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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To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Stones Road (Cuckholds Cove Road to Barrows Road) will be closed to...
The pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre will be closed from Sunday, September 1, to Saturday, October 26, for planned maintenance. Previous closures have been for unplanned/emergency...
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...

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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...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Crombie REIT requesting approval to construct and operate a second Eating Establishment with Drive-Thru at 46 Kenmount Road.  ...

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'Music @' Concert Series It’s an exciting mix of sights and sounds in St. John’s. Many different musical styles are featured in the 'Music @'...
OPEN MIC COFFEE HOUSE Open to anyone who would like to play 1-3 songs, no matter how many mistakes you make or how old or young you are. Accessible Free Parking (overflow at Basilica) Canteen...
Be Community: We are stronger when we support one another.   Every Friday at 7:30pm, Modo Yoga hosts a 60 min yoga class where all proceeds go to a different charity each month...

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