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.

During the month of May, the City of St. John’s begins delivering carts to Phase II areas of the automated garbage collection program.
The Recreation Division has received HIGH FIVE™ Accreditation, the highest level of quality & safety in children's sport and recreation programs. To celebrate, free community events are being offered.
Due to the Good Friday holiday on April 19 and St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 22, most City offices and facilities will be closed.

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On Monday, April 1, construction will begin on Water Street between Bishop’s Cove and Ayre’s Cove for the second phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure. Hours of...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 22 Whiteway Street from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of this rezoning is...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 10718 NFLD Inc. to rezone land in the area of 100 Danny Drive from the Comprehensive Development Area-Southlands (CDA Southlands) Zone to the...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 10718 NFLD Inc. to rezone land in the area of 100 Danny Drive from the Comprehensive Development Area - Southlands (CDA Southlands) Zone to the...

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Make your own giant squid with great big googley-eyes. It's a great way to find out how the real animal is put together - from tentacles to tail fin. Included with admission. Free to Rooms...
Schedule for 2019 Regular Council Meetings   Council meeting agendas Council meeting minutes
Go Getters NL is a project to increase community service, civic engagement and advocacy in youth ages 19-30, hosted by the CSC NL. Free pizza & more information to see if you would like to...

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