Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
The tipping floor of the Robin Hood Bay Materials Recovery Facility showing paper/cardboard and container recycling material in separate piles
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.
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.

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.

The Public Transit Review final report by Dillon Consulting has been presented to City Council and the report is available for the public to view at engagestjohns.ca.
To replace a section of watermain that experienced a break in September, the City of St. John’s will be closing Allandale Road from Higgins Line to the Prince Philip Drive, November 8 to 11.

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Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...

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Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by Soft Touch Hair Salon requesting permission to change the occupancy of 556A Topsail Road to a Hair Salon.  Description The...
Application A Public Meeting was held regarding an application to Council to construct an eight storey Seniors’ Apartment Building at 45 East White Hills Road.  Description The applicant has applied...
The City of St. John’s is seeking expressions of interest to fill the citizen representative vacancy on the Audit Standing Committee. We require an individual in the private sector who holds a...

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The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 10 New Gower St. This meeting is open for viewing to the general public....
Free intro QGIS workshop Wednesday, November 13th 2019. 5:30pm to 7pm. Atlantic Place, 215 Water Street, St. John’s   Meet inside Atlantic Place, next to Jumping Bean (on the...
Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding a rezoning application at 98 Cornwall Avenue (corner of Glenveiw Terrace).   Description An application is being considered to rezone...

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