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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.

Bannerman Park and the upper portion of Victoria Park are open. Bowring Park opens 4 p.m. today. Tree debris clean up is ongoing in City parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces.
St. John’s Regional Fire Department and IAFF Local 1075 Partner with Dollar A Day Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for Mental Health and Addictions Care
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents and travelers to expect traffic delays and detours from September 20 to November 30 along Main Road in Goulds, and Bay Bulls Road in Kilbride.

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Motorists are advised that Kenna's Hill will be reduced to one lane each way between Torbay Road and King’s Bridge Road/New Cove Road to facilitate road construction. Flag persons will be on site...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from September 13-17 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include concrete/street...
Motorists are advised there will be lane reductions in place to facilitate exploratory digs associated with the upcoming Goulds Servicing Phase 3 - Force Main project.  These exploratory digs will be...

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Application A rezoning application has been submitted for 350 Kenmount Road/9 Kiwanis Street, to bring an existing car dealership into conformance.  Description The Minister of Municipal and...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted for a temporary Private Park at 161, 169 and 171 Thorburn Road.  Description The proposed Private Park will be used as a haunted...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Tiller Holdings Limited for a Craft Brewery at 27 New Gower Street.  Description The proposed Craft Brewery will be located within...

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Open to the public, no requirement to be a Co-op member. Free to attend, no admission fee. The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater...
Mother of Two with an Incurable Blood Cancer, is Pushing for Greater Awareness and More Research On Saturday September 18, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., the 8th annual Multiple Myeloma March will take place...
The Terry Fox RUN     For more than 40 years The Terry Fox RUN has become a fall tradition in Canada, with more than 650 communities, big and small, urban and rural, English...

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