As used in ORS
in OAR 603-011-0705 to 603-011-0725, unless the context requires
(1) "Exotic animal" has the
meaning given by ORS 609.305.
(2) "Facility" means the cage(s),
compound(s), room(s), building(s), or other premises specified in a Permit in
which the exotic animal(s) is/are to be confined or maintained.
(3) "Keep" does not include the temporary
holding of an exotic animal at an animal shelter operated by a city or county,
or the immediate transportation of an abandoned, neglected or abused exotic
animal to such a Facility.
"Permit" means a document issued by the Department which authorizes (subject to
other laws) the Permittee to keep one or more specified exotic animals in
captivity at a Facility for a stated period of time.
(5) "Permittee" means the person authorized
by a Permit to keep an identified species of exotic animal.
(6) "Species" means the class of an exotic
feline, non-human primate, exotic canine,or any exotic bear or any
(7) "Hybrid" means any
animal that is produced by crossing at least one exotic animal with any other
species of subspecies.
"Domestic animal" means domestic cat (Felis catus), domestic dog (Canis
familiaris) and does not include livestock as defined in ORS
Or. Admin. R.
AD 9-1986, f. & ef.
5-27-86; AD 18-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-8-97 thru 6-5-98; DOA 8-1998,
f. & cert. ef. 9-14-98; DOA 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-00; DOA
8-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-10
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & 609
Stats. Implemented: ORS