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STAY-AT-HOME ORDER is in effect, and Garner Town Hall is closed to the public until further notice. However, Development Services (Planning, Inspections, Engineering) is accepting drop-off submittals and correspondence in the Town Hall main entrance vestibule during business hours. Residents currently have only online and phone options for utility and tax bill payments. Field inspections will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. And the schedule for the unprepared trash and yard waste pickup has been modified. The April 6 Town Council meeting and April 20 Planning Commission meeting are cancelled.

Dog Parks

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North Garner Dog Park

Location: Garner Recreational Park

221 East Garner Road 

The North Garner Dog Park is a mulched park open to both small- and large-breed dogs.

Lake Benson Dog Park

Location: Lake Benson Park

921 Buffaloe Road 

The Lake Benson Dog Park is a divided dog park, separating small dogs (25 lbs and under) and large dogs (26 lbs and over). Both dog areas have mulched surfaces.

Dog Park Rules

  • Hours: Dawn to dusk
  • All dogs must remain on a leash until inside the secured dog park area.
  • Adults may have a maximum of 2 dogs at a time in the park.
  • Dogs shall have on rabies vaccination tags and Town of Garner registration tags that must be displayed at all time while in the park. 
  • Spiked collars are prohibited.
  • Acts of aggression against other dogs or people are prohibited. Do not bring a dog with a known history of biting and/or fighting. All animal bites to humans must be reported to Garner Police Department at 919.772.8810.
  • Dogs under 4 months old are prohibited.
  • Children under 12 are required to be accompanied by an adult inside the fenced area.
  • Owners are responsible for any injury or damage caused by your dog. Help prevent injuries by supervising your dog at all times. 
  • Female dogs in heat are not allowed inside the park.
  • Clean up after your dog. Dog waste stations are provided inside the park.
  • Fill in any holes your dog digs.
  • Do not litter. Trashcans are provided inside the park.
  • Treats and bones are allowed if controlled by owner.
  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • Take all personal belongings out of the park after each visit.
  • The Town of Garner shall not be held responsible for any risk, injury, damages or loss associated with the use of this facility. Use at own and your dog's risk.
  • In the event of an emergency, dial 911. 

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