Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
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.

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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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 15th to 19th  under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work...
To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...
Nine parking meters will be bagged on Springdale Street prohibiting public parking, to accommodate parking logistics required for Salvation Army Centre of Hope construction project. Parking meters...

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The Silver Cloud with 250 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday September 27 and depart at 4 p.m The Black Watch with 540 passengers is scheduled...
Expressions of interest are being accepted to fill two vacancies on the Inclusion Advisory Committee: One representative from an Aboriginal/Indigenous organization One representative from a Poverty...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting to occupy 32 Rostellan Place as a four bedroom Bed and Breakfast. The business will be owner operated and adequate on-site parking is...

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Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...
For nearly three decades, the St. John's International Women's Festival has been showcasing and celebrating women working in the global film, television and interactive industry....
Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...

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