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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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Walsh's Lane will be closed at the intersection of Bay Bulls Road to facilitate construction works associated with the Goulds Servicing (Phase 2) Sanitary Trunk Sewer project.  Local access to Walsh'...
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...
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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 NOTICE OF TAX SALE  TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, and with particular reference to sections 35 and 36 thereof, the City of St. John’s...
Application A Change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by The Calm Place Inc. for 1 Campbell Avenue.  Description The proposed applications is to change the occupancy of 1 Campbell...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Persepolis Persian restaurant Limited at 585 Torbay Road.  Description The Discretionary Use is for a Restaurant that will be...

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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...
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...
Nl Public Libraries is very happy to welcome Story Teller Gary Green for this fun and festive workshop. In partnership with the St John's Mummer's Festival. What makes the quintessential...

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