Doing Business

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Municipalities in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) are working together to undertake a residential survey designed to gather information and perspectives from residents in the region.
Bigbelly solar waste container for paper and container recyclables, and garbage that is compacted by solar-power
The City of St. John's has placed a Bigbelly solar-powered container at Holdsworth Court, on the corner of George Street and Adelaide Street, that compacts garbage and sends an email when full.
348 Water Street with Refresh Water Street decal in window
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
CARILED participants in St. John's
Government representatives from the Caribbean and staff from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Caribbean Local Economic Program are visiting St. John’s and area this week.
Water Street at night showing vehicle headlights and title Refresh Water Street
The City is in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street, we want residents, visitors and businesses to share opinions and ideas for the street.

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.

The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the annual Senior of the Year Award, to be presented during City Council meeting on Monday, October 3.
Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 29 - September 2 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete...
Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street to facilitate the Nautilus Provincial 5K Road Race. A detour will be in place...
Motorists are advised that there will be lane reductions on New Gower Street near City Hall (between Adelaide Street and Holdsworth Court) to facilitate renovations to the overhead pedway system from...

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A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to the City of St. John’s by Eastlink requesting concurrence to construct a telecommunications tower located at 140 Ridge Road.   In accordance with...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City of St. John’s by Eastlink requesting concurrence to construct a telecommunications tower located at 160 East White Hills Road.   In...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting municipal approval to occupy 131 Moss Heather Drive as a Home Occupation for a Music Studio. The studio will have a total floor area of...

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FemFest NL is a festival of all things feminist, with events being held at different venues throughout St. John's from August 25-28, 2016.  FemFest NL is a women-centered community...
The St. John's Farmers' Market (SJFM) 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...
Physical activity and unstructured play are an important component of healthy child development.  Children up to age 5, and their parents/caregivers/grandparents, are invited to be active,...

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