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.
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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 City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone...
The Ocean Endeavour with 198 passengers and 90 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 13 and depart at noon.   Please note that ship arrivals and...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Deacon Investments Ltd. requesting permission to occupy 55 Rennie’s Mill Road, which is a designated Heritage Use Building, as an Office and...

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The Basilica Heritage Foundation presents an unforgettable one man-play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Journey back in time to the late 1840s with Bishop Michael Anthony...
RE: 13-15 Church Hill Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:15 p.m. in Conference Room ‘A’, fourth floor, City Hall   An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering...
This summer, the Basilica Museum Committee is pleased to present Weaving the Wind. In this hour-long concert, award-winning artist Ed Kavanagh plays beautiful Newfoundland, Irish and...

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