Doing Business

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At this time the best way to submit applications, permits and nominations to the City of St. John’s is by email. City staff are practicing social distancing and have access to email.
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What’s happening to our recycling material now that China is no longer accepting recycling from Canada? You might be surprised at the answer, but we're not - we planned it this way.

Doing Business

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The City of St. John's is a fantastic place to do business. Whether you are an established company or just starting out with your first business we can help you find all of the information you need to be successful from information on the permits and regulations required to do business in the City, to some of the services we provide and helpful information on our economy.

Learn more about Doing Business in the City of St. John’s by exploring this section of our website.

Today, the municipalities of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, and Conception Bay South announced the next phase of a feasibility study that seeks to explore regional economic opportunities.
...extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former Lieutenant-Governor
Please be adivsed that system maintenance is scheduled for the City's mobile app '311 St. John's' this evening Wednesday, January 19th from 10:30pm to about 1:30am Thursday morning.   The app will...
Curbside waste collection is taking place in two areas today as yesterday's collection was postponed...
Motorists are advised that Springdale Street (between Water Street and George Street West) will be closed to facilitate the ongoing construction of the JAG Hotel. A traffic detour will be in place...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by DB Billiards Inc. for 430 Topsail Road.  Description The Discretionary Use application is for a Lounge that is located on the 2nd...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Suffonsified Holdings Ltd. for 607 Torbay Road.  Description The proposed application is for a Clinic at 607 Torbay Road. The Clinic...
Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application for a portion of land at 670 Kenmount Road.  Description The City has received an application from 75579...

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Ring in the holiday season with our 20th annual Festival of Music and Lights Celebration at Bowring Park Duck Pond. The City of St. John’s is extending this festival until...
Greg Noseworthy of PLIAN (Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland) will be presenting information on how to get your affairs in order. Register here: https://publiclibrary.webex....
Celebrate Diversity with Newfound Attachments Online via zoom Whilst we can’t meet in person, we have an exciting online evening of music, stories and laughter planned for the 20th of...

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