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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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Doing Business

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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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Motorists are advised there will a detour in place from Main Road (between Bishop's Line and Dooling's Line intersections), detouring to Back Line.  This detour is necessary to facilitate work of the...
Heavy Tree Road (from Ruby Line to Pitts Memorial offramp) is closed to through traffic beginning Friday, September 10, 2021. To facilitate planned construction of large diameter culverts, the road...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Pippy Place and the Team Gushue Highway Overpass, continuing until October 31, 2021. This is required for construction work to...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Newfoundland Power Inc. to construct two parallel transmission lines (Public Utility) in the area of 424 Airport Heights Drive.  ...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to construct a Building at the rear of 1372 Blackhead Road for Heavy Equipment Storage.  Description The proposed Building will be 278.7...
Appeal Board Hearing - 2 Barrows Road The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard virtually by the Appeal Board on Wednesday October 13, 2021, at...

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The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees Calendar.
Humpday Market St. John's,where local shops come together to make an enjoyable evening of shopping local.  We showcase new and established local makers and entrepreneurs, hot food, baked...
Music at Memorial's Fall 2021 Mainstage Concert Series Beautiful Embracing Brahms Duo Concertante October 21, 7:30pm D.F. Cook Recital Hall Music to soothe the weary soul from a composer...

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