Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 10:51 AM
If you own a house or commercial property in a Heritage Area or if you own a designated Heritage Building, the City of St. John’s is now accepting applications for maintenance or conservation funding.
The City’s Heritage Financial Incentives Program aims to conserve heritage resources by assisting property owners with grant funding available each year. Since the incentive program began in 2016, over $354,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 137 successful applicants.
Two types of grants are...
Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 10:21 AM
The 2024 St. John's Applause Awards nomination period has been extended until March 8, 2024.
Do you know someone who makes a difference in our city? Nominate someone deserving for an Applause Award today!
The civic awards program recognizes inspiring and impactful individuals, groups and organizations whose contributions and achievements help make our city a great place to live, learn, work, play and visit.
Nominations are open for over a dozen awards in eight major award categories. To submit a...
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024 08:46 AM
7:00 a.m. Thursday, February 29 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 28
Motorists are advised that Duckworth Street from King’s Road to Holloway Street will be reduced to one lane to facilitate the ongoing construction project adjacent to the National War Memorial. Signage will be in place and traffic lights and/or flag persons will be on site. Motorists may experience delays as a result.
Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times for businesses in the area and business owners are encouraged to...
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 09:59 AM
The City of St. John’s is seeking ideas and feedback from residents and the community to support the development of a new Recreation Master Plan. Once complete, the plan will shape the future of recreation facilities, spaces and programs for the next ten years.
“Recreation plays a crucial role in promoting physical and mental well-being, fostering social connections, and enhancing overall quality of life,” said Councillor Jill Bruce, lead for Community Services. “With your ideas and feedback, we...
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 05:09 PM
Street widening activities are currently underway in various areas across the City and is expected to start in the Kenmount Terrace subdivision this weekend. To facilitate the smooth progress of this essential work, we kindly request that you park off-street whenever possible. This will enable crews to complete this work efficiently without missing spaces. Please be advised that once our crews have finished work in an area, they will not immediately return to locations where cars were parked.
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 09:24 AM
The City is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations, that would amend the standards to the Institutional Zone. This would enable the adaptive reuse of existing and former church properties that are located in the Institutional (INST) Zone.
The proposed amendment would delete most standards in the Institutional Zone except for building height. New buildings could be constructed as high as 23 metres, except 50 Tiffany Lane where the maximum building height is 72...
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:25 AM
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted at 48 Barrows Road.Description
The proposed application is for an Accessory Building in the Open Space (O) Zone. The Accessory Building will have an area of 40m2.Comment By
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2024.Comments
Provide your comments to the Office of the City Clerk including your name and address to email@example.com or P.O. Box 908, St. John’s NL A1C 5M2.
Comments received become a matter of public record and are included in the Council...