Doing Business

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.
stock image of keyboard with red dollar sign key
If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...
Ian Foster band performing in Bannerman Park in 2016.
The 2017 Call for Performers is open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

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.

SJRFD wishes to advise the general public that with the warm and dry conditions, the Department asks residents to exercise extreme caution when using outdoor fire pits and charcoal BBQs.
The public are advised of increased parking enforcement and safety measures in place, including the addition of two satellite locations to verify winning tickets at Goulds Race Track and RONA.
There will be a scheduled Website Service Interruption for the Search portion only of the Website on July 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This interruption will be intermittent. The City apologizes...
On Monday, July 24, construction will begin on East White Hills Road between Robin Hood Bay Road and the Outer Ring Road. Flagspersons will be on site during construction, and two-way traffic will be...
Six meters will be bagged on the northside and southside of Water Street between Ayre's Cove and Clift's Baird Cove to accomodate road work being conducted in the downtown area on selective meters.

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update July 19, 2017: Additional reports are attached. The City of St. John’s has received an application from Powderhouse Hill Investments Ltd. to rezone 7.1 hectares (17.5 acres) of land between...
The City of St. John's is considering an amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to increase the maximum Building Height allowed in the Commercial Regional (CR) Zone from 15 metres to 20...
Call for Expressions of Interest for the St. John's Sports and Entertainment Board of Directors   St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s...

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Click link to regular weekly council agenda on our website.  
Created by scott@downtownstjohns.com Free movies every Monday night in July. Reel Downtown Retro Summer! Reel Downtown Outdoor Movie Series brought by Downtown St. John’s and Mary Brown...
The Fluvarium’s Balti House Call the Curry Hotline: 709-690-8171 The Fluvarium's red seal chef Antoine is cooking up Balti style curry dishes. Delivery is available exclusively to...

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