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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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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.

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.

Committee of the Whole (COTW) meetings are now scheduled to take place every other Wednesday starting at 9:30 a.m.
The Winter Activity Centre in the North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park is opening for the season at 1 p.m. today (Friday, Jan. 22).

There are no current public advisories available. Please see all advisories for a complete list.

Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application submitted by Habitat for Humanity Newfoundland and Labrador for three Townhouses.  Description An application is...
Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application submitted to the City to rezone 138 Ladysmith Drive for three Townhouses.  Description The St. John's Municipal Council...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to operate a Salon as a Home Occupation at 6 Caravelle Place.  Description The salon will occupy a floor area of 26.6m2. The business...

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The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees Calendar.
The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road. It’s alive with Local! With over 100 vendors and growing, the St. John...
We look forward to connecting with you!!! Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqf-6qrzkoG9XwCA3fPqS4eEwXHnqLz1U3?fbclid=...

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