To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.
Dogs in Overland Park must be on a leash at all times when not confined to a cage, residence, or backyard. An owner or other caregiver must hold the leash, which cannot be longer than ten feet in length.
Violations may results in a fine of $100 or more.
Electronic fences are not considered proper restraining devices.
Residents who confine a dog with an electronic fence or an electronic collar must clearly post a sign on the property indicating the use of such a device.
Do not allow a dog confined with an electronic fence or collar to be closer than ten feet to any public sidewalk or property line.
Overland Park does not have a leash law for cats.
Animal control officers will respond to complaints about cats, particularly if a cat has harmed someone or damaged property.
Cats must be under control of their owner or caregiver at all times. Cat are considered out of control and in violation of city ordinance if they
The city does not operate any off-leash dog parks.