In St. John's dogs and cats are prohibited from running at large. Dogs must be on a leash and under owners control at all times when off the owner's property, including in City parks.
Mayor Danny Breen and Children at the opening of Paul Johnson Memorial Park
Today, Mayor Danny Breen was joined by members of City Council, Mrs. Sally Johnson, and family and friends of the late Paul Johnson for the official opening of the Paul Johnson Memorial Park playgroun
The swimming pool at Bowring Park turns 50 years-old this summer! The City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation are hosting a public celebration at the pool at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11.
Party in the Park 2016
Party In The Park is an annual event that includes greetings from council, local entertainment and light refreshments...
Red Cross seeking volunteers
The Canadian Red Cross Society is accepting applications for Emergency Response Team Responder volunteer positions throughout Canada, including in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Public Advisory

Road Closure

Wed, 2018/07/18 - 5:00am
O'Leary Avenue

Temporary Water Shut Off

Tue, 2018/07/17 - 8:00am
Elizabeth Avenue (Rostellan St. to New Cove Rd.)

Traffic Disruptions - Kenmount Road

Mon, 2018/07/09 - 7:00am
Kenmount Road in the vicinity of the Polina Road Intersection

Road Closure: Portugal Cove Road

Mon, 2018/06/18 - 7:00am
Portugal Cove Road between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road

Lane Reduction - Elizabeth Avenue

Mon, 2018/06/04 - 7:00am
Elizabeth Avenue at Portugal Cove Road

Street Rehabilitation: Linegar Avenue

Mon, 2018/04/30 - 7:00am
Linegar Avenue from civic #25 to #63

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Economic Outlook 2018 reports that economic growth in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is expected to be relatively unchanged from 2017 with real GDP expected to increase by 0.7 per cent.
outdoor fireplace
St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all citizens that due to the current high index and dry windy conditions, a fire advisory is presently in effect.
The forest fire in the area of Kenmount Terrace in the City of St. John’s is under control. Due to excessive amounts of smoke, residents are advised to turn off their air exchange and HVAC systems.
new traffic circulation pattern at Rawlins Cross
This summer the City is changing traffic circulation at Rawlins Cross on a trial basis. Before the changes are put in place, an information session for the public is planned for July 25.
Lithium ion batteries supply power to many kinds of devices. Take care when using them. In rare cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 9, most City offices and facilities will be closed including the Access St. John’s front counter service.
Bowring Park Swimming pool
The swimming pool at Bowring Park turns 50 years-old this summer, and to celebrate the City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation are hosting a small event at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11.
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City Guide
The City Guide is a reference publication the City of St. John’s mails to resident homes four times a year - November, February, May and September.
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The City of St. John’s wants to build a new approach to public engagement – one that facilitates dialogue with the right people, using the right tools


Public Notices

Application - 48 Cashin Avenue

Tue, 2018/07/17 - 9:30am
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to add (1) one additional...

Application - 414 Blackmarsh Road

Tue, 2018/07/24 - 9:30am
A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting...

Appeal Board Hearing - 118 University Avenue...

Thu, 2018/08/02 - 12:15pm
An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering, and...

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