Doing Business

The City has released Economic Outlook 2014 and population projections for the St. John’s Metropolitan Area.
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that it has created an online, searchable business directory.
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The City of St. John's is moving forward to blend the Business Realty and Business Occupancy Tax for the 2013 fiscal year, which will result in the elimination of the Business Occupancy Tax.
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A recent study by KPMG, a leading professional services firm specializing in audit, tax and advisory services, finds that the City of St. John's is one of the top places to do business in Canada.

 

 

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.

According to the latest alert issued by Environment Canada rapid tide-like changes may occur in water levels. Residents of Quidi Vidi, the Battery and Outer Battery advised to take precautions.
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 1 all City offices and facilities will be closed with some exceptions. Read more...
The Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - 7 a.m., to Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:45pm, inclusive, to accommodate construction of the Paul Reynold's Community...
The H.G.R. Mews Community Centre will undergo scheduled swimming pool and building maintenance from Tuesday, Sept. 2, to Sunday, Oct. 5, and will re-open for fall programs on Monday, Oct. 6 at 7 a.m...
Motorists are advised that Harbour Drive will be closed to all traffic between Clifts/Bairds Cove and the Water Street/Prescott Street intersection from 11:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29 to 6 a.m., Sunday...

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 130, 2014 at its regular meeting held August 25, 2014 and hereby gives notice of its intent to seek registration of...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy the basement of 75 Kiwanis Street (St. Michael and All Angels Church) as a Day Care Center.   The proposed business...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by MRA Architecture & Design requesting approval to establish and operate a national brand coffee shop with drive-thru, a service station with...

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Music at Harbourside Lunchtime Concert Series Fridays from July 4 to September 19, 2014 Free Admission Presented by City of St. John’s Supported by Husky Energy Youth Performer: Jenna...
This August only, visitors of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist are invited to experience 'A Construction of Faith', a one-man play and escorted tour led by St. John's actor Paul Rowe...
The St. John's Farmers' Market 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, near...

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