Visiting our City

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Water Street
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
City Street
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Music at concert
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
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From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.

Visiting our City

People looking through the telescope on Signal Hill

Come discover one of the oldest cities in North America. A city unlike any other. Cradled in a harbour carved from 500 million year old rock. Surrounded by hills running down to the ocean. Charming side streets of a thousand colours. Friendly faces to greet you at every turn. Take a truly unforgettable journey to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. All the information you need to plan your visit is right here.

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Heavy Tree Road (from Ruby Line to Pitts Memorial offramp) is closed to through traffic beginning Friday, September 10, 2021. To facilitate planned construction of large diameter culverts, the road...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Pippy Place and the Team Gushue Highway Overpass, continuing until October 31, 2021. This is required for construction work to...
Pedestrians are advised that the sidewalk on Water Street betwee Prince Street and Buchanan Street will be slosed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  A pedestrian route has...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Newfoundland Power Inc. to construct two parallel transmission lines (Public Utility) in the area of 424 Airport Heights Drive.  ...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to construct a Building at the rear of 1372 Blackhead Road for Heavy Equipment Storage.  Description The proposed Building will be 278.7...
Appeal Board Hearing - 2 Barrows Road The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard virtually by the Appeal Board on Wednesday October 13, 2021, at...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.

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