Doing Business

The '311 St. John's' app for iPhones is a new way to connect with the City. The 311 phone line, in-person service at City Hall, and web submission are other ways to contact Access St....
The City has released Economic Outlook 2014 and population projections for the St. John’s Metropolitan Area.
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that it has created an online, searchable business directory.
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The City of St. John's is moving forward to blend the Business Realty and Business Occupancy Tax for the 2013 fiscal year, which will result in the elimination of the Business Occupancy Tax.
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A recent study by KPMG, a leading professional services firm specializing in audit, tax and advisory services, finds that the City of St. John's is one of the top places to do business in Canada.

 

 

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.

Please join us as we celebrate the lighting of Bowring Park at the duck pond on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.
The City of St. John’s is partnering with the Community Food Sharing Association during the week of December 1-5, to collect non-perishable food items at your door.
The 2014 Annual Downtown Christmas Parade takes place on Sunday Nov. 30 at noon, organized by Downtown St. John’s. Residents attending are encouraged to take advantage of Metrobus Park and Ride.

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Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Conway Cresent. There will be no water for residents on Conway Cresent. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate...
Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Campbell Avenue across from Ricketts Road. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 5 p...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to a sewer dig on Notre Dame Drive, that road will be closed from Empire Avenue to Murphy's Lane. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect...

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A joint public meeting will be held by the Cities of St. John’s and Mount Pearl to provide an opportunity for public review and comment on a proposed Municipal Plan amendment and rezoning of property...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Conservation Visions Inc. requesting permission to occupy 3 Newtown Road as a home occupation for wildlife & conversation policy development...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to construct a single detached dwelling with subsidiary apartment located at 179 Doyle’s Road. The property is located in the...

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The Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice & Development and Peace are hosting a Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. from Nov. 27 to 29. Dates & times of the...
The City has engaged Tract Consulting to prepare an overlay zone report to address future development in Quidi Vidi Village. A public meeting was held on Sept. 30, 2014, at The Royal Canadian Legion...
Why should kids have all the fun? The GEO After Dark series is continuing throughout the year at the Johnson GEO CENTRE for adults who are interested in science. Approximately every month we will...

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