Doing Business

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Municipalities in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) are working together to undertake a residential survey designed to gather information and perspectives from residents in the region.
Bigbelly solar waste container for paper and container recyclables, and garbage that is compacted by solar-power
The City of St. John's has placed a Bigbelly solar-powered container at Holdsworth Court, on the corner of George Street and Adelaide Street, that compacts garbage and sends an email when full.
348 Water Street with Refresh Water Street decal in window
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
CARILED participants in St. John's
Government representatives from the Caribbean and staff from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Caribbean Local Economic Program are visiting St. John’s and area this week.
Water Street at night showing vehicle headlights and title Refresh Water Street
The City is in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street, we want residents, visitors and businesses to share opinions and ideas for the street.

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.

St. John’s City Council has approved new ward boundaries that will come into effect for the 2017 municipal election.
As part of the ongoing investigation work to evaluate trenchless technologies for Water Street infrastructure improvements, water flow tests are required on various hydrants along Water Street from...
 Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 3-7th under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include street excavations, concrete work,...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that the following streets will be closed this Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 9:30 - 12 p.m. for the Run For Cure event held at Quidi Vidi Lake. The Boulevard...

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An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 72 Circular Road from the Residential Special-1 (RA-1) Zone to the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone. The purpose of the...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 139, 2016, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 639, 2016, at its regular meeting held...
The Amadea with 900 passengers and crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s on October 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. It will depart 6 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are...

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The St. John's Farmers' Market (SJFM) operates from June to December on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lion's Club Chalet (behind the ReMax Centre), enter at Lion's Park...
On Saturday, October 1, Arts Northeast will be celebrating their 5th Year Anniversary with an Art Exhibition & Sale in support of the School Lunch Association. The event is called “5...
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of historical Downtown St. John's with this three-hour guided walking tour that's sure to please all your senses! Saturday afternoons just got a...

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