Doing Business

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.
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.

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.

Public engagement begins on replacing the H.G.R. Mews Centre...
During April and May, the City of St. John’s engaged with the public on existing traffic circulation and restrictions in the area of Rennie’s River between Portugal Cove Road and King’s Bridge Road...
Construction work on Linegar Avenue is starting Monday, April 30 for an infrastructure improvement project. Hours of work are Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Detours will be in place for...
Due to construction work during phase one of the Water Street Infrastructure Improvement Project, a number of meters are bagged on Water Street and side streets between Waldegrave Street to east of...

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Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Downtown Advisory Committee that provides information and advice to Council on policy and directions to support the ongoing development...
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...
Expressions of Interest are being accepted to fill one vacancy on the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee: One representative from a cultural, indigenous, and/or intangible cultural heritage...

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The City of St. John’s is planning for the replacement for the H. G. R. Mews Community Centre and we’d like to know what you’d like to see in the new Centre.  The proposed...
For ages 11 to 16 year-olds 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Thursday, and Fridays Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive Cost: $3 per person
The weekly meeting of City Council, public is welcomed to attend. Agenda's are posted online usually by noon on the Friday before. For further information email cityclerk@stjohns.ca.

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