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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.

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Motorists are advised that Bay Bulls Road (Griffin’s Lane to Valleyview Road) will be reduced to one lane to facilitate construction works associated with the Goulds Servicing (Phase 2) – Sanitary...
Pedestrians are advised that the sidewalk on Water Street betwee Prince Street and Buchanan Street will be slosed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  A pedestrian route has...
Motorists are advised that Buchanan Street will be closed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  There will be no access from Water Street for the duration of the project. The...

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We are excited to welcome you back to the Garden for our Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival!   After last year's community-based pivot, which saw us taking Merry & Bright...
Join the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra for our annual Christmas Concert. December 4th and 5th, 2021. Tickets at www.artsandculturecentre.com or by calling 709-729-3900.
Ring in the holiday season with our 20th annual Festival of Music and Lights Celebration at Bowring Park Duck Pond. From December 3 to January 6, 2022, visit Bowring Park Duck Pond to view the...

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