Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
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.
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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.

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 St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise that all vendors who sell fireworks in the region are required to have persons on staff that are certified to sell consumer fireworks.
Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break, water will be shut off on Shea Street. Crews expect work to be complete by 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Area residents...
Residents of St. John's are advised that due to forecasted high winds, garbage and recycling collection for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 will be rescheduled to Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Please...
The City of St. John's wishes to advise its residents that there is a watermain break on London Road.  Residents are advised that they may experience no water, low water pressure or discolored water...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Rogers Communication Inc. requesting to construct a telecommunications tower located at 63 O’Leary Avenue.  Description In accordance...
Application An application has been submitted requesting permission to allow Office Use at 21 Adams Avenue.  Description The existing building is in the Institutional (INST) Zone where Office Use is...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Cineplex Entertaining L.P. requesting permission to operate a Lounge at 48 Kenmount Road.  Description The Lounge will take place in...

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St. John’s newest holiday tradition, join us for our 4th annual light festival. The Garden will be glowing once again with a spectacular light display. Take a winter evening stroll, sip hot...
Humpday Market St. John's  Weekly  night market, happening at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road.  Consisting of hot food vendors, artisans, crafters,...
St. John’s newest holiday tradition, join us for our 4th annual light festival. The Garden will be glowing once again with a spectacular light display. Take a winter evening stroll, sip hot...

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