Doing Business

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.
newcomers to St. John's walk on Signal Hill with the harbour and city in the background
The Local Immigration Partnership is holding a Community Forum, co-led by the City of St. John's and the Association for New Canadians. Register by Thursday, Feb.23 to attend.

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.

Motorists are advised that construction will be ongoing at the City Hall parking garage starting Monday, June 26 and continuing until September 30.
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 26, most City offices and facilities will be closed.Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Next week the City of St. John's will begin rehabilitation work on watermains in several areas of the city in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve service.

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Contractors may be working on the following streets from June 26th to 30th under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street excavations,...
This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...
Beginning 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 there will be work carried out on the Pitts Memorial Drive Overpass. Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive will see traffic delays and lane reductions in the area  for...

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The City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone...
The City of St. John’s has received an application to allow a Taxi Stand at 615 Empire Avenue (former Tommy’s Auto Tech).  In response, Council is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s...
An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 75 Incinerator Road from the Rural (R) Zone to the Mineral Working (MW) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to enable the...

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St. John's Celebrates Refugees with Photo Exhibit at City Hall Residents of the City of St. John's, are invited to view a special photo exhibit showcasing the work of young adult refugees...
Click link to regular weekly council agenda on our website.  
NOTE: date change from original post original post: Learn how easy it is to compost in your backyard and get what gardeners call ‘black gold’.  Again this year we’ve...

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