Doing Business

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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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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.

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.

Opportunities for further improvement of the Pedestrian Mall are being explored to ensure the mall is inclusive and welcoming for all ages and abilities.
The Department of Municipal Affairs has approved the City’s request to observe a civic holiday on Monday, August 3, 2020 to replace the Regatta Day statutory holiday.
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 13, most City offices and facilities will be closed. All Recreation centres and outdoor pools are open on Monday.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 13 - 17 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Carpasian Road (in the vicinity of bridge over Rennies River) will have a lane...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Portugal Cove Road (in the vicninty of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a...

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Application An application has been made to subdivide property at 36 Cabot Avenue to create two additional building lots which will front Battery Road.  Description Each dwelling will be a 3 storey...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation for a blood collection & urinalysis service at 19 Dundas Street.  Description It will occupy a floor area of...
Application A Change of Non-Conforming Use Application has been submitted by Jack Axes to the change use at 95 Merrymeeting Road to a Place of Amusement for an axe throwing range and recreational...

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Wednesdays - Wellness for Everyone Series with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Join us every Wednesday on our YouTube channel for a different wellness tip or...
Enjoy an evening of shopping with the newest local vendors. Humpday Market St. John's is a weekly night market featuring some of the best local small business St. John's and area has to offer...
Thursdays - Children's Summer Stories Series Author Readings with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Join us weekly on Thursdays this summer as we invite a local...

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