Doing Business | City of St. John's

Doing Business

image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
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.
The tipping floor of the Robin Hood Bay Materials Recovery Facility showing paper/cardboard and container recycling material in separate piles
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.
City Council 2017-2021 after swearing-in ceremony
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
City of St. John's Affordable Housing logo, an illustration of colourful houses and trees
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.
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.

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.

The governments of Canada and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador are making infrastructure investments that will help create jobs, and support a high standard of living.
To accommodate ongoing construction in the vicinity of the Polina Road/Kenmount Road intersection Polina Road from Neptune Road to Kenmount Road will be closed to all traffic.  There will be no...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from August 13th to 17th under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could...
Construction work will be ongoing for the Polina Road Realignment and Kenmount Road Storm Sewer upgrade.  Periodic delays can be expected throughout the remainder of the work.  Traffic on Kenmount...

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The City of St. John's wishes to hold a second Public Meeting for an application received from Fougere Menchenton Architecture Inc. on behalf of Premier Executive Suites – Atlantic Limited, to rezone...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 143, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 673, 2018, on August 6, 2018, and hereby gives...
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 Kenmount (CK) Zone from 15 metres to 18...

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Music @ Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday at 12:30 p.m. some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a...
Join local improvisor Ellen Waterman for a Tuckamore festival workshop on improvistation in music, at 2 p.m. in the Choral room at the Memorial University School of Music  ADMISSION: FREE...
Best Kind Productions is thrilled to announce the premiere of an original musical, How Do You Get to Jellybean Row? at Bowring Park's beautiful amphitheatre - August 9-12 and 16-19. Nine...

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