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.

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.
The general public is invited to learn more about the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed. We invite everyone to join the discussion.
Residents and visitors are invited to attend a weekend of events to remember the Great Fire of 1892 on July 8 and 9 at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations throughout the downtown.

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This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...
Beginning 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 there will be work carried out on the Pitts Memorial Drive Overpass. Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive will see traffic delays and lane reductions in the area  for...
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...

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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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Watch as we fire the noon day gun to offically launch St. John's Days
Bring your lunch, your co-worker, or your family and friends to the atrium of Atlantic Place and enjoy some of the finest musical talent the city has to offer! Opening act by a youth performer...
In partnership with Park's Canada come roast s'mores and have a sing- along with the Girl Guides of Canada. Bring along your camping chair and dress warmly. This event is weather...

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