Coronavirus Affects City Services

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.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Nuisance Wildlife

For your own safety and the safety of the animal, do not approach any wild animals.

Animal control will pick up dead animals on city streets and investigate claims of cruelty.

Control and Removal

Animal control does not provide nuisance wildlife control or removal unless the animal is in the living space of the residence.

Contact the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism for assistance finding someone who is knowledgeable in wildlife damage control.


If a coyote becomes a danger to property or animals, submit a request to the Overland Park Police Department.

The police chief may authorize and direct the humane trapping of a specific animals responsible for the damages. You will be responsible for the first $250 of the trapping costs.

Help for Animals

Operation Wildlife provides rehabilitation services for injured and orphaned animals in the Kansas City metropolitan area.