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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Apply for a Bare Cove Park Off Leash Dog Walking Permit

The Hingham Board of Selectmen are happy to release the online application form for a Bare Cove Park Off-leash Dog Walking Permit.  Permits will be issued beginning on July 18th.  


Step 1:  Online Application

Beginning today, Friday July 14th, we are accepting online application submissions. Completing the application online in advance of your visit to the Clerk’s office will save time and allow us to process the application prior to your visit.

Please have the following information available when you complete your online application:

  • Hingham Dog License Number (Hingham Residents Only)
  • Rabies Certificate Expiration Date (Non-Hingham Residents Only)
  • Valid homeowner’s or tenant’s Insurance Policy (All applicants – You will need to enter the company name and expiration date)
  • Digital Photo of Dog with the Dog Owner (All Applicants - close up and clear, JPEG in portrait orientation)

Off Leash Walking Regulations and Online Application


Step 2: Visit Town Clerk's Office

On or after Tuesday, July 18, 2017 bring the required documentation to the Town Clerk's office.

Please bring:

  • Hingham Dog License Number (Hingham residents only)
  • Valid Rabies Vaccination (Non-Hingham residents only)
  • Owner's Government Issued Identification (All applicants)
  • Insurance Policy (All applicants - Valid Homeowner's or Tenant's Policy)

Step 3: Sign Final Application

Complete the process by signing the final application printed by the Town Clerk.

Step 4: Receive Permit

Upon completion of the application process in the Clerk’s office, each Dog Owner will be issued a special dog tag, permit card and tri-fold hand-out with the final rules and regulations with a final program map.

Step 5: Off Leash Walking Begins

Off-Leash Dog Walking will be allowed in Bare Cove Park beginning Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Off Leash Walking Permit Application & Regulations
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