Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
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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.
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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.

Doing Business

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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.

Today, Mayor Danny Breen announced that the State of Emergency (SOE) is lifted as of 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. A 24-hour parking ban outside the designated downtown remains in place.
All businesses and other community organizations in St. John’s will be allowed to access their premises as of 6 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 for the purposes of preparing to reopen.
The City of St. John’s will keep all recreation facilities closed until Monday, January 27, regardless of when the state of emergency is lifted.

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Snow removal operations continue into the evening on the streets announced earlier today, Saturday, Jan.25, and...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications for volunteer membership on the Environmental and Sustainability Experts Panel. This Panel will provide expertise, opinion, and perspective...
Application An application has been submitted by Galway Residential GP Incorporated to amend the Planned Mixed Development 1 (PMD-1) Zone at 725 Southlands Boulevard (Donegal Run).  Description Map...
St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of the Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, fourth floor, City Hall. Agendas and minutes for the meetings can be found here.  
The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 10 New Gower Street. This meeting is open for viewing to the public...