Doing Business

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Municipalities in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) are working together to undertake a residential survey designed to gather information and perspectives from residents in the region.
Bigbelly solar waste container for paper and container recyclables, and garbage that is compacted by solar-power
The City of St. John's has placed a Bigbelly solar-powered container at Holdsworth Court, on the corner of George Street and Adelaide Street, that compacts garbage and sends an email when full.
348 Water Street with Refresh Water Street decal in window
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
CARILED participants in St. John's
Government representatives from the Caribbean and staff from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Caribbean Local Economic Program are visiting St. John’s and area this week.
Water Street at night showing vehicle headlights and title Refresh Water Street
The City is in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street, we want residents, visitors and businesses to share opinions and ideas for the street.

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.

St. John’s City Council voted to continue its delivery on recommendations set out in the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Crime Prevention report tabled in 2015.
Today, St. John’s City Council approved funding for capital improvements to affordable housing units. The work is estimated to cost approximately $500,000, to be funded by existing capital reserves.
Residents of St. John's are advised  there are watermain repairs ongoing in the Pleasantville area for the next two to three weeks. An update will be provided once the work in complete. Affected...
Contractors will be working on the following streets from July 25 - July 29th under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete...
Motorists can expect speed to be reduced to 30km/hr in both directions and there will be a lane diversion for West bound traffic. Two lanes of traffic in both directions will be maintained at all...

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 140, 2016 and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 638, 2016 at its regular meeting held July 12,...
The following appeal under the St. John's Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Monday, August 8, 2016 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:45 p.m.   An appeal...
The following appeal under the St. John's Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Monday, August 8, 2016 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.   An appeal...

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This summer, journey back to the late 1840s and experience an unforgettable one-man play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John's the Baptist, presented by the Basilica Heritage...
Join our horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom at MUN Botanical Garden every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, from 2 to 3 p....
July 27 Rotary 'Sunshine' Park, 2 km meet at the parking lot on Bennett's Road Trailwalkers meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday in the summer and go for a walk together - and...

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