Doing Business

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.
artist rendition of community market at Freshwater Road
Take a sneak peek inside the new Community Market at Freshwater Road, where construction will soon begin.

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.

Residents and motorists of the City of St. John's are advised that the West bound lane on Water Street from Job Street to Patrick Street will be reduced to one lane. This is to repair sewer lines....
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of a road closure on New Cove Road. Affected areas are New Cove Road between Elizabeth Avenue and Argyle Street. Also there will be an East bound lane reduction...
* Please be advised that this water shut off has been cancelled. * An update of a revised time will be hand delivered to residents, as well, an update will be provided on the City of St. John's...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Connie Parsons School of Dance Ltd. to develop a portion of the existing lot at 1 Kent Place as a Parking Lot. The addition to the parking area...
A Discretionary Use (Restoration of Non-Conforming Use) application has been submitted by Avalon Trimworks Ltd. to rebuild a dwelling destroyed by fire at 149B Petty Harbour Road. The proposed...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by W.J. Caul’s Funeral Home Limited to develop the properties 1-7 Gear Street as a Parking Lot in conjunction with their existing parking lot at 84...

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Small Business Week   Whether you are starting, expanding or operating a business, there are always questions. The first step to becoming an entrepreneur is to gather as much information...
Drop in to the Southlands Community Centre - we'll have different games and activities on the go, and it's all for free. Tuesdays - for ages 10 to 13 Thursdays - for ages 13 to 16

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