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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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What’s happening to our recycling material now that China is no longer accepting recycling from Canada? You might be surprised at the answer, but we're not - we planned it this way.

Doing Business

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The City of St. John's is a fantastic place to do business. Whether you are an established company or just starting out with your first business we can help you find all of the information you need to be successful from information on the permits and regulations required to do business in the City, to some of the services we provide and helpful information on our economy.

Learn more about Doing Business in the City of St. John’s by exploring this section of our website.

The recent Public Health COVID-19 update allows City of St. John’s After School Programs to resume on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022.
Today, the municipalities of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, and Conception Bay South announced the next phase of a feasibility study that seeks to explore regional economic opportunities.
...extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former Lieutenant-Governor
Motorists are advised that Springdale Street (between Water Street and George Street West) will be closed to facilitate the ongoing construction of the JAG Hotel. A traffic detour will be in place...
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...
Motorists are advised that Buchanan Street will be closed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  There will be no access from Water Street for the duration of the project. The...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by DB Billiards Inc. for 430 Topsail Road.  Description The Discretionary Use application is for a Lounge that is located on the 2nd...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Suffonsified Holdings Ltd. for 607 Torbay Road.  Description The proposed application is for a Clinic at 607 Torbay Road. The Clinic...
Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application for a portion of land at 670 Kenmount Road.  Description The City has received an application from 75579...

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January 20th-22nd 8pm Live Streams  January 20th & 22nd $32.5 General Admission $26.50 Senior/Student/Artist $22.75 Live stream It makes up most of the planet; it “contains...
Ring in the holiday season with our 20th annual Festival of Music and Lights Celebration at Bowring Park Duck Pond. The City of St. John’s is extending this festival until...
Ring in the holiday season with our 20th annual Festival of Music and Lights Celebration at Bowring Park Duck Pond. The City of St. John’s is extending this festival until...

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