Living in St. John's

announcing Julie Lewis (centre) as muralist to commemorate Great Fire on retaining wall at McBride's Hill
Artist Julie Lewis has been selected to design and paint the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.
stock image of girl playing outside with other children in background
These pop up events will get the whole family moving outside! It’s free to attend and activities are parent/guardian led, City staff are onsite to help facilitate.
picture of Music at Harbourside taken from behind the band and showing the audience
Looking for a great way to spend your lunch breaks? The Music @ concert series started last week, so grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy some local entertainment.
screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

SJRFD wishes to advise the general public that with the warm and dry conditions, the Department asks residents to exercise extreme caution when using outdoor fire pits and charcoal BBQs.
The public are advised of increased parking enforcement and safety measures in place, including the addition of two satellite locations to verify winning tickets at Goulds Race Track and RONA.
There will be a scheduled Website Service Interruption for the Search portion only of the Website on July 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This interruption will be intermittent. The City apologizes...
On Monday, July 24, construction will begin on East White Hills Road between Robin Hood Bay Road and the Outer Ring Road. Flagspersons will be on site during construction, and two-way traffic will be...
Six meters will be bagged on the northside and southside of Water Street between Ayre's Cove and Clift's Baird Cove to accomodate road work being conducted in the downtown area on selective meters.

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update July 19, 2017: Additional reports are attached. The City of St. John’s has received an application from Powderhouse Hill Investments Ltd. to rezone 7.1 hectares (17.5 acres) of land between...
The City of St. John's is considering an amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to increase the maximum Building Height allowed in the Commercial Regional (CR) Zone from 15 metres to 20...
Call for Expressions of Interest for the St. John's Sports and Entertainment Board of Directors   St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s...

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Inter-provincial Cricket tournament between five provinces: Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and Newfoundland & Labrador. Four games will be held between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday,...
Click link to regular weekly council agenda on our website.  
Created by scott@downtownstjohns.com Free movies every Monday night in July. Reel Downtown Retro Summer! Reel Downtown Outdoor Movie Series brought by Downtown St. John’s and Mary Brown...

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