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.

As part of the 2019 operating budget for the City of St. John’s, City Council will vote on the operating grant provided to St. John’s Sports and Entertainment (SJSEL) of $2.9 million.
As part of the 2019 operating budget for the City of St. John’s, City Council will vote on the operating grant provided to the St. John’s Transportation Commission.
Today, the City will begin installation of Timed Free Parking Zones. The time limit in each zone will be either two hours or four hours. All new signage will be posted during the coming weeks.
There will be lane reductions at the Kenmount Road Columbus Drive Overpass on Sunday December 9, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Parking spaces on the north side of Harbour Drive - section 1335, between Jobs Cove and Clift's Baird's Cove, will not be available to accommodate a film shoot.
To facilitate the ongoing work to replace a 600 meter section of sanitary forcemain from Mill Road to the end of the street, sections of the street will be reduced to a single lane and controlled by...

Pages

The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to add Vehicle Storage Yard as a Discretionary Use in the Commercial Industrial (CI) Zone, which was...
A Discretionary Use application has been made by Creative Discovery Children’s Center for an expansion to the existing Daycare at 31 Doyle’s Road. The proposed expansion will include both unused...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting an expansion to the Discovery Days Children’s Day Care Centre at 2 Stead Place. The proposed expansion will include both unused existing...

Pages

Christmas Multicultural Food and Craft Fair   Sunday, December 9, from noon to 4 p.m.    St. Augustine's Anglican Church Hall, 1 Westerland Road
Holy Heart Alumnae Choir, directedby Dr. Valerie Long, presents their annual Christmas Concert and Sing-A-Long Sunday, December 9 at 4 p.m. at St. Teresa's Church, 120 Mundy Pond Road....
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...

Pages