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.

On Wednesday June 20, the City of St. John’s and the Association for New Canadians (ANC) open a new photo exhibit in the Wyatt Hall. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21 to July 9.
Should the city have a Municipal Auditor General? Panel conducts public engagement...
The first phase of the five-year project to rehabilitate 100-year-old infrastructure on Water Street is nearing completion with all the underground work on schedule to be complete by June 30.

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Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break, Shea Heights and area will have little to no water. Crews are in the area and expect work to be complete by 8p.m. today, Wednesday,...
The City of St. John's wishes to advise the public of a lane closure for Ruby Line (West bound lane) between Robert E. Howlett Dr. and Diamond Marsh Dr. scheduled to happen on Monday, June 18, 2018 ...
Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.   Residential traffic and...

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The City of St. John's has received an application from Gibraltar Development Ltd. to rezone 21-29 and 37 Malka Drive to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to...
An application has been submitted to rezone land at 132 Ladysmith Drive from the Residential Narrow Lot (RNL) to the Residential Kenmount (RK) Zone. The purpose of the application is to allow for a...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (35.72m2) at 722 Water Street from Commercial Use into a Dwelling Unit.    Information...

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Celebrating and inspiring independent film! The Nickel Independent Film Festival, June 19-23, celebrates the independent spirit of filmmaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is our 18th...
Members of the public are welcome to attend a meeting of Council in Committee of the Whole. The agenda is available here.    For additional information, please contact the Office of...
Learn how to reduce stress and anxiety, how to change the way you feel, and how we sabotage our success with tips to control our thoughts. With Presenter Gary Summers. AC Hunter Public Library,...

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