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.

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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...
Effective Monday, August 7, 2017 motorists are no longer permitted to enter Winter Avenue from King’s Bridge Road. No entry signs will be installed to indicate the new restriction which will be in...
Contractor will be conducting watermain rehabilitation work (CIPP Watermain Lining) on various streets.  Work will start in Shea Heights, followed by Wedgewood Park and then proceed to the Rabbittown...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission occupy a potion of 4 Plover Street as a Home Occupation for the preparation of baked goods. The proposed business will occupy...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 265 Bay Bulls Road as a Home Occupation for an office to meet with local union members. The business...
On Thursday, Sept. 21, two cruise ships are scheduled in port. The National Geographic Explorer with 148 passengers and 71 crew is scheduled to arrive 6 a.m. and depart at 10 a.m.; and the Silver...

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Children and adults alike will enjoy this enchanted woodland walk. Using clues we will locate a series of whimsical fairy, elf and gnome doors scattered along a picturesque nature trail. There will...
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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