Doing Business

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Our Welcome Centre offers support to those starting or operating a business in St. John's...
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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.

Bannerman Park and the upper portion of Victoria Park are open. Bowring Park opens 4 p.m. today. Tree debris clean up is ongoing in City parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces.
St. John’s Regional Fire Department and IAFF Local 1075 Partner with Dollar A Day Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for Mental Health and Addictions Care
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents and travelers to expect traffic delays and detours from September 20 to November 30 along Main Road in Goulds, and Bay Bulls Road in Kilbride.
Motorists are advused that Kenna's Hill will be reduced to one lane each way between Torbay Road and King's Bridge Road/New cove Road to facilitate road construction.  Direct access to Logy Bay Road...
Due to technical difficulties, today's Regular Meeting of Council (September 20th) was not able to be live streamed.  Staff are working to resolve the matter and have postponed today's meeting until...
The City Council meeting originally scheduled for 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20 is postponed until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21. View agenda and meeting online:...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Northern Americas Satellite Ventures Inc. to the City of St. John’s seeking approval to construct a new satellite earth station...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to construct a Building at the rear of 1372 Blackhead Road for Heavy Equipment Storage.  Description The proposed Building will be 278.7...
Application A rezoning application has been submitted for 350 Kenmount Road/9 Kiwanis Street, to bring an existing car dealership into conformance.  Description The Minister of Municipal and...

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This free event is open to all seniors and will offer information booths, wellness activities, access to the gardens, and more. Lunch is included for the first 150 registrants. Join us for a morning...
The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees Calendar.
Humpday Market St. John's,where local shops come together to make an enjoyable evening of shopping local.  We showcase new and established local makers and entrepreneurs, hot food, baked...

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