Living in St. John's

flutist Rozalind MacPhail playing her flute in front of a colourful shed
The free Music @ concert series is suitable for all ages, and the Sunday, May 28 offering features Julia Bryant opening for headlining act Rozalind MacPhail.
Mayor O'Keefe with MHA Dale Kirby, MP Nick Whalen, and MHA Graham Letto announcing infrastructure funding for Portugal Cove Road water main replacement
Important water system upgrades to the Portugal Cove Road water transmission main replacement will benefit thousands of St. John’s residents.
aerial photo of Bay Bull Big Pond watershed and treatment facility in summer
Help us protect the safety and quality of drinking water for the 200,000 people who live in the northeast Avalon and do not fish or boat in our three watershed areas.
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.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

The City of St. John’s officially launched a public engagement campaign to talk to residents about the new automated garbage collection program coming to the city in 2018.
A MOU between the City and the owner of Richmond Hill Cottage has expired. The developer has submitted a request for demolition permit which will go to Council for a vote on Tuesday, May 23.
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 22 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
The playground in Bowring Park will be temproarily closed for up to 7 days, beginning on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to facilitate the replacement of new play equipment. The affected areas will be cordoned...
Residents of St. John's are advised that there will be a detour in place on Signal Hill Road to facilitate a watermain replacement. Flagpersons will be in place so that residential traffic, tour...
The City of St. John’s is considering an application from 10718 Newfoundland Inc. to rezone land at 100 Danny Drive to the Commercial Regional (CR) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to allow for...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to the City of St. John’s by Eastlink requesting to construct a telecommunications tower located at 163 Doyle's Road. In accordance with its...
A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy the building located at 180 Hamilton Avenue for packaging savory. The proposed use would occupy an area...

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City staff will be out in the community over the coming weeks to engage with residents on automated garbage collection. Waste Management staff will be on-site with sample bins asking the public for...
Join MUNBG Nursery Manager Tim Walsh and learn how MUN Botanical Garden has been successfully growing vegetables in raised beds for over 20 years. He’ll take you through site selection,...
Join us for An Evening with Lisa Moore, Paul Rowe, and Eva Crocker.   The St. John’s Public Library Board invites the public to an evening celebrating Writers, Readers  and...

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