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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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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The Arcadia with 2388 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s at 6 a.m. on Saturday, September 21 and depart at 6 a.m. on Sunday, September 22.   Please note that ship arrivals...
updated at 4 p.m. Sept. 18: The Albatros, originally scheduled in port 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, has cancelled her visit.    The Sapphire Princess with 2670 passengers is scheduled to...
The Ocean Atlantic with 120 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s at 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 15 and depart at noon (12 p.m.) on Monday, September 16.   The AIDAdiva with...

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$5 cash at the door   Kick up your heels with a mix of story and song at Folk Night! Fabulous musicians from all over Newfoundland and Labrador will regale us with tales and tunes. Featuring...
Free with admission | **this venue is wheelchair accessible   Shirley Montague is known for taking audiences on an emotional roller coaster ride with humour and introspection that will...
Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding a  rezoning application which has been submitted to the City for a Lounge and Eating Establishment.   Description This rezoning to...

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