Codes + Ordinances

The cards on this page included a brief summary of some of the City’s most-referenced ordinances.

Municipal Code

Please refer to the municipal code, linked in each card’s title, for details about the individual codes and ordinances. Or, refer to the municipal code for information on additional code.

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Noise Ordinance

In order to maintain peace and quiet in our neighborhoods, the city has a noise ordinance that applies to specific areas of the city during certain hours.

Violations of the ordinance can result in fines up to $250.

Alarm Ordinance

Alarm systems connected to emergency services are required to have a permit, and regular false alarms are subject to fines up to $250.

Property Maintenance Code

Overland Park’s property maintenance ordinance addresses topics like home maintenance, inoperable vehicles and parking, exterior storage, and more.

Violations can result in fines up to $240.

Soliciting Ordinance

Door to door solicitation is allowed in Overland Park between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Solicitors must identify themselves and their company’s name, must leave if requested by residents.

The City issues “No Solicitation” signs that you can print and clearly post in your front door. If the sign is posted, it is a violation for anyone or any organization to solicit the home.

If solicitors ignore the sign, call Overland Park Police dispatch at 913-895-6300 as soon as possible after it happens. When possible, provide the name, organization, and a description of the solicitor.

Leash Ordinance

Dogs in Overland Park must be on a leash, no longer than ten feet long, at all times when not confined to a cage, residence, or backyard. This law does not apply to cats.

Violations may results in a fine of $100 or more.

Smoking Ordinance

Indoor smoking is not allowed in public places in the city of Overland Park. This includes all places of employment, restaurants, bars, hotel and motel rooms, meeting facilities, and retail stores.

It does not include private residences, outdoor patios of restaurants, tobacco stores, or during live theatrical performances.

The sale or gifting of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is also a violation of the City’s tobacco ordinance.