the United States.
FOREIGN. When applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state.
KEEPER or PROPRIETOR. Includes all persons, whether acting by themselves or as a servant, agent or employee.
KRS. Kentucky Revised Statutes.
LAND or REAL ESTATE. Includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest.
LEGISLATIVE BODY. The City Council.
LEGISLATIVE BODY MEMBER. A City Council member.
LIVESTOCK. Cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, alpacas, llamas, buffaloes, or any other animals of the bovine, ovine, porcine, caprine, equine, or camelid species.
MAY. The act referred to is permissive.
MONTH. Calendar month.
MUNICIPALITY. The City of Ludlow, Kentucky.
OATH. Includes AFFIRMATION in all cases in which an AFFIRMATION may be substituted for an OATH.
PARTNERSHIP. Includes both general and limited partnerships.
PEACE OFFICER. Includes sheriffs, constables, coroners, jailers, metropolitan and urban-county government correctional officers, marshals, police officers and other persons with similar authority to make arrests.
PERSON. May extend and be applied to bodies-politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, joint stock companies and limited liability companies.
PERSONAL PROPERTY. Includes all property, except real.
PREMISES. As applied to property, includes land and buildings.
PROPERTY. Includes real, personal, mixed estates and interests.
PUBLIC AUTHORITY. Includes boards of education; the municipal, county, state or federal government, its officers or an agency thereof; or any duly authorized public official.
PUBLIC PLACE. Includes any street, sidewalk, park, cemetery, school yard, body of water or watercourse, public conveyance or any other place for the sale of merchandise, public accommodation or amusement.
REAL PROPERTY. Includes lands, tenements and hereditaments.
REGULAR ELECTION. The election in even-numbered years at which members of Congress are elected and the election in odd-numbered years at which state officers are elected.
SHALL. The act referred to is mandatory.
SIDEWALK. That portion of the street between the curb line and the adjacent property line intended for the use of pedestrians.
STATE. The State of Kentucky.
STREET. Includes alleys, avenues, boulevards, lanes, roads, highways, viaducts and all other public thoroughfares within the city.
SUBCHAPTER. A division of a chapter, designated in this code by a heading in the chapter analysis and a capitalized heading in the body of the chapter, setting apart a group of sections related by the subject matter of the heading. Not all chapters have SUBCHAPTERS.
SWORN. Includes AFFIRMED in all cases in which an AFFIRMATION may be substituted for an OATH.
TENANT or OCCUPANT. As applied to premises, includes any person holding a written or oral lease or who actually occupies the whole or any part of the premises, alone or with others.
VACANCY IN OFFICE. Such as exists when there is an unexpired part of a term of office without a lawful incumbent therein, when the person elected or appointed to an office fails to qualify according to law or when there has been no election to fill the office at the time appointed by law; it applies whether the vacancy is occasioned by death, resignation, removal from the state, county, city, district or otherwise.
VIOLATE. Includes failure to comply with.
YEAR. Calendar year.