Doing Business

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.
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.

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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Fourteen (14) meters will bagged in the area from Subway at 338 Water Street to the Tourism Building on the north side of Water Street and from Maries Mini Mart to the temporary bus stop on the east...
Portugal Cove Road will be closed between New Cove Road and Elizabeth Avenue on Monday, April 9th until August 31st.  Construction will also encompass the section of Portugal Cove Road between...

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A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy 23 Marconi Place as a Home Occupation for a Nail & Hair Art Studio. The business occupies a floor area of...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy 15 Lucyrose Lane as a Home Occupation for a Nail Studio. The business occupies a floor area of approximately 6.7 m2...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Chinched Bistro requesting Municipal approval for an Outdoor Eating Area for the restaurant located at 5 Bates Hill. Food and alcohol will be...

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Thursdays 6 to 7:30 p.m. Ages:  10 to 13 Free
Thursdays 6:15 to 8:15pm Ages: 13 to 16 Free
Thursdays 6:30 to 8 p.m. Ages:  10 to 14 Free

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