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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Fireworks

It is illegal to purchase, possess, or discharge any fireworks in Overland Park.

The following types of fireworks are prohibited:

  • Sparklers,
  • Firecrackers,
  • Torpedoes,
  • Skyrockets,
  • Roman candles.

This is not an exhaustive list. Any device that produces a visible or audible effect through combustion or detonation is not allowed in Overland Park.

City ordinance does not prohibit the use of snappers, snakes, toy pistols, or canes with caps.

Any person who violates the ordinance is subject to a fine of up to $500.

To report illegal firework use, call police dispatch when it occurs, at 913-895-6000.