§ 113.01  DEFINITIONS.
   The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
   BRAND, BRANDED or BRANDING.  Any method of placing designs, letters, scrolls, figures, symbols or any other marks upon or under the skin by the aid of heated instruments comprised of metal or other materials.
   CARVE, CARVED or CARVING.  Any method of placing designs, letters, scrolls, figures, symbols or any other marks upon or under the skin with the use of, but not limited to, knives, wires, scalpels or other materials used in surgical and anatomical operations and dissections.
   PIERCE, PIERCED or PIERCING.  Any method of perforating the skin for the purpose of attaching ornaments such as, but not limited to, earrings, metal rings or bars.
   TATTOO, TATTOOED and TATTOOING.  Any method of placing designs, letters, scrolls, figures, symbols or any other marks upon or under the skin with ink or any other substance resulting in the coloration of the skin by the aid of needles or any other instruments designed to touch or puncture the skin.
(Ord. 813, passed 1-7-02)