Living in St. John's

screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!
detours around Military Road closure
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.
Downtown St. John's with Signal Hill and Cabot Tower with text Canada Day St. John's Celebrates Canada 150
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events throughout the city.
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.

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.

Motorists are advised that construction will be ongoing at the City Hall parking garage starting Monday, June 26 and continuing until September 30.
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 26, most City offices and facilities will be closed.Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Next week the City of St. John's will begin rehabilitation work on watermains in several areas of the city in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve service.

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Contractors may be working on the following streets from June 26th to 30th under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street excavations,...
This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...
Beginning 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 there will be work carried out on the Pitts Memorial Drive Overpass. Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive will see traffic delays and lane reductions in the area  for...

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The City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone...
The City of St. John’s has received an application to allow a Taxi Stand at 615 Empire Avenue (former Tommy’s Auto Tech).  In response, Council is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s...
An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 75 Incinerator Road from the Rural (R) Zone to the Mineral Working (MW) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to enable the...

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St. John's Celebrates Refugees with Photo Exhibit at City Hall Residents of the City of St. John's, are invited to view a special photo exhibit showcasing the work of young adult refugees...
Click link to regular weekly council agenda on our website.  
NOTE: date change from original post original post: Learn how easy it is to compost in your backyard and get what gardeners call ‘black gold’.  Again this year we’ve...

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