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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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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.

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 of St. John’s issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the sale and development of the former West End Fire Hall on LeMarchant Road.
Property owners eligible in 2020 will not have to reapply for 2021.
In preparation for the next phase of the Water Street infrastructure project, due to start in spring 2021, contractors will finish up the work of cleaning and videoing underground infrastructure on...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 19-23 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that King's Bridge Road (in the vicinity of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a...

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Application An application has been submitted by JCK Properties for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations.  Description The City of St. John’s is considering a text amendment to...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to develop a Mineral Workings Quarry for land off the Foxtrap Access Road (0.5 km north of Foxtrap Access Road and Trans-Canada Highway...
St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...

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The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road. It’s alive with Local! With over 100 vendors and growing, the St. John’s...
Starting October 24-25, Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will be hosting nine Merry Makers Markets every weekend leading into Christmas.    Spend weekends in Quidi Vidi, enjoying the warm...
Starting October 24-25, Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will be hosting nine Merry Makers Markets every weekend leading into Christmas.    Spend weekends in Quidi Vidi, enjoying the warm...

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