Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
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.
City of St. John's Affordable Housing logo, an illustration of colourful houses and trees
The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.

Doing Business

Image of Downtown St. John's Buildings

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.

On Monday, August 19, City Council awarded a contract for the supply of new pay stations and parking meters to Cale Canada in partnership with EDC Corporation.
Public engagement on a proposed replacement location for the H.G.R Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park took place in July. The ‘What We Heard’ document is now available online.
To facilitate road work, Waterford Bridge Road (Water Street to Road de Luxe) will be detoured onto Topsail Road (9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily).  Emergency vehicles will have access and local traffic...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from August 26 – August 30 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work...
Six parking spaces on Water Street will be reserved prohibiting public parking to accommodate technical vehiles for a film shoot in Harbourside Park.

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The City of St. John’s is seeking expressions of interest to fill the vacancy of chairperson for its Audit Standing Committee. We require an individual in the private sector who holds a professional...
Application A Rezoning Application has been submitted for a Lounge and Eating Establishment.  Description The rezoning of property to the Commercial Neighbourhood (CN) Zone is required to consider a...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of the building as an Eating Establishment.  Description The restaurant will have floor area...

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OTHER WOMEN WALK is a walking tour featuring multiple performances at standing stops in and around Bannerman Park. Actors perform as various women from 1922 St. John's. WHERE The...
Music @ Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday at 12:30 p.m. some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a...
Tuesdays and Fridays in July and August 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at...

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