Living in St. John's

A woman smiles and waves amongst the crowd attending Seniors Day 2016 at St. John's City Hall
More than 200 people took part in Seniors Day on June 9, and we hope to see that many or more smiling faces at the Party in the Park on July 7 in Bowring Park.
Representatives from the City of St. John's, Tree Canada and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation plant a tree in Bannerman Park
Today, the City of St. John’s celebrated Arbor Day and the Community Roots Tree Planting Program with a tree planting ceremony in Bannerman Park.
view of St. John's from Signal Hill, photo with digitally enhanced colours
See St. John's in a different light - be a hometown tourist this summer!
Green Curb It garbage and recycling collection truck with waste collector putting a blue recycling bag in
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 23 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling pick up will occur the day after regular collection day for all areas this week.
stock photo of children ages 6 to 10 with smiles of their faces running through a field
Registration for summers programs, for all ages, begins for St. John’s residents at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, and a week later on May 12 for residents of other municipalities.

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.

Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 27, most City offices and facilities will be closed. The City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Monday will take place on Tuesday.
Following Budget 2016-18, the City introduced a new comprehensive departmental review process to analyze every service and program within the organization.
Construction of the new Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park is proceeding on schedule. Starting June 27, contractors will begin construction of a new entrance to the facility.

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Contractor will be conducting CCTV Sewer Pipe inspections on the following Streets in Goulds from June 28 - July 12, 2016. Traffic interruptions and delays may be experienced during this project;...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that On Monday, June 27 contractors will begin construction of a new entrance to the facility off Carrick Drive that will include the installation of a simple...
Contractors will be working on the following streets from June 27-July 1st under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work,...

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 137, 2016, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 628, 2016, at its regular meeting held May 30,...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Cole Air Contracting Ltd. to construct a Floatplane Hangar at civic number 300 Paddy’s Pond Road.  The proposed building will be 60’ x 140’ with...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy 37 Warren Place as a Home Occupation for a Custom Tailoring business.  The business activities involve creating...

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Explore Newfoundland barrens, boreal forest, or bog as you hike one of our nature trails with education staff. Learn about Newfoundland plants and animals while you enjoy plenty of fresh air and...
In partnership with the City of St. John's, Metrobus Trolley rides are free of charge 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. This applies to the Trolley line...
Drop by MUN Botanical Garden on Sunday afternoons for some fun family programs, offered rain or shine. Suitable for families of all ages. Registration is not required, but all children must be...

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