Doing Business

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.
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.

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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Residents are advised there will be a lane reduction on Harvey Road (in the vicinity of The Rooms) to facilitate retaining wall rehabilitation for the next 6 to 8 weeks. Motorists can expect delays....
Residents are advised that the gymnasium at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre will reopen on Oct. 30, 2017. At present  we are awaiting  the arrival of a specialized flooring membrane material...
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...

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A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted to the City requesting permission to convert 396 Back Line into a Martial Arts Studio.   The studio will occupy a floor area of 200 m2....
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone property located at 571 Empire Avenue from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose...
Please note, there is a new location map. A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City of St. John's by Rogers Communications Inc. seeking approval of a site design in relation to a...

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Do you like to sing? Would you like to learn more about singing in harmony with others? Would you like to learn how to read music or increase your reading skills? Then this is the course...
Fun weekly stand up comedy room at Bitters    Hosted by Lindsay Barron with DJ Bangtek. Featuring some of the best professional and amateur comedians in the province. ...
Art Hive at the Library! Come and create art in an encouraging environment and meet some new people! Each week explore a new kind of art, weekly at the A.C. Hunter Public Library in collaboration...

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