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1. No, all FOBs must be picked up at the Parks & Recreation Department located at Stauffer Mansion, 1241 Lititz Pike, in Lancaster, unless other arrangements are made.  Top >>

2. Please contact Manheim Township Recreation Dept. at Stauffer Mansion, 1241 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, 717-290-7180 x3100. You can stop by the Mansion or contact them via phone.  Top >>

3. Yes, you may request a second FOB for for a non-refundable fee of $15.00.  Top >>

4. Yes, keep your FOB. It will remain active for the following year UNLESS renewal is not made within the 30 day renewal period. Then it will be deactivated.  Top >>

5. Yes, keep your FOB. It will remain active for the following year UNLESS renewal is not made January 31st of the renewal year. Then it will be deactivated.  Top >>

6. For Manheim Township residents, the first dog is $40.00 and each additional dog is $15.00. For non-residents, the first dog is $60.00 and each additional dog is $25. There is also a one-time non-refundable fee of $15.00 for the FOB (electronic key) with each new membership. A second FOB may be purchased for $15.00.  Top >>

7. No. Memberships need to be renewed each January. Anyone who has not renewed by January 31st will be deactivated and will need to contact the Manheim Township Recreation Dept. at Stauffer Mansion, 1241 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, 717-290-7180 x3100 to renew.  Top >>

8. All memberships need to be renewed each year in January by completing and following the instructions on the renewal form.  Top >>

9. Yes. When the board receives 3 reports from 3 different people (except in more serious attacks) the member will be expelled immediately. Do not let anyone into the park who does not have an active FOB.  Top >>

10. Yes. There are dates set aside each year when the dog park is open to the public. Please refer to the calendar of upcoming events for those dates.  Top >>

11. No. The dangling legs of infants can look like dog toys to dogs that have been running and playing. Should a dog knock down an adult an infant could be injured. The Overlook Dog Park rules state that no children under the age of 5 are permitted in the park. This is for the saftey of the child or infant.  Top >>

12. NO! Non-members or deactivated members may attempt to enter the park in this fashion. You may be allowing an aggressive animal, or one that does not have proper immunizations, into the park. The Overlook Dog Park Board has determined that letting in people and pets who do not have their FOB presents an unsafe situation for other members and their dogs. Members MUST have their own key to gain entry. If they have forgotten it or their spouse has it, they MUST retrieve it before gaining entrance.  Top >>

13. Because Overlook Dog Park is only open from dawn to dusk, nighttime lighting is not required.  Top >>

14. There are many ways to help with Overlook Dog Park, from grounds maintenance to event assistance. Please send an email to info@overlookdogpark.org and let us know of your interest!  Top >>

15. No. As of January 1, 2011, the deposit is now incorporated into the cost of the new membership fee. For existing members that had previously paid the FOB deposit, you will relinquish the FOB deposit upon renewing your yearly membership. This change does not cost you any more money, it is just rectifying a book keeping issue.  Top >>

16. General Membership meetings are held at the Manheim Township Parks & Recreation Dept., Stauffer Mansion, 1241 Lititz Pike, Lancaster.  Top >>

17. Please contact the Manheim Township Recreation Dept. by phone at 717-290-7180 or by email at parksrec@manheimtownship.org.  Top >>

18. Please fill out an Incident Report to report the issue. Once the report is filed, a 3rd party will contact both parties involved, investigate what happened and make a decision as to how the issue should be handled or resolved.  Top >>

19. No, all membership fees are non-refundable.  Top >>

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