Living in St. John's

screenshot of how to use a roundabout interactive tool on City of St. John's website
Contractors have begun construction of a simple roundabout on Carrick Drive, near the entrance to the Paul Reynolds Community Centre.
Staff and children looking at a wall of suggestions about recreation and leisure programs
Take our survey so we can plan the types of programs and services you want to see offered at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park.
teens camping in the woods near St. John's
There's still room in our upcoming Hiking & Camping expedition camps for youths ages 12 to 14, in July and August.
musical entertainment at the seniors Party in the Park on the lawn of the Bowring Park Bungalow
Due to the weather forecast the fifthteenth annual Seniors Party in the Park will take place indoors at the St. Teresa's Parish Hall on Mundy Pond Road, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July...
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.

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.

The Humane Services Animal Care and Adoption shelter is at capacity, there are over 80 adorable cats and kittens in need of a ‘fur’ever home.
St. John’s City Council voted to continue its delivery on recommendations set out in the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Crime Prevention report tabled in 2015.
Today, St. John’s City Council approved funding for capital improvements to affordable housing units. The work is estimated to cost approximately $500,000, to be funded by existing capital reserves.
Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 1st to August 5th under the City's annual streets rehab and sidewalk programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work,...
Residents of St. John's are advised  there are watermain repairs ongoing in the Pleasantville area for the next two to three weeks. An update will be provided once the work in complete. Affected...
Motorists can expect speed to be reduced to 30km/hr in both directions and there will be a lane diversion for West bound traffic. Two lanes of traffic in both directions will be maintained at all...

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 140, 2016 and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 638, 2016 at its regular meeting held July 12,...
The following appeal under the St. John's Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Monday, August 8, 2016 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:45 p.m.   An appeal...
The following appeal under the St. John's Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Monday, August 8, 2016 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.   An appeal...

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On Saturday, July 30 from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., experience Newfoundland Blooms: A Floral Extravaganza! FREE ADMISSION (to display rooms only) at MUN Botanical...
The St. John's Farmers' Market (SJFM) operates from June to December on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lion's Club Chalet (behind the ReMax Centre), enter at Lion's Park...
This summer, journey back to the late 1840s and experience an unforgettable one-man play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John's the Baptist, presented by the Basilica Heritage...

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