Resident Resources The city maintains more than 1,800 lanes of street pavement and patches thousands of potholes each year. Dogs, cats and other animals provide great companionship, but owning a pet involves a lot of responsibility. Permits & LicensesThere are many permits and licenses required for businesses and residents from building and animal permits to liquor licenses and special event permits. Make sure you plan ahead before a project begins.UtilitiesThe City of Overland Park does not provide utility or trash service. See contacts for common utility services for Overland Park.Pet RegulationsDogs, cats and other animals provide great companionship, but owning a pet involves responsibility.SchoolsEducation is a major contributor to the quality of life you experience in Overland Park. See listing of all Overland Park schools.Residential Property MaintenanceOverland Park strives to maintain high standards for the quality of life of our residents. Poor property maintenance affects our environment, health, safety and property values.Maintenance of City PropertyThe city is dedicated to providing quality street, traffic and stormwater maintenance services.Neighborhood ResourcesBeing an active part of a neighborhood enhances your personal life and can provide a means to connect with neighbors.Traffic and TransportationOverland Park continually strives to address issues of traffic flow and congestion not only for safety reasons, but also because it's ranked as the number one concern on citywide surveys.