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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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,...
Contractor will be conducting watermain rehabilitation work (CIPP Watermain Lining) on various streets.  Work will start in Shea Heights, followed by Wedgewood Park and then proceed to the Rabbittown...
This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...

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The Europa with 550 passengers and 285 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 7 a.m. on Friday, July 21 and depart at 2 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting municipal approval to occupy a portion of 19 Taylor Place as a Home Occupation for a music lessons. The studio will have a total floor...
The Insignia with 684 passengers and 400 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 16 and depart at 5 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures...

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Join MUN Botanical Garden's horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, 2 – 3 p.m...
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...
The Fluvarium’s Balti House Call the Curry Hotline: 709-690-8171 The Fluvarium's red seal chef Antoine is cooking up Balti style curry dishes. Delivery is available exclusively to...

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