Living in St. John's

map showing section of Heavy Tree Road permanently closed to all traffic
Beginning August 16 a small section of Heavy Tree Road, between Brookfield Road and Commonwealth Road, will be permanently closed to all traffic.
Kenmount Terrace sod turning dignitaries and community members
A ceremonial sod turning celebrates a major milestone as construction of the $10 million Kenmount Terrace Community Park will soon be underway.
map with text indicating no entry to Winter Avenue from King's Bridge Road
Effective immediately motorists are no longer permitted to enter Winter Avenue from King’s Bridge Road.
Make it Count
Did you know that you must register to vote for the upcoming municipal election?
announcing Julie Lewis (centre) as muralist to commemorate Great Fire on retaining wall at McBride's Hill
Artist Julie Lewis has been selected to design and paint the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.

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 awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and viable contributor to the St. John’s economy...
Overnight roadwork has often been suggested by the public as a means to reduce traffic congestion and the inconvenience...
Forty-nine parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accommodate road work being conducted on Water Street in the following locations: Civic # 88A – 90, Water Street East between...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from August 21st to August 25th  under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street...
Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street to facilitate the Nautilus Provincial 5K Road Race. A detour will be in place...

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The City of St. John's has received an application from Parlibright Holdings to rezone 90 Duckworth Street (former East End Fire Station) to the Commercial Central Mixed-Use (CCM) Zone.  The purpose...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Beaton Sheppard – Architect requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (121m2) of 221 Duckworth Street from a Commercial Use...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of 6 Shannon Place as a Home Occupations for one-on-one personal training. The business will occupy an...

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It’s an exciting mix of sights and sounds in St. John’s. Many different musical styles are featured in the 'Music @' Concert Series including jazz,...
Best Kind Productions presents Roald Dahl's JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH - A New Musical at Bowring Park's beautiful Cabot 500 Amphitheatre - August 10-13 and 17-20. When James is sent by...
The exciting culmination of two weeks of practicing, mentoring, and rehearsing! Our talented Young Artists present works by Shostakovich, Franck, Beethoven, and Schumann. Admission: $15/$10 

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