Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
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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.
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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.
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Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
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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.

Doing Business

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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.

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Construction for street upgrading on Linegar Avenue is ongoing until October 31, 2019. Construction hours are Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  This phase of work includes the construction of...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to allow Office Use at 151 Freshwater Road (formerly Booth Memorial High School).  Description The existing...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation for an esthetician at 26 Halley Drive.  Description The proposed business will provide services such as nail...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Quidi Vidi Brewery requesting approval for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 35 Barrows Road.  Description The floor area will be...

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Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...
A wiki-edit-a-thon hosted by the Newfoundland Quarterly to fill the gaps of art and culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Spots are limited - register at 737-3950. 
Wood windows are distinctive features of hundreds of buildings in St. John's. They can also be oprable, air-tight, and environmentally friendly.   Join Hamilton-based conservationist...

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