Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 11:30 AM

COVID-19 Update March 24, 2020

Today, the City of St. John’s is announcing additional closures and information for residents regarding the impact of COVID-19 on city services.

All Parks Closed Immediately
In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and address social distancing, the City of St. John’s is closing the following:

  • All City parks
  • Ball fields, skate parks and hard surface courts
  • Dog parks
  • Playgrounds (closed on March 21) 

Closures are in effect immediately. At this time, the closures will not apply to passive open spaces or trails running through open spaces. The Grand Concourse Walkway outside the boundaries of municipal parks will remain open.
Residential Parking Permits
The City will not be issuing tickets to vehicles that are displaying expired 2020 Residential Parking Permits, provided permits are used in the correct Area. Residents will be given the opportunity to renew their 2020 permits when City Hall reopens to the public.

New residents requiring a permit should contact Access St. John’s at 311 or 754-CITY (2489) to start the application process.

Commercial Parking Permits
There are no exemptions for Commercial Parking Areas and enforcement will continue. Applications for new commercial permits and renewal for current monthly permit holders can be processed by phone. Please contact Access St. John’s at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).

Residents are reminded that all City offices and facilities are closed to the public. To book a phone appointment with a City representative contact Access St. John's by calling 311 or 754-CITY (2489), or by email access@stjohns.ca.

For the latest information on City services impacted at this time visit stjohns.ca/covid-19.