Doing Business

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The City is seeking feedback on the redesign of the organization’s website. Learn more about the project and its goals at EngageStJohns.ca.
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The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
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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.
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Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
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The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.

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.

The City is planning for the next phase of the Water Street infrastructure project, set to start in spring 2020. A drop-in information session is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 20.
The City of St. John’s is recognizing National Housing Day starting with a proclamation signing on Monday, Nov. 18. There are several free, public events from Nov. 18 to 22.
City offices and facilities will be closed in observance of the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, Nov.11. There is no waste collection on Monday.

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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from November 11 - 15 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Harvey Road (in the vicinity of "The Kirk") will have a reduction in lane...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Stones Road (Cuckholds Cove Road to Barrows Road) will be closed to...

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Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding a rezoning application for 66-68 Queen’s Road (Cathedral Parish Hall).  Description An application is being considered to rezone land to the...
Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding an application submitted by Quidi Vidi Brewery requesting approval for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 35 Barrows Road.  Description The...
Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by Dunphy Properties Inc. requesting permission to change the occupancy of 556 Topsail Road to Office Use for Dunphy Molloy...

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10:30 am - 11:30 am Where: Level 3 Atrium Cost: Included With Admission Bring your tot along every Tuesday and join us for Big Fun. The program - designed for children aged 2-4 years -...
  For council meetings and agendas go here.  
Kidney Cancer Canada hosts a free event for kidney cancer patients, caregivers, family and survivors. Leading experts in the field of kidney cancer treatment will be on hand to answer your...

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