Doing Business

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.
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If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...
Ian Foster band performing in Bannerman Park in 2016.
The 2017 Call for Performers is open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.
newcomers to St. John's walk on Signal Hill with the harbour and city in the background
The Local Immigration Partnership is holding a Community Forum, co-led by the City of St. John's and the Association for New Canadians. Register by Thursday, Feb.23 to attend.

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.

Starting on Tuesday, June 27 until June 30 the City of St. John’s will be conducting sanitary sewer vapour testing in Goulds.Testing is required to locate areas of the sewer system that need upgrades.
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to ensure that citizens know the danger that fireworks may pose if not used properly. See safety tips below.
The City of St. John's invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young adult refugees living in St. John’s.

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Due to inclement weather, the St. John's Days Photography Workshop has been postponed from Saturday June 24 to Sunday June 25, 9am to 11am. Start location remains the same - Bannerman Park Gazebo....
Motorists are advised that the Shoppers – Run for Women will take place this Sunday starting at 8:30am and finishing by 12:00pm.  The route closures/lane reductions are as follows: The Boulevard...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of traffic delays on Kenmount Road between Lady Smith Drive and Great Eastern Avenue from 7a.m., Saturday June 24, 2017 to 7p.m., Sunday June 25, 2017. This is...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Mount Zion, requesting permissions to occupy 81 Elizabeth Avenue as a Church.   The Church will occupy an...
The Ocean Endeavour with 198 passengers and 90 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday June 22 and depart at 12 noon.   Please note that ship arrivals and...
The City of St. John's welcomes expressions of interest from persons wishing to fill three vacancies  on the City's Local Board of Appeal. The Local Board of Appeal is a body to which appeals can be...

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Enjoy the Sugarloaf Path while being guided by the  East Coast Trail Association. The hike starts in Logy Bay and finish at Quidi Vidi. This is a 3-4 hour hike, and it's recommended that...
“Salmon the Leaper” Kids Club Program for June at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium  Join your friends at The Fluvarium and discover the salmon life cycle, hear a story of the...
Come observe and sample  the tastes of Newfoundland as Chef/Owner Andrea Mauder of Bacalao showcases her talents of creating several cultural dishes that will leave you wanting more. ...

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