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.

The City of St. John's invites everyone to ring in the New Year with a free concert featuring the Navigators next to the Quidi Vidi Lake boathouse.
Again this year the City of St. John’s is encouraging residents to recycle cardboard that accompanies holiday shopping and gift giving. #DeBoxingDays
When using candles, take extra care and place them away from curtains, pets and children and don’t put them under a shelf or other furniture.

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There are no current public advisories available. Please see all advisories for a complete list.

The St. John’s Transportation Commission is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operation of Metrobus.   Due to the expiry of the term for two of the members of...
Registration for winter recreation programs begins at 7 a.m. on Thursday, December 7, for residents of St. John’s.  To learn the programs available, check the winter City Guide being delivered to...
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...

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Parents/caregivers will get active with their little ones, up to age five, at our active playgroup. Recreation staff will be on site to develop FUNdamental movement skills and physical literacy...
Ages 12 to 16 can drop in to the Kilbride Lions Community Centre - we'll have different games and activities on the go, and it's all for free.
After an overwhelming response last year, we are thrilled to be hosting our second annual Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival!  This year will be more to see and more nights to enjoy...

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