Doing Business

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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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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.

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.

Effective Monday, March 1, 2021 the City of St. John’s will resume curbside recycling collection.
Throughout the year, the City of St. John's celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams, groups and businesses in a variety of areas.
At the Committee of the Whole meeting today, Council received the 2020 Annual Report on the City’s 10-year strategic plan, Our City Our Future.

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Six parking spaces have been rented prohibiting public parking on the north side of Duckworth St between King's Road and Cochrane Street to accomodate ongoing construction work in the area.
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by the City of St. John’s for Outdoor Eating Areas and Lounges located within the St. John’s Downtown and Churchill Square areas....
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation for Coffee Roasting at 22 Mark Nichols Place.  Description The business involves roasting coffee beans in a small...
UPDATE Feb 11  - The Public Meeting for 28 Eric Street is rescheduled for March 3, 2021. Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application submitted by Habitat for...

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RCA Theatre Company Presents Birthday Balloon Produced by Mauzy May Productions Written and Directed by Steve Cochrane Featuring Renée Hackett and Brad Hodder February 25-27, 8pm...
Canada’s leading foodservice and hospitality event is back – RC Show 2021 goes ONLINE LIVE for four action-packed days of empowering thought leadership, research, trends and insights,...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.

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