Doing Business

The City has released Economic Outlook 2014 and population projections for the St. John’s Metropolitan Area.
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that it has created an online, searchable business directory.
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The City of St. John's is moving forward to blend the Business Realty and Business Occupancy Tax for the 2013 fiscal year, which will result in the elimination of the Business Occupancy Tax.
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A recent study by KPMG, a leading professional services firm specializing in audit, tax and advisory services, finds that the City of St. John's is one of the top places to do business in Canada.

 

 

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 public is reminded that, during cruise ship visits, parking along Harbour Drive is reduced to accommodate tour buses escorting passengers on excursions.
More than 1000 delegates from 36 countries arrive in the City on Sunday for the start of Oceans '14.
From September 17-20, four cruise ships will be making stops in the Port of St. John’s.
Please note that the Hip Hop into Fall Event scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. in Memorial University's Parking Lot 16A has been cancelled.  
Water Service Interruption To facilitate the installation of the new water transmission main on Mayor Avenue, water service to the following areas will be interrupted on Thursday, September 18, 2014...
Street Rehabilitation (Work could include Concrete/Street Excavation, Concrete Work, Paving, Utility Adjustment, Heater Scarifying, Ditch Cleaning and Culvert Installation) Springdale Street (New...

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The St. John’s Municipal Council is considering an application from Northern Property REIT to rezone property at 146-148 Ladysmith Drive to the Apartment Medium Density (A2) Zone. This would allow...
The City of St. John's is holding a public meeting to discuss the Quidi Vidi Village Overlay Study. Tract Consulting was engaged by the City to prepare this study, which will help protect the unique...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 130, 2014 at its regular meeting held August 25, 2014 and hereby gives notice of its intent to seek registration of...

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Jointly sponsored by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Oceanic Engineering Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE/OES), OCEANS '14 is a major...
The Public Works Standing Committee will be held on the third Thursday of each month at noon starting on January 16, 2014. The general public is welcome to attend. For further information ...
The Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group of NL is hosting a Patient Forum on Thursday, September 18. This event is free of charge and refreshments will be provided. Please email info@nl.arthritis....

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