The Borough is excited to announce the opening of our Paws & Play Dog Park on October 1, 2018 which is for use by both Lodi and non-Lodi residents (proof of residency required).
Please be advised that use of the dog park is by *REGISTRATION & PERMIT TAG ONLY* ( see details below)
"Owner" refers to owner/handler unless specifically stated otherwise.
Borough of Lodi canine residents and well as non-residents are welcome to use the dog park, proof of residency is required.
DOGS USING THE DOG
PARK REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCY MUST DISPLAY THE PROPER, CURRENT BOROUGH OF
LODI ISSUED PERMIT TAG ON THEIR COLLAR AT ALL TIMES.
Dogs less than four (4) months of age are not permitted to use the park and will not be issued a permit tag.
Owner is permitted to list three (3) additional handlers on the
registration who may bring their dog(s) to the dog park in addition to
them or in their absence and is responsible for the dog(s) while using
Use of the dog park is for dogs and their owners only, no other animals are permitted
The off-leash are of the dog park is divided into two (2) areas for the safety and well-being of all dogs.
"Large Dog" area is for dogs 30 lbs or more
"Small Dog" area is for dogs 30 lbs or less
Once you have completed the Dog Park Application you
can submit it in person to the Borough's Health Department Room 103 of
Borough Hall during regular business hours. The staff, depending on
availability, will review the registration and required documents during
your visit and issue the permit tags or may review it when available
and will contact you as soon as permits tags are ready. Permit tags are
non-transferable, they are to be worn on the collar of the dog to which
the tag was issued.
All Borough of Lodi residents must also register their dog(s) (and cat(s))
with the Borough's Health Department as is required annually, this is
in addition to the dog park registration. Separate fees apply.
Owners must provide current proof* of the following for each dog being registered:
*OWNERS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THE BOROUGH OF
LODI'S HEALTH DEPARTMENT WITH UP TO DATE VACCINATION RECORDS WITHIN TWO
(2) BUSINESS DAYS OF THE VACCINE BEING ADMINISTERED. ANY DOG WITH AN
EXPIRED REQUIRED VACCINATION WHOSE OWNER HAS NOT PROVIDED AN UP TO DATE
RECORD WILL HAVE THEIR PERMIT REVOKED UNTIL RECORDS ARE RECEIVED
**Borough of Lodi canine residents are required to be additionally
registered with the Borough of Lodi's Health Department with proof of
rabies vaccination as is required annually. This is in addition to the
dog park's registration and separate fees apply.
The Borough of Lodi reserves the right to require that a dog receive
current vaccination(s) if existing vaccination(s) expiration is close to
the date of registration.
$3.00/annually for Lodi Residents/per dog
$7.00/annually for Non-Lodi Residents/per dog
Cash or check made out to "The Borough of Lodi" are the only forms of
payment currently accepted - Fee is not prorated, all owners are
expected to renew dog park registration by March 1st of each year.
For the remainder of 2018 anyone who registers their dog(s) for 2018
and 2019 in the same visit will have their 2018 fee(s) waived and will
only be expected to pay for 2019 (pending review of vaccination records
and expiration dates).
Paws & Play Dog Park is located at 72 Kimmig Avenue and is situated behind the Ambulance Corps Headquarters.
Currently there is street parking only, You may access the park by
walking between the Ambulance Corps & Paramedics Buildings or
through Jet-Age Park
The park is open from Sunrise to Sunset (dawn to dusk) daily. The gates are locked and unlocked by the Lodi Police Department.
Borough Liaison to Health Officer
1 Memorial Drive, Room 103
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM