Doing Business

City Council 2017-2021 after swearing-in ceremony
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
City of St. John's Affordable Housing logo, an illustration of colourful houses and trees
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.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.
Parking meter with a yellow bag over it, text on image "Why does the City bag parking meters"
From time to time, parking meters operated by the City of St. John’s may be bagged with a bright, yellow bag. A yellow bag on a meter indicates that the parking space is not available.
artist rendition of community market at Freshwater Road
Take a sneak peek inside the new Community Market at Freshwater Road, where construction will soon begin.

Doing Business

Image of Downtown St. John's Buildings

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.

The City of St. John’s will establish a panel to review and advise on the best governance process for its Internal Audit function.
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2018, the third year in a three-year budget plan.
All City Recreation facilities will close at 4 PM today, Saturday, December 15, 2017 due to weather conditions.
Residents are advised that there is a water main break on Blackhead Rd.  Crews are currently working on repairs.  The time of completion is not yet known at this early stage. Area residents and...
The City of St. John’s has scheduled a Public Meeting (deferred from August) to discuss an application from Powderhouse Hill Investments Ltd. to rezone 7.1 hectares (17.5 acres) of land between 97...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 30 and 36 Barrows Road to the Residential Quidi Vidi (RQ) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to develop two single detached dwellings....
Pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, with particular reference to...

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After an overwhelming response last year, we are thrilled to be hosting our second annual Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival!  This year will be more to see and more nights to enjoy...
For tickets call the Hall at 753-4531 or book online at rca.nf.ca 7 p.m. Dec. 14 to 17 2 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17 Tangly is a Christmas Pantomime that blends Rapunzel with a pinch of...

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