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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.

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Motorists are advised that Bay Bulls Road (Griffin’s Lane to Valleyview Road) will be reduced to one lane to facilitate construction works associated with the Goulds Servicing (Phase 2) – Sanitary...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 11-15 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include concrete/street...
The Mundy Pond Trail near the construction area will be temporarily closed to carry out site work for the Mews Centre replacement. This closure is in effect from Monday, October 4 at 8:00 am until ...

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URBAN AND RURAL PLANNING ACTCITY OF ST. JOHN’SNOTICE OF REGISTRATION119 CHURCHILL AVENUE     Take notice that St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment No. 724, 2021, adopted on August 23, 2021,...
Please be advised that the Appeal Board Hearing for 2 Barrow's Road scheduled for Wednesday, October 13, 2021, has been postposed.  A new notice will be posted once dates are confirmed. 
NOTICE OF TAX SALE  TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, and with particular reference to sections 35 and 36 thereof, the City of St. John’s...

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Featuring the Atlantic String Quartet, the NSO’s Recital Series presents high quality chamber music. The ASQ includes Heather Kao, Nancy Case-Oates, Kate Read, and guest cellist Vernon...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.
RELAXATION YOGA SELF CARE PROGRAM  Oct 6-Oct 27 9:00 am - 10:00 am Where: Level 3 Atrium Find your place, slow your thoughts, and connect with the present moment as you surround yourself...

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