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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An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services to reject an application for a proposed light industrial use for screening topsoil in the Watershed (W...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to construct a Floatplane Hangar at 248 Paddy’s Pond Road. The proposed building will be 12 x 30 metres with a total floor area of 371m2.   ...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications for the newly created Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee. Review the...

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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. ...
 The St. John’s Bridge Club presents and introduction to bridge at the public library! Wednesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. at the A.C. Hunter Public Library Community Room. Please call...
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...

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