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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Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Affordable Housing Working Group. The Affordable Housing Working Group is primarily responsible for the development and implementation...
The City of St. John’s is evaluating the recent overnight winter parking restrictions on sections of Water and Duckworth Streets. We are seeking interested individuals who were impacted to...
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...

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Identify: A Celebration of Indigenous Arts & Culture aims to create space for Indigenous voices and expression, bringing together Indigenous arts and culture professionals from the theatre,...
Be The Change! ... a collaborative effort of environmental organizations in the Avalon region.   This year The Fluvarium has partnered with Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network...
A fun filled family afternoon with games and activities for family members of all abilities from tot to grandparent. Recreation staff will be on site to encourage FUNdamental movement skills and...

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