Living in St. John's

food donations for the city food drive
The city will collect donations for the food bank during your waste collection day this week, November 19 to 23. Place food items out by the road by 8 a.m.
You’re invited to BikeFest on Sunday, September 16, a free cycling event for all ages and abilities in downtown St.John's.
kids playing in the splash pad at Bannerman Park
Splash pads at Bowring Park and Bannerman Park are an alternative to cool down until Monday, Sept. 3, as the outdoor pools are closed for the season.
kids playing softball
New softball pitch getting great use this summer...
cat available for adoption at humane services
There are many beautiful, healthy and friendly cats available for adoption at Humane Services, in the City of St.John's.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

The shortlist prototypes of the bike rack design contest are on display and open to online voting by the public until Friday, Nov. 30.
The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere, with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 24.
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed until December 9.

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Motorists are advised that Clancey Drive from Lake Avenue to Lake View Avenue will be closed to facilitate the installaion of a new underground storm sewer system in Clancey Drive.  Access to 10...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction work for the Blackmarsh Road realignment at the Captain Whelan Drive and Welland Street intersections. Traffic disruptions with periodic road...
To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Shop, SALT Inc. requesting permission to occupy a portion of 10 Merrymeeting Road as a Residential Retail Store.   The proposed store will...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission for a Home Occupation at 37 Bell’s Turn to produce baked goods.   The proposed business will involve producing baked goods for...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick Auctioneering, held at the City of St. John...

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Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...
It’s the annual Downtown St. John’s shop and save sale you’ve been waiting for all year! The Annual Downtown St. John’s Tax Free Day is set for Saturday, November 17, 2018...
Get into the festive spirit with the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of a 1830s Christmas in St. John's during our two weekends of events. Explore the house during our daytime event where...

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