Animal Control

The Animal Control Unit is responsible for the enforcement of all city codes related to the ownership and care of domestic animals. The unit operates 7 days a week with 3 full-time officers. Animal Control Officers also make community presentations upon request.


As part of the Public Safety Sales Tax Initiative a temporary animal control facility has been opened in Blue Springs.

Located at 1228 N.W. Knox Street, this will be a transitory holding area for lost pets until they can be returned to their owners.


Animal Control Fees

Animal Control Fees are collected at the Blue Springs Police Department (on the 2nd Floor). Pick up the telephone at the double doors. Fees are as follows:

o $25 for 1st offense (Redemption Fee)

o $50 for 2nd and subsequent offenses (Redemption Fee)

o $29 per day kennel fees

o $120 for dog, cat, or other animal body disposal fee