Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
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.

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 Canadian Union of Postal Workers provided strike notice to Canada Post, this may result in rotating postal strikes on or before Monday, October 22. Mail to city residents may be impacted.
Celebrate with St. John’s at our second annual Pumpkin Walk in Bannerman Park on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The City of St. John’s Business Information Centre celebrates Small Business Week 2018 by launching a new partnership with the St. John’s Board of Trade to support small businesses.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 22nd to 26th under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could...
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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Solicitation of Expressions of Interest are invited from Persons Interested in being Appointed as a Commissioner of the Assessment Review Court for the City of St. John’s   2019 marks the beginning...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Bricks and Minifigs requesting permission to occupy a portion of 45 Blackmarsh Road as a Retail Store.   The business will sell new and used Lego...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 106 Freshwater Road (the former Rabbittown Theatre) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential High Density (R3) Zone. The...

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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...
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...

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