Laws and Ordinances for park use at Lucy Flower Park (playlot) and Maplewood Park and Baseball Field:

https://windycitypaws.com/blog/chicago-leash-laws/

http://library.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Illinois/chicago_il/title7healthandsafety/chapter7-12animalcareandcontrol?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:chicago_il

Map of “dog friendly areas” where dogs can legally be let off leash to play within Chicago public parks and green spaces:

https://windycitypaws.com/chicago-dog-parks-guide/

https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/dog-friendly-areas

60647 zip code CAPS info if you want to call or attend a meeting in person: https://home.chicagopolice.org/community/districts/14th-district-shakespeare/

Want a “dog friendly area” aka “dog park”? Learn if you can qualify, how much you’ll need to fundraise, what the dog area will legally have to look like, and find out through your Alderman and neighborhood association and this advisory council if it is possible (we have had no available land that fits the rules in our immediate area, we have already tried)—ALL Chicago Park District rules here: https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/sites/default/files/images/page/Comprehensive_DFA_Package.pdf

Newly forming Humboldt Park Dog Park info: http://humboldtparkdogpark.org/

Fun goodies for our community of furry friends and their humans:

http://www.tailsinc.com/2018/05/secret-dog-friendly-menus-in-chicago/

Want to get involved? Join us! Info here: https://www.maplewoodandlucyflowerparks.org/volunteer/