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.

In recognition of Waste Reduction Week, October 15 to 21, the City of St. John's is encouraging residents and organizations to reduce waste and recycle. Join us at the Farmers' Market on Wednesday.
Residents are invited to participate in two new engagement opportunities at engagestjohns.ca; a review of Metrobus and GoBus, and the development of a new Bike Master Plan.
A draft 10-year Affordable Housing Strategy has been developed for the City of St. John’s and is open for public review and comment until Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

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To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...
Nine parking meters will be bagged on Springdale Street prohibiting public parking, to accommodate parking logistics required for Salvation Army Centre of Hope construction project. Parking meters...
Construction work will be ongoing for the Polina Road Realignment and Kenmount Road Storm Sewer upgrade. Periodic delays can be expected throughout the remainder of the work. There are lane...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of the accessory building at 18 Durdle Drive as a Home Occupation for a Clinic which specializes in head...
The Norwegian Jade with 2400 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 7 and depart at 7 p.m. Ship arrivals and departures are subject to various...
Effective October 1, 2018 the new hours of operation at the City's Animal Care and Adoption Centre, 81 Higgins Line, are: Tuesday to Friday: noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 3 to 5 p.m. Monday and...

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Spend the afternoon with friends playing a card game of your choice - bridge, crib, 120's, or even board games. Bring a friend! Refreshments provided. Wednesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m Oct. 3 to...
The City of St. John's Waste and Recycling division staff and partner organizations are hosting a Waste Reduction Week celebration at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market, 245 Freshwater...

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