Doing Business

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.
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.

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.

Infrastructure to support changes for two traffic pilot projects downtown has been removed in advance of snow clearing operations beginning for the winter. Former conditions have now been reinstated.
The City of St. John’s is moving forward with plans to rehabilitate the aging water and sewer infrastructure along Water Street starting in 2018.
The report reflects feedback from staff and Council as well as a robust survey of the public.

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Four parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on 235 Water Street to accommodate service vehicles. If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-...
Residents are advised there will be a lane reduction on Harvey Road (in the vicinity of The Rooms) to facilitate retaining wall rehabilitation for the next 6 to 8 weeks. Motorists can expect delays....
Contractor will be conducting sanitary sewer rehabilitation work on various streets in Goulds.  Traffic interruptions and delays may be experienced during this project; however, kept to a minimum and...

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The Municipal Advisory Committee on Youth provides information and advice on matters related to youth that intersect City policies and programs and services, as referred to or initiated by committees...
An application was received by the City to develop semi-detached dwellings (2 units) at 69 & 71 Charter Avenue as part of a larger development that started at 55 Charter Avenue. Currently, this...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to use 3220 Trans-Canada Highway to expand the Harbour Arterial Mineral Workings Area. The proposed 83.45 hectares of Crown...

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Join us for a handmade & vintage Holiday Market, presented by the Etsy St. John's Region Team! Accomplish some of your holiday shopping in a fun and festive environment on Saturday, November...
Festive Family Fun November 18 - 19, 10 am - 3 pm Get into the festive spirit with the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of an 1830s Christmas in St. John’s. Traditional seasonal...
Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Medicine will host the 41st Annual Monte Carlo Charity Gala on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the St. John’s Convention Center. ...

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