Doing Business

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.
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.

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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Forty-nine parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accommodate road work being conducted on Water Street in the following locations: Civic # 88A – 90, Water Street East between...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from August 21st to August 25th  under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street...
Five parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on Westerland Road, between Pedagogues Close and the parkway, to accommodate excavation for new sidewalk. If you require further...

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The City of St. John’s has received an application for a Text Amendment to the Apartment Low Density (A1) Zone to allow for a Personal Care Home. This was prompted by an application at 11 L’Anse Aux...
The Seven Seas Navigator with 490 passengers and 325 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 24 and depart at 7 p.m.   Ship arrivals and departures...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 142 Canada Drive as a Home Occupation to prepare and package fresh vegetables for delivery.   The...

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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...
July 4 to September 2, 2017 Tuesday - Friday at noon  Saturdays at 11 a.m. $12 General $10 Seniors/Students (Free for children 12 and under) Tickets available 30 minutes before show,...
Over the summer, the artisan group at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will hold a series of scheduled craft demonstrations. Come watch the artisans at work, ask questions about their craft or...

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