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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:45pm
Effective today (May 27) and continuing for the remainder of 2020, the City of St. John’s is waiving new residential and commercial permit fees for some construction projects. See details...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:45am
From now until June 19, the City of St. John’s invites feedback on the current and future level of service for sidewalk snow clearing.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 1:30pm
Construction work to continue upgrading storm sewer infrastructure on Kenmount Road will resume in early June from the area of Peet Street to Pippy Place.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:45am
Effective immediately, the City of St. John’s is lifting its “walk through only” restriction in municipal parks. However, all government restrictions associated with Alert Level 4 are still in effect.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:30pm
On Wednesday, May 27, City Council will resume Committee of the Whole meetings.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:00am
Beginning on June 1, the City of St. John’s will resume regular, bi-weekly recycling collection. Yard Waste collection at the curb will also begin June 1.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s Annual Streets Rehabilitation Program is underway from May to late fall 2020. Roads and sidewalks throughout the city will be impacted.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s supports the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in a request to the Canadian Government for emergency operating funding for the nation’s municipalities.
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 10:15am
Beginning on Tuesday, May 19, the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay will also accept bulk garbage items; this is in addition to bagged garbage and metal, announced May 11.
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:45pm
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 18 the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
On Friday, May 15, the city will re-activate the traffic control signals at Rawlins Cross and remove the remaining infrastructure that is currently in place for the pilot project.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 12:45pm
City officials are concerned about behaviour that is contrary to the rules put in place to reopen parks that go against current provincial guidelines for Alert Level 4.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 1:30pm
On Tuesday, May 5, City Council voted to implement on-street changes that will provide additional space for pedestrians and cyclists to maintain physical distancing.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 11:00am
Effective Monday, May 11, City of St. John’s Humane Services will resume its low cost cat neuter program and begin offering contactless animal adoptions.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 12:00pm
Municipal parks in St. John's will reopen on May 11, 2020 for walk-through only.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:15am
The Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay will reopen on Monday, May 11 for bagged household garbage and metal only.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 2:30pm
During Emergency Preparedness Week, May 3 to 9, it’s important to think about what you can do to be better prepared during an emergency or disaster.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:00pm
In line with the provincial plan to begin easing restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, the City of St. John’s will soon be announcing details for reopening municipal parks and the Residential Drop-Off
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s will not collect yard waste for the month of May as previously announced, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision will be re-evaluated for the month of June.
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 4:45pm
Document and results of survey now available online...
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 1:30pm
All open fires are banned, however contained fires such as firepits and chimineas are permitted...
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 11:45am
To reduce traffic congestion on Torbay Road the City of St. John’s has begun work on a construction project to extend Hebron Way to Major’s Path.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 9:15am
For the next two weeks – April 20 to May 1 – the City of St. John’s will collect recycling at the curb.
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 3:30pm
Council has approved a plan to automate traffic signals and is seeking to engage with the public on possible street reconfiguration...
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s is seeking feedback from residents on how best to continue to do public engagement while being respectful of the restrictions currently in place due to COVID-19.