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July 12, 2018 - Economic Outlook 2018 reports that economic growth in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is expected to be relatively unchanged from 2017 with real gross domestic product (GDP) expected to increase by 0.7 per cent, largely due to oil production gains. “Household income and retail trade are expected to grow slightly throughout 2018,” said Mayor Danny Breen. “However, we do see the economic slowdown...
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July 11, 2018 - The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all citizens that due to the current high index and dry windy conditions, a fire advisory is presently in effect. All permits for open air fires are banned, however contained fires such as chimineas and barrels with spark arrestors are permitted. In the meantime, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department is asking people to be fire safe when using barbecues, chimineas...
July 09, 2018 - The forest fire in the area of Kenmount Terrace in the City of St. John’s is under control. Due to excessive amounts of smoke, residents are advised to turn off their air exchange and HVAC systems and close all windows. St. John’s Regional Fire Department also ask that any residents near the fire area water down any mulch on their property. Motorists are asked to please avoid Kenmount Terrace and Kenmount Park area....

Public Advisory

July 16, 2018 to July 20, 2018
Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 16...

July 15, 2018
Bannerman Park

Due to today's wet weather, this afternoon's Music @ Bannerman concert with Mick Davis & Thin Love and youth opening act Michaelea Silver has unfortunately been cancelled.

Please visit...

July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
Harbour Drive

Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation.  Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...

July 09, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Kenmount Road in the vicinity of the Polina Road Intersection

Construction work will be ongoing for the Polina Road Realignment and Kenmount Road Storm Sewer upgrade.  Periodic delays can be expected throughout the remainder of the work.  Traffic on Kenmount...

June 18, 2018 to November 30, 2018
Portugal Cove Road between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road

Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.
 
Residential...

Public Notices

August 08, 2018

The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 136, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 625, 2018, on July 10, 2018, and hereby gives...

August 02, 2018

An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services to reject an application for proposed subdivision of a lot at 118 University Avenue, as being...

July 24, 2018

A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to change a portion of the occupancy of 414 Blackmarsh Road from a Cabinet Showroom (Retail) to...

July 17, 2018

A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to add (1) one additional residential unit at 48 Cashin Avenue, thereby creating a five (5) unit multiple dwelling. On-site...

July 15, 2018

Updated to include revised arrival time of the Rotterdam.

The Rotterdam with 1404 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 7...

Event Calendar

MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road
City Parks - Bannerman Park, Bowring Park, and Kenny's Pond Park
A.C. Hunter Library, 125 Allandale Road