Doing Business

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.
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.

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.

On Tuesday, April 24, construction work will progress to the intersection of Bishop’s Cove/Adelaide Street and Water Street as part of the five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
On Thursday, April 19, the City of St. John’s will exercise its Emergency Management Plan in partnership with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) and other emergency partners.
Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation.  Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...
To aid in the construction of a new overpass for Team Gushue Highway the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador requires a road closure on...
Six (6) additional meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on Water Street/Adelaide Street  to accommodate the ongoing Water Street Infrastructure Improvements. Two in front of Chafe and...

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Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Youth Advisory Committee. The Youth Advisory Committee provides information and advice to the Committee of the Whole on matters related...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 145, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 675, 2018, on April 9, 2018, and hereby gives...
The City of St. John's has received an application from DRMM Enterprises Ltd. to rezone 73-75 Airport Heights Drive to the Commercial Local (CL) Zone to convert the former daycare to an office...

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Identify: A Celebration of Indigenous Arts & Culture aims to create space for Indigenous voices and expression, bringing together Indigenous arts and culture professionals from the theatre,...
For ages 11 to 16 year-olds 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Thursday, and Fridays Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive Cost: $3 per person
Landmark Events is excited to present Janet Cull at Leaside Manor, Friday April 20! Ticket cost is $25/person. Why not stay the night with our Sing and Stay Package! Cost is $219 and includes...

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