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.

The City of St. John’s reminds residents that our watershed areas are protected to ensure the safety of our water supply.
Since the announcement of the Pet Safe Keeping Program in February the City continues to seek applications from residents able to provide temporary accommodations for pets.
Motorists are advised that (weather dependant) there will be a road closure on Cashin Avenue between Campbell Avenue and Pennywell Road from Monday, May 30th to Tuesday May 31st, to facilitate...
 Contractors will be working on the following Streets from May 30-June 3 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation Program. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility...
Motorists are advised that traffic will be reduced to one lane on the bridge on Pearltown Road between Brookfield Road and Old Bay Bulls Road until further notice. Temporary Traffic Signals will be...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, the following impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick’s Auctioneering, held at the...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Compton House requesting municipal approval to obtain a tourist home liquor license in association with the existing bed & breakfast located...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 11368 NL Ltd. to rezone undeveloped land at 150 Stavanger Drive (between 140 Stavanger and 200 Stavanger) from the Commercial Regional (CR)...

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The City of St. John's has received an application from 11368 NL Ltd. to rezone a portion of undeveloped land on the north side of Tigress Street (between 18 Tigress Street and the intersection...
Partners for Mental Health hosts the fourth annual Mental Health at Work fair "Recovery Works" June 1, 10am to 2pm Speakers, Information Booths, Snacks, Prizes! Free and open to...
Join our horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom at MUN Botanical Garden every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, from 2 to 3 p....

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