Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
The tipping floor of the Robin Hood Bay Materials Recovery Facility showing paper/cardboard and container recycling material in separate piles
What’s happening to our recycling material now that China is no longer accepting recycling from Canada? You might be surprised at the answer, but we're not - we planned it this way.
City Council 2017-2021 after swearing-in ceremony
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
City of St. John's Affordable Housing logo, an illustration of colourful houses and trees
The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.

Doing Business

Image of Downtown St. John's Buildings

The City of St. John's is a fantastic place to do business. Whether you are an established company or just starting out with your first business we can help you find all of the information you need to be successful from information on the permits and regulations required to do business in the City, to some of the services we provide and helpful information on our economy.

Learn more about Doing Business in the City of St. John’s by exploring this section of our website.

The City of St. John’s Council has formally approved recipients of Community Grants and the Housing Catalyst Fund for 2019. A total of $1,509,100 has been awarded.
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Council will release to the public the City’s new strategic plan at Committee of the Whole. ‘Our City, Our Future’ sets a vision for the next three years.
Eight parking meters will be bagged on Duckworth Street prohibiting public parking to accommodate technical vehicles for a film shoot.
Multiple parking meters will be bagged on Queen Street, New Gower Street, Adelaide Street, and George Street prohibiting public parking to accommodate service vehicles for a film shoot.
The City of St. John’s is seeking nominations for the annual Tourism Awards, to be presented Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness...
Registration for Spring Swimming Lessons and Fall Preschool & After School (2019-20) Programs begins at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, for residents of St. John’s and 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 11,...
The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment has requested Public Consultation on the proposed St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan Amendment 4, 2018, to re-designate land at 47A Heavy Tree...

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Facebook event page Hey St. John's community I am so excited to be bringing this family event to and in partnership with - St. Marks Church this SUNDAY, March 24th @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm! ALL...
Uncover family stories that haven't been shared in generations and watch your family history unfold with fun conversation card games, create a family tree; or create a postcard to send to someone...
Have you always wanted to learn how to play 120s but have never had the chance? Join our enthusiastic volunteer instructors as they share their love of this iconic card game. Spaces are limited and...

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