Living in St. John's

Automated Garbage bin and truck with the Curb It logo
As part of our ongoing efforts to continuously improve our public engagement work, we are collecting feedback on the automated garbage collection engagement process.
blue recycling bags of cardboard and containers at the curb for waste collection
We received more cardboard recycling during the recent Deboxing Days campaign, which is a 170 per cent increase for the same period before the promotion began.
skiing and snowshoeing at Pippy Park
The Winter Activity Centre at Pippy Park is open for the season. As snow conditions can change, call the Info Line at 737-3651 to learn updated facility operations and trail conditions.
real Christmas trees dropped off for chipping at large gravel parking lot off The Boulevard in St. John's
This is the last week to drop off natural, undecorated Christmas trees to be chipped and used in future landscaping projects in City parks and open spaces.
snow plow clearing snow in St. John's
The Winter On-Street Parking Ban for streets outside downtown begins at 12:30 a.m. Wed. Jan.3, 2018 and is effect daily from 12:30-7:30 a.m. regardless of conditions.

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 City released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.
The campaign contributions and expenses disclosure statements for the 2017 City of St. John’s Municipal Election are now available online.

There are no current public advisories available. Please see all advisories for a complete list.

A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission occupy a potion of 15 Hercules Place as a Home Occupation to operate a parcel shipping business. The proposed business...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission occupy a potion of 57 Viscount Street as a Home Occupation to create custom handmade furniture. The proposed business involves...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 79963 NL & Labrador Inc., Kirby Group of Companies, to rezone 100 Churchill Avenue to the Apartment Medium Density (A2) Zone for the...

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Looking for a safe space to connect with other new parents?  This group is inclusive of birthing and non-birthing parents of all gender-identities and gender-expressions. Drop in...
  We are playing songs from our latest MusicNL nominated indie rock album for kids, Pink Rabbit, at the Rocket Room! Get ready to dance to "ABCDEFG" and mosh to "Cookies...
A fun filled family afternoon with games and activities for family members of all abilities from tot to grandparent. Recreation staff will be on site to encourage FUNdamental movement skills and...

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