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 is hosting a public information session about the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist’s application to build a new multi-purpose annex at 16 Church Hill.
The public are invited to one of two engagement sessions to provide feedback on a new proposed site location for the replacement of the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park.
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Mon. July 15, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 22-26 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to sewer main repairs, Knowling Street from Brookfield Road to Steer Street will be closed today, July 19, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Motorists...
The splash pad at Bowring Park is closed for maintenance and we hope to have it back open by noon today. 

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Location 9 Buchanan Street, 426 and 430 Water Street  Application A Rezoning application has been submitted by Fougere Menchenton Architecture, on behalf of Steele Hotels Limited, for a Hotel (69...
Location 604 Water Street  Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City for Residential Occupancy.  Purpose To occupy the ground floor as a Dwelling Unit with a floor...
Location 43 Golf Avenue  Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City for a Home Occupation.  Purpose To provide on-site music lessons. With a floor area of 14m2, the...

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Music @ Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday at 12:30 p.m. some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a...
Tuesdays and Fridays in July and August 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at...
Scattered between blooms, come see MUN music students at their best. Busking around the Garden, you’ll not only be surprised by the flowers but by the musicians too! Entry is by monetary...

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