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.

Poet Laureate Mary Dalton has partnered with 93.5 CHMR-FM to create and produce a poetry podcast called Flahoolic. Several episodes are currently available, with more scheduled for release.
Due to the St. John’s Day holiday on Monday, June 24, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is going ahead Monday.
In July, construction will begin for the next phase of the Victoria Park Revitalization project. Construction on this phase is expected to take approximately five months.
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from June 17th to 21st under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To complete the Linegar Avenue Upgrading Project, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane.  Motirists in the area may experience delays.  Flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic....

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The following appeals under the City of St. John’s Building By-law will be heard by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.  ...
The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations which would amend the Commercial Mixed Use (CM) Zone to allow additional Building Height, Floor Area...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee: a general public member who identifies as 'a beginner/occasional cyclis'; and a...

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Join us for mindfulness, meditation and Yoga. Our friends will be visitng us throughout the summer. This prgram is for adults only. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Please call 737-...
Date: Jun 25  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Art Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at the work they...
Schedule for 2019 Regular Council Meetings   Council meeting agendas Council meeting minutes

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