Doing Business

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.
stock image of keyboard with red dollar sign key
If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...
Ian Foster band performing in Bannerman Park in 2016.
The 2017 Call for Performers is open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

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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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...
Residents are advised that the Gymnasium at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed for maintenance from July 20 to September 5, 2017.  
Motorists are advised that road construction will begin on New Gower Street in front of City Hall on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The scope of work involves removal and replacement of curb, gutter,...

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This application has been deferred and will proceed to Council at a later date. Original application: A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of...
The Public Meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. The City of St. John’s has received an application from Powderhouse Hill...
The City of St. John's is considering an amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to increase the maximum Building Height allowed in the Commercial Regional (CR) Zone from 15 metres to 20...

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Over the summer, the artisan group at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will hold a series of scheduled craft demonstrations. Come watch the artisans at work, ask questions about their craft or...
Back by popular demand, it's Ghosts of the LSPU Hall. Enter the LSPU Hall, one of St. John’s most storied and, according to some, most haunted structures, for an adventure like no other...
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. ...

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