Doing Business

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.
Parking meter with a yellow bag over it, text on image "Why does the City bag parking meters"
From time to time, parking meters operated by the City of St. John’s may be bagged with a bright, yellow bag. A yellow bag on a meter indicates that the parking space is not available.
artist rendition of community market at Freshwater Road
Take a sneak peek inside the new Community Market at Freshwater Road, where construction will soon begin.
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If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...

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.

The Silver Whisper and the Disney Magic have cancelled their scheduled visit to the port of St. John’s due to weather in the Atlantic. The Saga Sapphire is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m.
Incorrect information was provided to the public regarding vote by proxy for registered voters who are out of the City and/or province during the election period.
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently.

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Sensational Playgroup located at Paul Reynolds Community Centre will be cancelled on Tuesday, September 26 due to the Municipal Election.
Residents are advised there will be a lane reduction east of 484 Southside Road to facilitate culvert repairs.  Motorists are advised traffic will be reduced to one lane and to yield to oncoming...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from September 22nd to 29th under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street excavations,...

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The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone property located at 571 Empire Avenue from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose...
Notice of Vacancies - R.E.A.L. Program Fundraising and Promotion Committee   The R.E.A.L. (Recreational Experiences and Leisure) Program Fundraising and Promotion Committee provides information,...
A Discretionary Use (Restoration of Non-Conforming Use) application has been submitted to rebuild the townhouse dwelling at 160 Patrick Street. The proposed dwelling will be rebuilt on the same...

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The City of St. John's is conducting its next municipal election with the vote by mail process, an efficient and convenient method allowing electors to vote in the...
The Newfoundland Historic Trust's Doors Open event is a unique opportunity for the citizens and visitors of Newfoundland and Labrador to celebrate our architecture and heritage through the...
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently. Adoption fees are reduced by 50 per cent until the end...

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