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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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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This application has been Cancelled and will not be proceeding to Council. Original application: A Change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to change the use...
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...
The Boudicca with 880 passengers and 329 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 4 and depart at 5 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures...

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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...
The Johnson Geo Centre will be holding an innovation day, where kids of all ages will be encouraged to express their artistic and architectural abilities by building and designing, using materials...
July 4 to September 2, 2017 Tuesday - Friday at noon  Saturdays at 11 a.m. $12 General $10 Seniors/Students (Free for children 12 and under) Tickets available 30 minutes before show,...

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