The city is dedicated to providing quality street, traffic and stormwater maintenance services.
If you need to report a problem, you may contact us by submitting a help request through Overland Park Cares, the city's customer service system, with a description of the problem, location and any other pertinent information.
The city responds to and removes graffiti on public city property.
Leaves and Yardwaste
Leaves, grass clippings, branches and trimmings account for nearly 16 percent of all residential waste from Johnson County.
Tree and Shrub Maintenance
Trees in the right of way are a shared responsibility between the property owner and the Parks & Forestry Division.
Flooding and Stormwater Problems
The city's storm drainage system is designed to collect water during rainstorms and carry it away from buildings and streets.
Snow and Ice Removal
Several city departments work together to manage the snow and ice removal program, which costs Overland Park about $1.2 million each year.
The street sweepers clean 1,811 lane miles of streets and about 1,700 cul-de-sacs, typically between March and December.
Mill and Overlay Program
During the mill and overlay program, the top two to three inches of the street are milled off and replaced with new asphalt.
Microsurfacing and Chip Seal Program
Every year, Overland Park applies a preventative maintenance treatment called "microsurfacing" to designated streets throughout the city.
Potholes and Pavement Repairs
The city maintains more than 1,800 lanes of street pavement and patches thousands of potholes each year.
Curb and Sidewalk Repairs & New Sidewalks
The city maintains about eight million linear feet of curb and 835 miles of sidewalk.
The Public Works Department performs cable locates for the city's traffic signals and streetlights to prevent damage to wiring and fiber optic cables during digging or excavation.
There are 16,028 streetlights in Overland Park: 2,350 are maintained by Kansas City Power & Light and 13,678 by the city.
Traffic Signal and Sign Repairs
The city has more than 250 traffic signals and more than 30,000 traffic and street signs.