Doing Business

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Our Welcome Centre offers support to those starting or operating a business in St. John's...
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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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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.

Doing Business

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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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Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted for 10 Hunt’s Lane.  Description The proposed Use is for an Eating Establishment for a Takeout and the preparation of...
Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by Terra Bruce Productions Inc. for 27 Mayor Avenue.  Description The proposed use is for a Theatre Studio for rehearsals...
PROMULGATION NOTICE ST. JOHN’S RESIDENTIAL PARKING AREA (AMENDMENT NO. 2-2020) BY-LAW  TAKE NOTICE that the St. John’s Municipal Council has enacted the St. John’s Residential Parking Area (Amendment...


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