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Unless the context requires otherwise, the following mean:

A. “Apiary” means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location.

B. “Beekeeper” means a person who owns or has charge of one or more colonies of bees.

C. “Colony” means an aggregate of bees consisting principally of workers, but having, when perfect, one queen and at times drones, brood, combs, and honey.

D. “Hive” means the receptacle inhabited by a colony that is manufactured for that purpose.

E. “Nucleus colony” means a small quantity of bees with a queen housed in a smaller than usual hive box designed for a particular purpose not including surplus honey storage or harvesting.

F. “Person” means a natural person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation, whether acting as an individual or as the clerk, servant, employee, or agent of another;

G. “Person in charge of property” means an agent, occupant, lessee, contract purchaser, or person, other than the owner, having possession or control of the property. In the case of property subject to foreclosure as a result of bankruptcy or default of the legal owner, the City may deem the “Person in Charge of Property” to be the person, other than the legal owner, who has a primary lien, security, or mortgage interest in possess or control of the property or who is the deed of trust beneficiary of the property.

H. “Public place” means a building, way, place, or accommodation, whether publicly or privately owned, open and available to the general public.

I. “Livestock” has the same meaning as set forth in ORS 164.055(2).

J. “Micro-livestock” means species of livestock that are small breeds of cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs, that are less than about half the size of the most common breeds.

K. “Wild animals” means animals that have not been domesticated or tamed and are usually living in a natural environment, including both game and nongame species, including exotic animals that are not native to the United States or were introduced from abroad. (Ord. 3116, amended, 2015; Ord. 3111, amended, 2015; Ord. 3084, amended, 08/20/2013)

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