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.
stock image of keyboard with red dollar sign key
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.

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Beginning 9 a.m. on Monday, June 5 there will be no through traffic on a section of Military Road, from the Bonaventure Avenue and Garrison Hill intersection to the Monkstown Road and Rawlin's Cross...
Residents of St. John's are advised that there will be a detour in place on Signal Hill Road to facilitate a watermain replacement. Flagpersons will be in place so that residential traffic, tour...

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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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Fun weekly stand up comedy room at Bitters    Hosted by Lindsay Barron with DJ Bangtek. Featuring some of the best professional and amateur comedians in the province. ...
St. John's Celebrates Refugees with Photo Exhibit at City Hall Residents of the City of St. John's, are invited to view a special photo exhibit showcasing the work of young adult refugees...
Join MUN Botanical Garden's horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, 2 – 3 p.m...

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