The Oaks Home Owners Association

City Ordinances

The Oaks Declaration of Restrictions Article VI Sec. 11
  • Household pets are limited to three in number. 
  • Must be restrained.
  • Cannot be kept for breeding or commercial purposes.
  • All shelters must have approval of the Home Improvement Committee.
  • No animals, livestock or poultry may be raised, bred, kept or maintained upon any property.
Kansas City
Section 14 of the Municipal Code is about animals:
  • 14-5    Impoundment and fees related to retrieving your pet.
  • 14-19  Disposal of manure; removal of waste.  It is the owner's responsibility to remove waste from his/her pet that is deposited on another person's property.
  • 14-20  License of dogs and cats--required.
  • 14-28  Limitation on the number of dogs, cats and ferrets.  A resident can have a total of four.  (The Oaks restriction of three takes precedence.)
  • 14-33  Dogs running at large prohibited.
  • Kansas City, MO, Animal Shelter, 4400 Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO 64129.  816-513-9821.
  • To report concerns or complains about animals, call 311.
  • Dogs must be on a leash or confined behind a fence.
  • Dogs must be licensed.
  • Owners are responsible for the noise their dogs make and can be fined for habitually barking or being a public nuisance.
  • Owners must remove dog feces on both public and private property.
  • The Gladstone Animal Shelter is open from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.  It is located at 3960 NE 76th St. (just north of Happy Rock Park).
  • For city code violations call 816-436-1810
P.O. Box 10771  |  Kansas City, MO 64188-0771