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.
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.
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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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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...
Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break, there will be no water at The Confederation Building, CONA, all of Nagel's Place including The Fluvarium, and surrounding areas....
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to a watermain break Allandale Road from Higgins Line to Prince Phillip Drive, including the Allandale Road entrance/exit of Confederation Building, is...

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Application An Application has been submitted for a reduced sightline (distance between building and intersection) in order to develop a 3-unit Townhouse.  Description A text amendment to the St....
Application An Application has been submitted to increase the maximum allowable height from 15 metres to 18 metres.  Description A text amendment to the Commercial Central Retail (CCR) Zone of the St...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting approval to operate a Place of Amusement for a Golf Simulator at 25-27 Stavanger Drive. Description The business will have a...

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Schedule for 2019 Regular Council Meetings   Council meeting agendas Council meeting minutes
Application A Public Hearing will take place regarding a rezoning application submitted by Fougere Menchenton Architecture, on behalf of Steele Hotels Limited, for a Hotel (69 rooms) and Place of...
$10 cash at the door | Cash bar   Kick off the festival with visiting teller Sage Tyrtle and local favs Chris Brookes, Randy Crane and host Dave Penny! Stick around for delicious nibbles by...

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