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July 03, 2020 - On July 8, 2020, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department will proudly celebrate its 125th anniversary. The St. John’s Fire Department was originally established in 1895 under the Provincial Government to protect the citizens of St. John’s after the Great Fire of 1892 which saw the destruction of hundreds of homes, leaving thousands of people homeless, and causing millions of dollars in damage. In 1992 the...
July 03, 2020 - Recreation The splash pad at Bowring Park is open and in operation daily from 8 a.m. to dusk. Splash pads at Bannerman and Kenmount Terrace Parks are anticipated to open soon. City of St. John’s recreation facilities and community centre’s open Monday, July 6 for day camps and swims in indoor pools. Aquatics fitness classes in indoor pools begins Monday, July 13. To maintain physical distancing requirements, indoor...
June 30, 2020 - The Water Street Pedestrian Mall will officially open to pedestrian traffic from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Adelaide Street to Prescott Street, starting Friday, July 3 until September 7. Please note: Water Street will be closed to traffic and parking in the four blocks included in the mall as of 8 a.m. on Friday, July 3. Outside of the designated mall hours, traffic in this section of Water Street will be one-way (from west to east...
Canada Day flag
June 30, 2020 - Due to the Canada Day and Memorial Day holiday on Wednesday, July 1, please note the following: Garbage and recycling will not be picked up on Wednesday; please see schedule below. Robin Hood Bay Waste Management facility is closed to residential and commercial users on Wednesday. Parking regulations will not be enforced, Wednesday is a Shops Closing holiday. Public washrooms will be open at Bannerman Park, Bowring Park and...
June 30, 2020 - Effective Tuesday, June 30 the City is re-initiating sewer backup service to residents.   This service was temporarily halted due to concerns around COVID-19. In consultation with provincial agencies, the City can now provide the clearing of sewer backups while maintaining the ability to protect the health and safety of our employees and residents requesting this service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information...

Public Advisory

July 06, 2020 to August 06, 2020
Carpasian Road (in the vicinity of bridge over Rennies River)

To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Carpasian Road (in the vicinity of bridge over Rennies River) will have a lane...

July 06, 2020 to August 06, 2020
Portugal Cove Road (in vicinity of bridge over Rennies River)

To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Portugal Cove Road (in the vicninty of the bridge over Rennies River) will...

July 06, 2020 to July 10, 2020
Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 6 - 10 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...

July 03, 2020 to September 07, 2020
Water Street between Adelaide Street and Prescott Street

The Water Street Pedestrian Mall is open to pedestrian traffic only from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Adelaide Street to Prescott Street, until Monday, September 7, 2020.

Motorized Traffic...

June 04, 2020 to November 30, 2020
Kenmount Road (between Peet Street and Pippy Place)

Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...

Public Notices

July 21, 2020

Application
An application has been made to subdivide property at 36 Cabot Avenue to create two additional building lots which will front Battery Road.
 
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July 14, 2020

Application
An application has been submitted by 55732 Newfoundland and Labrador Inc./KMK Capital Inc. for an 8-storey office building and a 10-storey parking garage. ...

July 14, 2020

Application
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Magnum & Steins for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 329-331 Duckworth Street.
 
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July 14, 2020

Application
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Shamrock City for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 340 Water Street.
 
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