Living in St. John's

We're celebrating that we've achieved the highest level of quality and safety in children's sport and recreation programs with FREE community events!
Multiculturalism Week provides us the opportunity to engage in sharing, learning, and creating a more dynamic community, one that we can be part of and proud of.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
Windsor Lake and watershed in winter
For the safety and quality of your drinking water do not undertake recreational activities such as skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling on our drinking water source areas.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.

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.

During the month of May, the City of St. John’s begins delivering carts to Phase II areas of the automated garbage collection program.
The Recreation Division has received HIGH FIVE™ Accreditation, the highest level of quality & safety in children's sport and recreation programs. To celebrate, free community events are being offered.
On Monday, April 1, construction will begin on Water Street between Bishop’s Cove and Ayre’s Cove for the second phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure. Hours of...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 22 Whiteway Street from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of this rezoning is...
An appeal against decisions of the Department of Planning, Engineering and Regulatory Services to require correction of deficiencies (building and electrical) in relation property at 47 Grenfell...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 10718 NFLD Inc. to rezone land in the area of 100 Danny Drive from the Comprehensive Development Area-Southlands (CDA Southlands) Zone to the...

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Drop by and hand-craft your own 3D spring flower or make an entire bouquet to take home! You will learn about different parts of the flower, including leaves, petals, stamens and stems. Included...
Lori McCarthy has been enthusiastically collecting and sharing stories about the food culture of Newfoundland & Labrador and has since created the Livyers Cultural Alliance. Join us for Coffee...
Lori McCarthy has been enthusiastically collecting and sharing stories about the food culture of Newfoundland & Labrador and has since created the Livyers Cultural Alliance. Join us for Coffee...

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