Doing Business

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.
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.

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.

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The Paul Reynolds Community Centre swimming pool will remain closed this weekend and into next week. The City will provide another update by Wednesday, May 22.   The mechanical issue is with the air...
Six parking spaces will be reserved in front of 354 Water Street prohibiting public parking to accommodate construction work on Water Street.
On Monday, April 1, construction will begin on Water Street between Bishop’s Cove and Ayre’s Cove for the second phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure. Hours of...

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The Saga Sapphire with 1158 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s at 8 a.m. on Monday May 20 and depart at 5 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are subject to...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 91 Firdale Drive as a Home Occupation for Pet Grooming Services. The business will occupy a floor area...
St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of the Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...

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The Bowring Park Foundation and the City of St. John’s are looking for input into the question: “What’s next for Bowring Park?” With most of the projects completed from...
Join curator Mireille Eagan for a talk and tour of "Future Possible", as she examines the cultural identity of Newfoundland & Labrador through its iconic post-confederation artworks and...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...

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