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Mayor O'Keefe speaking during the Regional Demographic Survey Results Announcement
December 07, 2016 - The City of St. John's in partnership with the municipalities of Torbay, Conception Bay South, Paradise and Portugal Cove -St. Phillip’s today released the results of the joint demographic survey, which took place from February to July 2016.  The survey was conducted to help inform policy, planning and the delivery of services within the municipalities now and in the future. Regional data being presented is...
George Street East Stairwell Mural
December 05, 2016 - The City of St. John's is pleased to announce the completion of a new mural, titled ‘Opus’ on the George Street East Stairwell. This is the latest in a number of murals commissioned by the City over the years. "These murals enliven and animate the neighbourhoods where they appear, offer interesting and relatively rare large-scale creation opportunities for artists, and have the added benefit of reducing...
December 01, 2016 - The City of St. John’s provided an update today on progress towards achieving savings through program review.   In late October, City Council announced a total, net operational savings from three phases of program review of over $13 million per year. This included more than 74 Full time Equivalent (FTE) positions, achieved through a combination of reduced hours of work, vacancies, attrition, layoffs and position...

Public Advisory

December 07, 2016 to December 09, 2016
Blackmarsh Road between Frecker Drive and Harrington Drive

Motorists are advised that due to infrastructure work on Blackmarsh Road, a detour will be in place between Frecker Drive and Harrington Drive. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in...

December 05, 2016 to December 09, 2016
Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from December 5 -9 under the City's annual Sidewalk Maintenance Program. Work may involve concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, etc...

December 03, 2016 to December 10, 2016
Bowring Park Duck Pond

Residents are advised that The Festival of Music and Lights have been canceled for today December 5 at 5 pm due to inclement weather and will go ahead next Saturday Dec 10 at 5 pm.

November 09, 2016 to December 15, 2016
Bay Bulls Road at Waterford Bridge Road Bridge

Motorists are advised that there is a NEW 10 Ton Weight Restriction on Bay Bulls Road at Waterford Bridge Road Bridge. Please use alternate route until further notice.


October 24, 2016 to January 02, 2017
495 Water Street

The City of St. John's Archives and Records Management division, located at the Railway Coastal Museum (495 Water Street), will be closed to the public beginning on Monday, October 24, 2016.


Public Notices

December 20, 2016

Due to unforseen circumstances, this application has been postponed and will go to Council on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

A Discretionary Use applications has been submitted requesting...

December 07, 2016

The following appeal under the St. John's Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Conference Room B, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.

December 05, 2016

The City is hosting the monthly microchip clinic for pet cats and dogs of St. John’s residents from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Animal Care & Adoption Centre, 81 Higgins...

December 01, 2016

Registration for winter recreation programs begins at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1 for residents of St. John’s. 
To learn the programs available see the...

Event Calendar

MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road
LSPU Hall, 3 Victoria Street
The Fifth Ticket, 171 Water Street
Anna Templeton Centre, 278 Duckworth Street
MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road