Doing Business

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...necessary to clear streets and maintain two-way traffic
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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.
City Council 2017-2021 after swearing-in ceremony
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.

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.

Built heritage in the City of St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day, the third Monday in February, the City of St. John’s presents the annual Heritage Awards.
The Provincial Government today announced details of a new two-year pilot program to provide Metrobus or GoBus passes to income support recipients in metro St. John’s.
The St. John's Athlete of the Year awards will be announced during the Newfoundland Growlers game on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.

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Application An Extension to Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to add an extension to the dwelling and to construct an accessory building.  Description The total...
Application A Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by Executive Taxi Services Ltd. requesting to operate a Commercial Garage at 217 Brookfield Road.  Description The proposed business...
Development Regulations No. 704, 2019   Take notice that the City of St. John’s amendment adopted on the 9th day of December 2019, has been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and...

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A stimulating indoor play space encouraging active fundmental skills such as climbing, crawling, jumping, running, and balancing. Tuesdays 1:30 to 3 p.m. Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35...
The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. in the Council Chamber, fourth floor, City Hall. Find the agendas here.
Come show us how much you love your local at St. John's weekly night market.  Every Wednesday 5-9 pm at the same location as the St. John's Farmers Market, 245 Freshwater Road....

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