§ 9-462 Definitions; general provisions concerning evidence
§ 9-462.01 Zoning regulations; public hearing; definitions
§ 9-462.02 Nonconformance to regulations; outdoor advertising change; enforcement
§ 9-462.03 Amendment procedure
§ 9-462.04 Public hearing required; definition
§ 9-462.05 Enforcement
§ 9-462.06 Board of adjustment
§ 9-462.07 Extraterritorial jurisdiction
§ 9-462.08 Hearing officer

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 9 > Chapter 4 > Article 6.1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means any person who, for compensation, enrolls or attempts to enroll residents of this state in a professional driver training school through personal or telephone contact, advertisement, mail or any other type of publication. See Arizona Laws 32-2351
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Animal: means any animal other than human. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: means the Arizona state veterinary medical examining board. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Board of adjustment: means the official body designated by local ordinance to hear and decide applications for variances from the terms of the zoning ordinance and appeals from the decision of the zoning administrator. See Arizona Laws 9-462
  • Certified veterinary technician: means either:

    (a) A graduate of a minimum two-year American veterinary medical association accredited program in veterinary technology who has passed a national and a state veterinary technician examination. See Arizona Laws 32-2201

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled substance: means any substance that is registered and controlled under the federal controlled substances act (P. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cremation: means the heating process that reduces animal remains to bone fragments by combustion and evaporation. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Crematory: means a building or portion of a building that is licensed pursuant to article 8 of this chapter and that houses a retort in which only animal remains are cremated. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Direct supervision: means that a licensed veterinarian is physically present at the location where animal health care is being performed. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Director: means the director of the department of transportation. See Arizona Laws 32-2351
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gross incompetence: means any professional misconduct or unreasonable lack of professional skill in the performance of professional practice. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Gross negligence: means treatment of a patient or practice of veterinary medicine resulting in injury, unnecessary suffering or death that was caused by carelessness, negligence or the disregard of established principles or practices. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Instructor: means any person, whether acting for himself as an operator of a professional driver training school or for any such school for compensation, who teaches, conducts classes of, gives demonstrations to, or supervises the practice of persons learning to operate or drive motor vehicles or preparing to take an examination for a driver license or instruction permit, and any person who supervises the work of any other instructor. See Arizona Laws 32-2351
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a veterinarian that, while there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action, the board believes the veterinarian should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the board may result in action against the veterinarian's license. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person who is currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Licensed veterinary faculty member: means a person who is currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine as an employee of a veterinary college in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Malpractice: means treatment in a manner contrary to accepted practices and with injurious results. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Medical incompetence: means lacking sufficient medical knowledge or skills, or both, to a degree likely to endanger the health of patients or lacking equipment, supplies or medication to properly perform a procedure. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-462
  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequence of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Planning agency: means the official body designated by local ordinance to carry out the purposes of this article and may be a planning department, a planning commission, a hearing officer, the legislative body itself or any combination thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-462
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Regularly: means that veterinary services are offered to the public once a month or more frequently. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Responsible veterinarian: means the veterinarian who is responsible to the board for compliance by licensed veterinary premises with the laws and rules of this state and of the federal government pertaining to the practice of veterinary medicine and responsible for the establishment of policy at such premises. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • school: means a business enterprise conducted by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation that educates and trains persons, either practically or theoretically, or both, to operate or drive commercial motor vehicles, that prepares applicants for an examination given by the state for a commercial driver license or instruction permit and that charges a consideration or tuition for these services. See Arizona Laws 32-2351
  • Specialist: means a veterinarian who is certified as a diplomate in a particular discipline by a national specialty board or college recognized by the American veterinary medical association after the completion of additional education and training, an internship or residency, passing required examinations and meeting any other criteria required by the various individual national specialty boards or colleges. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Supervising veterinarian: means a licensed veterinarian who is responsible for the care rendered to an animal by a certified veterinary technician or a veterinary assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Veterinarian: means a person who has received a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine from a veterinary college. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Veterinarian client patient relationship: means all of the following:

    (a) The veterinarian has assumed the responsibility for making medical judgments regarding the animal's health and need for medical treatment and the client, owner or caretaker has agreed to follow the veterinarian's instructions. See Arizona Laws 32-2201

  • Veterinary faculty member: means a person who has received a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine from a veterinary college and who is an employee of a veterinary college in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Veterinary medicine: includes veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry, acupuncture, manipulation and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine and the prescribing, administering or dispensing of drugs and medications for veterinary purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Veterinary student: means a student who is regularly enrolled in a veterinary college. See Arizona Laws 32-2201
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Zoning administrator: means the official responsible for enforcement of the zoning ordinance. See Arizona Laws 9-462
  • Zoning ordinance: means a municipal ordinance regulating the use of the land or structures, or both, as provided in this article. See Arizona Laws 9-462