The Evanston Dog Beach pass packet is now online at www.cityofevanston.org/dogbeach. Patrons without a computer can call 847-866-2900 and have a packet mailed to them. There are important changes this year when applying for a dog beach pass. The City will accept only the City of Evanston verification form as proof of shots and test. Mail-in registration begins Monday, March 1. Walk-ins start at 8:30 a.m., March 8 at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. All applicants must have a valid 2010 City pet license, (available at the Collector’s Office) or, if not a resident, proof of the required license from their community.The Dog Beach season has been lengthened and will open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m., starting April 1 and ending Nov. 30.  Boat packets for Church Street and Dempster Street launch facilities are available online www.cityofevanston.org/lakefront. Reconstruction of the Dempster Street Boat Launch Facility will be completed before the start of the 2010 beach season.