Animal Control

Standard operating hours are between 7 am - 3 pm on weekdays.

Contact the Animal Warden at 440-526-4254. 
Leave detailed messages on voicemail.

Nuisance Animals


Trapping animals is prohibited in Broadview Heights, except by licensed individuals. The animal warden utilizes a special “Have a Heart” trap; captured animals are humanely euthanized. 

Nuisance animals contained within a home are the homeowners’ responsibility. 
Below are names of  Wildlife Trappers for the Interior of the Dwelling: 


If your Pet is lost: 
Call Animal Control at 440-526-4254.  If you get voicemail, please leave a detailed message leaving a description of your pet: name, breed, sex, and color.
If they are microchipped, and/or wearing their collar and tags, date & time they went missing. 
Leave your name, address & phone number.
If your Pet is found: 
Domestic animals are kept in kennel for three to five days.
To claim animals, owners must pay a fee. If unclaimed, animals are given to Animal Protective League.
If you find a loose pet:
Call Animal Control, provide a detailed description, location of last seen and where it was going. 
   Municipal Deer Control Permit   

Ohio Deer Hunting Season 
Deer archery: Sept. 28, 2019-Feb. 2, 2020
As outlined in Chapter 618.22 of the City Code of Ordinances, controlled deer hunting with bow and arrow or crossbow is permitted during the State of Ohio deer season on at least 5 acres of land. All hunters must obtain a permit in order to hunt within the City of Broadview Heights.  For any questions about the application process, contact Lisa in the Mayor's office at 440-526-3651 or email lputka@broadview-heights.org.
Applications will be available online August 2019.
ODNR