Doing Business

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.
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.

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 City released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.
The campaign contributions and expenses disclosure statements for the 2017 City of St. John’s Municipal Election are now available online.

There are no current public advisories available. Please see all advisories for a complete list.

A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission occupy a potion of 15 Hercules Place as a Home Occupation to operate a parcel shipping business. The proposed business...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission occupy a potion of 57 Viscount Street as a Home Occupation to create custom handmade furniture. The proposed business involves...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 79963 NL & Labrador Inc., Kirby Group of Companies, to rezone 100 Churchill Avenue to the Apartment Medium Density (A2) Zone for the...

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Looking for a safe space to connect with other new parents?  This group is inclusive of birthing and non-birthing parents of all gender-identities and gender-expressions. Drop in...
  We are playing songs from our latest MusicNL nominated indie rock album for kids, Pink Rabbit, at the Rocket Room! Get ready to dance to "ABCDEFG" and mosh to "Cookies...
A fun filled family afternoon with games and activities for family members of all abilities from tot to grandparent. Recreation staff will be on site to encourage FUNdamental movement skills and...

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