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Friday, August 7, 2020 - 11:45am
Parking tickets in the City of St. John’s are issued for violations of various parking by-laws. If you believe your vehicle should not have been ticketed, you can challenge your ticket.
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:15pm
...don’t forget to venture outside the Mall and explore the many other businesses on Water Street, Duckworth Street and Harbour Drive.
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:00am
Bannerman and Bowring Park swimming pools will use a wristband system to identify swimmers. All patrons are now required to wear a wristband to enter the pool area at both outdoor pool sites.
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 4:15pm
Understanding the process to date of developing a new affordable housing opportunity in the city...
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:30pm
The City of St. John’s is committed to building a balanced transportation network to get people and goods where they want to go safely.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 5:45pm
We encourage residents to visit and enjoy the downtown this summer!
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:45pm
City Hall is still closed to the public except by appointment only, but there are many ways you can interact with our staff...
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 1:30pm
Be sure to watch our special on NTV, 6:30 p.m. on July 1
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 3:00pm
​Celebrate our city during St. John’s Days!
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 3:15pm
Margaret Thorne has been identified as Senior of the Year for 2020.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s has proposed the creation of a pedestrian mall in the downtown for portions of the summer. The goal of the mall is to encourage residents and visitors to see the downtown as a d
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 6:00pm
We empathize with residents who are dealing with sewage issues and we apologize for the inconvenience...
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 10:15am
Poet Laureate Mary Dalton adds to our at home resources...
Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 7:45pm
The City hears frequent complaints about the amount of litter...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:30am
Nominate a deserving young person...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 9:15am
It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers!
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s made the difficult decision to reduce staffing levels in late March...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 2:15pm
City follows all requirements of the Public Procurement Act in making what was deemed an emergency purchase...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 10:15am
​Senior of the Year Award Rewards Experience
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:30am
​Volunteers building healthy communities..
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 10:45am
​Tourism Awards Recognize Innovation
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 4:15pm
What to do will recycling is not being collected...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 12:00pm
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.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 9:00am
Are you using wipes to get your surfaces disinfected? If you do, make sure you throw them in the garbage, not down the toilet.
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 11:00am
The City’s role is the protection of our staff, maintaining essential services and, if required, cancelling public programs to reduce transmission.