Doing Business

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.
Worker with safety vest and gloves uses an iPad
Beginning this month, City of St. John’s Building Inspectors will be armed with a new technology that will improve the inspection process for both the public and inspectors alike.

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.

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.
An employee of the City for the past 29 years, Mr. Martin has been the City Manager since 2014. Prior to that, he held the position of Deputy City Manager, Corporate Services, and also the City Clerk.
In early November, Council approved an Early Retirement Incentive Program for individuals who were eligible to retire or close to being eligible to retire in 2015.

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Due to the expected storm, there will be no garbage & recycling collection on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. All remaining collection days this week will be the day after your regular day. Tuesday's...
Please be advised that due to snow conditions, the City of St. John's Division of Recreation - C. A. Pippy Park Winter Activity Center is closed until further notice. Please contact The Winter...
The City of St. John's has received an application by Teen Challenge to open an addictions rehabilitation and treatment facility at 729 Fowler’s Road (former Circle Square Ranch). This facility will...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, the following impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick’s Auctioneering, held at the...
The City of St. John’s Heritage Advisory Committee is pleased to recognize property owners for outstanding restoration work on Heritage Buildings and buildings in the City's Heritage Areas, as well...

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You’re invited to the party! Experience a story that’s never been told about our vibrant Downtown St. John’s. You don’t want to miss Habib’s Unforgettable All-Night...
Local jazz musician Brad Jefford and his amazing band mates have been hosting a weekly jam session in St. John's for years. They have been providing a place for jazz and creative music to live...
Bees and butterflies are a natural component of a healthy garden. Learn how to attract and keep these important pollinators throughout the season and create a wildlife-friendly oasis within your own...

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