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 shortlist prototypes of the bike rack design contest are on display and open to online voting by the public until Friday, Nov. 30.
The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere, with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 24.
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed until December 9.

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Motorists are advised that Clancey Drive from Lake Avenue to Lake View Avenue will be closed to facilitate the installaion of a new underground storm sewer system in Clancey Drive.  Access to 10...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction work for the Blackmarsh Road realignment at the Captain Whelan Drive and Welland Street intersections. Traffic disruptions with periodic road...
To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Shop, SALT Inc. requesting permission to occupy a portion of 10 Merrymeeting Road as a Residential Retail Store.   The proposed store will...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission for a Home Occupation at 37 Bell’s Turn to produce baked goods.   The proposed business will involve producing baked goods for...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick Auctioneering, held at the City of St. John...

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Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...
It’s the annual Downtown St. John’s shop and save sale you’ve been waiting for all year! The Annual Downtown St. John’s Tax Free Day is set for Saturday, November 17, 2018...
Get into the festive spirit with the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of a 1830s Christmas in St. John's during our two weekends of events. Explore the house during our daytime event where...

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