Lake Christopher Homes Association
Lake Christopher Homes Association

Dog Permit

Dogs registered with the LCHA are permitted at Christopher Beach park.  The registration form can be found at the bottom of this page.


The Parks and Lake page contains Specific Regulations for Dogs.  Please take a moment to review the regulations and to read these Frequently Asked Quesitons (FAQ's) about the regulations:


Q:  Is Christopher Beach now a Dog Park?
A:  Not Really.  Christopher Beach is still a “people park” for the exclusive use of Lake Christopher homeowners, renters, and their accompanied guests.  However, the rules for Christopher Beach have been modified to allow dogs.  Now residents walking in the community with their dogs can take advantage of a park!  However, dogs in the park must be registered with the LCHA, and they must be on a leash (unless in the water).  Most importantly, dogs must not disturb other users of the park.  If you see dogs off-leash in the park please contact CityWide Security  at 757-312-9911

Q:  I have 3 dogs.  Can I only register and bring 2 of them?
A:  You can register all your dogs, but only 2 can be in the park with you at any given time.  Registration tags cannot be switched from one dog to another.  Each dog must have its own unique registration tag. 

Q:  My relatives bring their dog when they come to visit us.  Can they bring their dog to the park?
A:  Yes, if the dog is registered with the LCHA, and if you are with them when they bring the dog to the park.  The park is for the exclusive use of Lake Christopher homeowners, renters, and their accompanied guests, so if your guest has a registered dog, you must still accompany them to the park.

Q:  Can I allow my dog to swim in the lake?
A:  Yes.  However, keep in mind that the dog must be under the owner’s control at all times.  When not in the water the dog must be on leash.  When in the water the dog must not swim to adjacent properties and trespass onto private land.  If your dog is not controllable, you should not allow it in the lake.


Q:  I live closer to the Christopher Narrows park.  Can I bring my LCHA registered dog there?

A:  No.  All other parks have no pets allowed.  Only at Christopher Beach are dogs allowed under the conditions specified in the regulations.


Q:  Will anybody be checking LCHA dog tags?

A:  Yes.  Citywide Protection Services conducts regular patrols of Lake Christopher and our parks.  Dog owners must cooperate with Citywide officers and/or Park Attendants who ask to verify your dog's tag.


Q:  What if I'm trying to enjoy the park and I'm being bothered by dogs off-leash?

A:  Please call Citywide Protection Services and also let a board member know.  Dogs in the park must not disturb other users of the park.  Dogs are to be on-leash when not in the water and under the owner's control at all times.

LCHA Dog Registration Form (PDF format)
Click to download the form. The form contains instructions on where to send the completed form and registration fee.
Dog Registration (2019-08).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [78.8 KB]

Your form message has been successfully sent.

You have entered the following data:

Still have a question about using the parks? Contact a board member or use the form below.

Please correct your input in the following fields:
Error while sending the form. Please try again later.

Note: Fields marked with * are required

Note:  You may need to try the "Captcha" a few times.  It is case sensitive and it is sometimes difficult to tell the case of the code letters.

visitors since August 9th, 2019  |  updated August 9th, 2019

What's New

The Legacy Newsletter

Fall edition now available


  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, March 22, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, April 26, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Sat, May 1, 2021 Spring Community Yard Sale
  • Mon, May 24, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, June 28, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Sun, July 4, 2021 July 4th Picnic
  • Mon, July 26, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, Sept 27, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Sat, Oct 2, 2021 Fall Community Yard Sale
  • Mon, Oct 25, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, Nov 22, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting
  • Mon, Dec 27, 2021 LCHA Board Meeting

Meet Our Advertisers

click to email Sharon
click to email Tanya
click to email Lucy
click to email Touch of Home Cleaning

Please email the webmaster if you have any comments or suggestions for the site.

Print Print | Sitemap
© Lake Christopher Homes Association