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.

As part of ongoing planning and engagement on the upcoming three-year budget plan, the City of St. John’s is distributing a publication via mail which outlines the projected 2019 budget.
The number of discoloured water reports to the City from residents serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply have significantly decreased.
Six parking meters will be bagged on Westerland Road prohibiting public parking, to accommodate the 2018 Career and Graduate School Fair event.
Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation. Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...
Residents and motorists are advised of a lane reduction on Mayor Avenue at the intersection of Calver Avenue to facilitate the installation of watermain. Motorists should use an alternate route and...

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Effective October 1, 2018 the new hours of operation at the City's Animal Care and Adoption Centre, 81 Higgins Line, are: Tuesday to Friday: noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 3 to 5 p.m. Monday and...
Expressions of interest are being accepted to fill two vacancies on the Inclusion Advisory Committee: One representative from an Aboriginal/Indigenous organization One representative from a Poverty...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Fairview Investments Limited requesting permission to construct two Multiple Dwelling Buildings at 9 Great Southern Drive. Each building will...

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Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...
Regular Meeting of Council Council meeting agendas Council meeting minutes
Here & Now September 24-26, 8pm LSPU Hall 3 Victoria Street   “An entertaining and important piece of theatre… a very funny, salty, saucy, provocative, foolish, serious,...

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