Doing Business

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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.

Construction to build a pump track on the grounds of Quidi Vidi Park has changed to start later in the summer.
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 23, all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
The 2022 recipients of the City of St. John’s and Community Housing Transformation Centre’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced during Committee of the Whole meeting today.
Motorists are advised that Bay Bulls Road & Main Road (from Walsh's Lane to Civic 65 Main Road) will be reduced to one lane in areas and at various periods throughout the remainder of the...
Motorists are advised that Bay Bulls Road (Old Bay Bulls Road to Lundrigan’s Road) will be reduced to one lane to facilitate construction works associated with the Goulds Servicing (Phase 2) –...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Eastlink for a Rooftop Telecommunications Antenna site at 500 Columbus Drive.  Description In accordance with the City of St. John’s...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation at 338 Topsail Road.  Description The Home Occupation is for a family home child care, which will be owner...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Rooftop Telecommunications Antenna site at 100 Elizabeth Avenue.  Description In accordance with the City of St. John’s Siting...

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Support local producers this Saturday at the St. John's Farmers' Market!  Everyone’s welcome at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market! We’ve created an experience for...
Open Gym Drop-in (Open to all ages) at Kenmount Terrace Community Centre   Mondays 8 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays 6 - 7 p.m.   May 16 to June 21, 2022   $2 drop-in fee per...
The Regular Meetings of Council take place each Monday at 3 p.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber, City Hall, 10 New Gower St.  Members of the public are permitted to attend in person and...

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