Living in St. John's

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.
children and camp counsellor in colourful tshirts playing a game outdoors at a summer camp
Registration for summer programs begins 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4, and for the first time you can make an online donation so children and youth in financial need can also experience summer camp fun.

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.

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for 220 Newfoundland Drive requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (1416 m2) from commercial use into 10-12 residential...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to convert 68.8m2 of floor area from existing Office space into five additional Rental Storage units at 431-435 Main Road.   ...
Two Organizational Representatives    Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Accessibility and Inclusion Advisory Committee. The Accessibility and Inclusion Advisory...

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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...
An introduction to Bird Watching in NL with Bird the Rock's Jared Clarke. Call 737-3950 to register. 
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...

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