Living in St. John's

June is Recreation Month logo by Recreation Newfoundland Labrador
The City of St. John’s recognizes the importance of recreation and leisure activities to enhance quality of life.
Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Completing this inventory helps us to achieve the first milestone in FCMs Milestone Framework...
Three people enjoying the ski and snowshoe trails at Pippy Park in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on a sunny winter day. One person is classic cross country skiing, one is skate skiing, and the other is snowshoeing.
Winter Activity Centre's at Bowring Park and Pippy Park offer winter equipment rentals and are in full operation for the season.
logo for ChillFest, City of St. John's winter celebration, Feb. 13-17,2020. Snowman wearing a hat and scarf says "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
Celebrate winter at ChillFest! With a variety of events offered ChillFest has something for everyone and all events are free of charge to attend and open to all ages.
As Saturday, Jan. 25 at 6 a.m. the State of Emergency is lifted...

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.

In light of the economic impact the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have, City of St. John’s Council has extended the planned increase on commercial tipping fees at the RHB Waste Management Facility.
The City of St. John’s recently mailed a portion of the 2020 Municipal Tax Bills showing an incorrect heading. Revised bills are being issued in the coming weeks.
The City of St. John’s has extended the interest free period on residential and commercial property taxes. Also, two changes have been made regarding development applications.

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The Water Street Pedestrian Mall is open to pedestrian traffic only from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Adelaide Street to Prescott Street, until Monday, September 7, 2020. Motorized Traffic...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Bannerman Brewery for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 90 Duckworth Street.  Description The outside area will be temporary with...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by The Bull & Barrel for an Outdoor Lounge Area at 4 Holdsworth Street.  Description The area will be approximately 25.3 m2,...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Pier 8 Development for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 167 Water Street/50 Harbour Drive.  Description The area will be...

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Enjoy an evening of shopping with the newest local vendors. Humpday Market St. John's is a weekly night market featuring some of the best local small business St. John's and area has to offer...
Thursdays - Children's Summer Stories Series Author Readings with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Join us weekly on Thursdays this summer as we invite a local...
Fridays - Scratch Club with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Are you interested in learning more about coding and the Scratch program? Join Mark every Friday for a...

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