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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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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.

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.

SJRFD and City officials issue a warning to residents in the Greater St. John’s area; disposing household hazardous wastes in your garbage could cause fires.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 28 City Council resume meeting in Chambers & Access St. John's in-person service hours expand
The Board of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment and Council wish to assure residents of the City that any decision to sell Mile One will only be made with the best interests of residents in mind.

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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from September 28 - October 2 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...

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Application An application has been submitted by Dougall’s Development Inc. for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations  Description The City of St. John's is considering a text...
The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations has been rescheduled to noon on Friday, October 2, 2020:  Decision of the Planning, Engineering, & Regulatory Services...
Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted to occupy a portion of the dwelling unit as a Home Office at 35 Bonaventure Avenue, Unit 218.  Description The proposed Home Office will provide...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m.  Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas calendar.
Please note that we are unable to offer in-person classes this fall. All classes will be held online. You need access to a computer and the internet to participate in the course this fall.  ...
Governance in a Changing North Atlantic Ocean: A Webinar Series for Sustainable Ocean and Viable Fishing Communities   Fall 2020   The ocean and our relationship to it has...

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