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Township of Radnor, PA
Delaware County
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The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
ANIMALS
Dogs, cats and other mammals susceptible to rabies.
ANIMAL WARDEN
The Animal Warden of Radnor Township.
BOARD OF HEALTH
The Board of Health of Radnor Township.
DEPARTMENT
The Community Development Department of Radnor Township.
DIRECTOR
The Director of Community Development of the Township of Radnor.
FERAL CAT
A domesticated cat that has returned to the wild, or the offspring of such a cat.
HEALTH OFFICER
The Radnor Township Health Officer who is responsible to oversee compliance with all local ordinances pertaining to health, environmental and sanitation concerns, and to advise both the Township administration and residents about national and state requirements for these matters.
LICENSED
The animal is registered with Delaware County as having an owner, address, and rabies vaccination.
NASPHV
The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians.
OWNER
Includes any person having a right of property in any animal and any person who keeps or harbors an animal or has it in his/her care, or allows it to remain on or about any premises occupied by him/her.
POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Radnor Township Police Department.
STRAY ANIMALS
Any animal running at large unaccompanied by the owner or keeper with no visible means of identification.
TOWNSHIP
The Township of Radnor.
TRAP-NEUTER-RETURN (TNR)
A nonlethal approach to feral cat population control where feral cats are humanely trapped, sterilized and vaccinated, fitted with a collar with the NASPHV-recommended tag attached thereto or implanted with a microchip or other permanent marking or tag approved by the Board of Health, and then returned to the location where they were originally trapped.
VACCINATED
A previously unvaccinated animal which has now been vaccinated for at least 14 days and the duration of immunity has not expired; a previously vaccinated animal for which the duration of immunity has not expired.
VETERINARIAN
A person qualified and authorized to practice veterinary medicine, which is the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease and injury in animals.