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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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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...

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Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application for land at 5 & 7 Little Street.  Description The City has received an application from Nevida Properties Inc...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for 101-103 Long’s Hill.  Description An application has been submitted to convert the existing 95m2 Commercial unit located on the main...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted for 228 LeMarchant Road.  Description The proposed application is for a Dwelling Unit on the ground floor (1st floor) of the Building....

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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...
A Christmas tradition; the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Kathleen Allan, together with the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO presents Händel’...

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