Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
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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.
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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.

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.

The City has discontinued clearing private sewer laterals of owner-occupied homes due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) concerns related to COVID-19.
Join us for a virtual, city-wide celebration of essential workers on Sunday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
The Residential Drop-Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay is closed to the public until further notice. The landfill site will remain open for commercial and municipal customers Monday to Friday.

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The City of St. John's is seeking nominations to fill the following vacancies for the Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee: one vacancy representing a Dance organization; one vacancy representing a...
Update March 26: The Council Decision Date has been changed to April 27, 2020. Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Pyramid Construction Ltd. requesting permission to...
Update March 26: The Council Decision Date has been changed to April 27, 2020. Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to operate a Home Occupation in a portion of the dwelling...

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Join us for exciting active fun as we hop, skip and jump the afternoon away with the Easter Bunny. Sunday, March 29 1:30 to 3 p.m. Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive All ages...
Update Friday, March 13, 2020: Due to concerns around the COVID-19 virus, this fundraiser for REAL has been cancelled. Original post: Trivia Night in support of the REAL program. Get your...
As part of precautionary measures undertaken to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, City Council meetings will occur every second week beginning at 3 p.m., are closed to the public and will be...

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