Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
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.
City Council 2017-2021 after swearing-in ceremony
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
City of St. John's Affordable Housing logo, an illustration of colourful houses and trees
The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.

Doing Business

Image of Downtown St. John's Buildings

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.

Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 20 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre swimming pool will remain closed this weekend and into next week. The City will provide another update by Wednesday, May 22.
The Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
To complete the water transmission main project including final paving on Portugal Cove Road, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane between Renouf Place and Glenridge Crescent....
To complete the Linegar Avenue Upgrading Project, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane.  Motirists in the area may experience delays.  Flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic....
Clancey Drive will be closed to all traffic between Lakeview Avenue and Lake Avenue to facilitate road work in the area.  Access through the work site will be restricted to pedestrians and...

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A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting approval for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 720 Water Street.    The area will be approximately 22 m2 and be located at the front...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Eastlink requesting permission to construct an extension to an existing telecommunication tower located at 140 Ridge Road.   In accordance with...
Pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, with particular reference to...

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The Bowring Park Foundation and the City of St. John’s are looking for input into the question: “What’s next for Bowring Park?” With most of the projects completed from...
Schedule for 2019 Regular Council Meetings   Council meeting agendas Council meeting minutes
St. John's Voice Hearers Tuesday, April 16⋅7:30 – 8:30pm Monthly on the third Tuesday 120 Lemarchant Road This is a group for voice hearers and those experiencing alternate...

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