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.

Due to the volume of snow occurring early this year, the City is implementing the on-street parking ban outside downtown, and the early morning parking ban in the downtown.
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2019, the first year in a three-year budget plan for 2019-2021. Revenues and expenditures are balanced at $304,677,022.
Residents of St. John's are advised that water will be shut off from 558 Main Road (at Heffernan's Line) West to 872 Main Road to facilitate planned watermain maintenance. The following streets will...
To facilitate the ongoing work to replace a 600 meter section of sanitary forcemain from Mill Road to the end of the street, sections of the street will be reduced to a single lane and controlled by...
Nine parking meters will be bagged on Springdale Street prohibiting public parking, to accommodate parking logistics required for Salvation Army Centre of Hope construction project. Parking meters...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 26 Logy Bay Road from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of this rezoning is...
The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to add Vehicle Storage Yard as a Discretionary Use in the Commercial Industrial (CI) Zone, which was...
The City of St. John’s invites residents to join our New Year’s Eve celebrations on Monday, December 31 with these free events for all ages: 4 to 6 p.m. Skating party at The Loop  (pending ice...

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Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...
Coastal Sounds 11th Annual Holiday Concert & 6th Annual Christmas Cantata Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. St James United Church, 330 Elizabeth Avenue Choral mucic, three choirs, and...
Sunday, Dec. 16, noon-7pm.  Come on over and share in the holiday cheer at the second annual holiday Jam Jam and open house.  One stop gift shopping from local artists and artisans...

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