close up of a downtown street cleaner in operation
Street cleaning removes dirt and debris from streets, reduces the amount of debris going into storm sewers, and prevents damage to infrastructure.
City Hall employees for City of Humboldt on Jersey Day
City of St. John’s employees participated in Jersey Day today as part of a national tribute to the City of Humboldt and Humboldt Broncos.
image of st.john's to promote smart cities challenge survey
St. John’s and Happy City St.John’s recently announced a collaboration to enter the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge. City residents are encourage to take a short survey to help inform the application.
The Loop in Bannerman Park with red text 'Closed for the season'
The Loop in Bannerman Park closes for the season at 5 p.m. Monday, April 2 as it is no longer possible to maintain ice at the required thickness for a safe and enjoyable skating experience.
The tipping floor of the Robin Hood Bay Materials Recovery Facility showing paper/cardboard and container recycling material in separate piles
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.

Public Advisory

Road Closure: Topsail Road

Sat, 2018/04/21 - 6:00am
Topsail Road between Burgeo Street and Dunns Road.

Meters Bagged - Water Street

Thu, 2018/04/19 - 7:00am
In the vicinity of Chafe and Sons, Blue on Water and Adelaide Street

Lane reduction: Portugal Cove Road

Tue, 2018/04/17 - 7:00am
Portugal Cove Road, between New Cove Road and Renouf Place

Meters Bagged - Water Street

Tue, 2018/04/10 - 7:00am
In the vicinity of Subway 338 Water Street to the Tourism Building and Maries Mini Mart to the Temporary Bus Stop on the east corner of 351 Water Street

Road Closure - Portugal Cove Road

Mon, 2018/04/09 - 7:00am
Portugal Cove Road between New Cove Road and Elizabeth Avenue

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Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
On Thursday, April 19, the City of St. John’s will exercise its Emergency Management Plan in partnership with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) and other emergency partners.
Volunteer Awards 2018
Today, over 100 volunteers attended a Volunteer Week reception at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, an annual event hosted by the City of St. John’s in partnership with the Memorial.
Today, the City of St. John’s and Happy City St. John’s announced a collaboration to enter into the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, an initiative of the federal government.
Portugal cove road water transmission main underground
A water transmission main replacement project on Portugal Cove Road is scheduled to start the first week of April and will continue until late fall 2018.
easter lily
Due to the Good Friday holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, March 30. Garbage (5A/5B) and recycling (5A) collection is moved to Saturday, March 31.
Map of Water Street at Queen Street intersection showing construction area
On Monday, April 2, construction will begin at the intersection of Queen Street and Water Street for the first phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
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Public Notices

Consultation: Smart Cities Challenge

Thu, 2018/04/19 - 7:00pm
The City of St. John's and Happy City are hosting a public consultation session...

Roadside Pruning

Fri, 2018/04/20 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s is conducting roadside pruning operations from February...

Application - 23 Marconi Place

Tue, 2018/04/24 - 9:30am
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to...

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