Doing Business

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.
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...

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.

Today, during City Council meeting, Council approved the terms of agreement for the operation of a professional basketball team at Mile One Centre for the 2017-18 season.

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Residents are advised that the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre will undergo scheduled swimming pool and building maintenance from Sunday, September 3, to Sunday, October 8. The front desk will be open...
Residents are advised that the gymnasium at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre will reopen on Oct. 30, 2017. At present  we are awaiting  the arrival of a specialized flooring membrane material...
Contractor will be conducting sanitary sewer rehabilitation work on various streets in Goulds.  Traffic interruptions and delays may be experienced during this project; however, kept to a minimum and...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Atlantic Planning & Management Ltd. requesting approval to operate a national brand coffee shop & national brand fast food drive-thru at...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 124 Circular Road as a Home Occupation for one-on-one music lessons for children. The business will...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Corporate Contracting Services Ltd., on behalf of Bank of Montreal located at 370 Newfoundland Drive, requesting to establish and operate a...

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The City of St. John's is conducting its next municipal election with the vote by mail process, an efficient and convenient method allowing electors to vote in the...
Learn how easy it is to compost in your backyard and get what gardeners call ‘black gold’.  Again this year we’ve teamed up with the MUN Botanical Garden and the...
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently. Adoption fees are reduced by 50 per cent until the end...

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