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Animal-inflicted injuries should be reported immediately. If the injury occurs within the City limits of Bixby, call the Bixby Police Animal Control at 918-366-8294. If the injury occurs outside the City limits of Bixby, report the injury to the proper local authority. If possible, confine the animal first and then call the appropriate number. Tell the person answering the phone where the animal is. Try to describe the breed, size, color or any distinct markings on the animal, where it may live, and if it’s wearing a collar or tags. An Animal Control Officer will be dispatched to your location to complete an animal bite report.
The animal is impounded and observed, or sent to the lab for rabies virus testing. It will be impounded at our facility or it may be impounded at an approved veterinary hospital at the owner’s expense.
It is very important for dogs and cats to have a current rabies vaccination. Pets may come into contact with wild animals who could have rabies. If a rabid animal bites your dog or cat, it could be infected with rabies, putting you and your family at risk. A rabies vaccination is also required by law to license your dog or cat. In the case of an un-vaccinated animal bites a person, it must be quarantined at a veterinarian at your expense. In the case of an un-vaccinated animal is bitten by a confirmed rabid animal, the bitten animal must be quarantined at a veterinarian for four to six months at owners expense (State Law) or euthanized.
The City of Bixby leash law states that no dog or cat can be off its owner’s property unless the animal is securely held, restrained and confined by his owner, member of family or agent, by means of a strap, chain, rope, cord, leash or obediently at heel. or other device not exceeding eight feet (8’) in length, and in such manner as to prevent the dog from attacking any person.
In the City limits of Bixby, each residence is allowed 3 dogs and/ or cats without being considered a Kennel Proprietor. Each dog / cat must be registered.
Kennel Proprietor is defined as any person who shall keep or harbor more than three (3) dogs or three (3) cats over four (4) months old, who shall be presumed to operate a kennel, whether the same be operated for pleasure or for profit.
The most important reasons to license your dog or cat are:
Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.
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Sprint often disables access to all short codes (5 and 6 digit phone numbers) from their handsets. If you are a Sprint customer, and you receive a message such as “Message Failed. Shortcode may have expired or shortcode texting may be disabled,” you may need to contact Sprint to enable your phone to send and receive messages from short codes. Nixle uses the 888777 short code to send you timely messages. Nixle does not charge for this service, but carrier message and data rates may apply. You may contact Sprint by dialing *2 on your cell phone or visiting www.sprint.com.
T-Mobile often disables access to all short codes (5 and 6 digit phone numbers) from their handsets. If you are a T-Mobile customer, and you receive a message such as “Message Failed. Shortcode may have expired or shortcode texting may be disabled,” you may need to contact T-Mobile to enable your phone to send and receive messages from short codes. Nixle uses the 888777 short code to send you timely messages. Nixle does not charge for this service, but carrier message and data rates may apply. You may contact T-Mobile by dialing 611 on your cell phone or visiting www.tmobile.com.
With your $40/month MetroPCS, you will not receive messages from shortcodes, such as 888777. To upgrade to a $45/month plan, please contact MetroPCS to upgrade your service.
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This will vary depending on the number of notifications published. The service is simple to change SMS (Text) and email options.
You can limit the number of SMS (text) messages by adjusting the type of messages you receive. You can opt out of any service except public safety Urgent and Important messages. For example, you can choose to receive Urgent and Important messages on your mobile device and e-mail and community news in just your e-mail.
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Bixhoma Lake is open for operation from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. excluding certain special events, holidays and weather conditions. If the gate at the entrance is closed, then going beyond this point in any manner makes the violator subject to criminal prosecution.
A boating or fishing license cost is $5/daily or $15/annually. There is no charge for ages 65+ and for children age 11 years old and under. However, it is necessary for all ages to obtain the appropriate license. Licenses can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Police Department can no longer issue these permits.
Section 7-6D-8(E), regarding swimming,
“State Law Compliance; Wading, Swimming, Etc., Prohibited: All fishing on Lake Bixhoma or from the banks thereof shall be either from the bank or from a boat meeting the requirements of the state laws. No wading, swimming, bathing or skiing shall be permitted. (1993 Code § 18-100)”
Also, Section 7-6C-5(Q)
No person shall swim or wade in any lagoon, lake, fountain or other waters in any park area or facility, without the written consent of the city manager or the director, except in swimming, wading or spray pools, ground sprays, ground splash park features or water slides constructed for such activities or areas specifically designated for such activities. Further, no person shall swim or wade in any pool at any time when the pool is not open to the public. Any person violating this subsection shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor offense, punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), excluding costs, fees and assessments.
The city of Bixby does have specific Fishing regulations for Lake Bixhoma that are in addition to the fshing regulations of the State of Oklahoma.
To submit a request complete the Traffic Enforcement Request Form.
The curfew for individuals under 18 years of age is between 12 p.m. to 6 a.m., all nights of the week.
There is a Park Curfew at City of Bixby owned or managed parks is between the hours of eleven thirty o’clock (11:30) P.M. and seven thirty o’clock (7:30) A.M., unless an earlier or later curfew is approved by the council or the city manager and is posted at the park area or facility. Lake Bixhoma Curfew is from ten o’clock (10:00) P.M. until six o’clock (6:00) A.M. of each day.
Yes, contact your nearest Fire Station to ensure a technician is on duty.
Contact us by submitting the Request a Tour of the Police Department online form and someone will contact you about making an appointment.
Call 911 immediately anytime there is an emergency or you feel your safety or health is threatened. If you have an issue that is not an emergency you may contact Bixby Fire Department at 918-366-0438 or the Bixby Police Department at 918-366-8294.
Emergency 911, Communications and Patrol Division are Staffed 24 hours a day; 7 Days a week including holidays.
Animal Control, Records and other Divisions are generally staffed from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Contact the Bixby Communications at 918-366-8294. If your animal was being held you will have to contact with Court Clerks Office at 918-366-4430, Monday through Friday during regular business hours to obtain a release. You will have to have current proof of rabies vaccination from a certified veterinarian to obtain the release.
Contact the Bixby Communications Division at 918-366-8294 or, complete our Watch Order Request online form.
Releasing of a any report is conducted by the Records Divisions, learn more by visiting the Records Division page.
The Bixby Police Department currently officers digital fingerprinting to the public. The cost for residents for $5 and $20 for non-residents. Contact the Communications Divisions at 918-366-8294 prior to coming to the station for this service.
To file a complaint against a Police Officer or employee you may contact the Police Shift Supervisor at 918-366-8294 and they can help you with the complaint process. In addition you may download and complete the Formal Citizen Personnel Complaint Form (PDF) and turn it in at the Bixby Police Department:
Internal Affairs116 W Needles StreetBixby OK, 74008
The form will be required to be notarized prior to an investigation being conducted.
Information above is referenced from http://www.tulsacountydistrictcourt.org/protectiveorders.html
To obtain an emergency protective order, you can go to the:
You must arrive there before Family Relations on the Second floor of the Tulsa County Courthouse at 500 S Denver in Tulsa the Family Relations. You must arrive there between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. for the 11 a.m. docket or between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. for the 3 p.m. docket. You may also call 918-742-7480 with further questions, or visit the Tulsa County District Court Protective Orders page.
To obtain an emergency protective order, you must go to the Wagoner County Courthouse at:307 E Cherokee StreetWagone, OK 74467
You may go Monday-Friday anytime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Note: If an emergency protective order is granted, the Judge will schedule a hearing date approximately ten days from the date the order was issued. The order will not be valid until the other party has been served with the emergency protective order. You should carry a copy of the order with you at all times.