Doing Business

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.
stock image of keyboard with red dollar sign key
If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...
Ian Foster band performing in Bannerman Park in 2016.
The 2017 Call for Performers is open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

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 awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and viable contributor to the St. John’s economy...
Overnight roadwork has often been suggested by the public as a means to reduce traffic congestion and the inconvenience...
Forty-nine parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accommodate road work being conducted on Water Street in the following locations: Civic # 88A – 90, Water Street East between...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from August 21st to August 25th  under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street...
Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street to facilitate the Nautilus Provincial 5K Road Race. A detour will be in place...

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The City of St. John's has received an application from Parlibright Holdings to rezone 90 Duckworth Street (former East End Fire Station) to the Commercial Central Mixed-Use (CCM) Zone.  The purpose...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Beaton Sheppard – Architect requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (121m2) of 221 Duckworth Street from a Commercial Use...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 6 Shannon Place as a Home Occupations for one-on-one personal training. The business will occupy an...

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It’s an exciting mix of sights and sounds in St. John’s. Many different musical styles are featured in the 'Music @' Concert Series including jazz,...
Best Kind Productions presents Roald Dahl's JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH - A New Musical at Bowring Park's beautiful Cabot 500 Amphitheatre - August 10-13 and 17-20. When James is sent by...
The exciting culmination of two weeks of practicing, mentoring, and rehearsing! Our talented Young Artists present works by Shostakovich, Franck, Beethoven, and Schumann. Admission: $15/$10 

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