Living in St. John's

Our City Our Story
City's storytelling website shares personal reflections on how residents feel about living in St. John's...
Neighbourhood Profiles Page
Visit our neighbourhood profiles page for information on your community...
Don't Flush Disposable Wipes
Are you using wipes to get your surfaces disinfected? If you do, make sure you throw them in the garbage, not down the toilet.
Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Completing this inventory helps us to achieve the first milestone in FCMs Milestone Framework...
On Monday, February 17, the City of St. John’s presented the annual Heritage Awards to recognize individuals, businesses and institutions for outstanding efforts in heritage restoration.

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 Board of Directors for the 2025 Canada Games Host Society in St. John’s has appointed Karen Sherriffs as Chief Executive Officer. Sherriffs will take on the role effective early 2022.
From December 1 to March 31 parking is prohibited 24 hours a day on streets designated as ‘No Parking Snow Route. Learn more about winter parking restrictions.
This holiday season consider giving the gift of play to a child in need by donating to the REAL Program. It’s easy to donate: online, by telephone or in-person.

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Due to forecasted weather conditions, garbage collection for Area 2A and 2B including recycling collection for 2B is postponed and will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Garbage collection for...
Motorists are advised that Springdale Street (between Water Street and George Street West) will be closed to facilitate the ongoing construction of the JAG Hotel. A traffic detour will be in place...
Motorists are advised there will be several short duration and sporadic lane reductions to facilitate work of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer Upgrading project. Signage will be in place and flag...

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The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard virtually by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021, at 12:00 p.m.  Decision of City re: rejection...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation at 83 Wabush Place.  Description The proposed Home Occupation involves the baking of traditional and specialty...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation at 5 Boland Street.  Description The proposed Home Occupation is for a Retail Use which involves the pick-up of...

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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...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.
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...

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